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Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum

Beenleigh AttrationsBeenleigh Historical Village and Museum, Attraction, Beenleigh, Tourist Activity

Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum

Preserving the Past for the Future! The “Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum” takes you on a journey of years gone by. This collection of our Early Australian heritage is dedicated to preserving the cultural legacy of the old Beenleigh region for current and future generations. Features early Australia memorabilia, collections of items and even twenty heritage buildings which have been lovingly preserved and restored. Open 7 days from 9am to 3pm.


Southern Cross Day Tours

Tash Maree Travel

ToursTash Maree Travel, Winery Tours, Cheese Factory, Hens Parties

Tash Maree Travel

Wine and Cheese Tasting Tour! “Tash Maree Travel” offers award winning wine & liqueur, artisan cheese tasting & gourmet food (say no more!). The Deluxe Winery Tour to Tamborine includes a generous tasting of flavorful wines & liqueurs, a delicious two course lunch at one of the wineries, a cheese tasting at the cheese factory, snacks and cold drinks on the bus, PLUS door to door service!


The Gatehouse at Glenloch

AccommodationThe gatehouse, Glenloch Gardens, Tamborine Cottage

The Gatehouse at Glenloch

Intimate boutique cottage in a grand garden estate! The Gatehouse at Glenloch is a luxury two bedroom cottage, nestled within seven acres of magnificent sculpted gardens in the tradition of grand English estates. Featuring a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, luxurious bedrooms, fireplace and verandah spa, The Gatehouse is the perfect Tamborine Mountain destination for honeymoons or a romantic getaway.


Laugh Love Play Pet Minding

WeddingsPet Wedding Chauffeuring, Weddings on Tamborine Mtn, Pet Chauffeuring

Laugh Love Play Pet Minding

Having your fur-baby there for your special day is just as heart warming as having your partner there to say I do! We at“Laugh Love Play Pet Minding” understand that every kid is a part of the family, so no matter what you may have we will be their personal date! Will your little one welcome guests, walk down the aisle with the page boy or flower girl, carry the rings or maybe even a bouquet? All our proposal and wedding packages are tailor-wagged just for you. We also offer Honeymoon care.


Eagle Heights Mountain Resort Weddings

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideEagle Heights Hotel, Mountain resort, Weddings on Tamborine

Eagle Heights Mountain Resort

The perfect place for YOUR wedding! “Eagle Heights Mountain Resort” provides the ultimate Wedding Packages with all needs catered for at the one establishment. Our Wedding Arch is private and isolated and has the most spectacular Gold Coast views. After the ceremony when the bride and groom are having their photo shoot, guests can visit the bar before heading into our separate function pavilion where our highly trained staff are sure to make your reception the most memorable of experiences.


Mason Wines Winery Weddings

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideMason Wines, Winery Weddings, Tamborine Ceremony, Receotions and Functions

Mason Wines Winery Weddings

From intimate low key gatherings to glamorous and lavish affairs! “Mason Wines” is an all encompassing wedding venue with your ceremony, reception and accommodation needs all taken care of. We specialise in bespoke weddings to offer you and your guests something that is truly individual. For your wedding reception our passionate Mason Wines’ kitchen team will provide superb dining options using only the freshest quality produce.


Mount Tamborine Vineyard and Winery

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideMt Tamborine Winery, Vineyard Weddings, Resaturant, Function Centre Tamborine

Mt Tamborine Vineyard & Winery

Please join us in celebrating your wedding! At “Mt Tamborine Vineyard & Winery” we strive to provide the ultimate in traditional celebrations such as the beginning of your life together. Being a family run winery we ourselves are steeped in tradition and we will provide you with a day that will live in your memory and your heart forever. We are delighted that you are considering sharing such a momentous time in your life with us and we will ensure it is special.


Tamborine Gardens

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideTamborine gardens, Wedding Venue, Beacon Road, Chapel

Tamborine Gardens

Wedding and Function Resort! Tamborine Gardens is an award winning garden estate designed as an exclusive 5 star wedding venue for your ceremony, reception and accommodation. Our aim is to provide you with a quality venue and superior service in a magical atmosphere. We are happy to assist you in designing your dream wedding, to ensure that your day is a perfect and memorable celebration for all.


