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11 Unique Wedding Venues on the Sunshine Coast & Hinterland

Published 11th May 2019 in ALL Categories, Reception Venues

Bride and groom at night with lights at Flaxton Gardens.

Photo: Flaxton Gardens

Have you considered having your wedding on the Sunshine Coast? If you've flagged it as a possibility, you won't be disappointed. The Sunshine Coast's gorgeous climate, together with the natural beauty of it's beaches, parks, gardens and Hinterland, will provide you with some of the most glorious locations for your wedding ceremony, reception and photoshoot.

Whether your dream wedding is an intimate, low key celebration or a large, formal affair, there are lots of stunning wedding venues on the Sunshine Coast – here are some of our favourites...

 

FLAXTON GARDENS

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This iconic wedding venue, located in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland is perfectly positioned with coastal views stretching from Noosa to Moreton Island – the ultimate romantic location!

With a maximum of 60 guests in the Restaurant, or 160 (sit down) to 350 (cocktail) in the Winery, this location would be ideal for a large wedding celebration, but smaller, more intimate weddings are certainly not forgotten, with a luxury elopement or small wedding option also available. This versatile venue also has three ceremony sites, and an onsite luxury apartment which sleeps 8 people.
 
The tranquil, romantic setting of Flaxton Gardens will captivate you, whether you're embracing an elegant, rustic or vintage style wedding venue...

Outside wedding ceremony with white chairs at Flaxton Gardens.
Bride and groom with wedding car outside Flaxton Gardens.

 

WEDDINGS AT TIFFANYS

The beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland is also home to Weddings at Tiffanys, a boutique 5-star venue located in the majestic surrounds of Maleny. With uninterrupted views of the Glasshouse Mountains from Tiffany's breathtaking glass backed chapel – perched on the mountains edge - beautifully groomed gardens and lush rainforests of Maleny, there are endless opportunities for the most stunning wedding photographs.

The classic reception room offers a beautiful space to be made completely your own and Tiffany's offers a range of silver service packages to suit your needs. With French doors leading onto the grand wrap-around deck overlooking the spectacular Glasshouse Mountains and beyond, you will be guaranteed an unforgettable evening.

Gorgeous view from Weddings at Tiffanys.Photo by White Images
Inside Weddings at Tiffanys Chapel.Photo by White Images
Reception set up at Weddings at Tiffanys.Photo by Tom Hall Photography

 

YANDINA STATION

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For those of you who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, Yandina Station is perfectly positioned for a destination wedding with its rural yet coastal location – 10 minutes from Coolum and the Sunshine Coast Airport and 25 minutes from Noosa.

Hosting weddings since 1996, Sally and Neil will welcome you to their home in true country hospitality style. This luxury country estate, set amongst a 200 acre working cattle station seats up to 180 guests (220 standing) in the original Dairy – now Dairy Barn. Guests will enjoy the hinterland scenery, relaxed country atmosphere, epic food and boutique craft beers, and you'll enjoy private and exclusive access to 14 acres of photographic manicured grounds.

Once you cross the cattle grid and lay eyes on the historic Homestead in all its grey timbered glory, you can let your hair down and enjoy a true country styled wedding celebration.

The historic Homestead at Yandina Station.Photo by Luke Middlemiss Phototgraphy
Dairy barn at Yandina Station set up for a wedding.Photo by Luke Middlemiss Photography

 

KINGFISHER BAY RESORT

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With its white sandy beaches, crystal clear lakes and pristine rainforest, World Heritage-listed Fraser Island is a destination like no other. There’s something to suit every couple, with an array of idyllic locations from which to choose.

Kingfisher Bay Resort offers the perfect mix of style and sophistication with a relaxed island feel. Choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor reception spaces, casual and elegant dining options, and stunning nature backdrops for your magical Fraser Island wedding.  A range of accommodation options from resort rooms, to self-contained villas and houses at special discounted rates are also offered for wedding guests.

Catering to 200 seated or 250 cocktail guests, why not say "I do" in paradise, at the award-winning Kingfisher Bay Resort, as recently made famous by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's royal visit...

Getting married on the beach at Kingfisher Bay Resort.
Birds eye view of a wedding set up at Kingfisher Bay Resort.

 

HEADLAND GOLF CLUB

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The perfect Sunshine Coast wedding venue for couples who want to get married in style – without breaking the bank...

Centrally located in the hills of Buderim, you and your guests are just minutes from the airport and the coast’s best beaches and accommodation. Boasting stunning views of the golf course and Sunshine Coast coastline, Headland’s traditional clubhouse venue exudes understated elegance.

With first class catering for up to 250 guests (standing) or 160 (seated), and a dedicated Wedding Coordinator, Headland will make your special day truly memorable.

For golf enthusiasts, Headland Golf Course is a favourite for golf connoisseurs...so guys, if you need to keep busy to ward off pre-wedding jitters, why not chill out on the golf course with your groomsmen for the morning – the charming and relaxed surroundings are sure to calm the nerves.

Headland Bay Golf Club wedding taken from above.
Reception area at Headland Golf Club set up for a wedding.

