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A Destination For Love & Beauty

Wanaka, nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s South Island, is a haven for couples seeking a breath-taking romantic destination for their wedding day. With its pristine lakes, snow-capped mountains & stunning landscapes, Wanaka offers a picture-perfect backdrop for exchanging vows & celebrating love. Here are some of the most exquisite wedding venues in Wanaka, where dreams become reality & love stories unfold against nature’s majestic canvas.


Rippon Vineyard

Imagine saying ‘I do’ in a vineyard overlooking the glistening waters of Lake Wanaka. Rippon Vineyard offers a unique blend of natural beauty & rustic charm. Surrounded by lush vineyards & framed by the dramatic Southern Alps, this venue provides an unforgettable setting for a romantic outdoor ceremony. The vineyards elegant facilities & superb wines make it an excellent choice for couples seeking an intimate & sophisticated wedding experience.

The Olive Grove

For couples looking for a more intimate & secluded wedding venue, The Olive Grove is a hidden gem of the Wanaka region. Set amidst a picturesque olive grove, this enchanting location provides an idyllic & peaceful atmosphere. Exchange vows on their ceremony platform looking out to the panoramic views, followed by a relaxed reception in a classic marquee or a trendy tipi. The Olive Grove is a truly spectacular alpine setting for your celebrations.

Horseshoe Bend Estate

Imagine exchanging vows in this captivating wedding venue that promises to make your special day come true. Situated on a sprawling estate with the mountains standing tall as your witness, Horseshoe Bend is a unique venue, providing acres of space in a relaxed & informal setting. The meticulously manicured gardens provide several picturesque ceremony locations, allowing you to choose the perfect spot that captures the essence of your love story. Horseshoe Bend Estate also includes luxurious accommodation, providing a tranquil retreat after a day of joyous celebrations.

Wanaka Haven

Surrounded by lush gardens, native forest & panoramic mountain views, this venue offers a sense of seclusion & intimacy for your big day. The ceremony location is truly magnificent, exchanging vows in a picturesque garden framed by the impressive Southern Alps. The serene & charming atmosphere will enhance the romance & create a memorable experience for you & your guests. Wanaka Haven also includes stylish accommodation, allowing you to wake up to the stunning views & indulge in the peaceful ambience of this haven.

Glendhu Station

For couples seeking a true slice of Wanaka’s natural beauty. Glendhu Station is a remarkable wedding venue. This working high country sheep station boasts vast open spaces, rolling hills & majestic mountain vistas. With the sheer beauty & serenity, Glendhu Station allows you to create a truly unique & personalised wedding experience. Whether you chose to have a marquee wedding, lakeside ceremony or a rustic barn reception, this venue offers an awe-inspiring canvas to bring your wedding dreams to life.

Lake Wanaka’s wedding venues embody the perfect blend of natural beauty, romantic ambiance, & unparalleled charm. From vineyards to lakeside locations, each venue offers a unique setting for couple to celebrate their love. Whether you prefer a small intimate gathering, or a grand affair, Wanaka is the perfect destination to create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Embark on a journey of love in Wanaka, where dreams come true.

Release has a fantastic selection of self-contained luxury holiday accommodation to host friends & family attending. With many properties to choose from we have something to suit everyone’s taste & budget.