Elope in Queensland for a Romantic & Tropical Wedding Day

Affordable & Memorable Elopements in Queensland's Best Wedding Spots - The Gold Coast, Noosa, Whitsunday Islands and more 

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Elope in the Sunshine State and enjoy some of the finest weather, scenery and attractions Australia has to offer..

Sunshine Coast QLD Elopements

Maleny Manor - close to the Glasshouse Mountains in the Sunshine Coast, this award-winning boutique hotel and reception venue is perfect for eloping in Queensland.

The Intimate Love Birds Package is designed for bride and groom only.  It includes a 30-minute ceremony in either the pavilion or under the special "wedding tree" conducted by one of a select choice of registered marriage celebrants.  You also get a seasonal bouquet and groom's button hole as well as an hour-long photo shoot with professional photographer.  The price for this package is $2700, but there are a few interesting add-ons to consider as well.

The Fly Me To the Moon Elopement Package is also just for the two of you.  It includes helicopter arrival and return from either Noosa or Cloundra as well as a 15-minute scenic tour of the area, a 30-minute ceremony, photo shoot bouquet and button-hole, and a bottle of French champagne.  Cost for this Queensland elope wedding package is $3700. (894 Landsborough-Maleny Rd, Maleny, QLD 07-5499-9013)   

Laughlin, NV Elope Weddings

Maleny Manor - close to the Glasshouse Mountains in the Sunshine Coast, this award-winning boutique hotel and reception venue is perfect for eloping in Queensland.

The Intimate Love Birds Package is designed for bride and groom only.  It includes a 30-minute ceremony in either the pavilion or under the special "wedding tree" conducted by one of a select choice of registered marriage celebrants.  You also get a seasonal bouquet and groom's button hole as well as an hour-long photo shoot with professional photographer.  The price for this package is $2700, but there are a few interesting add-ons to consider as well.

The Fly Me To the Moon Elopement Package is also just for the two of you.  It includes helicopter arrival and return from either Noosa or Cloundra as well as a 15-minute scenic tour of the area, a 30-minute ceremony, photo shoot bouquet and button-hole, and a bottle of French champagne.  Cost for this Queensland elope wedding package is $3700. (894 Landsborough-Maleny Rd, Maleny, QLD 07-5499-9013)   

Elope Near Brisbane - Avocado Sunset B&B

Avocado Sunset B&B Elope Package - Queensland's famous Gold Coast is popular for good reason.  And The Avocado Sunset Luxury Bed and Breakfast is only an hour's drive from Brisbane on Tamborine Mountain.

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This B&B offers four romantic themed rooms with either spa or large claw foot bath.  The views are truly inspiring and there are numerous things to do in the area.  Whether you would like to take a hot air balloon ride, stroll along one of the seven walking trails or Rainforest Skywalk, visit local galleries or see the botanical gardens, there is something here for every every couple.

Flowers, wedding celebrant, Rolls Royce limo and catering can all be arranged for your elopement or small intimate wedding.  The grounds are perfect for wedding day photos and/or private ceremony. How about a sunset wedding on the deck?  Bridal packages can be arranged by your hosts and individualized to your specifications.  Pre-order a champagne breakfast for two or intimate dinner platter to complete the experience.

Room rates vary according to season, time of week, room and length of stay.  Please contact your hosts directly or fill out an enquiry form online. (186 Beacon Rd, North Tamborine, QLD  07-5545-2365) 

Readers Review: One of our readers, Ruth Beardsley (pictured above on her wedding day with her new husband Richard), sent Best Elope Ideas.com this brief review of her wedding at the Avocado:

I enjoyed your website.  My now husband and I eloped to Mount Tamborine, Queensland, Australia.  We were married on Wednesday 7th August, 2013. We married in a private ceremony at the Avocado Sunset Bed and Breakfast. Cheryl and Richard made our day so special.

Mr & Mrs Beardsley,
Brisbane, Queensland
 

Elope in Queensland at Lake Weyba Cottages - these cottages are located on Lake Weyba just outside of Noosa in Peregian Beach, QLD.  They feature double spas with views, private verandah, and gourmet breakfast. Make use of the canoes, mountain bikes, or fishing rods  or arrange for a private massage or eco tour.

Three elopement packages are available at this venue.