 

CALOUNDRA POWER BOAT CLUB

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Magnificent waterfront views, affordable pricing, a covered gazebo plus air-conditioned comfort for your wedding reception – Caloundra Power Boat Club has it all!

The Caloundra Power Boat Club can cater to large or small functions with a seated capacity from 30-180 and standing capacity from 30-400 guests. The outdoor, covered gazebo is perfect for your wedding ceremony. Then, following on from the ceremony, invite your guests upstairs to one of the air-conditioned function rooms with magnificent water views of the Pumicestone Passage.

The Club's professional team will be delighted to help plan your function, with emphasis on fine detail, personalised service, and a tantalising array of superb menus at very affordable prices.

Wedding ceremony at Caloundra Power Boat Club.
Wedding reception at Caloundra Power Boat Club.

 

MAROOCHY RIVER GOLF CLUB

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The Maroochy River Golf Club offers free car parking for over 300 cars, in-house customised catering from the Cane Cutters Team, and quality food and service.

With weddings becoming more personalised, the Cane Cutters Function team offer three fantastic packages to suit all budgets...

The Do it Yourself Wedding Package allows you to decorate the room and chairs yourself or with an external stylist, and then add on the room hire and the food packages to customise your perfect wedding. The 'Mount Coolum Package offers an all-inclusive room and 3 course menu including your cake as the dessert third course, or you can upgrade to the Premium Cane Cutters Package, which provides a professional stylist with premium room decorations and an all-inclusive food and room for your wedding.

The Mount Coolum Room seats 80 guests in the traditional round cabaret or long table banquet style or 120 guests cocktail style (standing). The Mount Coolum Room also offers advanced lighting and AV for your wedding format, along with a personalised function planner.

Wedding Ceremony set up with white chairs and white runner at Maroochy River Golf Club.
Reception set up at Maroochy River Golf Club.

 

NOOSA SPRINGS GOLF & SPA RESORT

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Whether it's an intimate gathering for family and close friends, or an extravaganza as big as your love for each other, Noosa Springs Golf & Spa Resort may be the perfect place for the biggest day of your life. It's a spectacular wedding venue, only minutes from iconic Hastings Street and Noosa main beach.

The stunning reception rooms with ceiling to floor windows and balconies overlooking the golf course and gardens can be arranged into one, two or three separate areas to suit your number of wedding guests. Famous for the quality of its food, there is a selection of dining packages that will illustrate just why this resort has won so many culinary awards.

Relax knowing that all your needs are catered for onsite – your Ceremony, Reception, Accommodation, Golf and Spa.

Having fun driving golf buggies on wedding day at Noosa Springs Golf & Spa Resort.Photo by Rebecca Colefax Photography
Bride and groom at Noosa Springs Golf & Resort.Photo by Rebecca Colefax Photography

 

RIVER DECK RESTAURANT

The River Deck Restaurant is an outstanding venue for any time of the year. The glistening water all year round and sweeping views will ensure extraordinary wedding photo opportunities for both you and your guests.

The exclusive deck boasts a spectacular uninterrupted backdrop and an open style restaurant with warm balmy breezes offers a relaxed elegant setting. Whether arriving by the charming historic Noosa Ferry or by road, a warm welcome awaits to the expansive deck areas. Relax and take in the panoramic views of the tranquil Noosa River.Dramatic sunsets and waterfront dining with sweeping views sets the scene for a stunning reception at River Deck Restaurant.Reception area set up at River Deck Restaurant.
Another reception area set up at River Deck Restaurant.

 

PEPPERS NOOSA RESORT & VILLAS

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Overlooking the lush rainforest of Noosa National Park and Laguna Bay, yet just a 500 metre stroll to the fashion hub of Hastings Street, Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas offers a truly unforgettable location for your big day.

Whether you prefer an intimate wedding in a stunning ocean view Grande Villa with panoramas over stunning Laguna Bay or a seated reception for up to 220 guests or a cocktail party for 600, their professional and creative wedding planners will ensure your day is the most amazing and memorable start to your new lives together.

Outside deck and pool at Peppers Noosa Resort
Reception area set up at Peppers Noosa Resort.

 

TWIN WATERS GOLF CLUB

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With it's immaculate greens, Twin Waters Golf Club provides a spectacular backdrop for your special day with a number of beautiful and private photo locations on the award winning course.

The wedding packages are designed to cover all aspects of your wedding day and with many options available, you will certainly be able to design your own special wedding day to suit your requirements. Their aim is for you to enjoy every part of the wedding planning process and feel completely relaxed on your wedding day knowing that every special request has been taken care of.This exclusive, picturesque venue provides highly personalised service and caters for both wedding  ceremonies and receptions – spectacular surrounds and excellent catering.Bride and groom hold each other with a sunset on Twin Waters Golf Club.Photo by Stephen Reid Photography
Bronze and white colours for a wedding reception at Twin Waters Golf ClubPhoto by Images by Lou O'Brien

 

With these 11 unique wedding reception venues on the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland, you are sure to find the perfect setting for your special day. View each of their profiles to find out more about their venue or view all Sunshine Coast reception venues in our wedding directory - And don't forget to visit our Wedding Expos to meet the best wedding professionals face-to-face!

 

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