Best Wedding & Engagement Photo Spots In Perth

From the country to the coastline, we are lucky that Perth is a beautiful city offering inspiring locations for your engagement and wedding photography. I often get asked by my clients, when we first meet, where the best areas are, so revealing my favourite spots here is a great way to showcase the vast array of options available for your Perth engagement or Perth wedding shoot.

Here are the locations in and around our beautiful city where you are bound to get the engagement and wedding photographs you have dreamed of.

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Perth CBD

The city itself provides gorgeous city street charm, especially in and around Elizabeth Quay for fabulous urban engagement and wedding photographs both day and night. The Perth CBD provides an incredible metropolitan feel with its building angles, laneways, and business streets. (Previous Work)

Blue Boatshed

A popular landmark sitting on the Swan River just below Kings Park, the 1930s blue boatshed is an iconic bathhouse which has been revamped and repainted to create a stunning backdrop for engagement and wedding photography in Perth. (Previous Work)

Bold Park

A popular landmark sitting on the Swan River just below Kings Park, the 1930s blue boatshed is an iconic bathhouse which has been revamped and repainted to create a stunning backdrop for engagement and wedding photography in Perth.

More pictures of Bold Park can visit the following link.

Claisebrook Cove

This inner-city location features East Perth’s natural wetlands, walkways and lawns, and is only a 15-minute walk from the Perth CBD. A popular spot for recreational activities and dining out, Claisebrook Cove Village is a hub of trendy cafes and restaurants – perfect for the couple who loves vibrant foreshore areas captured in their photographs.  (Previous Work)

City Beach

Relaxed and low-key is the best way to describe City Beach with its beautiful expanse of white sand and aqua blue Indian Ocean waters, ideal for the couple who love life at the beach and want their wedding photography to show it. (Previous Work)

Harold Boas Gardens

An oasis for nature lovers, Harold Boas Gardens are the perfect location for wedding photos thanks to lush, green open areas as well as a cascading rock waterfall and a bridge crossing. For stunning backdrops that feature almost pre-historic foliage and an abundance of wildlife, Harold Boas Gardens won’t disappoint. (Previous Work)

Fig Trees, Mounts Bay Road

For wedding photos with a difference, you can’t go past the enormously beautiful trees along Mounts Bay Road in Perth. Located in the car park on Mounts Bay Road near the Old Swan Brewery, it’s a leafy and shaded inner city spot with even some gnarled roots of the giant fig trees lending your bridal party to an endless opportunity of pictures. Heading there in autumn will provide even more contrast with stunning yellows, reds and oranges on the ground. (Previous Work)

John Oldham Park

For engagement and wedding photographs close to Perth, but when you want lush waterfalls and lawns, John Oldham Park features backdrops for those who love being active in the great outdoors without leaving the urban suburbs. (Previous Work)

Kings Park

The iconic destination that is Kings Park has a variety of beautiful areas, where you can choose between abundant green lawns featuring the spectacular Perth city skyline and specialty botanical gardens. (Previous Work)

South Perth Foreshore

For riverside green space with city skyline views and boat access, the South Perth foreshore gives you about four kilometres of north-facing foreshore to play with. For iconic Perth engagement and wedding photography, this is one place you need to check out. (Previous Work

University of Western Australia

It’s easy to see why the University of Western Australia is a popular venue for wedding photography in Perth. With its iconic bell tower, soaring arches and grand colonnades, the paths and gardens at UWA are the perfect backdrop for engagement and wedding shoots. (Previous Work)

More stunning photos of UWA can be found here.


Bells Rapids

For the best of what nature has to offer, Bells Rapids is the ideal location with its walk trails and bush scenery whilst in the wintertime the river flows, providing your engagement or wedding photography in Perth a wonderous backdrop. (Previous Work)


The suburb of Guildford was one of the first three towns in the Swan River Colony, along with Perth and Fremantle), established back in 1829. Some of the surviving properties create a rare urban pattern and are in fantastic condition, allowing for storytelling at its finest when it comes to wedding photography.

Please check out the story of Chloe and Peta which was held in Guildford.

John Forrest National Park

One of Perth’s favourite outing spots, John Forrest National Park is the perfect bush escape and is the state’s oldest national park. This location has so much opportunity for wedding photographs to be taken amongst gigantic Jarrah and Marri trees, along little creeks, and on shining boulders.

Here are more photos of John Forrest National Park here.

