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Lake Wanaka Weddings

Your picture-perfect wedding destination, the Lake Wanaka region is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Voted one of the Top 10 most romantic places in the world, there’s no better place to celebrate your love with friends and family for your once in a lifetime day.

It’s your special day. You want it to be perfect. You want everything to go as planned. And you want everyone attending to have the best time ever. Everything you want to create the most beautiful wedding possible is right here in Lake Wanaka.

With a wealth of knowledge, experience and creativity, local professionals are at your service to ensure your happy-ever-after starts long before you say ‘I do’. Stunning flowers, your unforgettable cake, talented wedding planners and stylists, venues that range from quaint and quirky woolsheds and country taverns to glamorous and contemporary lakefront lodges and scenic vineyards - all this and a breath taking landscape of mountains, lakes, rivers, and tumbling green glacial hills and vales – your every wish fulfilled in an environment as pure as your love.

An extensive variety of accommodation ranges from luxury lodges to spa resorts, high-end apartments to lakeside hotels suitable for everyone, from larger weddings to smaller more intimate groups.

And for the bridal party, family and guests, how about a pre-wedding package of fun-filled activities?  A girls weekend of pampered indulgence; the “boys on the loose” fishing, mountain biking or having an adrenaline adventure to amp them for the day.

If you would like help finding accommodation for your guests or putting together other options - contact the Lake Wanaka Visitor Centre for expert advice.

Your Lake Wanaka wedding,
Where heaven meets earth.

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Hannah & Jossi Wells's Wanaka Winter Wedding

Last year local boy Jossi Wells? married his sweet heart Hannah in America but they celebrated the event again here with a 'Wanaka Winter Wedding'... we love it and hope you do too.<br />To find out more about weddings in Lake Wanaka:

Wedding Venues
Wedding Venues
The Lake Wanaka region has a number of wedding venues to suit all styles and budget. Just choose!
Wedding Services
Wedding Services
Local professionals are at your service to ensure your happy-ever-after starts long before you say I do
Wedding Photographers
Wedding Photographers
Our award winning photographers will guarantee your memories last a lifetime.

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More information on Weddings, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Lake Wanaka the only New Zealand Wedding in Australian Wedding of the Year Competition

Easy Weddings Australia's annual Wedding of the Year competition features 6 lucky weddings - the only New Zealand Wedding making the cut was a destination wedding in the beautiful Lake Wanaka region.

It's all White in Wanaka

We met in winter. We fell in love on a ski field. So when we decided to marry, we knew exactly where we wanted to go. The Lake Wanaka region's mountains and lakes are as pure as the love we have for each other.

A Lake Wanaka Autumn Wedding

Pristine lakes, mountains of majestic beauty, and golden leaves, which cast an amber ambiance create the perfect antique glamour of a Wanaka wedding in autumn.

Wanaka Weddings - Your Wedding Your Way - Even Nepalese!

While browsing for stunning wedding photography in Wanaka to jump start my creative mojo for a photo shoot this week, I stumbled across this wedding in Wanaka. It's a Must See!!!!

Not just any Winter Wedding in Wanaka

No, not just any winter wedding in Wanaka - a Jossi Wells wedding! Olympic skier and current European Freestyle Open Champion, Jossi Wells jumped at the chance to 'marry' his wife all over again in his stunning homeland.

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Benbrae is located in one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets, the Cardrona Valley.
As a high-quality regional themed resort, Benbrae attracts guests based...

2326 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona

From $109 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

The Lake Hawea Hotel is located on the shores of stunning and pristine Lake Hawea. We can provide Hotel and Lodge accommodation with...

1 Capell Ave, Wanaka

From $120 NZD

Lakeside Apartments - the only luxurious, 5-star Qualmark hotel in the heart of Wanaka - is just a stone's throw from the beach.

9 Lakeside Road, Wanaka

From $295 NZD

PEAK Apartments is a fabulous portfolio of stylish apartments located in central Wanaka, adjacent to the new PEAK Function Centre.

You have the...

181-185 Upton St, Wanaka

From $220 NZD

We supply comfortable accommodation in restored buildings on a working farm adjoining the Mt Aspiring National park
There are many outdoor activities available

Makarora River Ranch, Wanaka

From $250 NZD

A 5 star boutique retreat offering luxury bed and breakfast accommodation ideal for skiing holidays, honeymoons & small weddings or a summer break.


34 Eely Point Road, Wanaka

From $385 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5

Set on four scenic acres, our accommodation is spacious, private, serviced, self-contained or with bed & breakfast options.
The cottage, apartment, studios, all with...

23 Studholme Road South, Wanaka

From $160 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5

Maple Lodge is a new purpose built boutique Qualmark 5 star plus atmosphere set within the quiet surroundings of its own private 7-acre...

Halliday Road, Wanaka

From $195 NZD

Peak Function Centre is Wanaka’s brand new, premier conference and function venue. This contemporary, centrally located venue, is unrivalled in style and functionality....

181 - 185 Upton Street, Wanaka

Alpine Image Company is the most awarded wedding photography studio in Wanaka and Queenstown.

Their photographers include a Master Photographer of the NZIPP...

4 Little St., Wanaka

Wake up to the birds singing in the trees and the amazing views, set on 50 acres of privately owned farm land in...

"964 Lake Hawea Albert Town Rd,", Wanaka

From $150 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Situated on the spectacular Crown Range Road between Queenstown and Wanaka, the Cardrona Hotel is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most iconic...

R D 1, Cardrona, Wanaka

From $135 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Minaret Station Alpine Lodge is the epitome of comfort and luxury in the wilds of the Southern Alps.

Accessible only by helicopter, Minaret Station...

, Wanaka

From $2000 NZD

The Landing Restaurant & Bar offers stunning lake & mountain views with fireside and balcony dining. Owners Sarah and Phillip Cochrane treat their...

80 Ardmore Street - Level 1, Wanaka

From $4 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.0

Wanaka Haven offers the luxury of beautiful surroundings inside out with a chic décor and uninterrupted mountain views. Warm up to the cozy...

42 Halliday Road, Wanaka

From $245 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5

Riverview Terrace is Qualmark 5 Star luxury accommodation located above the picturesque Clutha River with 360° views. All rooms are spacious, beautifully appointed,...

31 Matheson Crescent, Wanaka

From $250 NZD

Edgewater lies right at the water’s edge of Lake Wanaka. It is the perfect destination for guests to experience all that Central Otago’s...

54 Sargood Drive, Wanaka

From $195 NZD

Whare Kea appears to float on the edge of Lake Wanaka against the dramatic backdrop of the Southern Alps, providing the perfect private...

"Rapid 494 Mt Aspiring Road,", Wanaka

From $2875 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Set on a ten acre estate, just outside Lake Wanaka, Lime Tree Lodge offers luxury boutique accommodation with stunning 360-degree uninterrupted mountain views....

672 Ballantyne Rd, Wanaka

From $295 NZD

Waiorau Homestead B&B Lodge - rated #1 on Trip Advisor for Wanaka and the ideal holiday accommodation for your 2013 ski holiday. The...

"2127B Cardrona Valley Rd, RD2", Wanaka

From $230 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5