Best Wedding Venues in Queensland (QLD)
The glorious year-round weather is just one reason why a wedding in Brisbane is a marvellous idea. If you live in Queensland or are planning the perfect destination wedding, then we have the ultimate list of wedding venues in this area for you.
Choosing the ideal wedding venue can be a difficult decision just because there are so many to choose between. There are lots of little details that can make the venue the right one for you and your partner, but not everyone has time to research every venue to find all those little details out.
Is the place big or small? Is it flexible in terms of space and rooms? Do you want an all-in-one space where your ceremony, photos and reception are all in one place? Do you want modern or vintage? Do you want to decorate it yourself, or not even have to think about that bit? Do you want luxury and attentive service, or a totally unique place that is completely surprising and new?
So many decisions!
Fortunately, we are here to do some of the leg work (and the boring bits) by narrowing down a list of our favourite wedding venues for a Brisbane wedding.
Now you just need to pick a few from this list, then take a tour, eat some of their delicious food, sample the wine and get a feel for the atmosphere. You will know when you have found the right one for you.
In no particular order, here are the editor’s choice Top 10 Wedding Venues in Queensland
Address: 48 Belmont Rd, Parkhurst QLD 4702
If a historic, rustic, boho style setting is the wedding set you had always dreamed about, Glenmore Homestead might be just what you are looking for. This picturesque wooden homestead has a Historic Inn license, excellent, unique service, and a beautiful setting near the Fitzroy River.
The venue is privately owned. It dates back to 1858. Therefore, some of your wishes might not be realized if they could endanger the venue itself. Other than that, the kind staff of the Glenmore Homestead will make your special day unforgettable. Your wedding photography session will exceed your expectations as beautiful nature and the historic look will add special charm to your photos.
Address: Bolsover St &, Denham St, Rockhampton QLD 4700
If you want an unforgettable wedding in one of Rockhampton iconic hotels, Leichhardt is the perfect choice. For almost a century, this classy hotel provides impeccable service to its guests.
This enclosed hotel venue, with a 300-guest capacity has a lot to offer. The wedding package includes an experienced wedding coordinator, discounts on wedding guest accommodation, a special bridal suite with a deluxe breakfast, dance floor, and an adjustable catering menu.
If you don’t want to give up on this extraordinary service, but prefer an outdoor wedding, the Leichhardt Hotel offers to arrange your ceremony at Kershaw or botanic Japanese gardens.
The peculiarity of this wedding venue is versatility. Leichhardt is a place for everyone’s taste. If you are keen on simplicity, or you prefer a memorable, extravagant party, Leichhardt has it. User-tailored offer and menus are also available.
Address: 192 Bolsover St, Rockhampton QLD 4700
If you want a classic style, elegant décor, white wedding; Regent Hotel, a 100-year-old venue in the center of Rockhampton could be the venue for you. The entire building was renovated in 2014 but still hasn’t lost its historic touch!
The elegant photographic setting is the strongest asset of this wedding venue. Classic, rich décor and high ceilings create an aristocratic atmosphere that will give your wedding ceremony and photos a royal touch. The wedding saloon capacity equals 80 guests.
Fresh flowers, projector, photo booth, extra lighting, red carpet, and stage are only some of the details that will make your wedding ceremony at Regent Hotel unforgettable.
Address: Mount Whitsunday Dr, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Here is an idyllic venue with a marine playground at your fingertips. Peppers Airlie Beach has a casual ambience in a modern setting. The deep blue Coral Sea and the lush garden resorts create an unforgettable backdrop to capture those memorable moments on camera.
The reception venue can host a party of a seated meal or a cocktail style event. Anywhere between 2 to 120 guests can join in the festivities. A dedicated wedding coordinator will be on hand to help you create the perfect day with the true essence of your special love.
Price: Wedding packages available
Type of Venue: Casual, contemporary
Address: Kelsey Creek, QLD
The Creek Whitsundays is a private farm situated in a country setting with gorgeous views of the mountains. The staff at The Creek has fantastic options available for your ceremony and reception. The wedding packages include options for the use of the beach and rural areas around the farm. They will work with you to pin down every detail for your special day to ensure you’re getting exactly what you’re looking for. This venue is also a perfect location to capture stunning photographs of your wedding day. The country setting makes this venue an ideal choice for couples who want a quiet and relaxed wedding day.
