FAQ & Wedding Planning Kit
Wedding Ceremonies FAQ;
Q: Can I have a ceremony only at Coolibah Downs Private Estate
Q: I would like an outdoor ceremony however what happens if it rains?
Q: Can I have a rehearsal?
Q: If I am having my Ceremony & Reception onsite when do I tell my guests to arrive?
Q: What music options do I have for the Chapel?
Q: Are there speakers in the garden for music during the ceremony?
Wedding Collection FAQ
Q: Can I have a discount?
Q: Do you cater for small wedding receptions?
Our fully inclusive buffet and plated wedding packages are available from only 40 adult guests. For small intimate weddings and elopements we also have a boutique luncheon wedding package available for under 40 adult guests.
Q: I don’t what all in the inclusions of a package?
Q: How much of a deposit do I need to pay?
At the time of contracting your booking we will require a $1000.00 non-refundable deposit for Reception & Ceremony or $500.00 non-refundable deposit for Chapel only bookings. Further scheduled progress payments are outlined in your contract. Furthermore you may also make regular payments in the lead up to the wedding.
Q: When do I need to advise final numbers & Payment?
Q: When does the venue hire start and end?
Q: Can children attend and what is the tariff for kids and teenagers?
If children do attend your wedding they need to be supervised by an adult at all times. Children under the age of 12 years can be catered for; a tariff of $45 applies per child. Teenagers 13 – 17 years; a tariff of $100 applies. .
Q: What is the tariff to provide meals for service providers?
Musicians, photographers and service providers may be served a main & non alcoholic beverages at an additional cost of $45 per person. However should they wish to take part in the function, be served as one of the guests, and seated at the tables with guests then the full tariff for the package will be charged.
Q: When does the bar close?
Q: Do you have a responsible service of alcohol policy?
Q: Do you have disabled access?
Wedding Collection Catering FAQ
Q: Can I have a menu tasting?
Q: Is there a charge to cut the wedding cake?
Q: Can I bring my own caterers?
Q: Do you cater for special dietary requirements?
Q: Can I BYO alcoholic beverages?
No. CDPE is a fully licensed venue – we have a fully stocked bar for your service.
Coolibah Downs Private Esate Planning Teams FAQ
Q: Do I need to meet with you prior to my wedding?
4-3 months prior to your wedding date: We will email your Wedding Finals Checklist, to be completed on your behalf and emailed back to us within 30 days. The checklist confirms your wedding collection, menu, decorations and wedding day timings etc.
Then approx. 2 months prior to your wedding date: We will arrange a final onsite appointment to go over the checklist and familiarize again with the property along with our style of operation.
Q: What support do I get on my wedding day?
Q: Do I need a Master of ceremonies (MC) during the Wedding?
Q: I am supplying my own music for the reception what do I need?
Q: Sit down weddings do I need to supply my own name cards and menus?
Q: Do you supply a wishing well?
Q: Do we have to pack up at the end of the night?
Q: Can I bring my own decorations?
Q: Do you provide a cake knife?
Yes. We supply a complimentary cake knife.
Q: What time can our decorator or band access the venue to set up our wedding reception?
Boutique Accomodation FAQ