Queensland Wedding Resorts

Wedding Resorts Queensland

Wedding Resorts: Queensland | Australia

Planning a resort wedding in tropical QLD? There are wedding resorts in Queensland that are among the world's most beautiful wedding destinations. From private islands and beach resorts to tropical wedding venues nestled in lush rainforest, the Sunshine State's balmy climate delivers a wide range of picturesque locations for resort weddings.

The best wedding resorts in Queensland are situated along the state's east coast from Port Douglas in Far North QLD to the Gold Coast on the NSW border. The Whitsunday Islands on the world heritage Great Barrier Reef is a particularly popular spot for resort weddings in Australia and we've featured several of our favourite resorts in this region below.

Most resort hotels in Queensland offer all inclusive wedding packages for ceremonies, receptions or all-in-one destination weddings. Nearly all of the resorts, hotels and private island wedding venues listed below cater for small and large celebrations as well as elopements and there are several islands available for exclusive venue hire.

Here are our 10 favourite wedding resorts in Queensland. They are world class wedding destinations from hinterland hideouts and iconic landmarks to private beach havens, and all offer a stunning setting for a wedding in the tropics.

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Top 10 Wedding Resorts in Queensland 

Daydream Island Wedding Resort Queensland
Daydream Island Resort & Living Reef

  • Location: Daydream Island, Whitsundays, QLD
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive
  • Elopement Packages: BYO celebrant/photographer

Daydream Island is a world class wedding resort in Queensland's tropical Whitsundays. Just 30 minutes by boat or helicopter from the mainland and accessible to the Great Barrier Reef, the private island offers a highly romantic destination for weddings, elopements and extended honeymoons.

The resort's wedding ceremony & reception venues include a beautiful glass chapel, white sand beaches, a seaside infinity deck, an underwater observatory and a range of indoor function rooms & poolside event spaces suitable for wedding receptions of 2 - 300 guests.

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Midginbil Eco Resort near Queensland
Midginbil Eco Resort

  • Location: 252 Midginbil Rd, Midginbil, NSW 2484
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 150+
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Just south of the Queensland border is Midginbil Eco Resort - a private 400 acre retreat that overlooks beautiful sub tropical rainforest. This nature-immersed wedding resort is exclusively yours for 3 days and comes with a range of accommodation for 150+ guests including an amazing village of safari tents that each have their own timber balcony.

Midginbil has a hill top ceremony site with expansive views over national park, a rustic reception shed with a paved courtyard area, a grass avenue suitable for marquee or tipi weddings and an after-party bonfire site. There's no curfew at Midginbil so you can revel into the wee hours then host a poolside recovery the next day.

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Austinvilla Wedding Resort Queensland
Austinvilla Estate

  • Location: 31 Austinville Road, Mudgeeraba, QLD 4213
  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 92
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Austinvilla Estate is a country wedding resort situated on 111 acres in the scenic Gold Coast Hinterland. The resort features an open-air ceremony pavilion with views over lush rainforest surrounds, a fairy-lit reception venue with adjoining deck and outdoor bar and acres of picturesque grounds with many beautiful wedding photo locations.

The resort offers elopement packages, ceremony only packages, reception only packages and all-in-one destination weddings with optional onsite accommodation for up to 92 guests. You can also host a poolside recovery party and/or a meet & greet dinner.

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Sheraton Grand Resort Gold Coast QLD
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast

  • Location: 71 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, QLD 4217
  • Capacity: 600
  • Accommodation: Sleeps all
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

The Sheraton Grand Mirage is the only 5 star wedding resort located on the Gold Coast beachfront. The hotel offers all inclusive packages for weddings with 50 - 600 guests and has oceanfront villas to accommodate all wedding guests.

Ceremony and reception venues at the resort include a beachfront terrace, glass-walled function rooms with a panoramic ocean vista and large elegant ballrooms. Most couples get married in the tropical gardens overlooking the lagoon pool and its swim-up bar. All inclusive wedding packages are fully catered with drinks and come with a dedicated wedding planner.

