Otago Wedding Venues

Lake Hawea Hotel
Lake Hawea Hotel

When choosing the perfect wedding venue there are several things that need to be taken into account, including the style of wedding, number of guests, catering requirements and budget. The most difficult part of organising your wedding in Otago will be deciding where it’s to be held, as there are so many fantastic locations.

Lake Hawea Hotel

Set in the idyllic surroundings of Lake Hawea, you’ll discover the Lake Hawea Hotel, a fantastic location for your Central Otago wedding. The hotel can provide for all your wedding needs, including full bar and restaurant (which caters up to 120 people) and has an extensive range of menu options from buffet, to table service and degustation. Staff will also create an individualised menu to suit your budget. Lodge accommodation, with breathtaking views of the scenery, is available for up to 80 people and hotel staff are fully equipped with all other information relevant to your wedding including florists, hairdressers, cake-makers, photographers and car hire.

Larnach Castle

Larnach Castle is the ideal venue for those who want a truly elegant location for their wedding. There are various picturesque locations within the castle grounds to have your ceremony, including the Rock Garden on the Ballroom Lawn, the Reflecting Pond, the Alice Lawn or under the beautiful 1930s Cupola situated near the herbaceous border. There is also a magnificent ballroom that accommodates between 80-180 and a marquee can be erected to fit up to 270 people. On-site catering is available as well as accommodation options, transport and a functions manager to assist with all your wedding needs.

Mercure Leisure Lodge

Mercure Leisure Lodge Dunedin has several options when it comes to holding your wedding. Their delightful garden can seat up to 150 guests, while the historic Oast House can accommodate up to 30 people, banquet-style. For larger weddings the McGavin Room or restaurant can seat between 80-100 guests banquet-style. An innovative and flexible head chef is on hand to assist with your catering requirements, whether you choose a banquet, buffet or table d’hote menu. Guests who choose to stay at the Mercure receive a discounted wedding rate (subject to availability) while the bride and groom get the honeymoon suite free of charge (subject to minimum spend).


Check out full directory of local Wedding Venues throughout Dunedin, Wanaka, Omarau, Queenstown, Otago and Southland. 

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