Laser Skirmish at Thunderbird Park

Kid's AttractionsThunderbird Park, Laser Skirmish, Attraction

Laser Skirmish @ Thunderbird Park

“Laser Skirmish @ Thunderbird Park” is like a real life computer game. Using an invisible and harmless infrared beam (like TV remotes) we form teams with mission objectives and play in the woodlands or in the rainforest, great for a birthday party or a sports team celebration. Laser Skirmish is ideal for school aged children and their parents. It’s ready, aim… fun!


Pony Rides at Thunderbird Park

Kid's AttractionsPony Rides, Tamborine Mountain, Fun for Kids, Pony Trail Rides

Jo’s Ark Pony Rides @ Thunderbird Park

Lots of safe fun for Kid’s! “Jo’s Ark Pony Rides” at Thunderbird Park offers a range of options for adults and children from first-timers to experienced riders. The youngest members of the family won’t miss out as there are $10 pony rides for the little ones. Meet gentle ponies, capture the moment on your camera and enjoy a lead ride around the lawn.


Windaroo Cottage Chapel

Beenleigh AttrationsWindaroo Cottage Chapel, Wedding Venue Beenleigh

Windaroo Cottage Chapel

…and Albert River Function Room! The historic “Windaroo Cottage Chapel” and private Albert River reception room are co-located within our scenic grounds. This makes for a relaxed wedding with ceremony, photos and reception all in the same location.


Malty Grain Restaurant

Beenleigh AttrationsTamborine Eating Out, Restaurant, Windaroo, Beard n Brau, Farm House Ale

Malty Grain Restaurant

Good Friends – Real Food – Great Beer! Authentic brews and irresistible bites created with enthusiasm, passion, flavor and quality. Relax and enjoy a selection of local artisan produce and quality craft beers at “Malty Grain Restaurant” – located half way between Brisbane and Tamborine Mountain.


Bird Feeding at Thunderbird Park

Kid's AttractionsThunderbird Park, Tamborine Mtn, Attractions, Kids fun

Bird Feeding @ Thunderbird Park

Join us for “Bird Feeding @ Thunderbird Park”. Colourful Birds fly down from the trees at 2pm daily. Enjoy delicious wood-fired pizzas, affordable snacks, softdrinks, icecream and smooties – the kids (and the grown-ups!) will love this delightful spectacle of nature.


Thunderegg Fossicking at Thunderbird Park

Kid's AttractionsFossicking, Tamborine Mountain, Thunderbird Park

Thunderegg Fossicking @ Thunderbird Park

Unearth a 200 Million year old mystery! “Thunderegg Fossicking @ Thunderbird Park” is a unique activity for the whole family. You can discover your own hidden treasures from prehistoric volcanic lava in the world’s largest Thunderegg Mine! Admission includes a souvenir miner’s permit and the use of a pick and bucket for collecting your treasures.


Kids Who Know

Kid's AttractionsKids Who Know, Tamborine Mountain, Gallery Walk, Kids Activities

Kids Who Know

Essential life lessons for kids! “Kids Who Know” is an engaging and informative experience for children 4 to 7 years of age. It communicates and teaches principles and concepts which underpin positive social interaction and enhances confidence and self-esteem. Children learn from what they watch, listen to and experience. Open every day 9am to 4pm.


Flights of Fancy

Kid's AttractionsFlights of Fancy, Shopping, Tamborine Mtn, The Green behind the Gold

Flights of Fancy

The ultimate Fairy and Fantasy destination! “Flights of Fancy” is located at the upper end of Gallery Walk, at the “Fig Tree Roundabout”. Come and visit our fabulous shop where you can indulge your inner child. Creative displays and a diversity of beautiful wares will capture your heart and transport you to other realms. Explore five rooms filled with OOHs, AAHs and WOWS! Closed Mondays.


Beenleigh Artisan Distillery

Beenleigh AttrationsBeenleigh Artisan distillery, Rum, Distillery Tours, Attractions

Beenleigh Artisan Distillery

Visit Australia’s oldest registered and continuously working Distillery! Visit the “Beenleigh Artisan Distillery” and learn about the distillery’s history through a tour and tasting experience and understand how our master distillers craft quality award-winning rums.


