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10 Jaw-Dropping Wedding Venues in Brisbane

The capital of Australia’s Sunshine State will spoil you for choice when it comes to picturesque wedding locations. Brisbane offers a wide range of options, from quaint chapels and elegant halls to enchanting rainforests and idyllic mountains. In this issue, we have handpicked 10 Jaw-Dropping Wedding Venues in Brisbane to help narrow down your search for that perfect setting that will make your fantasy wedding come to life.

Table of Contents:

  1. The Westin Brisbane, for a 5-star wedding experience
  2. Glengariff Historic Estate, for an exclusive wedding by the hills
  3. Walkabout Creek, for an enchanting wedding in the heart of nature
  4. Brisbane City Hall, for an art-filled wedding reception
  5. Victoria Park, for a relaxing parkland wedding
  6. Clear Mountain Lodge Spa & Vineyard, for an idyllic mountaintop wedding
  7. Cedar Creek Lodges at Thunderbird Park, for a mystical rainforest wedding
  8. White Chapel Kalbar and Black Hall Kalbar, for a rustic country wedding
  9. Hampton Estate Wines, for an elegant hillside wedding
  10. Coolibah Downs Private Estate, for a dreamy estate wedding

10 Jaw-Dropping Wedding Venues in Brisbane

1. The Westin Brisbane, for a 5-star wedding experience

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Minutes from the Queen Street Mall. in the centre of Brisbane’s CBD, The Westin Brisbane offers an unparalleled 5-star wedding experience. The luxury hotel has a dedicated wedding specialist and events team that can help you design a bespoke package and create a personalized menu for your guests using locally-sourced produce. Check out their wedding kit here.

The Westin Brisbane has an array of event spaces that you can use for an intimate affair or an extravagant celebration. Ideal for chic weddings, the Westin Ballroom features floor-to-ceiling windows and can accommodate up to 500 guests cocktail style. Elevate and Eden’s Table, on the other hand, offer a more intimate space with 60 and 50 seated guests, respectively. Couples who want an outdoor reception or ceremony can make use of the alfresco area overlooking the hotel’s infinity Nautilus pool.

Check out The Westin Brisbane for your wedding >
Website: westinbrisbane.com
Address: 111 Mary Street, Brisbane  4000 Australia
Contact: +61 (7) 3557 8888
Email: westin.brisbane@westin.com
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2. Glengariff Historic Estate, for an exclusive wedding by the hills

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Glengariff Historic Estate is one of Queensland’s oldest family estates dating back to 1876.  The property is located 45 minutes from Brisbane CBD and spans 230 acres of manicured grounds and jaw-dropping views. Within the estate, you’ll be spoiled with endless photo opportunities in over 30 different sites including the stone arbours, vineyards, lake, jetty, and the rustic barn. At night, Glengariff is lit up, making for a romantic night wedding location under the Australian skies.

An all-inclusive award-winning venue, Glengariff Historic Estate has a stunning outdoor location with gorgeous mountain views and classical stone arbours. The estate’s Vintage Room also offers the same breathtaking view of the surrounding hills and valleys, a perfect backup in case of rainy weather or for couples who prefer an indoor ceremony or reception. Glengariff caters to intimate weddings of 20 or grand celebrations of 200. They’re even available for elopements so you can enjoy an idyllic wedding just for 2. 

Check out Glengariff Historic Estate for your wedding >
Website: glengariff.com.au
Address: 3234 Mount Mee Rd, King Scrub (via Dayboro), Brisbane Hinterland 4521
Contact: +61 (7) 3425 1299
Email: admin@glengariff.com.au

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3. Walkabout Creek, for an enchanting wedding in the heart of nature

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One of the most sought after rainforest venues in Brisbane, Walkabout Creek offers a wedding experience unlike any other. Situated within D’Aguilar National Park, 12 kilometres from the CBD, this function venue overlooks Enoggera Reservoir and boasts invigorating views of the surrounding lush greenery and native wildlife, creating an enchanting and romantic backdrop for your wedding.  

Walkabout Creek has multiple outdoor ceremony locations and three wedding reception areas with endless photography opportunities. Their newest location, a completely covered deck with floor to ceiling glass doors, can seat up to 300 guests. Walkabout Creek is managed and exclusively catered by Cuisine on Cue which offers all-inclusive packages that can cater to any wedding style – be it a cocktail party, a brunch, a three-course sit-down or a buffet-style dinner. 

