Wondering where to elope in Brisbane?
So you’ve decided to elope in a small and intimate wedding ceremony, and you are wondering where to elope in Brisbane. Maybe you are looking for somewhere that feels special, that’s relatively private, with a stunning backdrop and surrounds. Perhaps you like the idea of choosing a spot that is out in the open, so you can make the most of beautiful Brisbane’s outdoors and perhaps even eliminate the need to pay for venue hire.
Thankfully with 10+ years of experience performing elopements and weddings around Brisbane, we know some amazing spots! Best of all, Brisbane is of the few places in the world suited to outdoor weddings at any time of the year, and in Australia, a legal marriage can take place anywhere, so you are spoiled for choice!
To help you decide where to elope in Brisbane, we have created this overview of some of our favourite elopement locations, for you to browse through, when you see a location you particularly like, simply click on the title to view more information and images of each spot.
Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens
Located just 7km drive from Brisbane’s CBD are the stunning subtropical Brisbane Botanical Gardens – Mt Coot-tha. Home to the exotic and Australian rain forest trees, plants, and gardens with designated wedding lawns that can be hired for elopements with a little more guests.
For those opting for a small and intimate elopement with 2-10 guests, we have uncovered some gorgeous spots that are perfect for relaxed elopements. You can view photos and descriptions of these here.
New Farm Park
The iconic New Farm Park has a variety of areas perfect for small elopement wedding ceremonies. The rose gardens typically bloom from Spring right the way through to May, and the many jacaranda trees around the park usually flower between late September through to late October, so elopement spots and photo opportunities in New Farm Park are abundant.
View photos of some of our favorite New Farm Park elopement spots here.
The inner city suburb of kangaroo Point, has some stunning hidden gem locations perfect for elopements. From Wilson’s Outlook park overlooking the Story Bridge, or across the river on top of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, or for the ultimate romantic elopement location, you can wed on the banks of on the Brisbane river. View a variety of stunning Kangaroo Point elopement spots here.
For a private elopement or if you are choosing to marry without telling friends and family, or for a minimal legals only wedding, you may choose for your marriage to take place in your own home or a family private property, be it a back yard wedding or on a shaded deck.
If you envisage something a little different for your Brisbane elopement, let us know and we can talk you through the best and most suitable ceremony locations Brisbane has to offer, all well suited to small and intimate elopements. We may even be able to assist with arranging 1 or 2 witnesses if need be.
Contact Jamie + Cara to confirm availability and share your ideas for your Brisbane elopement.
Photo credits in order of images: Header image by Studio Impressions Photography, Twig and Fawn Photography, Still Wild Love, Picrama and Lover of Mine.