Southport Yacht Club

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1, MacArthur Parade, Main Beach, Queensland, 4217, Australia

Southport Yacht Club Weddings

Southport Yacht Club is a spectacular waterfront wedding venue on the Gold Coast, complete with its very own private beach. This picture-perfect yacht club venue overlooks a 300-berth superyacht marina and the sparkling waters of the Gold Coast’s Broadwater. Aside from the picturesque setting, you’ll love Southport Yacht Club’s bespoke wedding packages, mouthwatering menus, and impeccable service for your Gold Coast wedding.

At Southport Yacht Club, you’ll have the convenience of hosting your entire wedding day in one place, with no need to go elsewhere for your ceremony and photos. This all-in-one destination wedding venue offers the complete package, boasting an array of breathtaking ceremony areas, unrivalled photoshoot locations, and elegant function spaces, all housed within one stunning waterfront location.

The Scene at Southport Yacht Club Gold Coast

Southport Yacht Club offers a picture-perfect setting for your Gold Coast wedding, surrounded by pristine superyachts and beautiful waterfront views. Say your vows on the floating pontoon, then slip away for wedding photos as your guests enjoy cocktails on the garden lawn or waterfront decking. Then, as night falls, continue the party in the club’s elegant elevated reception space overlooking the twinkling lights and bobbing boats in the marina.

Southport Yacht Club Wedding Ceremonies

There are a number of options for your wedding ceremony at Southport Yacht Club, ranging from the world-class floating pontoon to the picturesque lawn by the Quarter Deck. Your ceremony package will include 50 white chairs, a skirted signing table with two chairs, your choice of aisle carpet in assorted colours, a dedicated area for your ceremony and pre-dinner drinks, and wet weather backup option.

Wedding ceremony locations at Southport Yacht Club:

  • Waterscape Pontoon: Located on the Broadwater in front of the Main Beach Clubhouse, the Floating Pontoon offers a unique setting for intimate wedding ceremonies at Southport Yacht Club.
  • Western Deck: The Western Deck is a beautiful open-air ceremony space on the ground level of the Main Beach Clubhouse. This idyllic spot overlooks the stunning marina and Broadwater.
  • Quarter Deck: For a classic garden wedding ceremony, the sundrenched Quarter Deck and lawn overlooking the marina and Broadwater is the perfect spot.

Southport Yacht Club Wedding Receptions

As night falls and the sun sets behind the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland, continue the wedding celebrations in one of Southport Yacht Club’s elegant reception spaces. The club’s elevated banquet room overlooks the twinkling lights on the marina, making it a popular choice for relaxed wedding receptions at this yacht club wedding venue on the Gold Coast.

Wedding Photography at Southport Yacht Club Gold Coast

There are endless options for your wedding photography at Southport Yacht Club, with stunning backdrops such as the superyacht marina and private beach. Other options nearby include the Gold Coast’s beautiful Main Beach and Philip Park.

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sitting Up to 300 Sitting
standing Up to 300 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Ceremony Only
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


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


The location of Southport Yacht Club

Nearby hotels:

  • Couran Cove Island Resort
  • Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
  • The Crest Apartments
  • Palazzo Versace Gold Coast

Nearby attractions:

  • Main Beach Gold Coast
  • Sea World
  • Marina Mirage


Venue Testimonials

If I could rate the venue higher I would! They were amazing, helpful and put me at ease on the day. Wouldn't recommend anyone higher, absolutely brilliant group of people.

Sophie H ·

Southport Yacht Club was amazing! The venue was awesome, and the wet weather didn't dampen our ceremony or reception. The staff were exceptional and can't recommend them enough!

Kath M ·

Southport Yacht Club was absolutely fantastic. The premium package was fantastic. Didn't have to do a thing. They organised everything! The food was delicious. All the guests were talking about how good it was. Definitely excellent communication as well!

Shelby T ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

Southport Yacht Club’s wedding reception packages range from $109 per person to $179 per person, and ceremonies range from $600 to $1000.

The spacious Compass Room can accommodate up to 300 guests, and the Western Deck has space for 120 standing guests and 100 seated.

Weddings at Southport Yacht Club are relaxed and elegant, offering spectacular views of the private beach, 300-berth marina, and picturesque hinterland scenery.

There are plenty of hotels and resorts nearby, including:

  • Couran Cove Island Resort
  • Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
  • The Crest Apartments
  • Palazzo Versace Gold Coast

Yes. There is plenty of onsite parking at the Southport Yacht Club Main Beach Car Park.

Southport Yach Club’s award-winning chefs have created a diverse range of culinary packages to suit all tastes and budgets. Depending on the style of your event, opt for delicious bite-sized canapés, bountiful buffets or decadent plated menus.

Ciara Coghill

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Ciara brings a refreshingly calm mindset to planning events of all sizes and styles. She's well-versed in the best local spots and will help guide you through your options in an efficient and friendly manner.

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