Destination Rotorua: Weddings

There is no place like Rotorua, New Zealand for the perfect wedding destination!

The Rotorua region makes for a truly unique and beautiful backdrop for your wedding, vow renewal or commitment ceremony. The freedom, picturesque natural beauty, and romance of having your wedding at one of the area's many lakes, amongst the geothermal phenomena and historical cultural spaces, promises for an unforgettable day for you and your guests.

We’ve put together some of, what we think, to be the best wedding and reception venues in the area:

Pure Cruise

Add a touch of luxury and magic to your wedding day and have your special day on board Pure Cruise’s 53-foot catamaran, Tiua. This unique, intimate venue can cater for up to 50 guests, and makes the perfect setting for unforgettable memories and wedding photographs. The stunning natural setting of Lake Rotoiti and secluded coves provide out-of-the-way places to enjoy your day. A fully licensed bar and fine kiwi cuisine from talented chefs at Amora Lake Resort, is available for you and your guests.

Peppers on the Point NZ

This is lakeside retreat can cater to up to 70 guests and features spectacular, panoramic views across Lake Rotorua. Once a Maori Pa site, Peppers on the Point is steeped in history and culture and offers various settings for your ceremony and reception, including a stone chapel positioned high above the lake. You and your guests can indulge in gourmet food and wine prepared on site and opt to stay in the luxurious styled accommodation rooms.

The Blue Baths

Situated in the Government Gardens, right in the heart of Rotorua, this grand, old building with it’s Spanish Mission style architecture will offer you and your guests a glamorous setting for your wedding. Built in 1933, the building was restored to it’s former glory, with an elegant foyer that leads to a sparkling sapphire blue pool, classic Tearoom, expansive Lido Lounge and heritage gallery. The Blue Baths can cater to weddings large or small.

The Redwoods

If you have ever dreamed of a magical, outdoor, forest wedding then The Redwoods is the perfect venue for your special day. The Redwoods, in Whakarewarewa Forest, offers a variety of beautiful and unique areas where you can exchange vows and celebrate your wedding, each set amongst the magnificent Redwoods and native New Zealand bush and wildlife. The Original Redwood Forest Sails will ensure a wonderful outdoor setting rain or shine.

Skyline Rotorua

This Rotorua venue offers two spectacular settings for your wedding, with options to cater for small weddings through to extravagant occasions of up to 500 guests. Set on Mount Ngongotaha, high above Rotorua, you can Luge down to your venue or arrive by helicopter. On offer is an innovative menu from award-winning chefs. This venue is sure to make yours the wedding with a difference.

Rotorua is home to some of the most stunning wedding venues in New Zealand. The central location of Rotorua also makes it easy for guests from all over to be at your big day. Rotorua is the tourist hub of New Zealand, giving you and your guests an abundance of accommodation options and fun activities and attractions to enjoy before and after your wedding.

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