The gateway to the vibrant and lush Queensland hinterland, Maleny is proof that this part of the world is so much more than just sea and sand. One of the most gorgeous regions of the Sunshine Coast, your wedding guests will relish a day of slowing down and just enjoying life in one of these glorious reception venues.

While most of the venues below will happily accommodate your ceremony as well, you might also like to check out some of the region’s iconic wedding ceremony spaces. We especially love historic chapels like the Little White Wedding Chapel, where you can exchange vows before moving on to one of the reception centres detailed on our list below.

Here is our list of the editor’s choice Top 10 Wedding Reception Venues in Maleny


Maleny Manor

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. The award-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: 894 Landsborough Maleny Rd, Maleny QLD 4552

Phone: 07 5499 9013

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Tiffany's Maleny

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.

Capacity: 120

Type of Venue: Garden, Rustic

Address: 409 Mountain View Rd, Maleny QLD 4552

Phone: 07 5494 2825

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Tranquil Park Mountain Resort

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

Address: 483 Mountain View Rd, Maleny QLD 4552

Phone: 07 5494 2544

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The Old Dairy

There is no place in the world quite like The Old Dairy at Maleny. Embraced by an ancient backdrop across mountains and hills, this is a welcoming rustic setting that provides a wonderful blank canvas for your unique wedding day. Outdoor ceremonies with breathtaking views are their speciality, but there are gorgeous undercover options such as the Bell Tower if the weather won’t play fair.

You can choose from a marquee reception or hold a more intimate affair in one of the quaint old bar spaces. Spend your wedding night in the luxuriously appointed cottage as well.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Rustic, Garden

Address: 621 Landsborough Maleny Rd, Maleny QLD 4552

Phone: 0417 881 215

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Maleny Retreat

A quick (and extremely beautiful) fifteen-minute drive from the mountain village town of Maleny is this divine retreat setting. This is an exclusive and private space where you can hold every part of your special day, which has been repeatedly awarded prizes in the wedding industry for its hospitality and excellence.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Garden

Address: 165 Mears Lane Booroobin, QLD, 4552

Phone: 0490 843 648

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Ruddles Retreat

Ideal for intimate affairs and those wedding days when you want to spend extra special time with each and every guest, you will love Ruddles Retreat. The lovely garden venue is full of hidden spaces and secret photo backdrops just waiting to be uncovered, and the simple, sophisticated reception space will delight. This space also provides a country house for accommodation.

Capacity: 60

Type of Venue: Garden, Country

Address: 72 Ruddle Dr, Reesville QLD 4552

Phone: 0407 243 001

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Vue de Lumieres

Another venue with sublime dramatic backdrops, we are in love with Vue de Lumieres. This stunning location provides outdoor ceremonies, gorgeous garden spaces and elegant marquee receptions, as well as accommodation for everyone. Relaxed and yet refined, when you are looking for rustic sophistication and a venue that will have your guests talking fondly for years, this is your ideal spot.

Capacity: 200

Type of Venue: Garden

Address: 644 Maleny - Montville Rd, Balmoral Ridge QLD 4552

Phone: 0418 151 678

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Secrets on the Lake

Just north of Maleny in Montville, and yet feeling like an alternate universe, you will find Secrets on the Lake. This luxury treehouse retreat is an ornate timber paradise filled with whimsy and romance.

The friendly and professional staff love making wedding dreams come true, and whether you have a formal dinner, cocktails and canapes, or even a buffet, you will be so impressed by the service and the food.

Capacity: 80

Type of Venue: Lakeside, Garden, Rustic

Address: 207 Narrows Rd, Montville QLD 4560

Phone: 07 5478 5888

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Flaxton Gardens

This historic winery and homestead is a place of enchanting beauty. Perched high on the Glasshouse ranges with coastal views across Noosa and Moreton Bay, it provides a stunning spot for ceremonies and receptions with a difference. Famed for their high tea as well the award-winning restaurant, your guests will be happily sated here. There is also lovely accommodation for the bridal couple to perfectly end your day.

Capacity: Contact venue directly to confirm capacity

Type of Venue: Winery, Restaurant, Historic

Address: 313-327 Flaxton Dr, Flaxton QLD 4560

Phone: 07 5445 7450

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Little White Wedding Chapel

Address: 89 McCarthy Rd, Maleny QLD 4552

Phone: 0413 150 003

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Parting Notes

Maleny and the Sunshine Coast hinterland is a picture postcard land of rolling hills, majestic mountains and lush rainforests. Cooler than the coast and less subject to the whims of ocean breezes, it provides a more temperate climate that is ideal for wedding celebrations.

It is warm all year round, but still subject to the Queensland wet season, with the highest rainfall in Summer and Autumn. Weddings between April and December will be ideal.

The views across the mountain ranges, as well as the bay, offer some incredible backdrops for your photos, so be sure to choose a venue that gives you maximum access to these. The region is known for wonderful food and wine, so you are sure to be treated to a feast for all of your senses on your wedding day.

A romantic and relaxing getaway, your guests will love making a whole week or weekend of this special occasion.



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