Weddings & Reception Venue

Drift & Wood is a beautiful venue for your wedding and are able to accommodate a diverse range of options depending on your desires, you can have the exclusive use of whole venue, you can also have a section exclusive or you may just want a table as part of our restaurant.

We offer beautiful food focusing more as shared over plated alternate drop dining. Where the food is shared along the table or cocktail style standing up or both. We can tailor the menu around the style of wedding your after.

Saying that all the food we serve will be generated from the restaurant menu at that time in particular finger food and shared entrée, we have a set shared main course options.

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Weddings & Reception Venue

For couples with distinctive taste, celebrating your wedding at Drift & Wood lets you bring your dream to life. Our spacious restaurant is nestled between Agnes Water and 1770 with a short walk to the lovely beachfront of Agnes water.

Wedding Accommodation

Next door is the holiday accommodation, Sandcastles, with luxurious guestrooms and suites are ideal for the bride and groom and wedding guests – creating the perfect destination for tranquility in Agnes Water.

Accommodation Sandcastles
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Wedding Catering

Our wedding menus and catering services allow you the flexibility to design your own menu with our executive chef, or choose from one of our recommended menus featuring the finest local ingredients.

Wedding guests will be sure to enjoy a truly decadent dining experience where fine food and beverages come in hand in hand. Our menu options are fliexible and available to cater for the personal preference of you and your guests.

Wedding Information

Peak Periods – All school Holidays & Long weekends, minimum spend applies to each area.

Public Holidays 15% surcharge applies to everything. A Deposit of $500 is required as confirmation. Full payment of food and hire charges required 3 Days prior to function, any other costs to be paid on the night 

Inside Exclusive


$500 + GST

$300 + GST If using a Wedding Co-Ordinator


$800 + GST

$500 + GST If using a Wedding Co-Ordinator

Outside Bar Deck         


$500 + GST

$300 + GST If using a Wedding Co-Ordinator


$1000 + GST includes the use of inside restaurant 

$700 + GST If using a Wedding Co-Ordinator

Whole Venue               


$1500 + GST

$1200 + GST If using a Wedding Co-Ordinator


$2000 + GST  

$1700 + GST If using a Wedding Co-Ordinator

What is included in Hire Charges.

Bump in & Bump out of venue setting

Tables arranged in room, cleaning

All Linen

Please note table arrangement & setting includes: Table & chair placement, clothing, food & drink, service setting.

This does NOT include any extra decorations, centerpieces, Table Runners, Name Place Cards or promotional material.


We can tailor menu’s for how you would like your night to be. Depending on the style your after from the more casual to the more formal.   

Cocktail Style Shared $50pp + GST

Includes Finger Food & Pizza from the menu this is served over a couple of hours. Food will be passed around and left on the tables.  

Sit Down 2 Course $70pp + GST

Includes Shared entrée served to the table. Choice of mains options include;

Order taken on the night, Pre ordered or alternate drop.

Wedding Cake as Dessert $3pp + GST

Cut and served on platters for the room.

Wedding Cake as Dessert $10pp + GST

Plated with Ice-Cream and Coulis to each guest

Sit Down 3 Course $85pp + GST

Includes Shared entrée served to the table. Choice of mains options include;

Order taken on the night, Pre ordered or alternate drop.

Dessert plated alternate drop

When it comes to the Menu for your function, we tailor it to your needs.

Share style menus are what we specialize in, it’s a much better experience for everyone. 

What this means is we will design your menu close to the date of the function utilizing what we are serving on the current Restaurant Menu

Venue & Area Capacity

Outside Deck in front of Bar:

Wedding Sit Down 90 PAX

Other Functions, up to 120 PAX

Cocktail Style up to 120 PAX

Inside Restaurant

Sit down 40-60 depending on table plan

Smaller groups can be catered for within the venue

  • No, we are only licenced until midnight and must be finished by then.

  • Own transport is required generally.

    The 1770 shuttle can pick up from Bundaberg or Gladstone airport or Mirian Vale train station. This would need to be organised with them.

  • For smaller groups having exclusive use of part of the venue a $500 deposit, larger groups whole venue $1000.

  • There is onsite and street parking.

  • Whole venue sit down 80 stand up 150 both exclusive use other options for smaller groups are also possible outside on deck in front of bar up to 36 long table sit down exclusive use of that area stand up 60 inside can accommodate sit down smaller groups.

  • Yes, we can cater for cocktail style receptions.

  • Yes, we can cater for fewer guests.

  • White linen table cloths and napkins are included in the room hire charge. Styling and decorations can be organised through 1770 weddings who are also on site.

  • Confirmation will be on completion of terms and conditions and deposit paid.

  • You can have a band DJ there are some conditions on this which will be explained on request.

  • No, we do not offer wedding cakes. You may want to talk to our recommended wedding planners.

  • Set up times will generally only be available on the morning or after lunch service of weekends, We can be reasonably flexible to give enough time providing it does not impact the daily operation of business.

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