Amazing Gold Coast Wedding Venues

Looking for the best wedding venues on the Gold Coast of QLD? Gold Coast wedding venues offer a broad range of scenic places to say "I do", from seaside wedding locations to hinterland hideaways. Gold Coast weddings are conveniently serviced by a local international airport and hence the region is a popular wedding destination for interstate and overseas guests.

Gold Coast wedding venues include 5 star seaside resorts, rainforest retreats, private gardens, farms and some amazing oceanfront reception venues. Some of the most beautiful wedding venues in the Gold Coast region are located in the city's surrounding hinterland. The backdrop on offer at these tropical hilltop places is utterly spectacular providing a birds eye view of the region's towns and beaches.

This list of the best wedding venues in the Gold Coast caters for all budgets with wedding packages available from less than $100/pp to more than $500 per head. The average cost for a Gold Coast wedding venue is $180 - $220 per person when booking an all-inclusive wedding package on weekend dates. 

Many wedding places in this region offer special deals and discounted packages during winter and for mid-week bookings. If you're on the hunt for a great coastal wedding venue that's also affordable, the Surfers Paradise region in winter is ideal with a temperate year round climate and warm blue skies throughout the slow June & July months.

Here are 24 amazing Gold Coast wedding venues that come highly recommended by local wedding planners and marriage celebrants


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24 Best Gold Coast Wedding Venues 

Sheraton Mirage Resort Gold Coast
1. Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast

  • Location: 71 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, QLD 4217
  • Capacity: 600
  • Accommodation: Sleeps all
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Save $2,000 - $2,900 on Sunday & winter weddings

The Sheraton Grand Mirage is the only 5 star wedding resort on the Gold Coast and offers a stunning seaside location for weddings of 50+ guests. From the oceanfront villas to the swim up bar, the Sheraton is unrivalled in offering a luxury destination for Gold Coast weddings.

Wedding venues at the resort include tropical gardens that overlook the lagoon pool, beachfront outdoor terraces, the glass-framed Horizons event space with panoramic ocean views and stunning ballrooms. Wedding packages are all inclusive of planning, venue hire, catering & drinks.

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Tides Byron Estate Gold Coast
2. Tides Byron Estate

  • Location: 290 North Teven Road, Teven, NSW 2478
  • Capacity: 20 - 140
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 22
  • Wedding Packages: Tailored

Just over the QLD border, Tides Byron Estate is one of the best wedding destinations from the Gold Coast. This versatile 100 acre property has a luxury 8 bedroom house with a poolside entertainment area that seats up to 40 guests. The house has incredible views over the surrounding macadamia orchard (a unique location for outdoor receptions) to Lennox Head.

Next to the house is a sound proof reception venue with an outdoor terrace that seats up to 140 guests either inside or out. The house and reception venue are incredibly affordable and can be hired separately or together. Both are fully licensed and come with a choice of caterers.

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The Island Gold Coast Wedding Venue
3. The Island Gold Coast

  • Location: 3128 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
  • Capacity: 40 - 700
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Situated in the heart of Surfers Paradise, The Island is one of the best wedding venues in the Gold Coast due to its beautiful views, amazing location and versatile event spaces. The newly renovated hotel has a breezy coastal vibe with designer spaces that bring the outdoors in.

Reception venues include a huge ground-floor space called The Glasshouse which seats 350 guests or caters for cocktail weddings of up to 700. There's also two stunning penthouse rooms seating 40 & 150 respectively, with a beautiful terrace overlooking the iconic Surfers Paradise.

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Evergreen Garden Venue Gold Coast
4. Evergreen Garden Venue 

  • Location: 10 Evergreen Court, Parkwood, QLD 4214
  • Capacity: 60
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Evergreen Garden is a European style, small outdoor wedding venue on the Gold Coast. This exclusive-use, private location specialises in micro weddings featuring a unique backdrop for intimate ceremonies & outdoor wedding receptions with stone archways, flowering rose and jasmine arbours, grand iron gates & bridges and formal garden areas. 

All inclusive elopement packages start at $4,990 and include a celebrant, florist and 2 hours of wedding photography. Mid week micro weddings start at $16,990 for ceremony & reception for 20 people with the celebrant, flowers and photography included. 

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Gold Coast Wedding Venue Braeside
5. Braeside Gold Coast

  • Location: 251 Gooding Drive, Merrimac, QLD 4226
  • Capacity: 120
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Braeside at Gin House Creek Estate is an historic Gold Coast wedding venue on two acres of gardens just 10 minutes from the city and Broadbeach. The secluded estate centres around a 150 year old Camphor Laurel Tree and features a chic lawn bar with festoon lighting where you can set up a seated outdoor reception.

