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Scenic Rim Destination Wedding Guide

It all started in late 2021 when the Lonely Planet named the Scenic Rim in Queensland as one of the 10 regions in the world to visit in 2022. Fast forward to today and the word is definitely out! Not only is the Scenic Rim worth a visit, but it’s quickly becoming known as one of the top destinations in Qld to get married!

 Scenic Rim's Top Wedding Destinations

Located only 45 mins inland from the Gold Coast and approx. an hour southwest of Brisbane, the Scenic Rim region spans more than 4,000 square km and offers a diverse backdrop for saying ‘I do’. Whether you envision exchanging vows on top of a mountain, on a rustic country farm or in the heart of a country village, the Scenic Rim offers a wide range of outdoor locations and venues to meet your needs.

The Scenic Rim Elope Team are Scenic Rim locals who know the region inside out. They have handpicked some of the most breathtaking wedding locations, from Beechmont and Canungra, up to Tamborine Mountain, and out west to Boonah and the village of Aratula and onto Tarome. Their handpicked locations and elopement packages will ensure your wedding truly unforgettable.

7 Best Wedding Locations in the Scenic Rim

1. Beechmont

With sweeping views, this small country village sits on a hilltop between Lamington Plateau and Tamborine Mountain. Scenic Rim Elope venue partner – Providence Farm Hall is located on a working cattle farm, offering genuine rustic charm and a country wedding experience like no other.

2. Canungra

Down the hill into the valley, you will find the little village of Canungra sitting amongst the mountain views. Scenic Rim Elope venue partner – Magnolia Lane Farm is a private property and is a hidden gem that offers a romantic yet rustic hideaway.

3. Boyland

A short 8-minute drive north of Canungra is the local area known as Boyland. Scenic Rim Elope venue partner – Por Do Sol - is a private retreat sitting in the foothills of the mountain range. With a dreamy Bougainvillea Arbour, lovely green lawns, and a pond (with ducks!), this venue really is a unique spot to say, ‘I do’.

4. Tamborine Mountain

Often referred to as ‘the green behind the gold’ for its proximity and views of the Gold Coast, Tamborine Mountain is a hidden gem with so much on offer. Scenic Rim Elope venue partner – North Stores – is an architecturally designed food, art and nature precinct located in North Tamborine. This contemporary backdrop is perfect for the addition of modern ceremony styling.

5. Boonah

This charming heritage town is well known for its country hospitality and as the doorstep to many Scenic Rim adventures. Scenic Rim Elope venue partner – Old Church BNB – offers a unique location with both indoor and outdoor ceremony options and accommodation all in the one place.

6. Aratula

Just down the road from Boonah sits the little village of Aratula. Scenic Rim Elope venue partner – Blackwood Barn - started its life as the Aratula School of Arts Halls and now offers the option to marry within the open-air chapel or under the luxurious chandeliers inside. When the sun goes down Blackwood Barn transforms into a fairy lit wonderland providing the perfect backdrop for photos.

7. Tarome

Just a short drive from Aratula sits the area known as Tarome, the location of Scenic Rim Elope venue partner – Laurenvale Estate. This private property sits surrounded by the spectacular Scenic Rim Mountain Ranges and features the White Capella and its 360-degree views for ceremonies.

The Scenic Rim region really does offer it all when it comes to a destination country wedding. Reach out to the Scenic Rim Elope Wedding Planner today to plan your elopement dream.

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