Gold Coast Hinterland Wedding Venues

Wedding Venues: Gold Coast Hinterland | Brisbane Hinterland

Looking for a wedding venue in the Gold Coast Hinterland? The Gold Coast Hinterland is a popular wedding location with its scenic national parks, lush rainforest settings and breathtaking views being major draw cards. Attracting year round weddings with its temperate climate, the Gold Coast Hinterland is one of Queensland's best wedding destinations.

Hinterland wedding venues near the Gold Coast largely offer all inclusive wedding packages with ceremony, photos and reception all in the one spot. You'll also find a great choice of ceremony venues including modern and traditional chapels, secluded gardens, hilltop lawns with views to the ocean and tropical rainforest sites. 

The Gold Coast Hinterland is a popular spot for destination weddings and you'll find a great range of 3 day wedding venues within this mountain top region. They're all an easy 10 - 30 minute drive from the International Gold Coast Airport and have accommodation onsite where friends & family can enjoy an extended weekend-long stay with you. 

These are the 10 most recommended wedding venues in the Gold Coast Hinterland.

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10 Wedding Venues - Gold Coast Hinterland

Rosewood Estate Gold Coast Hinterland
1. Rosewood Estate

  • Location: 1339 Beechmont Road, Beechmont, QLD 4211
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Wedding Packages: 3 Days/2 Nights

Perched high on the famous Lamington Plateau, the spectacular Rosewood Estate enjoys sweeping views over the Gold Coast from South Stradbroke Island to Numinbah Valley. The 250 acre property offers some of the most awe-inspiring backdrops for wedding ceremonies in Australia and comes complete with a clear marquee reception venue and elegant country homestead.

Rosewood Estate is available to hire for bespoke weddings over 3 days, and couples are welcome to bring preferred vendors onsite. Expect acres of manicured gardens, lush farmland where local wildlife grazes, immense views and plenty of accommodation for guests nearby. Charter buses also service the property, with the Gold Coast just 30 minutes drive away.

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Black Hall Gold Coast Hinterland
2. Black Hall Weddings

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

Black Hall weddings is a modern barn-style reception venue located an easy 90 minute drive inland from the Gold Coast. It is situated on a corner block in the quaint town of Kalbar with a variety of amenities for ceremonies, elopements and receptions onsite. 

The hall adjoins lush lawns & gardens, a covered canapé pergola with a large outdoor fireplace and a rustic covered bar that offers an option for seated outdoor receptions. At the front of the property is White Chapel Kalbar which can be added to your booking. 

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The Acre Gold Coast Hinterland
3. The Acre

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

The Acre is a luxe-country style wedding venue located at Boomerang Farm just 15 minutes from Broadbeach in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The hidden garden oasis features expansive manicured lawns, a private ceremony deck surrounded by lush tropical forest and an authentic 100 year old fairy-lit reception barn.

In addition to the barn reception venue which seats 130 or up to 150 for a cocktail wedding, there's the option of a tipi or marquee wedding on the lawns for up to 300 guests. All inclusive wedding packages start from $59/pp plus venue hire & drinks. You can also hire the property for micro weddings and ceremonies only.

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The Bower Gold Coast
4. 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 wedding venue on 120 acres in the Gold Coast hinterland. The property is surrounded by the Springbrook & Lamington National Parks just 50 minutes from Surfers Paradise yet feels a world away in the tropics. 

At The Bower Estate you hire the entire property for your exclusive use for 3 days with accommodation provided onsite for 10 guests in Bower Cottage. Hill top wedding ceremonies are framed by lush rainforest and mountain surrounds and the clear-roofed, fairy lit marquee is one of the most romantic outdoor reception venues in Australia. 

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Sine Cera Rainforest Retreat Gold Coast Hinterland
5. Sine Cera Rainforest Retreat

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

Sine Cera is an affordable, one stop wedding venue immersed in 200 acres of spectacular rainforest gullies and dramatic bushland ridges. All wedding guests can stay onsite, waking up to a symphony of birdsong and pristine Gondwana forests.

The reception venue is a blank canvas space with kitchen facilities including refrigeration and you can either DIY catering or hire in preferred suppliers. Wedding ceremony sites include stunning creekside spots surrounded by a rainforest canopy. 

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Pioneer Country Gold Coast Hinterland
6. 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 in the Gold Coast Hinterland region just 10 minutes from the Airport. The property is ideal for rustic country weddings and features a unique plantation style wedding chapel which seats 120 in antique pews. For larger weddings, the sides can be opened to accommodate up to 300. 

A charming barn style reception venue is located adjacent to the chapel and is fully licensed until midnight. Wedding packages start at an affordable $5,000 for pizza style catering and go up from there with seating in the barn for 220 guests. 

