The “green behind the gold” is how the Gold Coast Hinterland is described by the locals. Being located so close to the Gold Coast – just west of the M1, makes it easily accessible to everyone. With so many breathtaking views, the Gold Coast Hinterland offers some truly amazing wedding locations. Please fill in the contact form here for more information on styling options for your wedding day.
Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens – Known as a jewel in the crown of the Scenic Rim, Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is nestled in a valley covering 11 hectares with combined plantings of sub-tropical and cool temperate exotic plants and natural sub-tropical rainforest. The boutique garden settings have specimen collections from all over the world and includes a beautiful stone bridge and many pathways. Such a stunning setting for a garden wedding ceremony as seen here in our pictures!
Historic St Bernards Hotel – Mount Tamborine – St Bernards Hotel is situated in the most ideal position. Located on the edge of an ancient volcanic escarpment, the Hotel commands wonderful views of Tamborine Valley overlooking Guanaba Gorge, Moreton Bay, the Gold Coast skyline and the Pacific Ocean. For a relaxed ceremony, St Bernards offer exclusive use of their gardens or the on site gazebo for a two hour period. This stunning venue provides beautiful surroundings with picturesque photography settings as seen here below.
The Grand Marquee and Siganto Room can be used for your formal sit down or cocktail style reception.
Peppers Ruffles – Willow Vale – Peppers Ruffles is one of the most highly regarded boutique Gold Coast wedding venues. If you are looking for a luxury stress free wedding, Ruffles Lodge & Spa is the ideal wedding ceremony and reception venue with picturesque ceremony sites including the incredible viewing platform and sit down receptions for up to 50 guests or cocktail style weddings of up to 100 guests.
Pethers Rainforest Retreat – Mount Tamborine – Pethers Rainforest Retreat newly created Wedding Garden area has won rave reviews and features a private manicured lawn and wedding gazebo, all enveloped by a majestical rainforest…the perfect place for your intimate wedding ceremony as seen in these pictures styled by us. The retreat also offers the perfect venue for small intimate weddings of up to 60 people banquet style or up to 80 people cocktail style.
Historic Rivermill – Mt Nathan – Nestled at the foothills of Mt.Tamborine, is this breathtaking venue – Historic Rivermill! A river meanders through the back of the property. Plenty of room for guests to mingle. Fantastic photo opportunities, with an old train carriage, cart and farm animals! The Reception area overlooks the river. There is also a chapel and a gazebo that can be used for ceremonies.
Summergrove Estate – Tweed Hinterland – Just over the Qld border situated in the Tweed Hinterland is the amazing Summergrove Estate. A secluded sanctuary nestled on 73 hilltop acres of lush countryside, with spectacular ocean and valley views. It has a fully licensed restaurant, outdoor reception options and villa accommodation. For couples wanting a wedding that caters for everything in the one place, Summergrove Estate is the perfect choice!
Rosellas at Canyon Lookout – Springbrook – Rosellas at Canyon Lookout is located in Springbrook, right next to the World Heritage Listed Springbrook National Park. This historical venue is one of the oldest homesteads in Springbrook and is perfect for couples wanting a small, vintage style wedding. Rosellas is only 30 mins from the Gold Coast and 90 mins from Brisbane and can cater for elopements and small weddings of up to 30 people. It has B&B accommadation and a charming little restaurant full of old world charm.
Cedar Creek Estate – Mount Tamborine – The magic of the mountain truly comes to life when you visit Cedar Creek Estate Winery, nestled in the heart of the Gold Coast Hinterland, on a stunning 22 acre estate. Whether you are looking for an intimate wedding escape or an opportunity for friends and family to get away and celebrate with you, Cedar Creek Estate Winery offers you unique and romantic ceremony and reception locations for your very special day.
Springbrook is a World Heritage Listed area with waterfalls, Gold Coast views and rainforest locations. Both Mt. Tamborine and Springbrook are generally at least five degrees cooler than the coast, perfect for a summer wedding. Most reception venues in these areas also have big open fires adding a touch of romance, and keeping you and your guests warm in winter. Places like Mudgeeraba, Tallebudgera and Canungra offer a real country feel, perfect for a Vintage or rustic themed wedding!
The Gold Coast Hinterland is the perfect place if you are looking for a private, relaxed and unique place to celebrate your special day!