Riverlife

Rating
(51 reviews)
 
Location
PO Box 15555, Kangaroo Point, Queensland  View Map
Business Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
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Set along the banks of the Brisbane River, Riverlife is a relaxed waterfront wedding venue with multiple indoor and outdoor spaces, including marquees. Located just a few steps from Kangaroo Point Parklands, this venue is usually used for receptions following a ceremony in the lush park gardens.

Riverlife is truly Brisbane’s hidden treasure. Its stunning location nestled on the banks of the Brisbane River, at the base of the majestic Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Riverlife offers four unique waterfront outdoor venues and a heritage-listed function room, for your Special Day! At Riverlife everyone is welcome, LGBTQ community will always be welcomed with open arms. 

Our venue spaces are situated directly on the riverfront edge, so your gathering will benefit from the moored yachts and dynamic river traffic, the stunning greenery of the Botanical Gardens and backdrop of the setting sun.

Take your vows on along the river in the natural surroundings of the Kangaroo Point Parklands. Adjacent to our venues, the parklands offer a beautiful, open-air and unique outdoor wedding ceremony. This is a perfect opportunity to combine your ceremony, reception and photos all in one stunning waterfront location.

Our Executive Chef has created restaurant quality, flawless,fresh, and delicious menus to compliment the ambiance of river city whilst incorporating modern cuisine that you and your guests will thoroughly enjoy.

Our versatile venues are perfect for Weddings of any size, from 12 to 800 guests and with our range of packages we can tailor every aspect of your wedding. Whether it’s casual cocktail or an intimate fine dining event, Riverlife has an all-inclusive package perfect for you, otherwise allow us to tailor you an individual package.

Our dedicated and experienced Event Team will work with you from the initial enquiry and be present at the wedding to ensure your special day is seamless.


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Easy Weddings Special Offer

$7500 Pop-Up Wedding

Can't wait any longer to tie the knot? Get married at Riverlife's stunning waterfront venue before 1 April 2021 for just $7,500.

This package is available at a flat-rate of $7,500 for up to 50 guests (additional guests $150 per person).

Pop-up Special Includes:

Ceremony

  • 1-hour on-site ceremony - subject to availability (guest arrival & ceremony)
  • Ceremony Furniture
  • Professional Live Streaming of Ceremony with unlimited viewing
  • Bridal Bouquet


Reception

  • 4-hour reception in available riverside marquee space
  • 5 Chef Selected Hot Canapes
  • 2 Chef Selected Dessert Canapes
  • House beverage package
  • PA system with microphone & AUX cable


Styling

  • Assorted cocktail furniture
  • Cocktail Styling Package - table florals, candles, welcome sign, bar menu
  • Fairy Lights


Support

  • Dedicated Event Coordinator
  • On the day coordination


Available for new clients only.

Venue Features

Reception guests

Min 15 / Max 800

Price per head

Low $99 / High $ 159

Ceremony

Indoors & Outdoors

Ceremony Guests

Min - / Max 150

Time restrictions

12:00 AM

In-house catering

Yes

3rd party catering

Yes

Event time included

5.00 hours

Music must end by

11:30 PM

Reviews

(51 reviews)
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29 Aug 2020

Our Wedding Day was a dream come true for my Husband and I. We were married in the Parklands Gardens, had our pre-reception drinks on the Riverfront Deck and our Reception in the Sunset Marquee. The day was perfect, the food was so delicious and the Riverlife staff were incredible. To Jordyn, our Event Manager, it is simply impossible for me to put into word how incredibly grateful we are for everything you did to make our wedding day a real life dream come true. Your reassurance about our wedding plans and work ethic is something you should be very proud of. My calmness on our wedding day was because of these things, I just knew our ceremony and reception would be exactly as we imagined because of you. But truthfully it was better than all our dreams! We will cherish the day forever and we cannot recommend Riverlife enough!

1 Aug 2020

We recently had our wedding at Riverlife. The Parklands setting for our ceremony was beautiful and private and the City lights marquee along with the lawn was perfect for our reception. Our event manager Jordyn was a pleasure to work with. She made sure we had everything we asked for and nothing was too big an ask for her. She kept us up to date with everything going on with the Covid-19 restrictions and worked with us to make sure we stayed compliant but still had the beautiful wedding we wanted. All of the staff on the day we amazing. They were all presented well and service was perfect (i was never without a drink and there was always someone close by checking in) Jordyn along with her team made sure we had the most perfect day with absolutely no problems. We cannot recommend or thank Riverlife enough

1 Jun 2018

Surprisingly Affordable and gorgeous location! A well oiled machine when it comes to service and enough delicious food to feed even the biggest eaters! At less than $100pp including furniture and venue package, this stunning location on the brisbane river with incredible views is a hidden Gem. We starred on the river front deck and were delighted with surprise fireworks accross the river. The food is fantastic, we had the coctail menu, and you can BYO alcohol which reduces the cost considerably. the staff are organised and think of absolutely everything. couldnt recommend more, you can do as much DYI as you like or leave it to the professionals for a small fee. we had over 100 guests and spent less than 10k

16 Apr 2021

Perfect spot, having ceremony and location in one spot is great! Great communication with our coordinator. Can decorate or leave as is - either is perfect!