Price: Contact For Pricing Information
Address: 25 Ocean View Ave, Airlie Beach QLD 4802
Tucked away in a seaside enclave, Airlie Beach Coral Sea Resort is luxurious and tranquil in every sense. This oceanfront wedding venue will delight from the ceremony to the reception and even the honeymoon if you wish.
The manicured lawns and romantic gazebo make for a perfect ceremony spot. There are many dining options for the reception around the resort, with various guest capacity options. The resort offers affordable wedding packages with many choices to help make planning your special day stress free.
Price: Wedding packages available, affordable
Type of Venue: Oceanfront, romantic
Address: 33A Viewland Dr, Noosa Heads QLD 4567
In Noosa Heads, Queensland, the Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas lies along the picturesque and aptly named Sunshine Coast. The villas are so luxurious and modern (check out the Facebook photos), and the surroundings give you that tropical, rainforest vacation vibe you’ve been looking for (without the price tag).
The venue offers several indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony and reception venues, including poolside and their View Restaurant (catered by Chef Andrew Wilcox). Plus, how can you say no to five stars?
Address: 194 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville QLD 4566
On the banks of the Noosa River in Noosaville, Queensland, brides and grooms can enjoy stunning water views on a floating boathouse! You have the choice between three floors and event spaces as well as a private jetty which would be perfect for a wedding ceremony followed by a reception indoors.
We love their River Room, which seats up to 120 and lends the most gorgeous floor-to-ceiling, panoramic views of the surrounding waters. You can also rent a boat to take your wedding day pictures on! Check out their Facebook for more information and photos of the amazing food.
Address: 94 Noosa Dr, Noosa Heads QLD 4567
We’ve mentioned RACV resorts in the past, and we’re bringing them up again—because they’re just so beautiful and so great for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The RACV Noosa Resort in Noosa Heads, Queensland, is no exception, with the conservation sanctuary right next door and seating available for up to 140 guests.
Can’t you imagine exchanging your marriage vows with the love of your life on the deck of a lagoon pool? Check out the stunning views and more photos here.
Address: 34 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870
Offering an exquisite romantic location and the service of this internationally-renowned hotel group, you will be sure to unlock your dream wedding at the Hilton Cairns.
With a range of spaces for your ceremony, reception,and accommodation, all of your wedding weekend needs will be looked after here. Choose from waterfront or chapel vows to cocktails or fine dining on the terrace overlooking the inlet and marina, or even a relaxed poolside reception for a more intimate soiree.
Type of Venue: Contemporary, beachfront, hotel
Address: 6 Lake St, Cairns City QLD 4870
There is nothing more dreamy than a FNQ wedding. This group of vendors combines to cater to your every wedding day needs, from venues to decorations, photographers, caterers, entertainers and so much more.
You can choose from a range of magical spaces including chapels with floor to ceiling views of the water and coastline to barefoot vows right on the beach or an elegant garden marquee or fine hotel dining.
In partnership with premier venues in Cairns and Palm Cove, don’t consider planning your wedding without talking to South Pacific Bridal.
Capacity: Various, contact venue to confirm
Type of Venue: Contemporary, hotel, beachfront, garden
Address: 123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove QLD 4879
Located in magical Palm Cove, one of the greatest features Peppers has to offer is choice. Choose from a ceremony on the beach, in the gardens or beside the pool. Choose from formal dining in the restaurant, to a fun and relaxed buffet, cool cocktails under the stars or more. Choose intimate and private, or an exciting celebration with a hundred of your nearest and dearest.
Contact their dedicated and passionate events team for your options today, including accommodation for all of your guests.
