Hosting your wedding on the glittering Gold Coast and searching for a venue with vintage character and old-world charm? We recommend starting with these 10 historic wedding venues on the Gold Coast perfect for a vintage wedding.
1 Coolibah Downs Private Estate
With an impressive 31 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings, Coolibah Downs Private Estate is easily one of the most popular choices among those seeking vintage character and old-world charm for their wedding venue. Set among lush gardens and stunning views, this 10 acre private property features a croquet lawn, a lily pond, and a rainforest to add to the magical ambience so many couples crave for their wedding. Coolibah Downs Private Estate provides couples the opportunity to host their ceremony in a traditional old-style chapel, their photoshoot within the spectacular grounds, and their wedding reception in the venue’s permanent marquee complete with fairy lights. If you are searching for a historic wedding venue on the Gold Coast, we cannot recommend Coolibah Downs Private Estate enough. But don’t just take our word for it – read their glowing customer reviews and find out for yourself why so many newlyweds trusted this magical venue with their wedding dreams. See more here.
- 10 acres of pristine grounds
- 60-minute drive from Brisbane
- Traditional chapel for ceremonies
- Luxury boutique accommodation
2 Hitched at the Boomerang Farm
A close second, Hitched at the Boomerang Farm has 33 five-star customer reviews on Easy Weddings and is highly regarded as a favourite among those seeking a historic venue to host their big day. Set on the banks of the Mudgeeraba Creek and surrounded by sub-tropical rainforest, this private and unique property is the perfect setting for a garden wedding. Boomerang Farm is set on a 200 acre property and features manicured grounds, historic buildings, native flora and fauna, and a magical ambience of its own. No matter what you envision for your special day, the team behind Hitched at the Boomerang Farm can bring your wedding dreams to life. Click here to find out more.
- Picturesque, private and completely unique
- Manicured grounds and historic buildings
- A dreamlike and romantic wedding location
- Many opportunities for unique wedding photos
3 Harrigan's Drift Inn
Harrigan’s Drift Inn could be the wedding venue you’ve been searching for. Located by the waters of Moreton Bay, halfway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, this venue offers couples the opportunity to say ‘I do’ surrounded by lush tropical gardens and stunning water views. And, with packages to suit weddings of all shapes, styles and budgets, there’s something for every marrying couple at Harigan’s Drift Inn. Click here for more information.
4 Bond University Events Centre
Bond University Events Centre is a favourite among those searching for the perfect historic wedding venue for their special day. Complete with sandstone arches, a lakeside setting and landscaped grounds, Bond University is a highly sought-after wedding venue on the Gold Coast. This venue allows couples to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one stunning location, so you don’t have to worry about travelling between venues on your big day. Click here to find out more about Bond University Events Centre.
5 Clandulla Weddings
Located in the Gold Coast hinterland, Clandulla Weddings could be your dream wedding venue. This small boutique wedding venue caters for a maximum for 40 guests – perfect for intimate gatherings with shorter guest lists. Clandulla Weddings features manicured gardens, organic farm fresh catering, a bridal walk with a gazebo, an original 1875 carriage, and luxury accommodation for the wedding night. If you’re on the hunt for a historic wedding venue on the Gold Coast, Clandulla is your best bet. Click here for more.
6 Binna Burra Lodge
Located in the Gold Coast hinterland, within the World Heritage listed Lamington National Park, Binna Burra Lodge is the perfect setting for a vintage wedding. Surrounded by 20,600 hectares of unspoiled Australian bushland and rainforest, this venue is simply a photographer’s dream come true. Whether you’re planning an intimate affair for 20 or a larger soiree of up to 100 guests, there’s something for everyone at Binna Burra Lodge. Click here to find out more.
7 Limpinwood Lodge
Overlooking nine acres of beautiful gardens and surrounded by lush rainforest, Limpinwood Lodge is a favourite among those seeking a historic wedding venue on the Gold Coast. This venue features beautiful scenery, a relaxed country atmosphere and exceptional customer service. Limpinwood Lodge caters for up to 80 guests, so this venue is perfect for those with smaller guest lists. Click here to find out more about this reputable historic venue.
8 Ramada Hotel Hope Harbour
Ramada Hotel Hope Harbour could be the waterview wedding venue of your dreams. This venue features a boardwalk, an abundance of wedding photography opportunities, and chefs who can design a menu to suit tastes and dietary requirements of all shapes and sizes. If you’re searching for a historic venue on the Gold Coast, we recommend taking a second look at Ramada Hotel Hope Harbour. See more here.
9 Space10 Palm Beach
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A recently refurbished community hall, Space10 Palm Beach could be the historic wedding venue you’ve been searching for. This venue features tall ceilings, stunning dark hardwood timber floors, fleshly painted white walls and beautiful pendant lighting. The team behind Space10 Palm Beach have years of events experience backing them, so you can rest assured they’ll create the wedding of your dreams within their walls. Click here to find out more.
10 Country Paradise Weddings
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Recently listed on Easy Weddings, Country Paradise Weddings could be exactly what you’ve been searching for. Located just 25 minutes from Surfers Paradise, this historic venue is set upon 30 acres of sub-tropical oasis. Country Paradise Weddings offers couples the opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one stunning location, so you won’t even have to step foot off the premises the entire day. Click here to find out more about Country Paradise Weddings.
For those searching for a wedding venue with vintage character and old-world charm, these 10 Gold Coast venues are your best bet.