10 of the Gold Coast’s Best Wedding Reception Venues (2021)

The Gold Coast has some amazing wedding venues. From stunning waterfront settings, to beautiful garden locations, all in one venues with accommodation, and impressive function rooms! Here’s our list of the best wedding venues in the Gold Coast.

Amongst the flowering gardens and picturesque views, Coolibah Downs is the perfect venue for both your ceremony and reception. Enjoy on-site accommodation and  dreamy photography within 10 acres of lush private grounds! Coolibah Downs is the ultimate Gold Coast venue, catering for all your needs in the one location.

Parkwood International is a superb venue for weddings, with its picturesque surrounds, excellent food and outstanding service, catering for up to 180 guests. An enchanting pavilion overlooking the golf course and beautiful lakes is available for your wedding ceremony, with landscaped gardens and grounds providing the perfect backdrop for your photos on the day.

Nestled at the base of the protected Springbrook National Park, Eco Studio Fellini is quickly becoming the choice du jour for weddings on the Gold Coast. Picture perfect five-acre grounds provide an idyllic backdrop with manicured lawns and gardens, featuring a subtle European influence amid the tranquil, primeval surrounds of the Gold Coast Hinterland – celebrating the green behind the gold.

You will fall in love with the magnificent gardens and architecture of the Links Hope Island, reminiscent of the style and charm of Venice. Links Hope Island boasts remarkable variety and value when it comes to planning your special day. Their experienced wedding consultant will provide you with personal and professional service from the time that you call them to the time you say your farewells.

Lakelands Golf Club have a gorgeous garden ceremony location on site, set under the shade of Jacaranda trees that come into full bloom in spring and with a waterfront backdrop, this location is truly stunning. Afterwards join your friends and family for your reception where you will experience the culinary delights of Lakelands and dance the night away.

The multi-award winning Waterside Events at Currumbin RSL, situated on the Currumbin Creek offers a variety of spaces available for your wedding reception or ceremony. Waterside Events can cater to any wedding style and are open to all types of unique and traditional celebrations.

An Island Hideaway is situated along a 23 kilometre stretch of National Park which is the only untouched coastline left on the coasts peninsula. An Island Hideaway is one of the only Gold Coast venues that offer its guests something completely out of the ordinary. Inspired by the native bushlands that protect us from the raw elements of the Pacific Ocean; the space and the tranquillity of our surroundings need to be seen to be believed.

The pristine, peaceful paradise enveloping Couran Cove Island Resort provides an exceptional setting for unique wedding ceremonies, gorgeous receptions and an amazing honeymoon. Whether you dream of an intimate celebration with just the two of you present, a barefoot Blue Gum Point ceremony or a formal extravaganza, Couran Cove Island Resort can easily be styled to meet your personal requirements.

Songbirds Rainforest Retreat offers a beautiful environment for your special day, featuring absolute privacy in a setting amongst 51 acres of rain forest, surrounded by lush greenery, exotic plants and the melodious singing of numerous birds! You and your guests will feel transported into a different world and will leave Songbirds with a lifelong memory.

Ruffles Lodge & Spa is an exclusive Hinterland wedding experience. From an intimate ceremony to an extravagant family affair, the retreat offers a range of all-inclusive wedding packages including your choice of three elegant and charming ceremony locations, surrounded by the beauty of nature. Appealing to the romantic at heart, the seclusion of their lodges creates a natural sanctuary where guests can experience a haven of wildlife, breathtaking natural beauty and an intimate relaxation experience.

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Stunning Cairns Wedding Venue

There are not many venues where you can literally get married on the water with stunning views of the Trinity Inlet and beyond. From canapes to food stations and sit down meals, let your vision come to life with the full hire of Salt House, with unsurpassed views of the Cairns Marina and Trinity inlet, your wedding celebration is sure to hit the mark.

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10 of Brisbane’s Best Wedding Reception Venues (2020)

Brisbane has some amazing wedding venues. From beautiful riverfront settings, to gorgeous garden locations, all in one venues with accommodation, and impressive ballrooms! Here’s our list of the best wedding venues in the Brisbane.