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Austinvilla Estate Gold Coast Hinterland Weddings
7. Austinvilla Estate

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

In the sun drenched hills of the Gold Coast Hinterland, Austinvilla Estate is a hidden oasis boasting beautiful wedding venues and onsite accommodation perfect for weekend-long weddings. The 111 acres features an open air ceremony pavilion with bush or hilltop views, a fairy-lit reception venue and a private drinks deck with pop up bar and lawn games.

The eco-certified property does destination weddings with style offering recovering breakfast buffets, meet and greet dinners and pool parties with catering, drinks and bar staff. All inclusive wedding packages are $250+/pp with options for elopements from $3,500.

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Coolibah Downs Weddings Hinterland
8. Coolibah Downs

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

Coolibah Downs is a boutique private estate featuring a traditional style wedding chapel with stone features, manicured lawns and a silk lined marquee that has an adjoining croquet lawn. The 10 acre garden location is set in a secluded rainforest clearing and offers beautiful spots for wedding photos such as a rustic bridge crossing and romantic bridal swing.

Flexible venue hire options include ceremony only packages, fully catered micro wedding luncheons for under 40 guests or standard all-in-one ceremony and reception venue hire with catering & drinks. Accommodation includes a homestead and seperate barn sleeping 8 & 6 guests respectively. 

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Cedar Creek Hinterland Wedding Wedding
9. Cedar Creek Estate

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

Taking pride of place high on Mount Tamborine, Cedar Creek Estate is a versatile vineyard location with 3 ceremony sites and a reception venue with adjoining outdoor terrace. You can choose to get married in the non-denominational sandstone chapel overlooking the grape vines, at the lakeside arbor or a private garden area.

Wedding photo opportunities include the beautiful tree lined driveway, amid acres of Liquid Amber trees and in the lush green leaves of the vineyard. Affordable wedding packages include all catering and styling items as well as an in-house DJ. Ceremony-only packages and micro lunch weddings with up to 20 guests are also available.

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Shambala Estate Gold Coast Hinterland
10. Shambala Estate

  • Location: 104 Beacon Road, Tamborine Mountain, QLD 4272
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Completely secluded in 5 acres of gardens and tropical rainforest, Shambala Estate offers a versatile collection of (carbon neutral) wedding venues in the peaceful Gold Coast Hinterland. Ceremony spaces include a non-denomination chapel with adjoining porte cochère (covered outdoor area), a garden gazebo, fountain atrium ideal for larger weddings and an intimate waterfall grotto.

Two receptions venues provide space for smaller weddings of up to 80 guests in The Pavilion and up to 180 in The Galaxy Ballroom. All inclusive wedding packages cater for elopements with two people right up to events of 300. 

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Wedding Venues Near Gold Coast Hinterland

White Chapel Kalbar Hinterland Weddings
White Chapel Weddings

  • Location: 87 George Street, Kalbar, QLD 4309
  • Capacity: 90
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 (offsite)
  • Wedding Packages: Ceremony only + reception

White Chapel Kalbar with its vintage chandeliers and backlit altar, is an elegant and modern wedding chapel that can be hired for ceremonies & elopements, or packaged with Black Hall - an intimate reception venue seating 85 located in the gardens behind the chapel. 

The owners of White Chapel also have a cottage that sleeps 8 just down the road and their own private bus and 1948 Bentley to get you and your guests to and from your accommodation. 

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The Kooralbyn Valley Wedding Resort
The Kooralbyn Valley

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

The Kooralbyn Valley is an all inclusive country resort and wedding location just 80 minutes from the Gold Coast hinterland within the Scenic Rim region. The resort offers a fun destination for extended weddings with facilities including an international gold course, day spa and assortment of onsite activities.

Ceremonies venues feature stunning views over lakes, rolling hills and surrounding bushland with wooden decks and gardens to choose from. There are onsite function rooms for your reception as well as decked spaces for outdoor cocktail style celebrations. 

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Midginbil Hinterland Weddings
Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 70 - 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: 3 Days/2 Nights

Sitting on a hilltop with lush rainforest views, is one of the most fun wedding destinations in the hinterlands of Australia. Midginbil Eco Resort is a 400 acre exclusive-use property with unique safari lodges for guests that each have their own timber decks taking in the spectacular views.

Aside from 3 stunning ceremony sites and a reception barn with adjoining cocktail courtyard, there's a late night bonfire site, pre & post wedding gathering areas, a communal dining room, swimming pool, games room and courts for volleyball and tennis. When you hire Midginbil, all your guests stay for a super fun and memorable weekend.

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