Type of Venue: Hotel, contemporary, beachfront
Address: Sunshine Coast, 409 Mountain View Rd, Maleny QLD 4552 (Maleny Venues)
This incredible destination is an all-in-one ceremony and reception venue. Perched on the mountains edge is their breathtaking glass back chapel with uninterrupted views of the Glasshouse mountains. Surrounded by beautifully groomed gardens and lush rainforests of Maleny, there are endless opportunities for the most stunning wedding photographs.
The classic reception room offers a beautiful space to be made completely your own by their onsite floral team and stylist. With professional in-house chefs, Tiffany’s also offers fine dining and silver service; and in addition to that, the luscious natural views make it a pretty good choice to host your wedding.
Price: Available upon request
Type of Venue: Boutique, intimate , garden
Address: 894 Landsborough Maleny Rd, Maleny QLD 4552 (Maleny Venues)
With aesthetics that are hard to beat, Maleny Manor is a vibrant venue with gorgeous facilities. They have a range of weddings on offer, from festival style to a ‘pash and dash’ if you want to keep it quick.
The spacious grounds work for both large weddings and smaller affairs. A key feature here is the local chef who prepares fresh and delicious seasonal meals. There is also luxury accommodation available for top comfort.
Price: Vary depending on wedding package
Type of Venue: Outdoors, festival, grande, intimate, elopement
Address: 313-327 Flaxton Drive, Flaxton QLD 4560
An iconic Hinterland wedding destination, this beautiful venue is dotted with flowers, trees, and stunning nature all around. With weekend and weekday weddings all year round, Flaxton Gardens make sure that everyone has the chance for their special day to become a fairytale reality.
The grounds have a stunning reception interior and expansive grounds. There is an onsite restaurant with gourmet meals, a winery, and a function centre to cater to all groups and sizes.
Price: Varying packages and prices
Type of Venue: Outdoors, function centre, elegant
Address: Golf Links, Carawa St, St Lucia QLD 4067
Here is a venue that has a rich history of providing extravagant weddings and unforgettable moments. Nestled amongst a golf course and gardens, this venue is a retreat filled with bliss and picturesque views.
The large spaces around the grounds offer flexible services to accommodate a variety of wedding days. The reception and the ceremony can take place here as you like, either indoors or outdoors.
Address: Carawa St, St Lucia QLD 4067
Price: Packages and pricing available online
Type of Venue: Contemporary, unique
Address: 309 Herston Rd, Brisbane City QLD 4006
Romance and luxury come alive in this premier destination for couples to tie the knot. With outdoor spaces to delight and city views to impress, Victoria Park features private bars and outdoor decks for the festivities to get underway.
There are 5 venues to choose from within the Victoria Park precinct. The Marquee can seat up to 300 guests and is a true crown jewel choice. The Ballroom is filled with Victorian charm and can host up to 200 guests. Other options are available as well.
Address: 309 Herston Rd, Brisbane City QLD 4006
Price: Depends on choice of venue setting
Type of Venue: Luxury, romantic
Address: 60 Mount Nebo Rd, Enoggera Reservoir QLD 4520
A picturesque wedding is guaranteed at this gorgeous, natural venue. Amongst the trees and surrounding nature, this rainforest venue offers a unique experience. For nature lovers, it is hard to pass up the chance to get married in such an organic site.
Walkabout Creek is located close to Brisbane CBD, making it convenient for guests to join the nuptials. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, this retreat offers peace and tranquility for the happiness to take place.
Price: Wedding packages available
Type of Venue: Outdoors, landscaped, rainforest
Address: 334 Flinders St, Townsville QLD 4810
This venue offers luxury on a variety of budgets with your choice between a silver, gold or platinum package. The high ceilings in their modern Pandora Room give guests a sense of grandiosity which, combined with carefully chosen décor, offer an air of royalty.
On site accommodations are available at a discounted group rate. Depending on set up, guest capacity ranges from 110 to 180. For those looking for a small, elegant affair, they also offer a rooftop cocktail style package for up to 40 guests.
Address: 23 Palmer St, South Townsville QLD 4810
Another luxury venue with onsite accommodation readily available for your guests. Enter your wedding in style using our iconic grand staircase, and leave them awestruck by the décor our seasoned planning staff can bring together for you. Perfect for the no fuss couple, they are happy to take over planning and leave you to enjoy your engagement.
