The Olive Grove
The Olive Grove is gaining in popularity and is becoming a favourite ceremony venue, due to the breathtaking views of picturesque Lake Wanaka.
The elevated Olive Grove ceremony platform is a level, grassed area looking out at the spectacular views of Lake Wanaka and Ruby Island, northeast across 200m of farmland, exotic and native trees, and a glorious kanauka reserve.
Located only 10 minutes from the Wanaka CBD with a gorgeous mountainous backdrop, The Olive Grove the perfect ceremony venue to capture Lake Wanaka’s true beauty.
St Columba’s Anglican Church
St Columba’s is a small historic Anglican church located directly across the road from the Peak Function Centre. The church is over 100 years old set in a large garden with views to inspire. St Columba’s is brought to you by a caring community of parishioners who embrace the tradition of marriage between loving couples.
The church exudes atmosphere and offers close proximity to the many picturesque opportunities for stunning photographs to capture the magic of the moment. Services are generally conducted by the local vicar, the Reverend Damon Plimmer, who is able to provide all the backup and support you may require in the preparations for your big day.
Wanaka Station Park
Located just three minutes’ lakefront drive from Wanaka’s village is the historic Wanaka Station Park.
It is a very popular location to hold wedding ceremonies for any size of group as it has amazing four-season beauty, from bulbs and blossoms in spring to the gorgeous range of colours of autumn, and boasts a grand walkway winding through the trees and gardens and opening out into a stunning grassed area with views of the lake.
Beautiful stately trees including giant redwoods and spectacular deciduous trees never fail to give pleasure and provide a gorgeous back drops for wedding photos.
The Lavender Farm
Wanaka’s Lavender Farm is a rural ceremony venue overlooking the Wanaka mountains and countryside. The farm is a unique setting for boutique or grand weddings.
The farm shed is set amongst extensive gardens and provides a blank canvas to host your loved ones, friends and guests on an occasion to remember ever more.
The Lavender Farm is situated just 4 km from Wanaka town centre on the corner of Morris Road and State Highway.
Beacon Point Gardens
Beacon Point Gardens is a boutique ceremony venue suitable for outdoor weddings both large and small, and formal or informal.
Just 3 minutes by car from downtown Wanaka, Beacon Point Gardens features shaded areas and sweeping lawns, 40-year old trees, rhododendron gardens, cherry trees and rose gardens set amongst 2.5 acres of land.