Check out Walkabout Creek for your wedding >
Website: www.walkaboutcreek.com.au
Address: 60 Mount Nebo Rd. The Gap, Brisbane QLD 4061
Contact: +61 (7) 3300 2558
Email: info@walkaboutcreek.com.au

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4. Brisbane City Hall, for an art-filled wedding reception

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Located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD is one of Queensland’s most important cultural icons. The Brisbane City Hall is a heritage-listed building that offers a majestic wedding backdrop with its vaulted ceilings, shimmering chandeliers, mosaic-tiled floors and magnificent marble staircase. 

Originally built in the 1920s, the Brisbane City Hall underwent a three-year restoration from 2010 to 2013. As a result, it now offers 14 luxurious function rooms with modern audio-visual facilities.  The biggest space is the Main Auditorium which can accommodate 700 seated guests and a dance floor or up to 2000 cocktail style guests. All the events at the Brisbane City Hall are managed and catered by EPICURE.

Check out Brisbane City Hall for your wedding >
Website:  www.epicure.com.au/venues/brisbane-city-hall
Address: 64 Adelaide Street Brisbane QLD 4000
Contact: +61 (7) 3014 4705
Email: events.bch@epicure.com.au
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5. Victoria Park, for a relaxing parkland wedding

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Hailed as “Brisbane Wedding Venue of the Year” in 2019 and 2020 at the LUXLife Global Wedding Awards Program, Victoria Park showcases the genuine luxury of  Australian weddings with its parkland ambience and relaxing scenery. The park is situated just two kilometres from Brisbane’s CBD, and combines the tranquil views of the golf course’s rolling green hills and the breathtaking panorama of Brisbane’s cityscape to create the perfect backdrop for a laidback wedding.

Victoria Park has 5 stunning reception venues that can seat 30 to 380 guests. It also has a dedicated outdoor space for ceremonies. Alternatively, you can exchange your vows on the adjoining terrace of your reception area. The park also has a lot of photo locations around the complex and golf course that you can use when you book both ceremony and reception there. Victoria Park offers complete wedding packages as well as off-peak and 80+ guest specials.

Check out Victoria Park for your wedding >
Website: victoriapark.com.au
Address: 309 Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006
Contact: +61 (7) 3253 2525
Email: events@victoriapark.com.au
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6. Clear Mountain Lodge Spa & Vineyard, for an idyllic mountaintop wedding

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For couples who are looking for a peaceful venue away from the hustle and bustle of the city,  Clear Mountain Lodge Spa & Vineyard may be the one for you. The venue is located just 35 minutes away from the CBD, hidden within 20 hectares of extensive gardens and native bushland at the peak of Clear Mountain. It overlooks Glasshouse Mountains and  Moreton Bay, creating an idyllic backdrop as you celebrate your special day. 

Say ‘I do” in Clear Mountain Lodge Spa & Vineyard’s dedicated Wedding Pavilion surrounded by manicured lawns and the stunning views of Lake Samsonvale and D’Aguilar Ranges. After which, the guest can enjoy pre-dinner canapés in the Serenity Gardens before proceeding to a reception at the Serenity Room. The 51-room hinterland retreat also offers guest accommodations, endless photo location, and a selection of pre and post-wedding activities including bridal showers, spa sessions and recovery breakfasts for the couple and the guests. 

Check out Clear Mountain Lodge Spa & Vineyard for your wedding >
Website: www.clearmountainlodge.com.au
Address: 564 Clear Mountain Rd, Clear Mountain QLD 4500
Contact: +61 (7) 3298 5100
Email: events@clearmountainlodge.com.au
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7. Cedar Creek Lodges at Thunderbird Park, for a mystical rainforest wedding

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Located less than an hour away from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Cedar Creek Lodges offers an enchanting wedding venue reminiscent of story-books and dreams. Imagine getting married in a soaring canopy on the banks of Cedar Creek, with fairy lights and timber floors complementing the lively green of the surrounding flora, and the sound of the waterfall accompanying your vows as it trickles over pebbles and rocks. This setting, the Rainforest Amphitheatre, is just one of the magical ceremony venues at  Cedar Creek Lodges. Lake Water Lily is perfect for a serene lakeside wedding, while The Garden offers a manicured knoll with rainforest groves and eucalypt bushland as a backdrop.