It will be tough not to find something that fits your party size and style. The Hotel offers 11 different rooms to choose from, some perfect for intimate gatherings, and others perfect for grand affairs, with the grand ballroom accommodating up to 340 people for a banquet.
Address: 166 Woolcock St, Townsville QLD 4812
As the only Australian Bridal Industry Academy winning venue in Townsville, the Mercure has been recognized as the one of the Top Hotel Wedding Reception Venues in Australia. They offer elegant and modern indoor venues, as well as a gorgeous outdoor plantation, ideal for a wedding under the stars. Their in-house wedding planner will take you through the whole planning process, making the process as stress free as possible.
Accommodation is available for your guests onsite at a discounted rate.
Address: 5 Highway Plaza, Mackay QLD 4740
Positioned on the quiet banks of the Pioneer River, the Windmill Motel and Events Centre is a short drive to the CBD, airport, golf course and Harbour. The landscaped gardens offer a relaxed perfect for guests to enjoy the evening.
It is one of the largest event spaces in the area and can accommodate up to 200 guests, with plenty of onsite accommodation for anyone who needs it.
Address: 1 Bridge Rd, Mackay QLD 4740
Get the best of both worlds and hold your outdoor ceremony with beach views surrounded by lush floral gardens.Catering, linens, glassware and a full staff are all on site, taking the stress out of needing to hire each item individually.
With a variety of onsite options for your reception, you can host an intimate dinner at the restaurant, or host a larger, 80-150 people seated / 100-200 cocktail style reception in either of their stylish event spaces.
Address: 2 Rosewood Dr, Mackay QLD 4740
Mackay Northern Beaches Bowls Club is located in the picturesque Northern Beaches of Mackay.
The Northern Beaches is host to some beautiful beaches only a short 5 minute drive away. Their new wedding deck over looks our landscape gardens, pond & bowling greens; the perfect backdrop for your ceremony, reception & wedding photography.
They offer 3 venue spaces, catering from 30 to 300 cocktail, and 30 to 220 seated dinning and their new & exclusive wedding packages cater from the small intimate weddings to the large lavish affairs. Be enchanted by every stage of a beaches wedding.
Address: 87/109 Port Douglas Rd, Port Douglas QLD 4877
Another luxurious hotel in Port Douglas, Queensland that is perfect for your wedding ceremony, reception, and accommodations is Oaks Port Douglas Resort (formerly QT Port Douglas). If the sound of a lagoon pool, beautiful manicured gardens, and 170 hotel rooms (with king size beds, and options of one- and two-bedroom apartments) appeals to you, you have to consider this resort for your wedding festivities. You can host your wedding ceremony and reception indoors or outdoors under twinkling lights or lanterns.
You can see more photos of their wedding receptions and décor on their Facebook.
Address: 5078 Captain Cook Hwy, Oak Beach QLD 4877
In Port Douglas, right beside the Macaslister Range National Park (which is gorgeous for your wedding and bridal portraits) and on the coast of the Coral Sea. The property is private and boasts and incredible 145 acres. There are beautiful, modern accommodations available for you and your guests, and Osprey’s Restaurant is a fantastic wedding reception venue—it is open-air, amidst the tree tops of the rainforest, and overlooking the sea and beaches.
Have a look at their Facebook today for more information.
Address: 5 Triton St, Palm Cove QLD 4879
This resort in Cairns, Queensland, is sandwiched between Kuranda National Park, Kewarra Beach, and Palm Cove. In additional to gorgeous gardens, pristine beaches for your wedding ceremony, and a poolside Lagoon Bar that your bridesmaids will love, there is the Vie Day Spa that the bride can take full advantage of (and the groom can join for a relaxing couple’s massage or facial)! They also offer preferential accommodation rates, which your wedding guests will love.
Visit their Facebook for photos of the site and their weddings.
Located just 30 minutes away from the Gold Coast at Numbinnbah Valley, the Gold Coast Farm House is the perfect venue for your dream country/farm wedding.
