Set on 13 acres of lush, mature and magnificent gardens Gabbinbar Homestead is a picturesque Queensland wedding venue, just 90-minutes from Brisbane and a 90-minute flight from Sydney. Offering both historic beauty and rustic elegance, the estate gives a glimpse into the romance of days gone by complete with a magnificent driveway, gatehouse, rustic stables, the old school house and the majestic homestead itself. Lovingly restored and refined, Gabbinbar Homestead offers a range of stunning spaces to hold your ceremony and reception. We are pleased to offer the homestead as a magnificent venue for your wedding day.
Curate your bespoke wedding
From the moment you log into MyGabbinbar you can view our little black book of recommended vendors under every category you can think of. Whatever you may need, we can help source it for you.
We also love working with new wedding professionals as well as family and friends to help bring your wedding day vision to life. Our team is well versed in welcoming new suppliers to Gabbinbar Homestead and helping them feel at ease.
Prepare for your special day
Enter the Brides Retreat on the morning of your wedding and prepare for your special day in luxurious surroundings. Our team takes care of all the details, allowing you to focus on getting ready for your ceremony and enjoy the day ahead.
To ensure you are truly spoilt, our package includes lunch and the Gabbinbar Experience drnks package for you and five special people whom you have chosen to accompany you on the morning of your wedding.
Queensland's best catering
Our dedication to offering word-class menus has meant our team has been honoured as Queensland’s best caterers and Queensland’s best wedding caterers two years running at the Australian Restaurant and Catering Association’s Awards For Excellence. Choosing locally grown produce over imported or frozen fare we aim to excel at providing an authentic paddock to plate experience. Our menu looks to highlight the Darling Downs' unique offerings and is inspired by the local region. We love to promote and support local farmers and food artisans.
Beautiful ceremony locations
When you book a wedding at Gabbinbar Homestead we give you exclusive access for your wedding day. This means you can choose to marry in any of our ceremony locations or create your own magical spot in our garden.
We offer four formal ceremony locations and each are spectacular in their own way. Whether you have always dreamt of getting married under a big Figtree or Cedar, surrounded by a wood or under cover in a chapel or pavilion we offer something to suit every vision.
After so much venue research between the Gold Coast, Brisbane and North Coast, Gabbinbar became an easy choice for our wedding location. We cannot stop talking to our guests and friends about how wonderful and magical Gabbinbar is.Read more Reviews
Magnificent wines & beverages
The Gabbinbar Experience includes 7.5 hours of drinks included in your package. We have worked with an indepdendent sommelier to carefully select the wines offered in our three packages - House, Signature and Premium.
Our drinks packages offer you a selection of the very best Australian and International wines from the leading wine regions, producers and winemakers. We are passionate about championing the fantastic wines that come from our own backyard so you will find a number of amazing Australian wines on offer.
We also include a fantastic range of beers in our drinks package from Australia's most-loved breweries. These include Stone & Wood, Little Creatures, Byron Bay Brewery and Great Northern.
Now is the time to celebrate
We ensure your special day ends as a memorable celebration! Dance the night away with your friends and family in our beautiful heritage-listed ballroom. With enough room for a band or DJ and our professional sound system you'll have everyone up joining you dancing.
Make a memorable exit when the wedding festivities end with fireworks, sparklers or a vintage car. Whatever you desire, our team can help create a celebration you and your guests won't forget.