Congratulations on your engagement! We would like to thank you for considering Cherbon Waters to host your wedding and reception, and it’s our hope we can help bring your dream wedding to life!

Cherbon Waters Garden Weddings & Marquee Receptions is nestled on the banks of the Leslie Harrison Reservoir in idyllic Burbank, South-East Brisbane. We offer secluded and unique wedding and function facilities, located 25 minutes from Brisbane CBD and only seven minutes from Capalaba, Mt Gravatt and Cleveland.

Cherbon Waters has been specifically designed as a wedding ceremony and reception venue offering a lakeside, covered gazebo, and beautifully appointed permanent marquee. Both with uninterrupted, stunning water views.

Here at Cherbon Waters, we specialise in romantic, memorable wedding ceremonies and receptions, created and designed especially for you. We pride ourselves on the standard of care and attention to detail we deliver.

Our bridal couple AND our guests love the fact that the Ceremony and Reception can all be at the one location, which means no travelling or just waiting around while the couple have their photography done.

On your special day, our Wedding Manager will give you personalised attention to ensure everything runs smoothly.

We’d be honoured to give you a private viewing, so you can experience this stunning private location for yourself. {By appointment only Ph: 0405 184 280}




Cherbon Waters a unique and personal environment with your special day our absolute focus. We offer a purpose-built, private and secluded wedding ceremony and function venue with breathtaking views of the lake and native bushland.

Enjoy exclusive and private use of our lakeside gardens with uninterrupted water views, and our waterside gazebo for your ceremony and/or photography. Gazebo sound system for your “sound guy” to plug into, guest chairs, registry table, plus on-site parking and amenities.

From the moment you arrive, our Cherbon Waters Wedding Manager will give your personalised attention to ensure your special day runs perfectly.



Here at Cherbon Waters, we specialise in romantic, memorable wedding ceremonies and receptions, created and designed especially for you. We pride ourselves on the standard of care and attention to detail we deliver.

Cherbon Waters is not only an ideal backdrop for the perfect wedding and inspired wedding photography, it is conveniently located at the gateway to Queensland’s idyllic honeymoon locations such as the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast and the Byron Bay Coastline.

Whether you are looking for a fantastic party venue with a waterside marquee on the ground, a small bespoke affair, a stylish wedding ceremony, or a special family occasion to celebrate, we believe that Cherbon Waters is the perfect setting for the perfect wedding. Don’t take our word for it, come and see for yourself and talk to us so we can turn your perfect wedding dreams into a reality.

Experience a private viewing and watch your dream wedding come to life right before your eyes. {By appointment only Ph: 0405 184 280}


The stunning gardens that surround the entire venue at Cherbon Waters, offers everything in the one place. Your ceremony looking over uninterrupted water views, followed by photos on the grounds in a diverse array of locations, before entering the silk-lined Marquee for your memorable reception.

The lush gardens and expansive lawns are rich in striking gum trees, native Australian bush and beautiful colours. The Grand Bridal Walkway starts under the stunning hibiscus-laden entry to welcome the bride on her special day. Enjoy our choice of garden music to welcome your guests as they arrive at your ceremony.




Cherbon Waters Garden Weddings & Marquee Receptions offers a secluded and private venue that features idyllic water views and peaceful gardens, as well as the luxury of a silk lined marquee with chandelier lighting, sandstone flooring, a large timber dance floor and a sandstone bar. This marquee overlooks the elegant Reflection Cove, which is illuminated at night to create the perfect romantic atmosphere.


Canape Menu

Cocktail Reception Menu

Buffet or Alternate Drop Menu

Elegant Affair Menu


Guests rave about our food! With four course dining on all menus, including Silver tray Canapes and bar service on the lawns overlooking our breathtaking water views, Entree, Main, Dessert and Tea & Coffee. Cherbon Waters DOES cater for Vegetarians, Vegans and any food allergies. BYO Drinks, all glassware and bar staff included.





Cherbon Waters Garden Weddings and Marquee Receptions can comfortably accommodate up to 160 guests with a “round table” layout, and up to 200 guests with a “rectangular table” floor plan. We can also extend the Marquee to accomodate up to 320 guests (additional charges apply). So whether you have an intimate gathering, or a bit of a crowd, we’ve got you covered.

You have the option of booking a Ceremony only, or booking a Marquee Reception and Garden Ceremony (Garden Hire is required with Reception booking). To book your ceremony and/or Reception, simply organise a viewing appointment or contact us 0405 184 280 to discuss date availability and our range of Wedding packages.

Yes you can. If you wish to enjoy your reception at a different location, you can book your Garden Ceremony package with us. Enjoy two and a half hours exclusive and private use of the lakeside gardens and gazebo.

Cherbon Waters’ own Wedding Venue Manager will ensure your special day runs without a hitch from beginning to end.

Yes we do. In the Gazebo, we have a sound system that will accommodate your iPod/MP3 player, CD or computer for all your entry/exit and in-between music. Inside our Marquee, we provide a complete sound system with source mixer, amplifier and inputs for your iPod/Computer, as well as a wireless microphone for speeches etc.

Absolutely! We want you to be able to add your own flavour to your special day, and make it uniquely yours.

Cherbon Waters DOES cater for Vegetarians, Vegans and any food allergies. Just let us know your requirements.

YES. Cherbon Waters is a BYO Venue. By bringing your own drinks, you are going to save thousands of dollars…but you probably don’t need us to tell you that ‌

  • Just organise your drinks from your preferred bottle shop, and arrange for them to be delivered cold to Cherbon Waters on the morning of your wedding.
  • We will supply ice, glassware (wine, champagne & soft drinks) with beer served in its original bottle. Bar staff are included.
  • Anything you don’t open on the night, can be taken home.

Cherbon Waters facilities are all on ground level and allow easy wheelchair access. Our Marquee has two entrance points, one with shallow steps, and the other at ground level. There is also an on-site wheelchair access toilet located adjacent to our Marquee.

Cherbon Waters is on Brisbane’s southside, approx 25 minutes from the Brisbane CBD.

  • Our street address is: 121 Cherbon Street, Burbank. For direction and location maps,
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Absolutely…in fact we’re glad you asked. We’ve hosted a number of Year 12 formal functions including Canapes on the lawn, and intimate, memorable nights in our Silk-lined marquee. We’ve also helped many happy guests celebrate their significant life moments, including, birthday parties, wedding anniversaries and other intimate gatherings. A unique way to celebrate those memories that will stay with you forever.

We do have standard costs for Garden Wedding packages and Marquee Receptions, with standard, generous inclusions, and optional extras. To tailor your special day, we prefer to speak with you and can answer all your questions. Simply contact us for a viewing or call us on 0405 184 280.