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Kooralbyn Wedding Resort QLD
Kooralbyn Valley Resort

  • Location: Kooralbyn, QLD 4285
  • Capacity: 1,000
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 100+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Surrounded by nature amongst native bushland and rolling green hills just 80 minutes from the Gold Coast, Kooralbyn Valley is the country venue of choice for resort weddings in the Scenic Rim. Amenities at the huge 800 acre resort include a luxury day spa, championship golf course, mini putt, lawn bowls, tennis courts and swimming pool.

Ceremony and reception venues overlook the resort's sprawling grounds taking in the golf course and picturesque lakes. There are indoor & outdoor bar areas for cocktail style receptions, function decks for seated dining under the stars and indoor reception venues catering to all weather.

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Freedom Shores Queensland Wedding Resort
Freedom Shores Weddings

  • Location: Pringle Road, Woodwark, QLD 4802
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 34
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Freedom Shores is a beach wedding resort situated 10 minutes from Airlie Beach in the beautiful Whitsundays. With ocean view accommodation for 34 guests in 14 unique boat bungalows, suites & a beach shack, the entire resort can be booked for the exclusive use of your wedding, or simply as a ceremony or reception venue.

The Beach Shack lawn sits on its own private beach and offers a secluded island-style location for intimate nuptials. There's also a large outdoor area between the resort and Beach Shack where marquee, teepee or outdoor wedding receptions can be styled under the stars, or the onsite restaurant & bar which provides a casual waterfront setting.

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Noosa Springs Wedding Resort QLD
Noosa Springs Golf & Spa Resort

  • Location: Links Drive, Noosa Heads, QLD 4567
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps everyone
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Just 3km from Noosa Main Beach and bordering Lake Weyba is the picturesque Springs Golf & Spa Resort. This all-inclusive wedding resort features a Plateau ceremony garden with gorgeous views of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, a Clubhouse Lounge with private bar & outdoor terrace and expanding function rooms for wedding receptions of up to 300 guests.

One and two bedroom self-contained apartments sleep all wedding guests overlooking the first fairway and are within easy access of the resort's many amenities including an 18 hole championship golf course, world class thermal suite aqua therapy spa, fitness centre and swimming pool and a Mediterranean and Asian inspired restaurant.

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Spicers Hidden Vale Resort QLD
Spicers Hidden Vale

  • Location: 617 Grandchester Mount Mort Road, Grandchester, QLD 4340
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: 34 Rooms
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Spicers Hidden Vale is a sophisticated wedding retreat set on 12,000 acres one hour from Brisbane in the lush hills of the Scenic Rim. Overlooking native bushland and set within the farmhouse atmosphere of restored colonial cottages is the Homestead where chefs hatted Homage Restaurant offers a fine dining reception experience for up to 120 guests.

Wedding packages start at around $30k and provide exclusive use of the entire resort from 12pm to 10am the following day and include your wedding ceremony, reception catered by Homage Restaurant and all 34 resort rooms.

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Hayman Island Wedding Resort QLD
Hayman Island Resort

  • Location: Hayman Island, Whitsundays QLD
  • Capacity: 2 - 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 300+
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Hayman Island Resort is a world class wedding destination situated in the Whitsundays on the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Accessed via a flight to Hamilton Island and then by luxury catamaran, helicopter or private charter, the island offers an exclusive location for one-of-a-kind luxury weddings.

Wedding venues on Hayman Island include private beaches, formal tropical gardens, a perimeter poolside deck, oceanfront lawns, an antique hilltop chapel and an elegant circular ballroom with floor to ceiling mirrors. With 166 luxury guest rooms spread across three individually-bookable wings, Hayman Island is one of Australia's most luxurious wedding locations.

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Peppers Beach Wedding Resort Palm Cove
Peppers Beach Resort Palm Cove

  • Location: Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD 4879
  • Capacity: 120
  • Accommodation: 134 rooms
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Peppers Beach Resort at Palm Cove is a tropical wedding resort in North Queensland that comes with the classic palm-fringed beach views that destination weddings in Australia are renowned for. Situated on the mainland between Cairns and Port Douglas, the resort's stunning event spaces all enjoy a luxe coastal vista over the Coral Sea and Double Island.

At Peppers Beach Resort you can get married on the foreshore of palm cove beach, in the romantic & tropical gardens or poolside under the stars. The resort has indoor function spaces to seat up to 120 wedding guests and contemporary hotel style accommodation for everyone. 

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