At Fleay’s Events, we understand that the decision to elope is one that is truly personal and something you and your partner will decide as a newly engaged couple. While some couples love an intimate celebration away from the hustle and bustle, others are drawn to more unique venues, that tell their love story in a special way. Did you know that at Fleay’s we cover both?

If you’re considering eloping on the Gold Coast in 2024, we’ve rounded up our top 5 reasons why Fleay’s is the perfect venue for your special day.

Reason #1: Budget-Friendly Elopements

Elopements don’t mean sacrificing on style and a great experience for you and your guests. Having your elopement at Fleay’s Events, with 10-45 of your nearest and dearest, will do just that, without breaking the bank! Our elopement packages are designed to be budget-friendly while still offering all the essential elements for a dream wedding.

From the use of our stunning venue, set in beautiful Burleigh, to personalised ceremony setups, we’ve crafted packages that cater to your dream day without compromising on quality. Eloping at Fleay’s will mean that you can allocate your resources wisely, ensuring that your special day is all that you’ve dreamed of and is cost-effective too!

Reason #2: Stunning and Unique Rainforest Setting

Imagine this… You and your partner, exchanging vows, surrounded by your closest family and friends in a truly unique and lush natural setting. Our venue is one of a kind, where nature meets beauty, with its lush setting within the iconic David Fleay’s Wildlife Park – a space for you to enjoy as a newly married couple.

The sounds of native wildlife and the bustle of the trees in the breeze will create an ambience for you and your guests that is both romantic and unforgettable. With a range of outdoor locations to choose from and the park as the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos, it will be a truly picturesque experience and one you’ll enjoy looking back on. Why not take a look here to see some of our favourite photo locations here at Fleays.

Reason #3: Catering & Drinks Package 

A celebration isn’t complete without delicious food and flowing drinks! At Fleay’s, our catering and drinks packages are crafted with care to suit every palate. Whether you want to enjoy a morning or afternoon elopement, we have a range of catering platters to suit. We suggest a Brunch Platter for morning elopements, which consists of lemonade scones, with jam and cream, petite ham and cheese croissants with fresh seasonal fruit.

For afternoon elopements, you and your guests can enjoy a delicious Grazing Platter, complete with assorted Australian cheese and cured meats with antipasto, breads, crackers and dips. You also have the option to add on any extras, from a selection of canapés to kids’ meals, we’ve got you covered. For drinks, the House Beverage package is sure to impress, featuring a selection of wines, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages to complete your celebration. If you’re unsure of how to select your perfect menu, get in touch with our team who’d love to help!

Reason #4: Personalised Service 

At Fleay’s we pride ourselves on providing a personalised service to every couple. When you choose to elope with us, you’re not just a client; you become part of the Fleay’s family. Our experienced wedding coordinator will work closely with you to understand your vision and bring it to life. From the initial planning stages to the execution of the day, our team is dedicated to ensuring that your elopement is seamless and stress-free – one that you can truly enjoy as a newly married couple. We believe in creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere so you can focus on enjoying your day with your loved ones, while we take care of the finer details.

Reason #5: Gold Coast Location 

We’re nestled on the sunny Gold Coast, where nature blends with all that the coast has to offer. After your intimate ceremony, take advantage of the stunning surroundings of David Fleays Wildlife Park for a romantic photoshoot. Your guests will enjoy the convenient location where they can enjoy a range of activities and entertainment options once they’ve celebrated your beautiful day. As a couple, you’ll have a range of options to unwind and celebrate your first days as a newly married couple. What could be better than that!?

If you’ve recently gotten engaged, then why not choose to elope at Fleay’s in 2024? Our unique venue, budget-friendly packages and personalised service are an ideal choice for couples seeking an intimate and unforgettable wedding experience. To find out more about our elopement packages click here or contact our team directly by emailing [email protected].