  • For a cost of $1350, you get an experienced celebrant, completion of legal requirements and registration, choice of wording for your vows, two witnesses if needed, two night's accommodation in the Honeymoon Cottage, gourmet breakfast platter each morning, antipasto plate, and goodie bag containing sparkling wine, chocolates and hand-made soap.  You choose your ceremony location on the grounds or in the Noosa area.
  • For a cost of $1800, you get all of the above plus a three course private dinner for two in your cottage and two relaxation massages.
  • For $4115, you will receive everything in option two as well as a professional 1-hour photography shoot, bridal bouquet and button-hole, champagne for up to 8 guests after the ceremony and in-room hair and make-up application for the bride.

(79 Clarendon Rd, Peregian Beach, Sunshine Coast, QLD  07-5448-2285)

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Elope in Queensland's Far North

Kewarra Beach Resort and Spa, Cairns - who doesn't love the Great Barrier Reef?  The Kewarra Beach Resort and Spa in Cairns offers bungalows and suites on a 30-hectare tropical garden and pools.  Beachfront or rainforest accommodation is available and the White Lotus Spa will help you unwind.

The four-night Elope to the Tropics Package is $3,450 and is the ideal way to elope in paradise. It includes:

  • return transportation between Cairns airport and the resort
  • 4nights in a deluxe Pandanus  bungalow with private balcony
  • full breakfast for two each morning at the Paperbark forest restaurant
  • marriage celebrant and licence/certificate
  • wedding coordinator
  • ceremony set up (from a choice of locations onsite)
  • bouquet and buttonhole
  • sparkling wine after the ceremony.

(80 Kewarra St, Kewarra Beach, QLD 07-4058-4000)

Queensland Honeymoon Resort

Peppers Beach Club & Spa - this gorgeous small resort in Far North Queensland is an ideal spot for a relaxed and tropical honeymoon. The Lagoon Penthouses look ready for a luxury honeymoon, with King beds and a private rooftop terrace with your own outdoor lounge, barbeque and Jacuzzi. And if you book into the exclusive serenity wing, you'll have access to their secluded rain forest serenity pool! (123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove QLD)

Whitsunday Islands Wedding Packages

I-Do Events Weddings in the Whitsunday Islands - elope to the beautifully tropical Whitsunday Islands with the help of a professional coordinator.

  • Elope Simply Package: $3090 - this package is for Airlie Beach.  A wedding coordinator will help you plan the day and attend the ceremony to assist you.  You also get a list of ceremony venues, and assistance with permits, hair and make-up in your hotel room.

    Also included: bouquet and buttonhole, return transfers from the ceremony in a luxury vehicle, wedding celebrant, speakers for your own i-pod music, 2 witnesses (the coordinator and photographer), signing table and 2 chairs, champagne and snacks, photography with 50 of your favorite wedding photos put in an album, and a slide show of images set to music.

  • Elope Perfectly: $4150 - for eloping in Whitehaven Beach, QLD. This package includes a wedding coordinator to assist and attend the ceremony, help with permits and approvals, or plan and implement an alternative venue in case of rain.  You also get bridal hair and make-up in the hotel room, bouquet and buttonhole, and return transfers to the airport in a luxury vehicle.  A return seaplane trip to Whitehaven Beach  makes this package extra special.  It allows an hour and a half for ceremony and photographs on the beach.  Ceremony includes all the perks of the above package and guests can be accommodated for an additional fee.
  • Elope Luxuriously Package - this package consists of the basics in package one or two as well as optional extras such as upgraded photography, high definition video, helicopter rides, romantic decor for the ceremony, dinner, mini wedding cake, accommodation at a choice of venues, hotel decor  and in-room massage.  I-Do Events offer special discounts for these options when you book through them.

How to Elope in Queensland

Marriage Requirements in Queensland:

You must be at least 18 years of age or older.  You must have a registered celebrant to carry out the wedding and lodge the forms of Notice of Intended Marriage, which you both sign in the presence of a qualified witness.

To elope in Queensland, you must have 2 witnesses over the age of 18 at the ceremony, and you must provide evidence of date and place of birth.  If you were born outside of Australia, you must provide a current passport.

(Please Note: This page on Queensland elopements is a guide only. Prices for these wedding packages as well as requirements for marriages in Australia and the State of Queensland can change. Please consult with suppliers and official agencies before making any purchases or set arrangements.)