about the venue:

 

Set in the idyllic and picturesque Gold Coast Hinterland within the foothills of Tamborine Mountain, you will find this stunning private retreat, Riverwood Estate. Nestled along the banks of the Coomera River, with lush, green surrounds as your backdrop, this 10 acre property is perfect for couples wanting the romantic and laid back country wedding feel with a difference.

Think along the lines of bespoke, gypsy inspired tipis with bohemian rugs and dreamcatchers; big white Hamptons style sail tents to dance the night away; clear roof topped Marquees or opt to dine under the stars under an open-aired canopy of festoon lights; catering for both Ceremony & Reception.

We are a blank canvas with no restrictions on your dream vision, here at Riverwood Weddings you are only limited by your own imagination for your perfect day to be as unique and special as you. Incorporating your whole wedding day experience with ceremony, canapés and reception – with lots of photos in between! Wow guests with a truly unique experience whilst being so close to the central Gold Coast for total convenience and ease, Riverwood Estate is situated less than 40 minutes from Surfers Paradise or less than 20 minutes from Sanctuary Cove.

venue facilities:

 

luxury bathrooms included

pet friendly

bon fire pit

parking onsite 

disabled accessible

catering area 

power + water

large industrial cool room

wifi

venue coordinator:

Carmen Benson

Riverwood Estate is our families privately owned residence situated on 10 acres in the Guanaba Valley along the Coomera River. We have lived here for 30 years and our parents have nearly hand-planted each and every tree, bush or flower on this property with love and care. Many people who come here for the first time are amazed at this little piece of paradise as it is so serene, quiet, peaceful and above all I think, a truly blank canvas outdoor venue that can turn your dreams into a reality for your perfect day.

Riverwood is our parents home and I am now blessed to live here again with my 3 children and call Riverwood home again. My younger sister Sophie hosted her engagement party home at Riverwood and we had soooo many wonderful comments on the estate at the party that guests literally thought there was a surprise wedding! So OG Riverwood couple Soph + Pete tied the knot at our parents property  in September 2014 and Riverwood Weddings came to a natural fruition. The property has found its calling and is a very unique space to view and we welcome our couples to our #riverwoodweddingsfamily to share their #riverwoodromance.

I am available for extra On the Day Coordination of your wedding event at Riverwood and my own career background in business administration, marketing and hospitality / tourism with a Diploma in Hospitality Management, has greatly assisted me with tailoring unique weddings for our couples. We do this as a labour of love as Riverwood is our home and we simply love sharing the estate with our couples. We are a small private residence, not a commercial wedding venue and a Riverwood Wedding is such a wonderful experience for the guests and most importantly the couple to have the absolute wedding of their dreams!  

accommodation options:

 

Riverwood estate is located less than 30 minutes to Surfers Paradise, in the Gold Coast hinterland, up just behind Movie World underneath Tamborine Mountain. We are about 10 minutes off the highway at Oxenford located in Maudsland. We do not offer onsite accommodation however there are lots of accommodation options up at Mt Tamborine with B & B’s, cottages (like The Witches Falls Cottages) or whole house to share options (Stayz or Air B & B). Sanctuary Cove is only 20 mins drive with the Intercontinental Hotel Resort & Spa attached to Sanctuary Cove Village & Marina. Surfers or Broadbeach is approx. 30-40 mins South for multiple accommodation options depending on budget.

venue pricing options:

 

Riverwood Weddings venue is tiered pricing based on requirements and anticipated guest numbers. We offer Full Weddings for Ceremony and Reception up to 50 guests and up to 100 guests.

LINK TO PRICING OPTIONS PAGE

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availability:

 

Riverwood Weddings venue is GCCC licensed to host 15 full wedding events per calendar year on Fridays and Saturdays only up to 100 guests pax. This is non-negotiable. 

 

We prefer to only schedule up to 2 bookings per month with a 1 - 2 week gap between bookings spread over the year.

 

As we are a private residence venue viewings are by scheduled small group tours only around our current bookings. We are not open to the public so please respect our privacy and do not access Riverwood estate unannounced. Nero our doggie boy might not appreciate your unexpected visit!  

FULLY BOOKED FOR ALL 2022 EVENTS - only taking 2023 enquiry and tours for bookings via our Facebook page.

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get in touch

 

Riverwood Weddings
 

27 Equestrian Drive, Maudsland

Gold Coast, QLD 4210

hello@riverwoodweddings.com

For 2023/24 enquiry and venue tour requests please contact us through our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/riverwoodweddings