This beautiful farm venue is spread over 50 acre gorgeous land and is surrounded by the State Forest and National park.
But that’s not it!
The breathetaking sight of the hot air balloons in the morning and hang gliders in the afternoon and the flat cleared area makes it perfect for tipis and marquees to be erected at your wedding.
The Gold Coast Farm House is perfect for your dream farm wedding.
Address: 363 Carool Rd, Carool NSW 2486
With relaxation and romance at the forefront of this estate’s design, there is a unique charm to Summergrove Estate which brings a perfect day to life. The stunning backdrop overlooking the hinterlands creates an ideal setting for wedding photos to capture those unforgettable moments.
Everything is taken care of your the happy couple at this estate. With reception, ceremony, and menus available, it is easy to feel in control of how the day will run. This picturesque and enchanting wedding destination is sure to be a place of happy memories.
Price: Prices available upon enquiry
Type of Venue: Outdoors, elegant, stylish
Address: Gold Coast Springbrook Rd & Boomerang Rd, Mudgeeraba QLD 4213
This stunning studio has a range of wedding packages available to suit all needs for the happy couple. With personal touches such decorated tables and fairy lights, it is easy to create the perfect ambience for your dream day.
The wedding packages make it easy to plan your perfect day. There are four lodges available for guest accommodation. The use of facilities such as a giant chess board will ensure no one gets bored throughout the day.
Price: Packages differ in price
Type of Venue: Natural, elegant, bespoke
Address: 344 Ramsay St, Middle Ridge QLD 4350
This historic homestead surrounded by acres of lush gardens has won awards for its incredible food and next-level wedding receptions. Over 150 years old, the lovely homestead was recently refurbished to become one of the state’s premier venues for exquisite celebrations. You book the whole magnificent estate for your event, with a range of spaces, locations and stunning settings for all the important parts of your day.
Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity
Type of Venue: Historic, Garden, Restaurant
Address: 330 Preston Boundary Rd, Top Camp QLD 4352
Another of Toowoomba’s gorgeous old properties, Preston Manor will have you falling in love all over again. Nestled in native bushland and surrounded by breathtaking views of the ranges, this graceful and sophisticated homestead has been reborn into one of the most romantic event settings we have ever seen. The rustic chapel is ideal for unforgettable ceremonies and is just the beginning of the special treats this place has in store.
Type of Venue: Historic, Rustic
Address: 302 North St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350
The lovely staff at this venue have looked after thousands of weddings, bringing an experience that you can completely trust. With immaculate service, attention to detail, gourmet food and a state of the art facility, your day will be stress-free when you book a wedding here. Choose from a range of menus, styles,and packages to suit every budget.
Type of Venue: Restaurant
Address: 894 Landsborough Maleny Rd, Maleny QLD 4552
By day or night and in literally any weather, Maleny Manor is a setting to behold. Purpose-built for romantic wedding celebrations, the attention to detail, comfort and luxury will astound you. Theaward-winning space offers wonderful hinterland and oceans views, expansive lawns and gardens, a state of the art reception space and even boutique accommodation. Boho couples will love the concept of the tipi festival reception.
Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity
Type of Venue: Garden
Address: Sunshine Coast, 409 Mountain View Rd, Maleny QLD 4552
Tiffany’s is a special venue – it has the ambience of an intimate boutique space but still manages to be grand and spectacular as well. An all in one venue, you can have a ceremony in the refurbished chapel, photos with a range of stunning backdrops across mountains and coastline, and then a reception to celebrate well into the night. You will also have access to accommodation for the bridal party for the perfect end to a perfect day.
Type of Venue: Garden, Rustic
Address: 483 Mountain View Rd, Maleny QLD 4552
Nestled in a pristine mountain atmosphere, Tranquil Park provides a weekend of serenity and romance – the perfect start to married life! You can hold your ceremony, photos and reception in a variety of locations on the grounds, as well as get ready beforehand and relax and stay the night afterwards. Their passionate staff are renowned for personalised celebrations that will perfectly reflect who you are as a couple.
Type of Venue: Garden, Function Centre
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