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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


venue coordinator:

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.

on the day coordination:


You will need an On The Day Coordinator to assist with your event if DIY planning so we suggest you reach out to the lovely Katie from Arctic Fox Events to assist you as they can service your wedding planning, styling, coordination, furniture hire, wedding flowers and even your stationery -

Mention you are looking at Riverwood for your wedding event for special tailored rates.



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.





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

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


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