Scarecrow Festival

Scenic Rim Wedding Hire

WeddingsScenic Rim, Wedding Hire, Tamborine Weddings

Scenic Rim Wedding Hire

We can help you create your perfect day! We at“Scenic Rim Wedding Hire” believe in strong customer service and providing beautiful quality hire items. Specialising in the styling and planning of weddings / special events – supplying a diverse array of unique gifts, bonbonnieres & favours, furniture and decorative item hire. With our industry experience, we can help you create your perfect day.


Shades of Beauty Makeup

WeddingsWedding Makeup, Tamborine Weddings

Shades of Beauty Makeup Artist

I pride myself on attention to detail, reliability, and punctuality! I am a professional local Mobile Makeup Artist. Your event is important to you, and especially to me, to ensure you look and feel beautiful at your special occasion. You may attend my Makeup Studio in Upper Coomera or I’ll travel to your destination (travel rates may apply outside the local area) I provide special packages for weddings, formals, and large group bookings for any event.


Bavarian Wedding Gardens

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideBavarian Grill Haus, Wedding Gardens, Reception and Function Venue

Bavarian Wedding Gardens

The most Breathtaking Chapel on the Mountain! The “Bavarian Wedding Gardens” proudly offers a variety of packages from a discrete event to a superb cocktail or dinner function. We provide exceptional facilities and service for every event experience. The Bavarian Wedding Gardens boasts magnificent and charming views of a lake and lush gardens. Your dinner will be held at the Bavarian Grill Haus Restaurant or the Cellar Door of the “Bavarian Craft Brewery”.


The Gardens at Glenloch

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideGlenloch Gardens, Weddings Tamborine, Reception and Ceremony Venue, Garden Weddings

The Gardens at Glenloch

A grand garden wedding in the most intimate of surroundings! Inspired by classic English-style gardens, Glenloch is a true hidden gem of Tamborine Mountain. Blessed to enjoy four very distinct seasons, our beautifully landscaped gardens create a unique and romantic wedding ceremony ambience. The dappled sunlit avenues, the profusion of exquisite flowers and the gentle sound of fountains and waterfalls make Glenloch the perfect intimate wedding venue.


Luxury Taster Plate

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideLuxury taster Plate, Bridal Showers, Tamborine Weddings

Luxury Taster Plate

Luxury Styled Events! Welcome to the “Luxury Taster Plate” for luxury styled events. Learn how to make a flower crown and add to your event by choosing from the menu, treat your senses in a luxury waterfront home on the Gold Coast. Hens, Birthdays, Baby Showers and Girls Day Out starting at $80 per head.


House of Serendipity Gowns

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideHouse of Serendipity Gowns, Bridal Dress, Wedding Dresses. Tamborine Weddings

House of Serendipity Gowns

Exquisite Gowns for all Occasions! Design, Quality & Service are our key attributes in this Industry. You will be assured your gown will be all you wished for. Our gowns range from traditional to the latest cutting edge designs created to suit all body types. We have had 7 years experience in the Bridal Industry. Our mission is to create quality gowns for all occasions that last the test of time. Elegance in style, Exquisite gowns for all occasions!


Eventacious Bar Wedding Catering

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideWedding Catering, Mobile Bar, Fully Licensed, Eventacious

Eventacious Bar Catering

Bar Catering for all Occasions! “Eventacious” is a recognised Mobile Bar and Events company catering for any type of event and venue. And we love a party! Of course by that, we mean we love managing and organising THE event you’re looking to host… but we also love a good party, too! We cater for intimate weddings for 20 people in a gorgeous rainforest setting or a resort wedding for 150 and can co-ordinate bars for all types of events.


Sugarize Cakes and Catering

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideSugarize Events, Tamborine Weddings, Event Catering, High Teas

Sugarize Cakes and Catering

High Teas, Custom Cakes, Dessert Tables! At “Sugarize Cakes and Catering” we specialise in high tea catering and styling packages, canapé platters, dessert tables and custom cakes. Our delicious services are particularly popular for birthdays, showers, hens parties, corporate functions and weddings. We can cater to gluten-free and vegetarian dietary requirements, and have the facilities to cater for 20 to 200 guests.


