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Nestled among native harakeke on the banks of the tranquil Hāwea River, The River House Wanaka is the quintessential destination wedding location.
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Wind down the peacefully private 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 Hāwea River with the properties own quaint, private sandy beach.

The River House wedding venue offers five spacious bedrooms, a loft and two 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, claw-foot 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 and free WiFi. 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 thier breathtakingly authentic river venue.

A sanctuary to stay and feel at home, a place to catch one’s breath and wind down – or wind it up.


$500 - $10000
508 Lake Hawea Albertown Road, Wanaka, New Zealand Get Directions
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