Coolibah Downs


Coolibah Downs is a secluded Private Estate Gold Coast Wedding Venue that provides a beautiful and elegant setting for that special occasion - your wedding.

Just minutes from the heart of Australia’s exciting Gold Coast is a unique private estate, nestled in almost 10 acres of landscaped gardens. Coolibah Downs is the perfect venue for your next Gold Coast wedding, conferences and private functions, an opportunity to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Gold Coast hinterland yet only minutes from the Coast’s attractions, mountains and excellent shopping. Coolibah Downs Private Estate "Your Complete Fairytale Wedding Venue".

Chapel Weddings

Our non-denominational traditional stone Chapel can seat up to 110 guests inside with a side verandah for additional guests. Surrounded by lush gardens, 2 water fountains including one as a backdrop, flowing creek and antique lanterns it makes for a gorgeous venue for your Ceremony.

Our Chapel hire includes use of our sound system and piano organ, reverse cycle air conditioning and Chapel grounds for photos. We are located in Mt Nathan approximately 10 minutes from the motorway and approximately 60 minutes drive from Brisbane and 20 minutes from Surfers Paradise. Our Chapel is also available for Ceremony Only Hire.

Garden Weddings

Our garden ceremonies are situated in a peaceful rainforest atmosphere with picturesque surroundings set in front of a stunning natural backdrop, our gazebo can be decorated to accommodate your individuality and tastes. With seating for up to 80 guests plus standing room as well as soft lighting and power for music that will create a warmth and ambiance for your ceremony.

Marquee Receptions

A wonderland of white making our silk lined marquee the perfect canvas for any wedding style from Rustic Glam to Grand Scale Elegance. Coolibah Downs is undeniably romantic and special for couples looking for a unique venue. The venue is like no other and stands in a class of its own. To truly appreciated Coolibah Downs you must see it for yourself.

While your guests enjoy refreshments and canapés on the verandah of the homestead and by the tropical rock pool capture stunning location shots to remember your day. With a rainforest walk meandering through ferns by the stream, a flowering lily pond, rustic bridge crossing, romantic bridal swing, and extensive gardens, there are endless photo opportunities available. Located only 20 minutes from the sandy beaches of the Gold Coast we’re open 7 days a week.



The homestead has 3 bedrooms consisting of a master suite with queens size bed, ensuite, bath and walk in wardrobe. Second bedroom has a queen size bed with ensuite and the third bedroom has 2 single beds and ensuite. The kitchen is fully stocked with crockery, cutlery, saucepans and dishwasher, own laundry facilities and reverse cycle air conditioning. All linen and towels included.


The Barn is a self-contained two bedroom residence that sleeps 4 people, or 6 people with 2 roll-aways. Located on the upper level it features tv and dvd player, reverse cycle air-conditioning, fully equipped kitchen, provision of all fresh linen and fantastic views from its 2 balconies. There is an adjoining door to the Twin Unit that can expand this area into a three bedroom, 2 bathroom residence with bedding for 6 people, or 8 people with 2 roll-aways. Includes access to all facilities of the private estate.


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Venue Facilities

Accommodation Onsite

Weekend Weddings Only

Weekday Weddings Available

Open During Winter

Pet Friendly
No Curfew
BYO Catering
BYO Alcohol
Bar Area
Undercover Area

Accessible Toilet
Change Room
Wheelchair Access

AV System
Tables and Seating

Marquee or Tent
Fire Pit
Cleanup Included

Queer Owned or Managed

LGBTI Charity Member

The Equality Network Member


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