Currently planning a lush garden wedding surrounded by nature? From intimate outdoor ceremonies to alfresco receptions under the stars, we love the dreamy vibes created with a romantic garden setting.
Over the years we’ve been lucky enough to work at some of the most picturesque garden wedding venues across the Gold Coast, Tweed Coast and Byron Bay. If you’re still searching for the perfect natural backdrop to host your upcoming day, we’ve rounded up 14 of our favourite local venues to check out for a dreamy garden wedding!
For a romantic garden feel in a coastal location, Osteria offers the best of both worlds. Located in the seaside town of Casuarina, this modern-rustic venue features an intimate private garden and courtyard space surrounded by an abundance of lush greenery, festoon lights and bright bougainvillea. Plan your ceremony and cocktail hour outdoors with scattered lounges, dry bars and stools, before moving inside for dinner and dancing.
Nestled in the Carool hinterland, Ardeena is a beautiful blank canvas venue for couples wanting to plan the perfect garden wedding from scratch! With sweeping hinterland views and ample flat lawn space overlooking lush gardens and untouched rainforest, this Tweed Coast venue is ideal for a bohemian tipi or tent wedding. Or, take advantage of the purpose-built undercover reception space for an industrial-meets-garden feel.
Forget Me Not Weddings, Coopers Shoot
Forget Me Not is a secluded private farm nestled in Coopers Shoot, just south of Byron Bay and a stone’s throw from Bangalow. With an abundance of lush outdoor spaces, rural farmland and romantic ceremony spots, this idyllic Byron Bay venue offers plenty of options for a marquee, tent or tipi reception overlooking the gardens and lilypond. Think fresh country air, wide open spaces and endless photo opportunities!
Summergrove Estate, Carool
Summergrove Estate is a dreamy hinterland wedding venue tucked away in Carool, just 15km from Coolangatta airport. Along with a whitewashed barn and sweet ceremony chapel, this picturesque venue also boasts plenty of lush garden spaces perfect for an outdoor ceremony overlooking the Tweed Coast and Valley.
Riverwood Weddings, Gold Coast Hinterland
Another blank canvas favourite of ours, Riverwood Weddings is a relaxed garden venue situated at the foothills of Tamborine Mountain on the Gold Coast. Featuring 10 acres of stunning hinterland surrounds, this unique outdoor venue is ideal for a DIY bohemian or country-style wedding amongst nature. Exchange your vows by the creek, enjoy canapes around the fire pit, and dance the night away in a tipi or tent under the stars!
Ecostudio Fellini, Gold Coast Hinterland
Ecostudio Fellini is a tranquil garden wedding venue located in the Gold Coast hinterland, offering an intimate, relaxed and romantic feel. Enjoy your ceremony and cocktail hour outside framed by towering trees and lush green surrounds, before moving indoors for an intimate reception overlooking the gardens and lilypond.
Mavis’s Kitchen and Cabins, Uki
Mavis’s Kitchen is a country-style garden wedding venue situated with total seclusion in beautiful Uki. Surrounded by the stunning Tweed hinterland with views right out to Mt Warning, this Queenslander-style restaurant features an array of picturesque natural backdrops, outdoor gardens, on-site accommodation and an open-air barn. Perfect for a country garden wedding with a difference!
The Sky Garden, Tweed Hinterland
Perched amongst the rolling hills of the Tweed Hinterland, The Sky Garden is a boutique new wedding venue suited for intimate celebrations of up to 40 guests. With expansive lawns framed by manicured hedges and sweeping views of the horizon at every turn, this dreamy outdoor venue is the perfect secluded backdrop for a low-key event.
Deux Belettes, Austinville
Surrounded by cobblestone pathways, manicured gardens and vine-covered walls, the sweet French Chateau-inspired setting of Deux Belettes is a seriously romantic venue for a unique garden wedding! Located in Alstonville Byron Bay, the grounds of Deux Belettes include an expansive outdoor lawn for marquees and tents, along with stunning architectural features for a picturesque ceremony backdrop.
Gold Coast Farm house, Numinbah Valley
If you’re looking for garden-meets-festival vibes, Gold Coast Farm House is a rustic garden wedding venue situated at Numbinbah Valley and bordered by stunning state forests. With ample grassed lawns and garden space for tents and tipis, this secluded Gold Coast venue is ideal for modern-boho celebrations or country style weddings in the hinterland.
Fins Plantation House, Duranbah
Fins at Plantation House is a unique Tweed Valley venue known for its sweeping hinterland views and award-winning cuisine. Located on a 65 acre exotic fruit plantation with a scenic natural backdrop (including an epic cactus garden!), you and your guests can watch the sun set over the horizon with views capturing Mt Warning and the Pacific Ocean.
Hillview Homestead, Currumbin Valley
For a garden-style wedding with a secluded and luxurious feel, Hillview Homestead is a colonial-style property situated on an original Dairy Farm in the Currumbin Valley. Enjoy your own private poolside setting, with beautifully manicured gardens, luxury furnishings and heritage-listed national parks as your backdrop.
Gilston Manor, Gilston
For modern luxe poolside vibes paired with a lush hinterland setting, Gilston Manor ticks all of the boxes. This stunning private estate is positioned amongst 20 acres of garden surrounds, with on-site accommodation (or plenty of space for glamping on the lawn!). Host your post-ceremony drinks by the pool before moving into a tent, marquee or tipi reception surrounded by nature.
Ewingsdale Hall, Ewingsdale
Ewingsdale Hall is the ultimate garden wedding venue for couples planning a relaxed and low-key DIY wedding in the Byron Bay region. Located down a quiet laneway and surrounded by grassy lawns and a canopy of Moreton Bay Fig Trees, this heritage-listed hall offers a warm, cosy and intimate atmosphere for a memorable DIY celebration.
Coolibah Downs, Gold Coast Hinterland
Located in the Gold Coast hinterland, Coolibah Downs is a unique estate set amongst 10 acres of lush gardens. Featuring a sweet stone chapel, lily pond and sprawling manicured lawns, Coolibah Downs offers an array of indoor and outdoor spaces for an all-inclusive garden wedding in a convenient central location.
Looking for a more coastal backdrop for your big day? Check out some of our favourite beachfront wedding venues on the blog here!