Best Gold Coast Wedding Venues 

 April 16, 2021

By  Gold Coast Wedding Photographers

It’s never too soon to lock in a spectacular spot to celebrate your love (and snap your forever photos).

Happily, the Gold Coast is blessed with beautiful wedding venues.

Whether you’re looking for a beach wedding, rustic, waterfront or a small wedding venue, we have you covered in this article.

Let’s tour 10 of the Gold Coast’s best!

Beach Wedding Venues

Currumbin Surf Club


For 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, elegant styling, and a team to cater to your every whim, consider Currumbin Surf Club.

Tie the knot on the soft sand, then sip champagne from the private bar as you drink in sunset views from the impressive balcony.

The staff here are renowned for going above and beyond, so you can relax.

Pacific Beach Function Centre


For a casual, toes-in-the-sand ceremony by the sea, followed by a stylish soirée with stunning views, look no further.

Overlooking famous Palm Beach, this elegant space is a blank canvas awaiting your personal touch.

With a large, enclosed balcony and private beachfront lawn, your beach wedding will be seamless and simple.

Just remember – beach weddings require council approval! See Gold Coast Council website for details.

Small Wedding Venues

Braeside Chapel


Why wait ‘til after your nuptials to get that ‘white picket fence’?

Beyond one such fence in Merrimac lies an award-winning venue that welcomes smaller groups.

Wed within the cute chapel or in gorgeous gardens overlooking Gin House Creek, before moving to the purpose-built air-conditioned marquee.

For romantics, Braeside is an ideal elopement option – a hidden gem where you can slow time and think only of each other.

Mobile Barber Shop Depot


For something intimate and a little quirky, look no further!

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At a cosy 376 metres square, this eclectic space is a barber’s shop by day, wedding venue by night!

Warm and romantic, the raw wood, antique couches and quaint courtyard glittering with lanterns provide endless opportunities for envy-making snaps.

As a BYO venue, the menu and cocktail list can tell your bespoke love story.

Best Garden Wedding Venues

Cedar Creek Lodges


Peaceful and unique, Cedar Creek Lodges welcomes you to wed in a 320-acre rainforest nestled near Mount Tamborine.

Here, you can marry, party, and capture priceless photos all in one hinterland hideaway.

Enjoy a serene ceremony beneath a verdant canopy, before moving to the adjoining candlelit Island Glade, complete with cascading waterfall.

Wine, dine and dance – then stay the night in a romantic cabin onsite.

Sol Gardens


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The hardest part of booking here is choosing just one spot to celebrate your dreamy day!

Host a sun-dappled ceremony by Currumbin Creek, or picture-perfect pond-side gardens, before celebrating by starlight on the lawn.

Although Queensland is the sunshine state, Sol Gardens offers a complimentary wet weather plan, and the indoor pavilion strikes a balance between garden ambience and indoor comfort.

A little bonus – it’s BYO!

Rustic Wedding Venues

Coolibah Downs


From the romantic love tree in the hidden forest to the candle-lit gardens, this private estate in the hinterland is enchanting.

Wed as light streams through the stained-glass of the antique chapel that looks out into lush gardens, then, head to the marquee for a tailor-made celebration!

You can even enlist a wedding coordinator and hostess, and stay the night in boutique accommodation onsite.

Cowbell Creek


Set against picturesque rolling hills, Cowbell Creek is only 15 minutes from Mudgeeraba and Robina, but it feels like you’ve escaped to a Northern Californian vineyard.

There are three ceremony spots to choose from, but the stunning centrepiece of this idyllic location is the architect-designed wedding barn.

Enjoy generous hospitality, and wander among the retired cows that roam the grounds, adding a pastoral touch to this romantic farmstead.

Waterfront Wedding Venues

Ancora Weddings


Few waterfront venues compare to Ancora, a plush Mediterranean-styled venue overlooking Tweed Heads’ Terranora Inlet.

Following your laid-back outdoor ceremony, head inside the luxe indoor space to dine from a Greek-inspired menu.

Wow your guests with modern décor and eye-catching marble bar – complete with celebrity treatment.

Just 10 minutes from the Cooloongatta airport, near ample hotels, it’s a great option for those with out-of-town guests.

The YOT Club


At Marina Mirage, a stone’s throw from Surfers Paradise, sits a venue that’s so waterfront, it’s a boat!

If you’ve always fancied marrying aboard a luxury superyacht, this unique charter option is perfect.

Accommodating up to 400, this world-class vessel can transform to suit your vision and boasts a stage, kitchen, VIP lounge, bars and bridal suite.

Plus, the on-site wedding planner will treat you like royalty from ceremony to cake.

From glistening bays to secret gardens, the perfect place to say ‘I do’ awaits. We look forward to meeting you there!

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