Wedding Venues Gold Coast

Gold Coast, with its beautiful sandy beaches, ancient rainforests and thrilling theme parks, offers the best wedding venues. Whether it's a wedding chapel for your ceremony or a reception venue for a pop-up wedding, Gold Coast has everything you need. Check venues, photos, reviews and packages, obtain quotes from your favourites!

Binna Burra Lodge

Beechmont

Binna Burra Lodge

Open to guests since 1933, the Binna Burra Lodge, located in the Gold Coast, is listed as one of the top 10 Eco-Lodges and Green Hotels in the World, founded by conservationists Arthur Groom and...

80-100

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

3
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Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise

Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

Vibe Hotel Gold Coast is very close to Surfers Paradise Beach and is an hour away from Brisbane. The hotel provides a pristine view of the Nerang River and provides state of the art accommodation...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

$80-100

Min price (pp)

11
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Q1 Resort & Spa

Surfers Paradise

Q1 Resort & Spa

When you want a sophisticated wedding reception, you look no further than the Q1 Resort and Spa on Hamilton Avenue in Queensland’s Surfers Paradise. The highest standard of elegance and romance...

300-400

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

8 1
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Braeside Events

Merrimac

Braeside Events

Braeside is on the Gin Gin Creek’s banks and set on two acres of magnificently manicured grounds. At 251 Gooding Drive in Merrimac in Queensland, it is close to plenty of accommodation and...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

19 1
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The Bower Estate

Natural Bridge

The Bower Estate

The Bower Estate is situated at 3165 Nerang Murwillumbah Road, Natural Bridge, Queensland, Australia. This 120-acre land can host some lavish events surrounded by some of Queensland’s most...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

$150-200

Min price (pp)

15
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Anastasia

Tallebudgera Valley

Anastasia

Located in complete seclusion in Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland, Anastasia is a perfect venue for a posh, sophisticated and close-knit wedding ceremony. It is not just a wedding venue, but a...

0-50

Ceremony capacity

7
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The Abbey Cobaki

Gold Coast

The Abbey Cobaki

For couples dreaming of an intimate wedding with a remarkable chapel on edge, The Abbey Cobaki presents a great option. Its exclusive space, décor and customization, makes any and every event...

400-500

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

13
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Currumbin Beach Vikings SLSC

Currumbin

Currumbin Beach Vikings SLSC

The Currumbin Beach Vikings SLSC is located amongst the beautiful Gold Coast at 741 Pacific Parade. The surf club has one of Currumbin's best restaurants with a wide variety of contemporary dishes...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

$100-120

Min price (pp)

14 1
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Miami Marketta

Miami

Miami Marketta

The Miami Marketta is located at 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami, Queensland, Australia. The venue is ideal for couples looking for a modern wedding experience. Miami Marketta can host all kinds of...

400-500

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

12
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Palm Meadows Golf Course

Carrara

Palm Meadows Golf Course

Palm Meadows Golf Course is in Carrara, Queensland. The magnificent golf course offers indoor and outdoor venues for your wedding events, having trees, gardens, lakes, and golf course grounds that...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$50-60

Min price (pp)

26
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Tugun Surf Life Saving Club

Tugun

Tugun Surf Life Saving Club

A few moments away from Tugun Beach, the Tugun Surf Life Saving Club is a life-saving club established in 1925. It has an incredible history of courage and competitiveness. With a team of highly...

17 1
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Mercure Gold Coast Resort

Carrara

Mercure Gold Coast Resort

The Mercure Gold Coast Resort is located on and surrounded by the beautiful Gold Coast hinterlands. It is close to a championship golf course and 10-minute away from Allambe Memorial Park. The...

300-400

Ceremony capacity

$80-100

Min price (pp)

17 1
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Hilton Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise

Hilton Surfers Paradise

The Hilton Surfers Paradise is located at 6 Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Queensland. It is a 5-star hotel which offers an excellent wedding experience. This venue can organize multiple types...

300-400

Ceremony capacity

$80-100

Min price (pp)

26 2
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Glass Dining and Lounge Bar

Main Beach

Glass Dining and Lounge Bar

Glass Dining & Lounge Bar is a sophisticated and stylish venue in Marina Mirage's heart with spectacular views of the Gold Coast's broad water. The Australian good food and travel guide calls it...

150-200

Ceremony capacity

$60-70

Min price (pp)

22
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Fox and Hounds Country Inn

Wongawallan

Fox and Hounds Country Inn

Only 45 minutes from Brisbane and 30 minutes from Surfers Paradise, at the foot of Tamborine Mountain, is the Fox and Hounds Country Inn. It is an English-style pub with an authentic British...