The property also features an intimate modern chapel, brand new wedding reception pavilion and a rustic shed with wood-fired pizza oven where you can set up vintage velvet furniture and create your own private Whiskey Bar or Gin Lounge. Elopement & micro wedding packages are available from 2 to 20 guests.

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The Acre Boomerang Farm Gold Coast
6. The Acre

  • Location: 55 Johns Road, Mudgeeraba, QLD 4213
  • Capacity: 100 - 300
  • Accommodation: Available nearby
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Acre is an elegant country style wedding venue located at Boomerang Farm just 15 minutes from the Gold Coast's famous Broadbeach. The secluded garden oasis features open manicured lawns, a private tropical ceremony deck surrounded by lush forest and a 100 year old fairy-lit reception barn.

In addition to the barn which seats 130 or up to 150 for a cocktail wedding, options for your reception venue include a tipi or marquee on the lawns for up to 300 guests. Wedding packages start from $59/pp with venue hire & drinks on top. Micro weddings and ceremonies-only are available on select dates.

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Cedar Creek Estate Gold Coast
7. Cedar Creek Estate

  • Location: 104-144 Hartley Road, Tamborine Mountain, QLD 4272
  • Capacity: 120
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive + micro weddings

The Cedar Creek Estate vineyard & winery is a versatile wedding venue located on the top of Mount Tamborine within driving distance of the Gold Coast CBD. The lush hinterland location features 3 ceremony sites including a non-denominational sandstone chapel that overlooks the vineyard and a lakeside garden arbor.

Picturesque grounds offer an abundance of wedding photo opportunities including a tree lined driveway, acres of Liquid Amber trees and hundreds of grape vines. The winery themed reception venue has an adjoining terrace overlooking the vineyard. Affordable wedding packages include all catering, a wedding coordinator, styling items and a DJ. Ceremony-only packages and micro lunch weddings with up to 20 guests are also available.

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Tamborine Gardens Gold Coast
8. Shambala Estate

  • Location: 104 Beacon Road, Tamborine Mountain, QLD 4272
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: $250+/pp

For couples wanting to step lightly, Shambala Estate is the best place to get married on the Gold Coast. The property is carbon neutral, solar powered, avoids single-use items, sources produce locally and ethically and provides a sanctuary for endangered frogs & owls.

The completely secluded garden oasis is set on 5 lush acres of tropical rainforest and features two reception venues that cater for small and large weddings alike seating 80 & 180 guests respectively. There's also a non-denomination chapel, a gazebo for garden weddings, a beautiful fountain atrium and a unique ceremony area in a waterfall grotto. Wedding packages are inclusive of catering and start at $250 per person. 

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Rosewood Estate Gold Coast Wedding Venue
9. Rosewood Estate

  • Location: 1339 Beechmont Road, Beechmont, QLD 4211
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: DIY & BYO

Rosewood Estate is a 3 day wedding venue that offers spectacular views stretching from the Gold Coast to Stradbroke Island and Numinbah Valley. Located atop the Lamington Plateau just 30 minutes to the coast, the 250 acre farm offers one of the most impressive and convenient wedding destinations in South East Queensland.

Rosewood Estate comes with a choice of ceremony sites, all of which overlook breathtaking views. There is a clear walled and clear roofed permanent marquee with hard wood flooring for your wedding reception and a luxury country homestead that sleeps 10 guests onsite.

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Pioneer Country Weddings Gold Coast
10. Pioneer Country

  • Location: 98 Fraser Drive, Tweed Heads South, 2486
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Optional glamping
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Pioneer Country is a 200 acre working cattle property located 10 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport. With its unique plantation style wedding chapel (caters for up to 300) and a high ceiling reception barn (seats 220) that is fully licensed until midnight, the property is an ideal spot for relaxed, rustic weddings.

Pioneer Country is a super affordable place to get married with all inclusive packages starting at $5,000 including a pizza menu. Ceremony only venue hire is available from $1,300.

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Fleays Wedding Venue
11. Fleay's Weddings

  • Location: Loman Lane, Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220
  • Capacity: 200
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive from $99

In the heart of Burleigh Heads, the Gold Coast wedding venue Fleay’s Cafe offers a nature filled backdrop teaming with unique native Australian flora and fauna. In addition to hosting weddings, this beautiful spot provides protection for rare & threatened animals, caring for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife.

You can get married at Fleay’s in an intimate ceremony under a giant Kauri tree or in romantic twilight ceremony with a serene waterfall as your backdrop. The cafe provides affordable, all inclusive catered wedding packages from $99.

