Are you hosting your wedding on glittering Gold Coast and only inviting up to 120 guests? Instead of hiring a large venue and appearing as though nobody has shown up, book a venue that specialises in smaller weddings. To get you started on your search, we recommend taking a look at our list of the top 20 small wedding venues on the Gold Coast. These have been ranked by their customer reviews on Easy Weddings.
*As correct on June 28, 2018
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Hitched at the Boomerang Farm is easily one of the most popular choices when it comes to small wedding venues on the Gold Coast. Situated on the banks of Mudgeeraba Creek, this private and unique property set on a 200-acre farm features manicured gardens, historic buildings, and natural sub-tropical surrounds. Boomerang Farm caters for a maximum of 110 seated guests, so this venue is perfect for weddings with smaller guest lists. But don’t take our word for it – check out their customer reviews and find out for yourself why you should host your day at Boomerang Farm.
With 19 five-star Easy Weddings customer reviews backing them, Summergrove Estate is up there with the most popular intimate wedding venues the Gold Coast has to offer. Set in the Tweed Coast hinterland, this venue offers couples absolute seclusion within 73 acres of stunning scenery to host their wedding. Summergrove Estate allows couples to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one spectacular location, so nobody will need to rush between venues on your big day. For more information, we recommend visiting their Easy Weddings storefront here.
Situated on the edge of the Coral Sea in the Whitsundays, Villa Botanica could just be the small wedding venue you have been searching for. Set on a five-acre estate, this venue features breathtaking views, landscaped tropical gardens, and the ability to host your ceremony, photoshoot, and reception all within the one stunning location. And, reaching capacity at 100 guests, Villa Botanica is perfect for an intimate destination wedding with just your nearest and dearest. Click here to find out more.
Lakelands Golf Club could be the wedding venue of your dreams. This five-star award-winning venue is renowned for creating truly spectacular wedding. They have a number of ceremony sites available, three reception packages on offer, and cater for groups between 40 to 120 guests. And, with endless photography opportunities on-site, you won’t need to step foot off the property the entire day. To find out if Lakelands Golf Club is the perfect venue to host your intimate wedding, we suggest visiting their Easy Weddings storefront. See more here.
Currumbin Surf Club is one of the most sought-after venues when it comes to small wedding venues on the Gold Coast. With 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean, this venue is perfect for a private beachside wedding. Currumbin Surf Club reaches capacity at 110 guests, so it’s the ideal venue for smaller, more intimate events. To find out more about Currumbin Surf Club, click here.
Gainsborough Greens Golf Course is the perfect setting for an intimate wedding with just your nearest and dearest in attendance. This property features magnificent lagoons and gum trees, flowering gardens, and spectacular views over the golf course through the function room floor to ceiling windows. Gainsborough accommodates groups of up to 130 guests, so intimate events are certainly welcome here. For more information on this reputable five-star venue, click here.
Set on Tamborine Mountain, Heritage Wines is popular among those planning an intimate wedding. This venue exudes relaxed elegance, and offers weddings fabulous food, award-winning wines, and a stunning location that’ll leave guests with a lasting impression. If you’re planning an event of up to 120 guests, Heritage Wines is the versatile small wedding venue you have been searching for. Click here to visit their Easy Weddings storefront.
Set 77 levels above the white sandy beaches of Surfers Paradise, Peppers Soul is the ideal location for a glamorous and luxurious event with just your nearest and dearest. This venue offers couples the unique opportunity to host their ceremony and reception of up to 100 guests within the one location, so there’s no need to travel between venues on your big day. And, with accommodation available on-site, why not make a weekend out of your wedding at Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise? Find out more here.
Palm Meadows Golf Course could just be the small wedding venue you have been searching for. This venue features panoramic views over the golf course, tranquil surrounds, and the ability to host both your ceremony and reception within the one location. And, comfortably seating up to 70 guests, Palm Meadows Golf Course is the perfect venue to host a romantic intimate wedding. Click here to find out more.
Set in the Gold Coast hinterland, Clandulla Weddings could just be the boutique wedding venue you have been searching for. This unique property features manicured gardens, organic farm fresh catering, and the ability to host up to 40 guests. If you’re looking for a unique and private venue to host your wedding, Clandulla Weddings is well worth a second look. Click here to find out more.