70-80

Ceremony capacity

$60-70

Min price (pp)

13
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Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast

Main Beach

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast

The Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort is 13 minutes away from Gold Coast centre. The resort has stunning seascapes, and many activities take place every day. The venue and the Marina Mirage shopping...

400-500

Ceremony capacity

$120-150

Min price (pp)

17 1
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Sol Gardens

Currumbin Valley

Sol Gardens

Cascading the Currumbin valley's magic, Sol gardens are spread in 7-acre land apt to host small and gala sized events. Couples looking to tie their knot near the spectacular flowing streams, lily...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

23 1
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Mantra on View Hotel

Surfers Paradise

Mantra on View Hotel

Mantra on View Hotel is situated at the heart of Surfers Paradise, Queensland. It is an exclusive ideal coastal wedding venue. At Mantra on View Hotel, you have the opportunity to enjoy an...

500-750

Ceremony capacity

$0-50

Min price (pp)

12
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Cowbell Creek

Austinville

Cowbell Creek

Set in a large farm of over 170 acres, the Cowbell Creek, a wedding venue full of lush green plants, is a magnificent spot for any couple who seeks a barn styled wedding with their family and...

100-120

Ceremony capacity

18
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'The Lady' Gold Coast Cruises

Main Beach

'The Lady' Gold Coast Cruises

Gold Coast Cruises is known for giving memorable experiences to wedding couples in its luxury vessel, The Lady. The minute you step on the cruise, you will get nothing but the best arrangement to...

120-150

Ceremony capacity

$100-120

Min price (pp)

9
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Getting married on the Gold Coast? Here are some of the key points you need to know;

●Having a great kick start to your wedding weekend by sipping signature cocktails at SkyPoint, Australia's tallest residential tower

●Taking wedding photographs in beautiful locations such as Burleigh Heads Beach, Currumbin Rock and Pizzey Park Forest

●Hosting a welcome party for out-of-town guests at one of Gold Coast’s world-renowned restaurants

●A swim or a surf session at Surfers Paradise Beach on the morning of your Gold Coast wedding

●Having a Wedding reception at one of the top-notch venues in vibrant Cavill Avenue

What is the best time of year for a wedding on the Gold Coast?

Couples often ask what the best time of year is to get married in Gold Coast wedding venues, but the answer depends on several factors such as finances, visions and schedules. Each season offers advantages, as well as disadvantages.

According to surveys, March and November are the most popular months for Gold Coast Hinterland weddings, with the weather neither too cold nor too hot. There’s a high demand for outdoor venues in these periods. Couples who want to be out in the open, in a romantic oceanfront setting, prefer to have beach weddings. It's no surprise why this type of celebration is so favoured in this city with beautiful sandy beaches and top-notch surf clubs. Wouldn’t it be nice to exchange vows while the gentle breeze and sound of waves praise your union?

Rustic wedding venues such as barns and farms are the other settings in high demand for fall and spring celebrations. Nature transforming itself with stunning colour palettes provides spectacular wedding photography opportunities for couples who want to render their most special day and make it unforgettable.

Couples looking for a whimsical affair choose garden venues. If you're having second thoughts about the weather because of the heavy rain occurring during these seasons, you can create the same ambience in an indoor place by having a botanical garden wedding. Unique venues such as rainforests are also highly favoured by nature lovers who want to have a tropical and adventurous celebration.

Many couples also prefer to have a winter celebration since wedding vision, finances and schedules differ. If you have a little time to plan your most special day and don’t want to do all the legwork, pop-up weddings might be just perfect for you. Some venues provide all-inclusive packages with great deals as well so that you can have a beautiful budget wedding. You can have your ceremony in a historic wedding chapel or beachfront venue. After, you can move your affair into a vintage venue such as warehouses or rooftops to have a cocktail for your wedding reception. If you value your privacy, you can hire private property, or if you want to combine your most special day with a little holiday, you can have a resort wedding. Whether it’s small, cheap or budget, this city has the best wedding venues and locations.

What are the popular wedding styles on the Gold Coast?

Wedding venues in Gold Coast can be accommodated to any style. The most popular wedding theme is rustic, which offers a sophisticated blend of country, vintage, and ethereal touches. Barn and farms are the most popular rustic wedding venues. This style is often categorized by unique woven elements and farm-to-table features. Does serving your wedding cake on a slice of wood, saying 'I do' under a floral-adorned wedding arch and wearing a boho wedding dress excite you? If yes, start searching for wedding shoes, bouquet, hair and makeup ideas because this style might be perfect for you. Don’t forget to give little wedding favours such as wine stoppers and bottle openers that match your affair's ambience to your beloved guests.