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Austinvilla Estate Gold Coast Weddings
12. Austinvilla Estate

  • Location: 31 Austinville Road, Mudgeeraba, QLD 4213
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 90
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The sun drenched Austinvilla Estate is a picturesque destination for Gold Coast weddings. With accommodation for 90 onsite including an award winning bridal suite, an all-weather open air ceremony pavilion and a romantic fairy-lit reception venue that opens onto a private deck, the estate is well laid out for weekend-long weddings. 

Surrounded by lush green hills the 111 acre eco-certified property has endless photo opportunities & nooks to discover from a hidden creek to expansive gardens that turn golden in the afternoon sun. Pre & post wedding events can be catered onsite with a recover breakfast buffet, meet and greet dinner or pool party complete with bar Staff.

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The Bower Gold Coast
13. The Bower Estate

  • Location: 3165 Nerang-Murwillumbah Rd, Natural Bridge, QLD.
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages:  All inclusive 

The Bower Estate is a private 120 acre wedding venue located 50 minutes from Surfers Paradise in the Gold Coast hills. Nestled amongst pristine rainforest with views across Springbrook & Lamington National Park, The Bower Estate offers a stunning location for mountain top wedding ceremonies and outdoor marquee receptions.

Wedding packages at The Bower Estate include exclusive use of the environmental heritage location for 3 days with accommodation for 10 in Bower Cottage. In 2022, catering is provided in partnership with Ridgeway Catering offering a choice of alternate plate, feasting tables and cocktail style menus.

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Ancora Weddings Northern NSW
14. Ancora Weddings

  • Location: 118 Wharf Street, Tweed Heads, NSW 2485
  • Capacity: 150
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Ancora is a mediterranean-inspired waterfront reception venue with a spacious and light filled interior that overlooks Terranora Inlet. The popular wedding spot features huge floor-to-ceiling glass windows that make the space feel airy and welcoming, a statement marble bar, polished wooden floors and a modern colour palette.

There are coastal wedding ceremony sites nearby including at Snapper Rocks and Rainbow Bay Beach, which also offer great wedding photo spots. All inclusive wedding packages are catered by UK celebrity chef Matt Kemp who crafts personalised menus according to your tastes.

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Wedding Venue Northern NSW Ardeena Events
15. Ardeena Events

  • Capacity: 130
  • Venue Type: Farm + barn
  • Accommodation: 9 Rooms
  • Location: 515 Carool Rd, Carool, NSW 2486

Just 16km from Coolangatta Airport is Ardeena Events - a hilltop wedding oasis with spectacular views over coastal ranges to the ocean. Ardeena is a popular location for couples planning an outdoor wedding celebration given its beautiful year round climate and picturesque scenery.

As a DIY wedding venue you can choose all your own suppliers from food trucks & mobile bars to private chefs and stylists. Tipi and marquee hire is permitted and you can install outdoor dance floors lit up by hanging festoons. With affordability in mind, you don't have to hire a marquee as there's an onsite barn that provides an alternative wet weather venue in the event of rain.

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Summergrove Estate Byron Bay Weddings
16. Summergrove Estate

  • Location: 363 Carool Rd, Carool, NSW 2486
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10 in 5 villas
  • Wedding Packages: $11,670 - $21,920

From 2hr elopements to 3 day destination weddings, Summergrove Estate offers a versatile set of wedding venues that cater to a wide range of celebrations. The 73 acre hilltop property has a stunning all-white chapel with huge front windows that overlook the ocean, a modern white barn for wedding receptions and 5 luxury villas for guest accommodation.

Several helicopter services offer heli-transfer from the Gold Coast Airport arriving on the expansive lawns of Summergrove Estate in style. You'll fly over the property's vineyards and olive groves which make beautiful wedding photo locations. Elopements start at $2,500 and weddings including the 5 villas are $11,670 - $21,920 for 20 - 130 guests respectively. 

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Rydges Gold Goast wedding venue
17. Rydges Gold Coast Airport

  • Location: Terminal Drive, Bilinga, QLD 4225
  • Capacity: 10 - 250
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Rydges Gold Coast Airport has two reception venues and a private dining room to cater for weddings with 10 - 250 guests. The ground floor Bilinga Room has its own entrance lobby and seats up to 120 guests while the rooftop Kirra Room & adjoining covered terrace is situated next to The Salty Fox bar and has incredible views over the Gold Coast skyline to Surfers Paradise.

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Coolibah Downs Weddings Gold Coast
18. Coolibah Downs

  • Location: 41 Mount Nathan Road, Mount Nathan, QLD 4211
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Coolibah Downs is a popular wedding venue with 10 acres of romantic gardens in a secluded rainforest clearing in the Gold Coast 'burbs. The boutique location features a traditional chapel, love tree lawn, silk lined marquee with adjoining croquet lawn and unique wedding photo spots including a rustic bridge crossing and romantic bridal swing.

