weddings & functions
escape to the country
Romantic | Rustic | Rural | Relaxed
Welcome to Pioneer Country
We are your exclusively private wedding venue – nestled on the glorious Northern Rivers amongst 200 acres of rolling hills, lush farmland and featuring picturesque ocean views as the idyllic backdrop for your country wedding – where you and your guests will be given our undivided attention and your only task will be… to savour every moment of your big day.
As a fifth generation, working cattle property, Pioneer Country offers everything you need in one convenient place – from our romantic plantation style chapel and stunning outdoor ceremony locations, to live music and our charming barn-style restaurant (which comfortably seats 220 people, is licensed until midnight and boasts a full commercial kitchen) – making us well equipped to bring your personalised hinterland wedding to life.
Included in all our affordable wedding packages are the services of our experienced in-house planner, so you can feel 100% confident knowing that every detail will be taken care of, any last-minute emergency will be handled and that your day is organised, relaxed and stress free.
As a private property, perfectly situated just 10 minutes from The Gold Coast Airport (less than a $20 Uber ride from world class accommodation in nearby Coolangatta) and a mere 3km from the M1 motorway – with direct routes to Byron Bay, The Gold Coast and Brisbane – Pioneer Country also offers guests unlimited free parking (day and overnight – for those wanting to relax and not drive home); making us undeniably, the perfect venue for locals and interstate visitors alike.
Why wait! Call us now to arrange an inspection tour and to see just how effortlessly we can bring all your plans to life. Together we will create a unique and beautiful day to be remembered forever.
for 2022 & 2023 pricing please request a quotation.
For your budgeting purposes, currently a typical wedding & reception
for between 50 & 100 people currently costs
between $10,000 & $20,000
depending upon food & beverage selection & number of guests.
Chapel Hire or
Includes chapel & grounds hire, a rehearsal, 1x pre-appointment & use of the whole 200 acre farm for photography.
2 hr. duration
Garden Party Hire
Chapel or outdoor ceremony
followed by a garden party.
Venue hire only, food & beverage are extra.
3 hr. duration
Whole Venue Hire
Exclusive use of grounds,
chapel & restaurant. Includes wedding planner, 1x rehearsal, 2 x pre-wedding appointments, time to install styling
24 hrs. (plus) duration
Rustic Lux Elopement
Includes celebrant, chapel & grounds hire, photography, videographer, on the day wedding coordinator, champagne, antipasto platter x 5 pax & wedding cake.
1.5 hr. duration
Corporate Events, Birthdays, Christmas Parties, Award Ceremonies, School Events.
Seats 220 people.
Food & Beverage
Grazing tables, standing, from $34 pp
Wood fired pizza & antipasto $34 pp
Night Market Hand Carts POA
6-dish country, sit-down, menu $58.50 pp
or bring in a pre-approved Food Truck
Beverage Package, 4 hours, $50
Pre-Paid Bar Tabs & Pay As You Drink