Whether it’s spending time in the hinterland or enjoying a tropical getaway, if you’ve decided to elope, we’ve compiled a list of five perfect wedding ceremony locations to plan your elopement to.

Take the stress out of planning a wedding and make it easy instead with these ideas.

Elope to… Peppers Salt Resort & Spa

Kingscliff, Tweed Coast

Set on the incredible coastline of Northern New South Wales, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa provides an incredible backdrop for you to say “I do” to. Depending on your style, choose between a tranquil garden or a ceremony on Salt Beach. Afterwards take the chance to truly disconnect from everything. This leisurely coastal escape and seaside atmosphere will bring back the balance and serenity you needed.

Nearest city: Gold Coast, Queensland


  • Resort and lagoon style pools
  • The Spa at Salt
  • Season Restaurant
  • 15 minutes from Gold Coast Airport


Leigh Warner Wedding Photography

Elope to…Mantra on Salt Beach

Kingscliff, Tweed Coast

Whether a tropical garden setting or seaside location is for you, Mantra on Salt Beach offers the ideal setting for a perfect wedding celebration. To follow, celebrate in the resort’s beautiful function room, magical pool deck, or at Surge Restaurant & Bar.

Nearest city: Gold Coast, Queensland


  • Heated rock pool
  • Spa
  • Large lagoon style pool
  • Day spa
  • Two tennis courts
  • 15 minutes from Gold Coast Airport


Angie Branch Photography

Elope to… Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas

Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas captures both the atmosphere of the rainforest canopies with stunning bay views across the water; creating a dreamy setting for your ceremony. The serenity of Noosa National Park will ensure you capture the perfect shot and after the ceremony you can spend your days lazing between the swimming pool, Stephanie’s Ocean Spa or soak up the sun at Little Cove Beach.

Nearest city: Sunshine Coast, Queensland


  • Day spa – Stephanie’s Ocean Spa
  • Heated lagoon pool
  • View Restaurant
  • Theatrette and games room


Elope to… Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

The wildness of Cradle Mountain will make your wedding extraordinarily special, with trickling streams and rustic cabins surrounding. Elope to one of the world’s most precious parks and capture what will be one of the most memorable days of your life at this incredible landscape. Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge overlooks the hinterland letting you wake up to the sound of nothing but nature.

Nearest city: Launceston, Tasmania


  • Award winning alpine day spa
  • Wine and cheese tasting
  • Native wildlife

Wedding Courtesy of C&B Photography

Wedding Courtesy of C&B Photography

Elope to… Peppers Blue on Blue Resort

Magnetic Island, Townsville

Start your lives together with a dream tropical island wedding at Peppers Blue on Blue Resort, showcasing sweeping views across the Nelly Bay Marina and Magnetic Island mountains. Tie the knot within the grounds of the resort or at one of the magical bays of Magnetic Island. After, go on to enjoy a romantic reception at the resort’s signature restaurant, Indigo Room.

Nearest city: Townsville, Queensland


  • Marina front location
  • Two swimming pools
  • Endota Day Spa
  • Two recreational swimming pools


Andrew Rankin Photography

Elope to… Breakfree Aanuka Beach Resort

Coffs Harbour, North Coast

Bring your beach front wedding dream to life with BreakFree Aanuka Beach Resort’s stunning location. Set amongst 15 acres of subtropical gardens bringing you a variety of photo opportunities too. The property leaves you with a choice of locations to hold your ceremony at too. Between the beach overlooking the water, the air-conditioned resort chapel perfect for a hot summer’s day, the beachside lawns which combine the best of beach and garden style, or the chapel courtyard. To follow, celebrate at Finz Restaurant or choose from one of four reception venues should you wish to celebrate privately.

Nearest city: Coffs Harbour, New South Wales


  • Cave spa’s
  • Five swimming pools
  • Three tennis courts
  • Mini putt-putt

Peter Sechi Photography

Peter Sechi Photography

Elope to… Mantra Richmont Hotel

Spring Hill, Brisbane

This 1875 historical Queenslander offers a unique and stylish setting for your wedding celebration. Say I do as the sunsets over the outdoor deck or in the outdoor garden courtyard. To follow, the reception area is set around a beautiful fireplace in a modern, eclectic dining scene. With a stained glass front door and brickwork walls, met by dark timbers and touches of copper, Kennigo Social House is full of old-world charm.

Nearest city: Brisbane, Queensland


  • Short walk to shops and restaurants
  • Kennigo Espresso Cafe

Take the stress out of your wedding and organise your elopement today and after enjoy a weekend, week, or month of bliss at one of Mantra Hotels’ properties.