The Best Elopement Locations in Brisbane
Having been a part of hundreds of elopements in Brisbane over the years, we are lucky enough to have experienced weddings at Brisbane’s best elopement locations including some real hidden gems.
The following Brisbane wedding venues are known for going above and beyond to ensure everything goes smoothly and their couples have the best day. So in no particular order, here goes:
New Farm Park – Conveniently located inner city, New Farm Park has a wide variety of elopement spots to choose from. From gorgeous huge old trees, rose gardens, the iconic rotunda and river front lawns, you are spoilt for choice for stunning ceremony spots with picturesque backdrops. Sunset elopements are particularly stunning with the sun setting over the city as the golden light fills the sky.
There are also ample amenities nearby for your post ceremony celebration, from local restaurants to the city cat to take you down the river to your next destination.
New Farm Park has designated areas that can be booked through Brisbane City Council for your exclusive use if you wish.
Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens – The Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens is located just 8km west of Brisbane’s CBD. This inner city botanical oasis, stretches over 56-hectare of subtropical plants, trees and gardens. The gardens offer several designated lawns that can be booked for exclusive use through Brisbane City Council.
We know where to find the best elopement spots, whether you are looking for serene privacy, or a gorgeous rain forest or lake backdrop.
The Calile Hotel – This beautiful pastel themed hotel located in the James Street precinct of Fortitude Valley is a highly rated hotel with thoughtfully designed rooftop spaces perfect for elopements.
Elopements are subject to the hotels availability, and space can be booked through the venue. The Calile rooftop space boasts sweeping views of Brisbane City, and even a unique amphitheatre, with inbuilt seating for wedding guests.
Being a hotel, you can also stay at The Calile and there are several highly acclaimed restaurants within and around the James Street precinct – perfect for your post elopement celebrations.
City Botanic Gardens
Centrally located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, the City Botanic Gardens offers a wide variety of locations that are perfect for small and intimate elopements.
Also an excellent place for post wedding photos with a lake, river frontage and rows of beautiful trees, your Photographer will be in their element.
We hope you enjoyed our description of some of the best elopement locations in Brisbane.
When we meet (either in person or virtually if you aren’t based locally) we can tell you more about these locations and talk through some of the elopement spots that may be suitable for you.
We hope this has helped you in finding your perfect elopement location, and don’t forget to contact us to secure your Celebrant for your Brisbane elopement.
Jamie + Cara – Elopement Celebrants