For 148 years, the historic Gabbinbar Homestead was a private residence used by the governors of Queensland as their summer resort. In 2012, the homestead began hosting weddings, offering a magnificent estate for couples to use as their exclusive home for their special day - complete with award-winning food, magnificent drinks, exceptional service, and breathtaking ceremony and reception locations.
Our passion is to give you an exceptional wedding experience.
Our all-inclusive wedding package is called ‘The Gabbinbar Experience’ and includes all-day use of the estate, a luxurious Bride’s Retreat to get ready in, stunning ceremony locations, magnificent gardens, award winning food, a 7.5 hour drinks package, finished with a breathtaking reception.
We prioritise exceptional service with personalised wedding planning included for all couples. You can discover more about ‘The Gabbinbar Experience’ (including pricing and a full list of inclusions) by downloading our wedding package.
Every single moment on our day was more perfect than we could have expected. It was truly a magical day thanks to the Gabbinbar team. We loved that it was always easy to communicate with the staff and questions were answered promptly and thoroughly. It is an exceptional business and we could not rate it any higher.Read more Reviews
Making the most of an inviting summer evening Rosie and Mitch's stunning wedding, hosted at Gabbinbar Homestead, featured a heartfelt ceremony and an elegant garden party with guests dining and sipping champagne beneath towering fig trees. With the styling emphahsis creating a timeless and elegant feel Rosie and Mitch's wedding day featured a monochrome palette teemed with an abundance of native florals. Choosing to host their first dance between the twinkling fairy lights and festoon draped trees in 'The Wood's this incredible January wedding capitalised on all the incredible benefits of hosting a summer wedding.Read their story
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Australia is experiencing a revival of breathtaking country wedding venue options, with heritage-listed homesteads like Gabbinbar Homestead, boutique country manors and winery-based venues breathing new life into the wedding landscape. Tucked away on expansive estates, nestled on escarpments, dotted amongst lush valleys or overlooking undulating hills these country wedding venues are rolling out the red carpet for visitors to their region and are proudly championing everything their unique locale has to offer.Read the story