Cedar Creek Lodges also has four beautiful reception venues. The Island Glade is built adjacent to the Rainforest Amphitheatre. The Rainforest Restaurant and Lounge Bar showcases an all-Australian design combined with rainforest surrounds. On the other hand, both The Sanctuary and The Lantern offer the elegance and the old-world charm of Australia’s colonial past.

Check out Cedar Creek Lodges at Thunderbird Park for your wedding >
Website: www.cedarcreeklodges.com.au
Address: 639 Tamborine Mountain Road Tamborine Mountain QLD 4272
Contact: +61 (7) 5545 7996
Email: info@cedarcreeklodges.com.au
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8. White Chapel Kalbar and Black Hall Kalbar, for a rustic country wedding

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White Chapel Kalbar is a newly renovated wedding ceremony venue that marries country romance with modern-day comforts. Elegant in its simplicity, the 134-year old chapel features white panelled walls, timber floors, iron chandeliers, and a beautiful backlit altar. It is also fitted with modern luxuries such as air-conditioning, Bluetooth sound system, and even WiFi. 

Conveniently located right behind the White Chapel, Black Hall Kalbar has a homey and welcoming atmosphere. With large barn doors, long timber tables, and a distinctive antler chandelier, the stylish reception space exudes undeniable rustic charm. Outside is a pergola that guests can occupy for welcome canapes and evening celebrations. Both the White Chapel and the Black Hall can seat 70 guests, perfect for small and medium celebrations. You can also check out The Barn and The Grounds for an alternative ceremony or additional reception space.

Check out White Chapel Kalbar and Black Hall Kalbar for your wedding >
Website: whitechapelkalbar.com.au
Address: 87 George Street, Kalbar, QLD 4309
Contact: +61 (7) 3186 8627
Email: info@whitechapelkalbar.com.au
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9. Hampton Estate Wines, for an elegant hillside wedding

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Another beautiful wedding location in the Gold Coast hinterland is Hampton Estate Wines. This former church is perched on the hillside of Tamborine Mountain, where you and your guests can enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains, the vast sky, and the azure Pacific ocean. With different ceremony and reception venues as well as boutique-style accommodations for guests, Hampton Estate Wines has everything you need for an unforgettable wedding day. 

Hampton Estate Wines offers both indoor and outdoor venues you can choose from. Seating up to 120, the historic Hampton House now holds a restaurant with an elegant cedar staircase that can be used for the bride and groom’s entry. The downstairs Whisky Bar, on the other hand, offers an intimate setting perfect for smaller receptions. For your ceremony, enjoy a 360-degree unobstructed view of the surrounding vista at The Green or in The Glasshouse. The Green also doubles as an outdoor reception area.

Check out Hampton Estate Wines for your wedding >
Website: www.hamptonestatewines.com.au
Address: 52 Bartle Road Mt Tamborine Qld 4272
Contact: +61 (7) 5545 3144
Email: info@hamptonestatewines.com.au
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10. Coolibah Downs Private Estate, for a dreamy estate wedding 

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Nestled within a 10-acre private property in the Gold Coast hinterland, Coolibah Downs Private Estate is a dreamy location for both wedding ceremony and reception.  This exclusive venue is located 60 minutes from Brisbane and can cater for weddings with 20 to 250 guests. The extensive gardens, rainforest backdrop, rustic bridge and stream are just some of the endless photo locations within the estate. It also has detached accommodations for guests. 

For couples wanting a traditional ceremony, Coolibah Downs Private Estate has a quaint stone chapel surrounded by manicured gardens. It features high ceilings, wooden pews, stained glass windows and two water fountains. The estate also offers multiple options for an outdoor ceremony. Choose among the Croquet Lawn, Garden Gazebo backgrounded by lush rainforest, Lily Pond, and the iconic Love Tree. You can also have your reception outdoors or in the silk-lined marquee just waiting for whatever wedding theme you have in mind.

 Check out Coolibah Downs Private Estate for your wedding >
Website: www.coolibahdowns.com.au
Address: 41 Mt Nathan Road, Mount Nathan, Qld 4211
Contact: +61 (7) 5596 5454 / 0497 279 185
Email: info@coolibahdowns.com.au
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So which among these beautiful Brisbane wedding venues caught your interest? I hope our list helped you find what you are looking for.  Remember to choose a setting that will make you feel comfortable and let you enjoy the magic of your special day.

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