Cakery Box

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideCakery Box, Wedding Cakes, Tamborine Weddings

Cakery Box

A party without a cake is just a meeting! Hi All – My name is Schaldine Bond. “Cakery Box” creates unique custom designed cakes for all occasions. Your cake will be remembered long after the crumbs have been cleared! I am based in Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, Australia. No matter what the occasion, I am more than happy to work within your budget in order to create your perfect cake.


Cakey Creations

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideCakey Creations, Wedding Cakes, Tamborine Weddings

Cakey Creations

Made to order wedding cakes Birthday Cakes and much much more! Are you looking for the type of cake that will have everyone talking long after the party is over? “Cakey Creations” would love to help you in planning the details for a truly spectacular and memorable cake. You may already have an idea in mind, or maybe have a photo of what you would like, or maybe you would prefer us to create something totally unique and special for you?


Whipped Creations

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideWhipped Creations, Wedding Cakes, Tamborine Weddings, Bridal Sweets

Whipped Creations

A heavenly cake for your special day! Hi – my name is Michelle. I have a love for baking and decorating cakes. I am artistic and creative, so allow me to transform your ideas into a beautiful custom cake for any occasion such as a wedding, birthday, anniversary or any festive cake. All my “Whipped Creations”, as well as ganache, butter cream and marzipan are made from scratch (no premixes) and are made from the finest ingredients.


All Occasions Speciality Cakes

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideAll Occasions Speciality Cakes, Mt Tamborine, Weddings, Bride and Groom

All Occasions Speciality Cakes

Unforgettable Edibles! “All Occasions Speciality Cakes” creates unique and affordable wedding cakes for delivery to Wedding Reception Venues on Tamborine Mountain, Gold Coast and all areas between Brisbane and the New South Wales border. Please tell me about your “dream wedding cake” and provide images (if possible) so that I can capture and design what you desire with amazing taste and WOW factor!


Spice of Life Catering

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideSpice of Life, Wedding, Catering, Finger Food, Party, Event

Spice of Life Catering

Catering for all occasions! “Spice of Life Catering” for engagements, wedding cakes, full reception service, post ceremony canape platters and bridal party getting ready platters (breakfast and lunch). Make your next celebration as easy as picking up the phone to place your order. We offer an extensive range of all things gourmet using the freshest ingredients with an impeccable presentation.


Secret Wedding Events

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideSecret Wedding Events, Tamborine Mountain, Theming for Weddings, Ceremonies, National Park

Secret Wedding Events

We have a passion for creating special moments! Here at “Secret Wedding Events” we specialise in Wedding Planning and the hire of furniture and decor helping our clients to create valuable memories of their special day. Whether you are planning a wedding, baby shower, birthday, kitchen tea, or you are an event planner, designer or photographer, Secret Wedding Events has the creative skill and unique items to give your event originality and style.


Sugar & Spice Events

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideSugar & Spice, Wedding Theming, Tamborine Brides

Sugar & Spice Events

Our style is lavish, glamorous and theatrical! The “Sugar & Spice” team is truly passionate about weddings and events. We live and breathe it and relish the opportunity to take a space and transform it into something magical. Theming everything from napkin rings to lighting and costumed performers. From the very simple to the grandest wedding events, we are into every exquisite detail and our work and references are testament to this.


Ivy & Bleu

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideIvy & Bleu, Theming for Weddings, Flair Specialists, Beautiful Weddings

Ivy & Bleu

Let us make your event dreams come true! “Ivy & Bleu” are the specialists in creating beautiful events and offer a wide range of wedding planning, special event and corporate styling, floristry and DIY hire options. Our team of skilled stylists work hard to create the perfect atmosphere for you and your guests. Contact us to schedule a complimentary consultation in our showroom today!


Wooden Letter Words

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideWooden Letter Words, Tamborine Weddings, Table Decorations, Centerpiece

Wooden Letter Words

All items are hand crafted and painted! “Wooden Letter Words” is a family owned Australian business and is Australia’s fastest growing supplier of custom made names, wall art and cake toppers. We specialise in MDF and acrylic cake toppers, wedding table signs, wedding drop box frames and guestbook ideas, table numbers, save the date magnets, cake toppers and gifts. Please allow between 2 and 6 weeks on all signs as they are custom made to order.