6 Feb 2021

I married my wife at this beautiful location on the 6th of Feb 2021. Kayla, Becky and the entire Riverlife team made our day very special, as everything was perfect!! All our guests were stoked with the service, food, location and rocking vibes.. Thank you so much, keep doing what you're doing!

20 Oct 2020

We had a beautiful mid-week wedding at Riverlife and it was everything we wanted and more. They hosted the ceremony and reception taking care of everything from furniture to food, and a event planner to make sure everything runs smoothly throughout the day. They made our wedding so easy and stress free to plan. All the guests loved the location and the food was devine. I would highly recommend Riverlife to anyone for their wedding.

12 Oct 2020

Jordyn and the team at Riverlife made our wedding day and the lead up so easy and stress free. Nothing was too hard and they liked after everyone e on they day. What a beautiful venue with the magnificent city of Brisbane as a back drop! Thank you Riverlife for the wedding day we wished for!

5 Sep 2020

Our wedding day with riverlife was perfect. We had so much fun. Jordyn our event manager was so helpful as well as all the staff there. The venue if affordable and the view is beautiful. We got married during the covid pandemic and are so glad we went ahead. Despite the restrictions we had so much fun!

28 Aug 2020

This was the best decision we made- choosing Riverlife. They have everything we needed: a garden, the element of water and the Brisbane view. We don’t have to spend much for decorations really because the view on its own is breathtaking. Riverlife is the best supplier that offers, not only a venue, but excellent service! Maddie, Jordyn and the team have been superb! So easy to talk to and deal with! Forgotten about the pandemic because Riverlife do have a COVID safe plan. Staff have been trained so that’s one thing off the list. And Jordyn made sure everything was well taken care of! An added bonus, we forgot about our ceremony wine glasses, we had to get it the next day. It was put aside by the staff and already washed! We’re really happy with the outcome of the wedding! Excellent excellent service!

28 Aug 2020

We loved the Riverlife parkland location for our ceremony and can't wait to be able to utilise a function space next year for another celebration as COVID caused some changes to our wedding day. Jordyn communicated with our planner well and helped to make our day even more special.

8 Aug 2020

Riverlife was the most amazing wedding and reception venue. Our ceremony was in the Kangaroo Cliffs parklands with Brisbane City as the backdrop and then it was just a short stroll to the reception venue, the riverfront deck. Both locations were incredible! Kayla, our event manager, was a delight to work with and made the planning process so smooth. Even with all the ups and downs of COVID-19, Kayla ensured we had the most beautiful wedding. On our wedding day, all the staff were incredible and made us feel like VIPs! It was an absolute dream and we are so fortunate to have been able to get married at Riverlife. We HIGHLY recommend it!

26 Oct 2019

Riverlife was a fantastic reception venue! We were blessed with gorgeous Queensland weather (26 degrees during day and around 19-20 degrees at night). It was a stunning night. Tahlia, Ellie and Jordyn helped to make me feel very special and well looked after. They also worked incredibly well with our on the day co-ordinators “the other bridesmaids” and my stylist/florist Gemma Burrows from “borrowed event hire”. The only negative I have is that at the beginning planning stages, we kept getting shifted to different wedding planners and after I discussed this with Tahlia as an issue, she came on board and managed our wedding including being there on the day. After those first few months of muck around issues and once Tahlia was on board, we couldn’t have been happier with the service. Tahlia made me and me family feel like she was personally invested in the wedding and

1 Jun 2019

It's right down on the river bank, and we got such beautiful photos there and did a few photo shoots over there as well. It was so easy to get into contact with them as well. It was also so easy for us and the guests as it was all at the one venue.

23 Feb 2019

The account manager was incredible. She was a pleasure to deal with and always kept me up to date with things. The price was also very reasonable for the location and food was superb.

15 Dec 2018

Anna from Riverlife was amazing and kept our special day, stress free. The food was amazing, and the views were perfect for all our guest to see.

Location

Address
PO Box 15555, Kangaroo Point, Queensland

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