Situated in the Gold Coast Hinterland, Binna Burra Lodge is one of the most popular small wedding venues on the Gold Coast. This authentic heritage-listed lodge offers couples the unique opportunity to host their ceremony, photoshoot, and reception for up to 100 guests all within the one natural bushland location. To find out more about Binna Burra Lodge, visit their Easy Weddings storefront.
Bilinga Beach Weddings offers the Bilinga Surf Life Savings Club as the ideal location to host an intimate coastal wedding. With absolute beach frontage, this venue offers couples the opportunity to have their beach ceremony and reception within the one stunning location. Bilinga Beach Weddings reaches capacity at 100 guests, so this venue is ideal for those with smaller guest lists. Click here for more information.
The Fish House could just be the small wedding venue you have been searching for. This venue features a unique setting, breathtaking views, impeccable service, simple yet elegant decor, and the ability to host 62 seated guests or up to 90 cocktail guests. If you’re hosting an intimate Gold Coast wedding, The Fish House is well worth a second look. Find out more here.
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If you are searching for something truly special to host your wedding, Crystal Blue Yacht Charters is well worth a second look. Priding itself on being the Gold Coast’s number one luxury charter operator, Crystal Blue Yacht Charters offers couples the unique opportunity to tie the knot with the sparkling waterways as backdrop. Crystal Blue Yacht Charters accommodates a maximum of 58 people, so this venue is perfect for those with shorter guest lists. Click here to find out more.
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Recently listed on Easy Weddings, BSKT is the perfect setting for an intimate Gold Coast wedding. Designed specifically for both casual and formal events, this venue features two levels of function space, spectacular ocean views, and an oceanfront setting many couples crave for their wedding. And, with endless photography opportunities along Nobbys Beach, BSKT really does have it all. For more information and to view their photo gallery, visit their storefront here.
Fox & Hounds Country Inn is up there with the most popular small wedding venues the Gold Coast has to offer. Located just 30 minutes from Surfers Paradise, this venue prides itself on being the Gold Coast’s only authentic English Pub. This venue is renowned for its cosy and intimate events, and even offers couples the opportunity to book their styling packages and wedding coordinator services to ensure the day runs as smoothly as possible. If you see your wedding taking place at Fox & Hounds Country Inn, we recommend getting in contact today. Visit their website for more information.
If you are hoping to wow guests with your venue choice, The Lady by Gold Coast Cruises could be right up your ally. The Lady takes wedding attendees for a cruise up the Gold Coast Broadwater – the perfect secluded setting for those celebrating with just their nearest and dearest. On board, The Lady features a fully licensed bar and a function space catering for up to 80 seated guests or up to 150 cocktail guests. Whatever you envision for your special day, the dedicated events team behind Gold Coast Cruises will ensure your function is everything you dreamed it to be. Find out more here.
Austinvilla Estate could be everything you’ve been searching for and more. This secluded estate is located just minutes from Mudgeeraba and is surrounded by the gorgeous rainforest hinterland – simply a photographer’s dream come true. Austinvilla Estate allows couples to host their ceremony, photoshoot and reception all within the one location, and even allows couples to continue the party with a ‘morning after celebration’ on-site. If Austinvilla Estate sounds like your dream venue, we suggest visiting their website. Click the link above to find out more.
Set just 10km from the beach, Glenrock Farm is the perfect setting for an intimate wedding away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This venue is set upon 22 acres of prime dairy land, and allows couples to host their wedding from start to finish on-site. Whether you are planning a casual affair or something a little special, Glenrock Farm has something for every wedding. Visit their website for more information.
Evergreen Garden Venue is one of the most sought-after venues among those planning an intimate event on the Gold Coast. This venue is known for its stunning elopement packages, but can also put on boutique events of up to 60 people. As Evergreen Garden Venue does not have street parking, guests are required to arrive and leave the venue via coach. For more information on this gorgeous secret garden, take a look at their website by clicking the link above.
For those planning on celebrating their nuptials with just their nearest and dearest, we recommend booking a venue that accommodates intimate events to avoid your wedding looking sparse and as though nobody turned up. If you are located on the Gold Coast of Australia, these 20 venues are a great place to start your intimate venue search.
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