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31, Austinville Road, Mudgeeraba, Queensland, 4213, Australia
Austinvilla Estate Weddings
Austinvilla Estate is a stunningly secluded wedding venue nestled on a sprawling 110-acre property in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland. This all-in-one destination wedding venue has two picturesque ceremony locations to choose from, onsite accommodation for up to 90 guests, and a vintage-inspired Homestead for receptions, making it a popular choice for elegant estate weddings near Brisbane.
The carefully curated wedding packages at Austinvilla Estate cover everything you will need for a stress-free experience, from the ceremony to post-ceremony drinks and the reception itself. All wedding bookings include exclusive access to the entire 110-acre property, ensuring total privacy and seclusion for your celebrations.
The Scene at Austinvilla Estate Mudgeeraba
From the moment you arrive at Austinvilla Estate and continue up the long, winding driveway towards the main venue, you’ll be in awe of its spectacular setting. Towering palm trees line the driveway, and lush greenery can be seen in every direction, thanks to the estate’s enviable location in the Gold Coast hinterland.
Situated on the outskirts of Springbrook National Park, this private estate wedding venue feels like your very own rainforest retreat, even though it’s only an hours drive away from Brisbane Airport. Along with its incredible natural surroundings, Austinvilla Estate also boasts exclusive venue hire for weddings, comprehensive packages, a dedicated in-house wedding coordinator, and experienced events staff.
Everything you need for an unforgettable wedding is in one place at Austinvilla Estate, including onsite accommodation for your guests and a vintage-inspired homestead for elegant reception dinners. There’s also two beautiful ceremony locations to choose from and endless backdrops for your wedding photography on this sprawling 110-acre estate.
Features of Austinvilla Estate:
- Picturesque Wedding Pavilion for romantic ceremonies
- Spacious Rainforest Deck for outdoor ceremonies
- Vintage-inspired Homestead for wedding receptions
- Exquisitely styled onsite accommodation for up to 90 guests
- Onsite hair and beauty salon with award-winning stylists
- Resort-style swimming pool and floodlit tennis court
- Golf buggies for transfers and wedding photos
Austinvilla Estate Wedding Ceremonies
Depending on whether you’d prefer to have an indoor or outdoor ceremony, you’ll have the choice of two beautiful venues for your nuptials at Austinvilla Estate; The Wedding Pavilion and The Rainforest Deck. Both ceremony options come with various inclusions, such as rustic timber bench seats for your guests and an elegant signing table.
The charming Wedding Pavilion at Austinvilla Estate has an intimate feel reminiscent of a chapel, making it a wonderful option for romantic indoor ceremonies. A candlelit pathway leads up to the chapel, nestled in a secluded woodland spot surrounded by beautiful native trees. Features of the idyllic Wedding Pavilion include rustic signage, bench seats, a built-in sound system, and an antique signing table with chairs.
To make the most of Austinvilla Estate’s picturesque natural surroundings, consider hosting your ceremony outdoors on The Rainforest Deck. Situated on an expansive wooden deck overlooking the rainforest, this spectacular setting allows you to say your vows against a stunning hinterland backdrop. Ceremonies at The Rainforest Deck include a timber arbour, rustic bench seats, a farmhouse signing table with two chairs, decorative lanterns, and magical festoon lighting.
After your ceremony, there is the option to set up a pop-up bar on the Rainforest Deck so your guests can enjoy drinks and nibbles while you slip away for wedding photos on the estate. Austinvilla Estate’s wedding package also includes a selection of pre-dinner lawn games to keep your guests entertained, including giant Jenga, swing tennis, bocce, croquet and quoits.
Austinvilla Estate Wedding Receptions
Wedding receptions at Austinvilla Estate usually take place in The Homestead, a beautiful vintage-inspired space that seamlessly combines refined rustic charm with the estate’s romantic rainforest setting. Think sparkling chandeliers, exposed timber beams, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the hinterland.
Austinvilla Estate’s wedding package comes with everything you need for a memorable reception. This includes long timber tables, vintage wedding chairs, timber centrepieces with glass vases and candles, a present table, an easel and frame for the seating plan, a cake table and knife, and a wishing well. What’s more, there’s a spacious dancefloor area and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment with speakers throughout the venue.
When it comes to dining, you can expect gourmet catering and extensive menu options from Austinvilla Estate’s partners, Gareth Keenan Catering. Depending on your wedding style, choose from the traditional alternate drop, buffet style or shared feasting platter menus. If you’d prefer a more laidback street food vibe, the catering team can even organise pop-up food marquees and food stations with an array of options, including wood-fired pizzas and tacos.
