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A wedding reception outdoors at Zinc Restaurant Port Douglass

Wedding Receptions at Zinc Port Douglas

Few destinations are more romantic or popular for weddings than Tropical Port Douglas, set amongst the magnificent surroundings of the Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest in Far North Queensland.

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If you are looking for a group function rather than a wedding reception, please visit this page.

Stylish and Affordable

While Port Douglas offers the perfect romantic location for your special day, Zinc offers an affordable, stylish reception venue for you and your guests to celebrate with you.

Unlike most restaurant venues, Zinc has dedicated areas for receptions so that yours can be enjoyed without interruption from other restaurant patrons.

Because of Zinc's dedicated wedding reception areas, you will not have to pay a large "sole-use" fee. Be sure to ask us about our special rates during certain quieter times of the year. Holding your wedding reception outside of peak times can save you money!

Wedding Reception photos at Zinc Restaurant Port Douglas


Since 2004

Since opening in December 2004, Zinc has become one of the leading wedding venues in Port Douglas and has been the venue of choice for hundreds of couples since opening.

Convenient Location

Located at the beach end of the main street of Port Douglas, Zinc is conveniently close to many holiday apartments, Four Mile Beach and St Mary’s By The Sea. Visit our location page for more details.


Private Reception Areas

Zinc's reception areas include a private room available for up to 45 guests as well as a beautiful outdoor terrace adjoining this room, bringing the overall capacity to 100. The indoor room is fully air-conditioned and has plantation doors that can be opened on to the terrace. The indoor function room also has a dance floor (space depends on number of guests dining).

Wedding reception food at Zinc Restaurant Port Douglas

Food, Beverage and Service

At Zinc, we are committed to providing you and your guests with outstanding food, an amazing selection of cocktails, beverages and wines, and attentive, professional service from our experienced staff.


Lounge Bar

Zinc has a lounge area that remains open until late, perfect for that drink after your reception, or at any other time during your visit to Port Douglas.

A snack menu is also available until late.


Free Live Web Camera

We offer our high-quality web camera at no extra cost when you hold your reception at Zinc. This means that friends and relatives not able to be in Port Douglas can view your reception via the

Simply let Danielle know that you would like this inclusion and we will have the camera running during your reception.


Video Clips

Clip 1: This clip contains just over 5 minutes of footage filmed at Zinc during a wedding reception by local business - Visibility Video & Photograpahy

Clip 2: This short video clip was shot throughout the restaurant and gives you a good overview of the atmosphere you will experience when you visit Zinc.


Other Options

In addition to being a wonderful reception venue, Zinc is also a popular spot for other get togethers with friends & family such as:

  • Welcome drinks & canapés for your group on arrival into Port Douglas
  • Start your hen's or buck's night off with a drink at our lounge bar
  • Hold a recovery lunch
  • Meet in our lounge bar for a nightcap
  • Enjoy our specially-priced cocktail of the day and beer of the day from 5-6pm
  • Or simply make use of our free wi-fi while enjoying a cool drink or a snack


On a Final Note...

Our staff will work closely with you to plan every detail including food & wine selections, theming, music, chair covers & bows, table decorations & candles, while our dedicated team in the kitchen and on the floor work hard to ensure that the quality of food & wine and the service you receive on the day is second to none.

We are committed to making your reception at Zinc stress-free, truly special and memorable.

Contact us at to discuss holding your wedding reception at Zinc.


Visit Us

If you are visiting Port Douglas at any time, please contact us so that we can arrange a time to show you through Zinc and answer any questions you may have.


Contact Us

Contact us via email or use our online form.

Wedding reception room at Zinc Restaurant Table setting for a wedding reception at Zinc Restaurant



Zinc was amazing! We held our reception there for 50 friends and family and we could not have asked for a more amazing venue!

The service and staff were wonderful - your glass was always topped up (sometimes without even realizing it had been!!), the food was out of this world, and the venue is gorgeous for a wedding! The decoration of the tables, bows on chairs and candles everywhere made the room glow and the overall atmosphere certainly exceeded all our expectations!

It is such a warm environment and the ability to split our guests tables between inside and outside was great! We set up the tables so that the older guests would be inside (in case the night cooled off - although not that this ever happens in Pt Douglas!) and the younger guests could then be outside under the stars!

We cannot thank the team at Zinc enough for sharing our special day and for making it such an unforgettable experience!

Thanks again everyone at Zinc!!!

Kelly & Josh


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