Lesmurdie Falls National Park

Located in the Mundy Regional Park in the hills east of Perth, Lesmurdie Falls provides a variety of nature trails that lead to spectacular waterfalls. With lush vegetation and a view of Perth city from the top, there is opportunity to stop for a quick picnic and take in the scenery – nature at its finest.

Kalamunda Zig Zag

A hidden little gem in the hills of Perth, the Kalamunda Zig Zag is a historic part of Perth unique to the area. Originally part of the Upper Darling Range railway line from 1891, there is freedom to walk the Zig Zag and take photographs in amongst the native bushland. With views of Perth city, there is no more historic location than this. 

Here are more photos of Kalamunda Zig Zag here.

Swan Valley

The wine region of the Swan Valley can truly seduce you with its fusion of wine, food and scenic properties that will take your breath away. Get in amongst the vineyards or stock paddocks for glorious engagement and wedding photography.

Please check out the Wedding of Shine and Eve which was held at the beautiful Swan Valley.

Raeburn Orchards

In the southeastern corridor of Perth lies Raeburn Orchards, a Roleystone property with three stunning areas for engagement parties and weddings. Available throughout the year, the seasonal backdrops truly make your photographs stand out, from warm hues of gold and orange in autumn to sizable fruit on the trees in summer. (Website / Previous Work)



For the couple who love the combination of ocean and activity, than Hillarys is the spot for engagement and wedding photographs. Thanks to the Boat Harbour and Sorrento Quay Boardwalk within arms’ reach there are sunsets, soft sand, restaurants, luxury boats and of course, the boardwalk. With so many locations to choose from, it’s hard to pick just one for your photographs. 

Iluka Beach

This small but idyllic location is popular for enjoying a sunset picnic or a dip in the beach’s crystal clear waters thanks to a pristine environment with a lookout and foreshore park to enjoy.

Neil Hawkins Park

Although more known for its children’s playground, don’t underestimate Neil Hawkins Park in Lake Joondalup. The park features a gorgeous little jetty to the water’s edge, and the wild birds have been known to happily perch on people’s arms while taking food.

Wanneroo Pine Forest

One of my most popular locations for engagement or wedding photographs in Perth, Wanneroo Pine Forest has it all. It’s one of Perth’s best-kept secrets, and for many, the most beautiful. (Previous Work)

Yanchep National Park

Thanks to its luscious green bushland and picturesque lake, Yanchep National Park provides engagement and wedding photography that will take your breath away. For perfect images, stretch your legs along a nature trail or take advantage of one of the romantic picnic spots.

Perry’s Paddock in Yellagonga National Park

This hidden gem in the northern suburbs provides tranquillity and an abundance of parkland. The dominant landscape feature in the area’s wetlands with gorgeous backdrops, including some colonial buildings that make for amazing storytelling.

More pictures of Yellagonga National Park can be found here.


Bibra Lake

Long regarded as one of the southern suburbs’ favourite recreational spots, Bibra Lake Reserve has a variety of shady places as you make your way around the lake. A stunning location for unique engagement and wedding photos.

Cottesloe Beach

You can’t get any more iconic than Cottesloe Beach, and despite its popularity in the warmer months, it is still a photographic destination that will make for beautiful images.  


A unique destination with wall murals, art galleries, markets, vintage doors and ocean views, Fremantle will provide you with the best opportunities for stunning wedding photography. From Esplanade Park to the Round House, and Containbow to St Patrick’s Basilica, you’ll walk away from Fremantle with exactly what you’re wanting. (Previous Work)

Green Place Reserve

If a quiet, secluded reserve on the edge of the Swan River is more your style, then engagement and wedding photographs along Green Place Reserve are ideal. Overhanging trees, lush lawns and views of the river make this location the perfect spot for the couple who want a bit of green nature and a bit of water in the background without the crowds. (Previous Work)



Twice voted WA’s top tourism town, Busselton’s iconic jetty was built in 1865 and still stands today atop tranquil waters and white sandy beaches. This part of the state along the Indian Ocean gives couples ample opportunity to explore the shoreline and its pretty city.

Sugarloaf Rock

Want a spectacular sight for your wedding photography? Sugarloaf Rock, in Cape Naturaliste, is an impressive location with breathtaking views. The best part about Sugarloaf Rock is that visiting it is amazing any time of the year.

Please check out the story of Maddy and Kyle Surprise Proposal which took place at the Sugarloaf Rock.


The historic town of York, about 98km east of Perth, is a wedding photographer’s heaven. The town centre’s architecture really adds character to your bridal photos, and the landscape at spots like Mount Brown Lookout and the canola fields brings a country flavour to your photography shoot. (Website)


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