If you know anything about New Zealand, you know that it’s one of those places with landscapes that need to be seen to be believed. Even when you see them, they’re still unbelievable. And dotted throughout this magnificent land are dozens of spectacular, unique wedding venues. From rustic farmhouses to world class wineries, there’s something here for everyone (you included).
To celebrate, we’ve created a three-part series of our favourite NZ wedding venues that showcase everything this country has to offer – quality locally-sourced food, top notch tipples and scenic views that will rock your world. Enjoy.
Edgewater, Lake Wanaka
Want to host the ultimate adult sleepover? Edgewater has 103 guest rooms available, located directly on the shores of Lake Wanaka. There’s also tennis courts, biking, a day spa and a nine hole putting green available to guests. Heck, you can even land a helicopter here.
Photo credit: Edgewater.
Fiordland Lodge, Te Anau
An exclusive retreat with uninterrupted views of Lake Te Anau, Fiordland Lodge is one unique NZ wedding venue that’s sure to make an impression. Set in a world heritage area, it can sleep up to 29 guests and comes equipped with a bar area, handmade furniture and extraordinary food and service.
Photo credit: Fiordland Lodge.
Oneroa Bay Vineyards, Waiheke Island
This luxury home is the bomb diggity. It includes two large wrap around decks, an outside fireplace, a stunning state-of-the-art pool and spa and luxury accommodation for 16 guests. The weekend package also includes an on-the-day wedding coordinator.
Photo credit: Oneroa Bay Vineyards.
Baylys’ Farm, Bay of Islands & Northland, North Island
This gorgeous 2000-acre farm sits alongside the stunning waters of the Pacific Ocean, giving Baylys’ Farm a view like no other. Plus, there’s three areas of the farm for weddings – The Wool Shed, The Beach, and The Point.
Harpers Homestead, Christchurch
Harpers Homestead takes full advantage of its country setting, the beauty each season brings and the local history that dates back to the 1860s. Plus, there’s onsite accommodation for 8 guests.