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 25 small wedding venues on the Gold Coast.
1 Cowbell Creek
- Picturesque, private and completely unique
- Manicured grounds and historic buildings
- A dreamlike and romantic wedding location
- Many opportunities for unique wedding photos
2 Austinvilla Estate
- Vintage-inspired Homestead for wedding receptions
- On site accommodation for up to 90 guests
- Two beautiful ceremony locations to choose from
- Stunning setting amidst the Gold Coast hinterland
3 Summergrove Estate
With 28 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.
4 Currumbin Surf Club
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.
5 Villa Botanica
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.
- Breathtaking views and landscaped gardens
- Expansive veranda with views overlooking the sea
- All-inclusive packages with a wedding coordinator
- Complimentary transport for your wedding guests
6 Lakelands Golf Club
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.
7 Southport Yacht Club
Southport Yacht Club is a popular choice amongst Gold Coast couples. This incredible venue offers couples the perfect location for your wedding ceremony and reception with amazing photographic opportunities on their private beach or at the Super Yacht Marina. With a highly qualified team, you will be well taken care of in all aspects of your event coupled with tailored packages to suit your individual needs. Click here to find out more.
- Unrivalled location overlooking a private marina
- Stunning indoor and outdoor function spaces
- Impeccable service from the dedicated events team
- Delicious menus with packages to suit all budgets
8 Gainsborough Greens Golf Course
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.
9 The Glades Golf Club - Robina
The Glades Golf Club is the perfect setting for an elegant wedding. This exquisite venue is the complete package: ceremony areas, photo opportunities, plenty of garden space for lawn games and canapes, and a stunning Ballroom for wedding parties of up to 140 guests. The entire day from start to finish can be held at The Glades Golf Club!
10 Sol Gardens
Sol Gardens offers couples seven acres of manicured parklands to bring their dream wedding to life. This breathtaking property has it all: garden ceremony areas, hundreds of Insta-worthy photography locations and a reception room for up to 110 guests. What more could you ask for?
11 Sanctuary Cove Country Club
Gold Coast couples will absolutely adore Sanctuary Cove Country Club. This venue is known for its sweeping golf course views, endless photo opportunities throughout the property and flexible wedding packages catering for up to 80 guests. It’s the perfect choice for an intimate wedding day on the green.
12 Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise
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.
13 Hamptons Estate Wines
For those planning an elegant Fairy Tale wedding, we cannot recommend Hampton Estate Wines enough. Set on the spectacular Tamborine Mountain, this venue has it all: ceremony areas, endless photo opportunities, delicious in-house catering and enough space to seat up to 120 guests. Hampton Estate Wines has it all!
14 Binna Burra Lodge
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.
15 Bilinga Beach Weddings
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.
16 Palm Meadows Golf Course
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.
17 Clandulla Weddings
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.
18 Mobile Barber Shop Depot
Mobile Barber Shop Depot in Bundall, Queensland, is perfect for those with alternative style. Barber Shop and Cafe by day, this unique space is transformed into an eclectic wedding venue by night. Features include reclaimed wood, exposed beams, copper piping and antique furniture. It’s a must-see venue!
19 The Fish House
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.
20 Crystal Blue Yacht Charters
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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.
22 Fox & Hounds Country Inn
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.
23 Gold Coast Cruises - The Lady
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.
24 The Island
Located in Surfers Paradise, The Island is the perfect setting for a stylish intimate wedding. The Island’s Level 12 Penthouse is best known for its opulent and luxurious furnishings, expansive ocean and hinterland views and open-air terrace. Whatever you envision for your intimate wedding, the dedicated events team at The Island will ensure your day is everything you hoped and dreamed it would be. See more here.
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