As dinner comes to an end and the wedding celebrations continue into the night, your guests can spill out onto the alfresco deck and party under the twinkling festoon lights. And if they work up a thirst on the dancefloor, they’ll be able to grab a drink from one of two outdoor bars. There are also plenty of vintage lounges draped with cosy sheepskin rugs for those guests who would prefer to get comfy and unwind.
Wedding Photography Near Austinvilla Estate Mudgeeraba
There are endless backdrops for your wedding photography onsite at Austinvilla Estate, including beautiful palm tree-lined driveways, lush gardens, a small jetty by the lake, and views of the surrounding Gold Coast hinterland.Request A Viewing
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Spaces At This Venue
Austinvilla Estate’s vintage-inspired Homestead offers a rustic yet elegant setting for relaxed reception dinners. Features include a spacious dancefloor area, chandeliers, exposed timber beams, and large floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the hinterland’s lush greenery. The Homestead can comfortably accommodate up to 130 seated guests.
The Wedding Pavilion
Home to a picturesque chapel, The Wedding Pavilion is perfect for romantic ceremonies, no matter the weather. Ceremonies at The Pavilion come with a choice of four arbours, bench seats for your guests, a Bose sound system, an easel for your welcome sign, and an antique signing table with two chairs.
The Rainforest Deck
Set on an expansive wooden deck overlooking the rainforest, Austinvilla Estate’s outdoor ceremony option is picturesque and elegantly decorated with twinkling festoon lighting. This versatile outdoor space can also be transformed into a pop-up bar for post-ceremony drinks and nibbles.
Austinvilla Estate Catering
You’ll love the extensive gourmet menu options at Austinvilla Estate, all lovingly designed by their exclusive catering partner, Gareth Keenan Catering. Depending on the style of your wedding or event, choose from delicious shared feasting platters, food stations, buffets or the traditional alternate drop menu. Each dish features fresh, locally sourced ingredients and mouthwatering flavours.
For a laidback street food vibe, the catering team can curate a selection of pop-up food marquees or food stations at your wedding or event. Some options include a taco bar, paella bar, wood-fired pizza bar, seafood bar, oyster bar, doughnut wall, cronut and churro bar, and a gelato cart.
Highlights of Catering at Austinvilla Estate:
- Customisable menus by Gareth Keenan Catering
- Extensive menu options, from feasting platters to street food style stations
- Gourmet dishes made with fresh local ingredients
- Springbrook National Park
- Natures Bridge
- Boomerang Farm Golf Course
- Gold Coast theme parks
- The Wine Barrel
- Anekawa Japanese Restaurant
- Panchos Tex Mex Restaurant
- Thai Mudgee
Austinvilla was an amazing venue to have our wedding. Everyone was always so so helpful and accommodating. Everyone at our wedding loved it and said the food was amazing.
Rebecca H. ·
Wonderful venue, everything was amazing. I wish I could be back there again as it was just so beautiful and the staff were so supportive and took charge of everything.
Mandy M. ·
Recently attended a wedding at this estate and it was amazing, such a beautiful area with stunning scenery and great staff that helped with the day (from the guests perspective), I would recommend it!
Kacie I. ·
Frequently Asked Questions
Weddings at Austinvilla Estate are booked on an exclusive venue hire basis. Venue hire for Friday to Sunday weddings is $10,000, and venue hire for Monday to Thursday weddings is $8,000 in 2022. Enquire within for 2023 pricing and beyond.
Food & beverage costs are charged per person, and all catering is provided exclusively by Gareth Keenan Catering.
The Homestead at Austinvilla Estate can comfortably accommodate up to 130 seated guests. The Pavilion has space for up to 50 seated guests and the Rainforest Deck can accommodate up to 120 guests for cocktail events. The Mewett Room is ideal for intimate meetings and can seat 12 guests. The Welten Room is best suited to corporate functions, with space for up to 70 seated guests.
Weddings at Austinvilla Estate are secluded and elegant, taking place amidst 110 acres of beautiful lush foliage and native trees. The estate boasts an enviable setting in the Gold Coast hinterland, onsite accommodation, multiple ceremony options, and a rustic homestead, making it a popular venue choice for private estate weddings near Brisbane.
Austinvilla Estate offers an array of stylish onsite accommodation for up to 90 guests. Options include 10 x two bedroom shabby chic cottages, three boutique bunkhouses that sleep eight to ten guests, a unique treehouse, and a deluxe regal suite.
Yes, there is plenty of parking onsite at the estate. Parking spaces are reserved exclusively for Austinvilla’s in-house guests.
Expect gourmet catering by Gareth Keenan Catering with plenty of innovative menu options, including delicious feasting platters, pop-up street food style stations, plentiful buffets and the traditional alternate drop menu.
Emily loves a well-planned celebration no matter what the occasion and enjoys helping people to get the most out of their event. She has extensive experience in both cooking for and planning amazing events.