Victoria Park is a stunning venue located on the north side that reflects the essence of Australian wedding luxury. Celebrate under sparkling chandeliers with magical views of Brisbane’s city skyline and golf course rolling greens. All of Victoria Park’s wedding spaces feature private bars and exclusive outdoor terraces, perfect for entertaining your loved ones.

Located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, impress your guests with 180 degree views of the Brisbane River from the Story Bridge down to the Kangaroo Point cliffs providing the ultimate backdrop for your ceremony and reception. Blackbird Private Dining and Events offer flexible food and beverage packages and aim to be all inclusive.

Mr & Mrs G Riverbar is an outstanding CBD setting for the perfect wedding celebration. This Brisbane riverfront bar can accommodate small groups of 10 for a sit down affair, or gatherings of up to 100 for lavish cocktail functions. You can secure the whole venue, or they can cordon off an area to suit the size of your party.

The Lushington is a 1920’s event hall, which has been lovingly restored to create the perfect location to host your wedding reception. This art deco warehouse features exposed brick walls, original timber posts, four metre high ceilings and polished concrete floors, delivering rich atmosphere and timeless appeal. The space can be configured to suit just about any event; from small, intimate sit-down receptions to stylish cocktail parties, large banquets. 

With a sophisticated and luxurious Caribbean resort feel, Mon Komo Hotel provides the perfect mix of friendliness, tranquillity and relaxation in an elegant and refined beachside setting. Be indulged with the best of everything just the way you would like it; menus to tantalise your tastebuds, modern audio visual equipment, a stunning contemporary setting, dedicated bridal room with ensuite, and beautiful private pre-reception foyer with breath-taking views over Moreton Bay.

Boulevard Gardens is a Brisbane wedding venue prestigiously situated next to the Brisbane River. This secluded settings features gorgeous courtyards surrounded by blooming gardens, trickling water fountain and cascading water feature, all help to create an unforgettably romantic setting in which to enjoy pre-dinner cocktails for your wedding. Boulevard Gardens cater for all styles of weddings, with various menu and budget options – there is something for everyone.

Enjoy the elegance of colonial Queensland, featuring sweeping verandahs, stained glass windows, glittering chandeliers and ornate pressed metal ceilings as the perfect backdrop for your special occasion. United Service Club Queensland prides itself on providing the highest standard of service. Your guests will enjoy fine dining, silver service and exquisite cuisine complemented by carefully selected wines and beverages from the Club’s extensive cellar.

Bundaleer Rainforest Gardens is an unique award-winning rainforest setting so close to the city. Ceremonies can be held beside the meandering stream or beside the majestic trees in the Tree Grove. Enjoy relaxed canapés with a stringed trio or a jazz band in a special area dedicated to you and your guests before you sit down for dinner or lunch. Reception options include the fairy lit Treetops room surrounded by green leafy trees or a spectacular white silk-lined marquee lit by romantic candelabra, towering chandeliers and fairy lights.

Fix Restaurant offers a quality in fine food and beverage that surpasses the traditional. Featuring an artistic décor and a personalised approach to food and beverage they strive to offer a level of opulence and sophistication, making the Port Office Hotel a unique wedding reception venue. Located in Brisbane’s Heritage Quarter and adjacent to the Botanical Gardens and Brisbane River, the Port Office Hotel offers exquisite photography opportunities. 

Glengariff Historic Estate is only 45 mins from Brisbane CBD, but feels a world away. Enjoy full exclusivity of the property and escape to a world of extravagance. This celebrated venue is a photographer’s paradise with its endless photo opportunities of over 30 different locations including the garden rooms, the vineyards, the lake, jetty, waterfall, rustic barn and classical stone arbours to name just a few.

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Picturesque wedding venue

McLeod Country Golf Club is a picturesque venue at the foothills of Mt Ommaney. You’ll find 2 intimate garden ceremony sites and a function room with panoramic views. Catering to all tastes and budgets – BBQ’s, buffets, set menus and cocktail parties. It’s everything you need for the perfect wedding day. 

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