Kwila Lodge

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About Kwila Lodge

Ridgeway Catering and The Bower Estate teams proudly present the Gold Coast's most exciting new venue. Carefully crafted and renovated, it's a pleasure to announce Kwila Lodge as THE place to host your special event.

Conveniently positioned in the heart of the Gold Coast, Kwila Lodge offers a truly exceptional event destination for those seeking a distinctive ambience and an unforgettable occasion. With its remarkable Victorian farmhouse architecture, breathtaking gardens, and serene forest surroundings, Kwila guarantees an enchanting atmosphere paired with comprehensive event coordination services that will leave a lasting impression on guests.

Behind The Brand

What was the initial spark for the property and how did it all begin?

Newly acquired, carefully crafted and renovated, it is a pleasure to announce Kwila Lodge as the place on the Gold Coast to host your special event.

Once known as Eco Studio Fellini, as one door closes, another door opens. We would like to give thanks to the Fellini family for their years of dedication to the beautiful property. They poured their hearts into the estate and we are honored to be able to keep their history alive.

We are truly passionate about restoration, preservation and elevation. We are elated to show you what we have created. Combining original features and our contemporary vision, we cannot wait to welcome you into our haven.

What spaces do you offer for a wedding or event?

Ceremony Locations: Say ‘I do’ at our one of our beautifully set garden locations or our grand undercover ceremony option, The Verandah. Whether it be the al fresco area at the base of the grand staircase or the private grassed gardens bordering the grove of the Great Lodge, the choice is yours.

Kwila Lodge has ample space to customize your ceremony to suit your wedding style. With many picturesque photo locations you won’t need to leave the venue!

The Manor: Our reception area, The Manor, is the place where modern luxury meets hinterland opulence. Seating up to 140 guest, the internal features include high ceilings with multiple rigging points for styling installations, French windows, timber floors, air conditioning, customizable lighting display including a center chandelier, lobby bar and restrooms.

How many guests can you cater for?

Up to 140 guests seated or 200 guests cocktail

What is it that makes your property magic?

Our couples fall in love with Kwila’s aesthetic charm and convenient inclusions.

What advice can you give couples when selecting their venue?

Prior to attending a venue tour make a list of your top three “must-haves” for a wedding venue. When enquiring at each venue make sure that each property has your three requirements.

Editor’s Notes

Why we love it…

From the team at Bower Estate you’ll find one of the Gold Coast’s most desired new wedding venues. From the divine French panelled windows to the wrap around verandah, we can’t think of a better place for you to share your vows. With ample space to house over 200 guests, the manner offers the perfect country estate opulence. Our new go-to!

For the couple…

For those romantic couples looking to blend the Queensland hinterland into a French provincial landscape. These luxe lodgings provide you the tranquility and ample space for a dream sit down French Manor wedding.