One of the other popular styles is formal and traditional. Couples who opt for a classic celebration prefer suits, tuxedos and gowns. Churches and wedding chapels are favoured as ceremony venues, and this style includes professional wedding photography. Classic wedding cars like Rolls-Royce and Corvette’s are common. First dance and speeches are very important. You can move your celebration to a reception venue after a magical ceremony as well.

If you're a fan of the jazz era, you can have a vintage wedding in old warehouses or factories, and if you want a unique celebration, rainforest venues and botanical gardens are waiting for you. You won’t have the deal with wedding flowers and decoration as well since nature provides the perfect backdrop. Finally, if you want to have a whimsical, intimate and romantic affair, beach venues, marquees, and gardens are the perfect options for small venues.

Are there any major events on the Gold Coast that we should consider when planning our wedding?

The vibrant array of festivals, sporting and cultural events take place throughout the year. The most famous one is The Gold Coast 600, one of the premier motorsport racing events in Australia, and the city overflows with tourists during October. So, there’s a high demand for wedding venues on the Gold Coast during this period. If you plan to have an outdoor wedding in a beautiful ceremony or a reception venue such as rustic barns and farms, tranquil resorts, whimsical gardens or beach venues, make sure you consult with the venue about the dates. Also, book accommodation early if you have guests coming from afar. Don't forget to check the annual Wedding Expo dates and visit it if you can for some inspiration.

Should we consider any wedding venue locations near Gold Coast?

If you plan to have your most special day in a different location near Gold Coast, wedding venues on the Gold Coast hinterland might be the perfect option for you. You can find many world-renowned wineries here and also rent a private property for the utmost exclusivity. You can extend your search into wedding locations in the NSW region, or you can have a spectacular celebration in the capital of Queensland, Brisbane.

How much is a wedding venue in Gold Coast?

Every couple finds a Gold Coast wedding venue that’s perfect for them and in their price range. There are many relatively cheap yet exquisite venues with limited finances. Wedding visions, schedules and capacity of your celebration all affect your total expenses. If you plan to have an intimate affair in a small venue, your cost would be automatically lower since the facilities make their pricing per person. This pricing is determined by services included in your wedding package. They come in several levels and can be tailored to your needs and preferences.

All-inclusive packages contain everything you could need, such as ceremony and reception venue, wedding videography, photography, catering, flowers, furniture hire, on-site planner, cake cutting and more. By choosing this option, you won’t have to visit wedding suppliers one by one, and you won't have to do all the legwork by yourselves. They are also perfect for pop-up weddings which require less planning. If you plan to have a wedding on a budget, you can check relatively cheap and small packages which include fewer services and room hire. BYO venues might be another option to save so much of your budget, and choosing rental or second-hand wedding dresses might contribute to it as well.

How far in advance should you plan a wedding on the Gold Coast?

While some couples plan their Gold Coast wedding in almost no time at all, some do it in almost two years. However, the earlier you start planning, the more likely you can book your ideal wedding venue and vendors. This is especially true if you’re planning an outdoor wedding at fairytale gardens, magical beach venues, rustic barn and farms in high seasons, fall and spring.

Experts suggest starting the process at least one year ahead. Firstly, determine your budget, come up with your guest list, and decide on your date and time. Book a wedding planner and an officiant. Continue with the gift registry, hotel reservations for guests, catering, photographer and videographer. Have an engagement photoshoot, choose your wedding cake, and start planning your honeymoon. Arrange dress fittings, mail the invitations, book hair and makeup appointments, order your wedding favours and purchase wedding bands. Get started to write your vows, take dance lessons and apply for a marriage license. Create your wedding program and finalize all the details. Have your bachelor and bachelorette parties, attend rehearsals, and you're good to go. Just smile and enjoy it now. For many other things, we couldn't include here, prepare a wedding checklist and proceed one by one to not to get overwhelmed.

What questions should I ask when looking for a wedding venue on the Gold Coast?

It would be best to ask the essential and important questions to find a perfect wedding venue on the Gold Coast. Start with the general questions related to availability, capacity-large or small, wedding packages, exclusivity, booking time and rooms included in the hire. Continue with set-up, decorations, catering, wedding cake, alcohol, entertainment and photography. Don't forget to ask whether they have a backup rain plan if you're planning an outdoor wedding reception or ceremony. Parking is also very crucial, and go over payment policies and plans are the last steps. Ask how many questions you want to ensure that the venue accommodates your every need.