In the Booth Gold Coast

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideIn the Booth, Gold Coast, Tamborine Wedding Hire, Photobooth

In the Booth Gold Coast

Booth like you’ve never boothed before! “In the Booth” provides studio-quality photo booths for hire for special events. The ultimate party starter, “In the Booth” provides unique memories of your night and fantastic entertainment as well. All packages include unlimited instant booth prints and your choice from our range of backdrops and print designs. Our boutique booths also offer video messaging for your guests to take your booth experience to the next level!


Black Jacket Suiting

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideBlack Jacket, Tie, Groom's Attire, Men's Suit Hire

Black Jacket Suiting

Book your fitting now! “Black Jacket Suiting” provides an extensive range of wedding suits in Brisbane. We cater to the groom, groomsmen and even the guests for the special event. Organising your wedding through us is not only stress free, but our systems combine efficiency with cost effectiveness in order for us to provide you with product diversity, expert knowledge as well as competitive prices, with costs of wedding suits varying from $99 up to $2500.


Helen’s Sewing Room

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideHelens Sewing Studio, Dressmaking, Alterations, Wedding Gowns, Wedding Tailor

Helen’s Sewing Room

Your wedding gown tailor! Welcome to “Helen’s Sewing Room” – My name is Helen and I live on Tamborine Mountain, I offer a personal service in altering and fitting of wedding and bridesmaids dresses that are purchased via online and overseas websites. If you would like a one off personally made dress, I am also able to make that for you, to your specifications. Call me now for a quote – your dream wedding dress is only one call away!


Dee Handyside Music

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideDee Handyside, Tamborine Mountain, Wedding Singer, Discover Tamborine Mtn

Dee Handyside – Music

From Reception to the Dance Floor! Providing Solo and Duo live music packages. Dee will work with you to ensure that your day is something to remember. All packages include: 1) A location visit, 2) Personal liaison regarding your choice of songs, 3) Schedule arrangement, 4) DJ music in-between live music sets, 5) Lighting for dance sets, 6) Preparation of your favorite song/wedding waltz, and 7) MC duties if required.


Naomi Terashima Harpist

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideNaomi Terashima, Harpist, Tamborine Weddings

Naomi Terashima – Harpist

Awake inside a dream! Naomi is an highly experienced multi award winning harpist, specialising in entertaining at wedding ceremonies on the Gold Coast, Tamborine Mountain and surrounds. Listening to Naomi play harp is a truly beautiful experience that you will not soon forget. Awake inside a dream as the tones of her amazing harp transports you to the realms of fantasy.


Explosive Entertainment

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideExplosive Entertainment, Wedding Music, DJ, Dance Floor, Weddings on Tamborine Mountain

Explosive Entertainment

Light & Sound Professional DJ Hire! There are certain elements which are common to any celebration, whatever the occasion: Good friends, good food, good drink …and good music! If you can provide the first 3, “Explosive Entertainment” can supply you with the last. We are a reliable and reputable Gold Coast wedding DJ company who are passionate about their work.


Studio Colette

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideStudio Colette, Wedding Photography, Mount Tamborine, The Green behind the Gold

Studio Colette

I got married here myself! My name is Colette and I live on Tamborine Mountain. I have been a photographer for more than eight years and specialise in wedding and family photography. It is my pleasure to capture your special day with its unique moments as they unfold. Professionally edited wedding photographs will provide you with a picturesque storyline of the wedding day. In years to come you will be able to proudly look back and lively remember every detail.


Shirley Hans

WeddingsFeatured in the Wedding GuideShirley Hans, Wedding Photography, Tamborine Weddings

Shirley Hans

“Go with the Flow” is my Motto! Romance, beauty, personal touches, capturing the light, being relaxed and totally at ease – these are the things that matter most to me in my creative photography. After over 25 years of professional wedding photography, I am still passionate about my work. I develop a special relationship with all my brides. I would love to be there on your wedding day to ensure it all runs smoothly, and goes with the flow!