Shining Waters Marine

148, Nautical Way B3Z 2P3 Tantallon (Nova Scotia) View map
24 reviews

Number of guests 5 to 200

Information about Shining Waters Marine

Shining Waters Marine is an ideal wedding venue for you if what you're looking for is to get married by the sea. It is located in Tantallon, about 20 minutes from Halifax, and it has been providing services for weddings and related ceremonies for the past decade. With spectacular views and a complete wedding package, Shining Waters Marine has been the first choice of many couples.

Facilities and capacity

Shining Waters Marine offers a variety of options for you to celebrate your big day indoors, as well as, outdoors. They are:

  • Tent provisions: outdoor tent that can accommodate from 30 to 150 guests.
  • Patio: an outdoor space that can host up to 100 people.
  • Seaside Apple Tree & Grass: with breath-taking views, it is an ideal venue for 200-person ceremonies.
  • Indoor hall: a perfect venue that can accommodate up to 200 guests.

Services offered

Its wedding catalogue includes the following set of services:

  • Consultations and wedding planning
  • Event space
  • Event coordinator
  • Set-up & teardown
  • Dinner & buffet tables, head table, cake table, gift table, guestbook tables, and chairs.
  • Crisp white linens, napkins and skirting
  • Bar service
  • Chair covers and black sashes and runners
  • LED up lighting
  • Sound system
  • Oak podium and microphone
  • Cutlery, plates, and glassware
  • Event rentals
  • Centerpiece and decoration placement
  • Fireworks

Other services

Shining Waters Marine also offers its services for many other social events, like:

  • Community events
  • Business meetings
  • Trade shows
  • Conferences
  • Family/friends reunions
  • Nº of guests

    From 5 to 200

  • Maximum Capacity

    200

  • Type

    Banquet hall, boat/yacht, marina

  • Style

    Classic, coastal, nautical, waterfront

  • Event Services

    Catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, set up

  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

    C$ 3,000.00

  • Plated Service (per head)

    C$ 47.00

  • Availability

    View calendar

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More information about Shining Waters Marine

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 5
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 1
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, cocktail reception, dessert, hors d'oeuvres, plated, stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), cash bar, champagne toast, house wine, house liquor, liquor license, open bar, signature drink
  • What event items are available? Altar/arches, chair covers, dance floor, chairs, tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, flatware, glassware, linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? C$ 1500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? C$ 500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? C$ 500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Set up, clean up, event planning, chairs, tables, linens, china, flatware, glassware, parking
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? C$ 40
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? C$ 20
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves? C$ 15
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? C$ 6
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? House beer, house wine, house liquor, bartenders

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Reviews from Shining Waters Marine

4.7 / 5
  • KATE GARVIN, Married on 13/08/2016

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    The wedding co-coordinator is very helpful and goes above and beyond to make sure your wedding goes off with out a hitch. No matter how ridiculous the request she happily makes it happen.

  • [Private user]

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    What a glorious setting for a wedding! We have received glowing comments from guests and from friends who have seen the pictures! People have asked where we held the wedding and we gladly shared this information. The decor was exquisite, the lighting beautiful and the ocean views ... View more views magnificent. The food was absolutely delicious and our guests agreed. The staff was friendly, flexible and accommodating. Carolyn, in particular, responded to our every need and offered suggestions and assurance that the day would be perfect and it was!

  • [Private user]

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    Not only was the venue stunning, the event planner and staff were all kind, flexible and extremely professional. They took care of everything we needed leading up to and on the day so that we didn't have to worry about a thing. Everyone raved about the decor and the food and all ... View more of our guests had an amazing time. The staff also made our day easy and smooth so we were able to enjoy ourselves and dance the night away without any worries. In particular, the event coordinator Carolyn was on top of everything - she remembered every little detail and helped us with all of our requests. She made the entire planning experience fun and stress free and she went above and beyond to ensure our day was perfect.

  • Tyler Smith, Married on 10/10/2015

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    Shining Waters was great! Carolyn was fantastic to work with and took care of everything we needed.

  • Katia Dias-Paul, Married on 26/09/2015

    • Quality of service:
      Good
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    I must say it was absolutely wonderful to have our wedding at Shining Waters. Carolyn was an absolute dream during both the planning stages for our big day and, of course, the day of. We planned our wedding from Alberta, so it was very important to have someone on the grounds ... View more grounds who is organized, outgoing, and professional. Carolyn has all those qualities. Her passion for her job shows in every detail. It is obvious, she would do anything and more to insure your day is perfect. Thank you to Carolyn and the rest of the team at Shining Waters. We wouldn't have changed a thing.

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