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Welcome to Gabbinbar Homestead – a magnificent and historic estate established in 1863. Set amongst 150-year-old gardens, towering ancient trees and expansive lawns, Gabbinbar Homestead is the perfect destination for your wedding.

Our estate is located high on the mountain range in the garden city of Toowoomba, South-East Queensland. Surrounded by gorgeous acres of magnificent established gardens, the historic Homestead is completely private and secluded.

An Historic Estate


Gabbinbar Homestead was the former home of Sir Hugh Nelson the premier of Queensland in the late 1800s and the summer resort for Queensland's Governors in the early 1900s. It remained a private home until it was lovingly restored and made available for weddings.


Gabbinbar Homestead is located in the garden city of Toowoomba, Queensland. Our estate has a country feel with city convenience at its doorstep. The Toowoomba CBD is only an 8-minute drive away and the Toowoomba airport is located 25 minutes West of Gabbinbar Homestead.

The Estate

When you choose Gabbinbar Homestead for your wedding, we give you exclusive use of the estate. You and your guests are free to enjoy the Homestead, our extensive gardens, the Stables, Old School House and much more.

Our Team

Here at Gabbinbar Homestead, we value excellence. We always aspire to improve our delivery of 'The Gabbinbar Experience'. We are seeking individuals whose values for achieving world-class service match ours. Gabbinbar Homestead hires a broad range of individuals and offers the opportunity to go above and beyond in their area of expertise.

If you would like to be a part of this team, please send us an email telling us in 100 words or more that explains your drive for excellence and what you can bring as an individual to Gabbinbar Homestead, please also attach your resumé.

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