The River House Wanaka - Wedding & Events Centre

The River House Wanaka for destination weddings, events, accommodation and holiday.
It is an spectacular wedding/events venue and a beautiful place to stay with many charming ceremony spots to choose from for that perfect destination-wedding.

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The River House Wanaka is a spectacular wedding/events venue and a beautiful place to stay.
Are you looking for somewhere special, secluded and tranquil, The River House Wanaka has many charming ceremony spots to choose from for that perfect destination-wedding/elopement or event to remember.
 
Nestled among native harakeke on the banks of the tranquil Hawea River, The River House Wanaka is the quintessential destination wedding location, a sanctuary to stay and feel at home, a place to catch one’s breath and wind down - or wind it up and hold an unforgettable event. Set in lush, established grounds with mountain views, The River House Wanaka provides an awe-inspiring backdrop for your dream ceremony, event or holiday.
 
Wind down the peacefully private auric valley driveway to The River House Wanaka, with its naturally untouched beauty and charm, secluded gardens pathways with small foot bridges, sylvan forest and its very own waterfall stream which where at times meets the flow and stunning colours of the beautiful Hawea River with the properties own quaint, private sandy beach.


The River House wedding venue offers five spacious bedrooms, a loft and 2 bathrooms. The expansive living and dining areas have a cosy log burner and indoor/outdoor flow that look out to the beautiful river, mountain views and private secluded gardens. The eco blocked Pueblo-esque walls, tiled floors, high exposed wood beam ceilings and frames, clawfoot bathtub and an open air outdoor bath are all incredibly romantic. 
 
Adventure and activities are plentiful and accessible - kayak, river raft or helicopter into your big ceremony or event. The property also has an established 1.5km private mountain bike trail for your use and an outdoor entertaining area and patio with BBQ facilities. There is copious amounts of space for marquee's, yurts, bell tent functions, lawn activities or long lunches. The house offers five spacious bedrooms, an extra loft space for sleeping extras, yoga or a creative space of any kind & free wifi is available. Whether you’re looking for the best place to elope, the perfect destination wedding, a beautiful retreat space or any musical/creative event, let your dream vision come to fruition with our breathtakingly authentic river venue.
Residing on 6 hectares of land in a relaxed rural setting, The River House venue provides the perfect riverside location to host the wedding or event you’ve always dreamed of. 
 
The unique property offers multiple stunning ceremony options. An idyllic platform, located in the scenic grounds, is perfect for a large outdoor wedding or event, while the indoor spaces cater for those exchanging vows or wanting a creative space in a more intimate setting. 
 
Get ready with your bridal party, event or retreat in the spacious luxury rooms, and have staff transform the space into the perfect indoor area to dance and celebrate your ceremony or event. You can also entertain your guests on an expansive, beautifully appointed riverside terrace, then sleep til dawn in our attached luxury accommodation. 
Enjoy relaxed garden parties and riverside barbecues as you wind down after the big day, immersing yourselves in great company, good food, and incredible river and mountain views.
The Pueblo - esque house sleeps 10 - 15 guests in our tranquil rural setting, with five luxurious bedrooms and a loft. 
Open plan living lets you step straight out into the scenic and spacious grounds, opening up to the authentic and natural grounds, outdoor terraces, and peaceful sounds of the river passing by.
 
The venue is also available for all manner of events including retreats, music gigs, art exhibitions and milestone celebrations such as christenings, big birthdays or anniversaries. With the extra room there is ample space for yoga, presentations, exhibitions, intimate dinners or gatherings. We invite you to the The River House Wanaka to celebrate, gather or connect.
 

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Get ready with your bridal party, event or retreat in the spacious luxury rooms, and have staff transform the space into the perfect indoor area to dance and celebrate your ceremony or event. You can also entertain your guests on an expansive, beautifully appointed riverside terrace.

Physical Address

508 Lake Hawea Albertown Road, Wanaka

Pricing

$500.00 to $10000.00

Facilities & Features
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
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