Elopement Guide

Credit: Jen McLeod

All you need to know to get started

Each package include all the essentials to ensure a stress-free and memorable wedding, elopement or vow renewal, whilst still allowing you to add on extra optional services if needed. By only working with trusted suppliers that are great at what they do, I ensure that everything runs as smoothly as possible on your wedding day.

Step 1:

Choose a Photographer


I only work with local people who know and and love this incredible area. Check out this list of amazing photographers, ready to capture every detail of your special day.

Step 2: Flowers

As part of your elopement package, and based on your floral inspiration and taste, we will arrange one of the below floral options:

  • One bouquet and one boutonniere
  • Two boutonnieres
  • Two small bridal posies

You are welcome to also order extras like a flower crown or extra flowers for your hair...

Want to go green? Ask us about our seasonal locally grown flowers. Please note that additional charge may apply for specialty flowers.

Image of a bride holding a flower bouquet

Credit: Jen McLeod

Step 3: The Cake

A small wedding cake for 2 people will be included with your elopement package. ​

Chocolate Mousse


A rich chocolate cake base topped with a dark chocolate mousse and enrobed in a chocolate ganache. Chocolate on chocolate, on chocolate !!
*Available in GF

Vanilla Bean And Berry


A vanilla sponge cake layered with Madagascan vanilla bean buttercream and seasonal berries.
*Available in GF

Tropical Carrot Cake


Zoe’s classic carrot cake with a hint of pineapple, house cream cheese icing and finished in a toasted ribbon coconut.

Lemon And Rasberry


Vanilla sponge cake layered with fresh lemon curd, raspberries and lemon buttercream.
*Available in GF

Chocolate Salted Caramel


A rich and chocolate cake with layers of chocolate buttercream and salted caramel swirls.
*Available in GF

Classic Cheesecake


A rich creamy backed cheesecake with a classic graham cracker crust.

Vegann Cashew Cheesecake (GF)


A creamy cashew cheesecake with a toasted coconut and almond crust.

Picture of a cake

Step 4: The Location Of The Ceremony

Big Beach

Located a short walk from town at the foot of Matterson Drive in Ucluelet, this beach has a sheltered picnic area, warm sandy beach, volcanic rocks and access to the Wild Pacific Trail.

  • Location: Ucluelet
  • Type: Beach
  • Access: Easy
  • Capacity: Unlimited
  • Privacy: Medium

Browns Beach

After a short forest walk on the Wild Pacific Trail the cove emerges on the edge of cliffs. Sheltered beach, volcanic rocks, Browns beach is ideal for an intimate ceremony.

  • Location: Ucluelet
  • Type: Beach/Cove
  • Access: 5 min walking
  • Capacity: 10
  • Privacy: Intimate

Schooner Cove & Trail

(Closed due to Covid-19 until further notice) Spectacular and fairly secluded beach that is accessible from Long Beach North at low tide. There is a Schooner Cove trail that can take you to Long Beach North. The boardwalk trail is 2 km through beautiful temperate rainforest.

  • Location: Tofino
  • Type: Beach/Rainforest
  • Access: 15 min walking
  • Capacity: 15
  • Privacy: Intimate

South Beach

The South Beach Trail follows along the Pacific Ocean shoreline and offers stunning views of unique, rugged rock formations and foamy waves crashing on the beach. This 1km trail descends through a thick forest and arrives at a beach made out of shells and black sand that features striking rock formations, which help create some memorable (and massive) scenes of wild ocean spray from the sheer force of the oncoming waves.

Additional vendors hiking time : $250

  • Location: Tofino
  • Type: Beach/Cove
  • Access: 10 min walking
  • Capacity: 10
  • Privacy: Intimate

Tonquin Beach

Tonquin offers white sand, sheltered coves and stunning sunsets. With its westerly exposure, Tonquin has the advantage of full sun throughout the day. Continuing along the trail at the top of the stairs will lead to the Lighthouse Trail, which weaves through the forest along the scenic coastline.

  • Location: Tofino
  • Type: Sandy Beach
  • Access: 5 min walking
  • Capacity: 15
  • Privacy: Medium

Tonquin Rainforest

The Rainforest of Tonquin offers the perfect intimate location for your elopement. Continuing along the trail at the top of the stairs will lead to the Lighthouse Trail, which weaves through the forest along the scenic coastline.

  • Location: Tofino
  • Type: Forest
  • Access: 10 min walking
  • Capacity: 10
  • Privacy: Medium

rainforest picture

Step 5: Add On Services

Bridal hair and makeup service
$550
Guest hair and makeup service
$350
Wedding arbour + drape rental
$350
Wedding arbour rental + flower arrangement matching your bouquet style
$650
Live musician
$300
Private chef or Private catering
starting at $1200
Luxury picnic set up
$400
Bridal flower crown
(ask for a quote)
Guest boutonniere
$45
Dog flower collar
$90
Single tier cake from Zoe's Bakery
$70
Meat & Cheese platter for 2
$70
Additional 1 hour of photography coverage
starting at $650
Helicopter bridal pictures
must have minimum of 2hours of photography booked
starting at $2000
Elopement Cinematic video (no vows recorded)
$1700
Elopement Cinematic video (with vows recorded)
$2200

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Credit: Paul Levy

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