Brisbane’s Most Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Venues
By Nicole Price /Venue Expert
Sat 20th Aug 2022 Wedding Venues
Brisbane boasts calming river and ocean views, as well as scenic hills and mountain ranges around the city. The city itself is a buzzing modern metropolis, balancing handy urban amenities and unique landmarks with abundant nearby natural beauty — the perfect recipe for the outdoor wedding you’ve been dreaming of.
An exciting small coastal city like no other, Brisbane offers various options for your outdoor wedding venue, whether in the city or just outside. You’ll find dreamy rainforest venues where you can say ‘I do’ amongst the trees, as well as spacious farm settings, just waiting for you to make them your own.
Here, we’ll introduce you to some of the most beautiful outdoor wedding venues in Brisbane or nearby. From rustic farms to garden wedding locations, we’ve got some real gems in this bunch.
A relaxing country escape just an hour from Brisbane, Aberfeldy Farm and Barn in Westbrook is a wedding venue with heaps of rural charm. For those looking to host a wedding outdoors, both the lawn and the point areas are ideal. While the lawn offers the backdrop of a gorgeous blue barn, the point boasts captivating valley views — both perfect for photo opportunities. For your reception, how about a Hamptons-inspired barn? This delightful space has an assortment of rustic farmhouse features for you to use, as well as an indoor and outdoor accessible bar for guests wanting a tipple by the outdoor fire pit.
Sandstone Point is a Brisbane outdoor wedding venue with stellar service and beautiful surroundings on the waterfront. It includes numerous outdoor ceremony locations, from sun-kissed arbours with views of the idyllic waterways to magical gardens with towering trees.
Offering packages that can be tailored to your budget, why not include the open-air waterfront bar in your reception plans, offering everything from tasty canapes to scrumptious buffets? Boasting world-class onsite accommodation to ensure a relaxing night’s sleep after your wedding festivities, Sandstone Point really is an all-in-one outdoor wedding venue.
Situated between busy Brisbane and idyllic Toowoomba is the Woodlands of Marburg. You’ll have plenty to explore at this tranquil country escape, boasting a lavish bohemian-style mansion, lush rolling lawns, and five-star onsite accommodation.
Outdoor wedding seekers will be blown away by the spectacle of the fig tree vineyard — a gorgeous space that gives you a chance to say your vows under the shade of a towering ancient tree. If you’re after an intimate ceremony, the secret garden-like grotto sits cosily among the woodland — a romantic setting that captures the vibe of this forest venue perfectly.
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Packed with historic character, expansive greenery, and ancient trees, Gabbinbar Homestead is a spectacular Brisbane garden wedding venue with a variety of outdoor options. Say ‘I do’ deep in a spectacularly lit woodland, or amongst pear trees with the mountains of the Great Dividing Range as your backdrop.
For food enthusiasts, enjoy award-winning, locally sourced dishes before kicking off your reception in the light-filled, fully customisable conservatory. Allow your dream wedding to unfold surrounded by gorgeous fountains, magical lighting, and swaying trees at Gabbinbar Homestead.
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Nothing quite beats an outdoor wedding venue with a waterfront venue. Don’t believe us? Take a look at Riverlife Brisbane. Featuring stunning surroundings, you can exchange vows with both the Brisbane River and city skyline as your backdrop!
For those wanting an entirely outdoor event, host your reception waterside in the open-air riverfront deck or under the enchanting illuminations of the city lights marquee. If you’re looking for inspiration, let the experienced Fresh Collective wedding team dream up a bespoke wedding package just for you!
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In love with nature? Feel at home amongst the trees? You’ll love Walkabout Creek. A one-of-a-kind outdoor wedding venue tucked into the D’Aguilar National Park, Walkabout Creek is set at the heart of a magnificent forest. Marry in the gorgeous Rainforest area — a cosy and rustic amphitheatre set amongst the trees. Or, how about the glorious meadows of the lawn, with its swaying native trees?
Walkabout Creek also features three beautiful treetop reception spaces, each with outdoor areas allowing you and your guests to mingle, dine, and dance under the stars.
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