Wedding packages include exclusive use of the entire property with all catering and drinks provided. Micro luncheon weddings are available for under 40 guests. Onsite accommodation includes a homestead and seperate barn sleeping 8 & 6 guests respectively. Ceremony-only packages are available and include 2 hours exclusive venue hire with access to the gardens for photos.

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White Chapel Kalbar Scenic Rim
19. White Chapel Kalbar

  • Location: 87 George Street, Kalbar, QLD 4309
  • Capacity: 90
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: Ceremonies + receptions

White Chapel Kalbar is a modern little country chapel & reception venue in the Scenic Rim, just 1½ hours from the Surfers Paradise. A popular wedding destination for Gold Coast couples, the chapel, surrounding gardens, outdoor bar and elegant black reception hall provide a compact all-in-one place to get married & celebrate in one of Australia's most beautiful regions.

Inside the chapel is a light-filled modern space with timber floors, vintage chandeliers, elegant white bentwood chairs and a unique back-lit altar. You can opt for a garden wedding beside the outdoor bar where guests enjoy drinks before moving inside Black Hall for your reception. Optional accommodation is available nearby and the venue owns a party bus to transport guests.

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Black Hall Kalbar
20. Black Hall Weddings

  • Location: 87 George Street, Kalbar, QLD 4309
  • Capacity: 90
  • Accommodation: 8
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Located behind White Chapel Kalbar at the same address is the elegant Black Hall - a place of relaxed yet sophisticated wedding celebrations where a humble Sunday School once lived. Both the hall and chapel can be booked exclusively of each other or packaged together with use of the gardens for your wedding photos.

The hall is adjoined by a large pergola draped in fairy lights and has an outdoor fireplace to keep guests warm during welcome canapés. Catering is provided by a choice of preferred suppliers and you're welcome to bring your own stylist although the room stands on its own and does not require a huge decorating budget.

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Midginbil Gold Coast Hinterland
21. Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 70 - 150
  • Wedding Packages: Venue hire from $7,900

Midginbil Eco Resort is an affordable 3-day wedding venue located an hour from the Gold Coast in a rainforest area with amazing views. The property offers a unique location for destination weddings with accommodation in fun safari lodges that have their own balcony overlooking the stunning national park surrounds. 

The secluded 400 acre property has 3 main ceremony sites to choose from including waterfront & weather proof spots. The onsite reception venue is a rustic barn and there's also a breakfast & lunch room where communal meals are served at the main homestead, plus a bonfire site which makes for a fun after party. Other facilities include a pool, tennis and volleyball courts.

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Coorabell Estate Gold Coast wedding venue
22. Coorabell Estate

  • Location: 36 Keys Road, Coorabell, NSW 2479
  • Capacity: 10 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10

Coorabell Estate is one of the best wedding venues in Gold Coast and surrounds for private and relaxed outdoor celebrations. The secluded 28 acre property is surrounded by picturesque rainforest and has a luxury 5 bedroom residence at its centre.

The house caters for small weddings with up to 40 guests able to seated on a covered balcony overlooking the rainforest canopy, or cocktail weddings with up to 55 guests around the swimming pool. Marquees or tipis can be set on the expansive lawns for weddings with up to 150 people.

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Sine Cera Rainforest Retreat Gold Coast
23. Sine Cera Rainforest Retreat

  • Location: 412-422 Main Creek Road, Cougal, NSW 2474
  • Capacity: 100
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 100
  • Wedding Packages: DIY

Set on 200 acres of spectacular rainforest gullies and dramatic bushland ridges, Sine Cera Rainforest Retreat is an affordable and breathtaking one stop wedding venue. All wedding guests can sleep in accommodation onsite, waking up to a symphony of lush birdsong and pristine Gondwana forests.

The retreat's reception venue offers a clean, blank canvas space with commercial kitchen facilities including refrigeration.  You can either DIY catering or hire in preferred suppliers and BYO drinks. Wedding ceremony spots include stunning creekside locations immersed in magical rainforest. 

The Kooralbyn Valley Wedding Resort
24. The Kooralbyn Valley

  • Location: Kooralbyn, QLD 4285
  • Capacity: 500
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Situated 90 minutes from the Gold Coast, Kooralbyn Valley offers an all inclusive country wedding destination within the picturesque Scenic Rim region. With an international golf course and day spa onsite, the resort is a fun & elegant place to bring all your wedding guests for the weekend.

Ceremonies venues include indoor + outdoor garden & deck spaces featuring lovely views over lakes and surrounding bushland. Receptions can either be held in the function room which seats up to 500 or outdoors on the beautiful timber deck overlooking the property.

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