Fleay’s Cafe & Events

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Burleigh Heads, Queensland, 4220, Australia

Fleay's Cafe Gold Coast Weddings

If you’re on the hunt for a picturesque rainforest wedding venue on the Gold Coast, you’ve come to the right place! Fleay’s Cafe & Events boasts tranquil, rustic interiors and ambient outdoor ceremony settings — a true Australian oasis in the heart of Burleigh Heads. Here, you can exchange vows beneath towering ancient trees, followed by a magical indoor reception looking out over the treetops. 

For your wedding at Fleay’s Cafe & Events, you can expect nothing less than breathtaking rainforest views, a warm, welcoming team, and an undeniably refreshing atmosphere. The passionate Fleay’s team strive to take the guesswork out of planning by offering customisable wedding packages with everything you’ll need for an unforgettable day. Their exclusive catering partners — Cuisine on Cue — will create an exceptional menu for you and your guests to enjoy, tailored to suit your cultural and dietary needs if required.

The Scene at Fleay's Cafe & Events Gold Coast

Located in the David Fleay Wildlife Park — an enchanting heritage-listed wildlife reserve — Fleay’s Cafe enjoys a picture-perfect natural setting. We can’t imagine a more magical place for your wedding celebrations than this tranquil rainforest venue, where trickling waterfalls, scenic lakes, and lush greenery form a stunning backdrop for your nuptials.

Fleay’s Cafe & Events boasts several beautiful indoor and outdoor wedding settings for you to choose from, depending on your wedding style and theme. The Grove is nestled at the base of Kauri — one of the world’s mightiest tree species — creating a natural, intimate sanctuary for rainforest wedding ceremonies. 

Lakeview is another popular space located at the bottom of red sandstone steps beside a flowing waterfall — perfect for larger weddings, especially twilight ceremonies. You can also utilise the rustic indoor function room and adjoining veranda overlooking the rainforest for a relaxed yet elegant dining experience.

Fleay's Cafe Wedding Ceremonies

For your wedding ceremony at Fleay’s Cafe & Events, choose to exchange vows by the tranquil lake or in the heart of the rainforest, surrounded by towering ancient trees. And if you’re worried about inclement weather, the team will have a backup indoor ceremony option ready for your special day.

Fleay's Cafe Wedding Receptions

Wedding receptions at Fleay’s Cafe are wonderfully relaxed, taking place amidst tranquil rainforest surroundings. The main dining space offers a light-filled, rustic setting that can be styled beautifully for both seated and cocktail receptions, with delicious menus by the talented Cuisine on Cue catering team. As dinner comes to an end, guests can spill out onto the adjoining veranda to soak up more of the stunning natural scenery.

Wedding Photography at Fleay's Cafe & Events Gold Coast

Thanks to its unrivalled location in the David Fleay Wildlife Park, there are endless photo opportunities to enjoy amidst the wild flora and fauna surrounding Fleay’s Cafe. Towering ancient trees, flowing waterfalls, and lush green ferns form a picturesque backdrop for your wedding photoshoot at this secluded location on the Gold Coast.

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dining Up to 120 Dining
standing Up to 200 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 100

Spaces At This Venue

Fleay's Cafe and Events Gold Coast Weddings

The Grove

The Grove sits at the base of Kauri, one of the world's mightiest tree species. This picturesque location is perfect for outdoor ceremonies amidst the lush natural surroundings of Fleay’s Cafe.

Fleay's Cafe and Events Gold Coast Weddings


Perfect for larger-scale events and twilight wedding ceremonies, Lakeview is a stunning outdoor event space at Fleay’s. Red sandstone steps lead down to this idyllic spot, where a large lake and flowing waterfall await.

Fleay's Cafe and Events Gold Coast Weddings

Main Dining Area

This rustic, versatile space is ideal for relaxed wedding receptions and private functions at Fleay’s Cafe. The main dining area boasts neutral, light-filled interiors and can be styled beautifully to suit any wedding theme.


The location of Fleay’s Cafe & Events

Nearby hotels:

  • Meriton Suites Broadbeach
  • 19th Avenue On The Beach Gold Coast
  • The Village B&B
  • Burleigh Beach Tower
  • Southern Cross Apartments Burleigh Heads

Attractions nearby:

  • Burleigh Headland
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park
  • Currumbin Beach

Frequently Asked Questions

Fleay’s wedding packages are priced from $130 per person for a cocktail style reception, or from $150 per person for a seated style reception, based on a minimum of 50 guests.

Fleay’s Cafe can accommodate up to 120 seated guests and 200 standing for cocktail-style events. 

Weddings at Fleay’s must end by 11pm.

Weddings at Fleay’s Cafe are relaxed and effortless, taking place amidst stunning rainforest surroundings in the heart of the Gold Coast’s beautiful Burleigh Heads.

There are plenty of accommodation options nearby, including:

  • Meriton Suites Broadbeach
  • 19th Avenue On The Beach Gold Coast
  • The Village B&B
  • Burleigh Beach Tower
  • Southern Cross Apartments Burleigh Heads

Yes, there are 100+ onsite parking spaces available at Fleay’s Cafe.

Fleay’s partners exclusively with the fantastic Cuisine on Cue to offer delicious, customisable catering menus for weddings and events.

Nicole Gilbert

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Nicole has loved all things weddings since she was a little girl. This childhood love, now met with her affinity for organisation and planning, led her to her career in weddings and events.

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