As a venue for weddings, conferences and other gatherings Akaroa has wowed guests from throughout New Zealand and abroad. Whether you want to build a team of 2 or 200 Akaroa offers exquisite venues, a variety of transport and all the associated services and expertise you could wish for to cater for formal to funky weddings, conferences, birthdays, re-unions or any other excuse you can think of to get a group of people together. There are plenty of opportunities for guests to explore in their free time or attend organised activities. If you want it to be memorable make it happen in Akaroa.
Akaroa FyrneBrooke House is the ideal setting for a small wedding of up to 30 Guests with its beautiful park-like garden and private setting with luxury accommodation for the Bride and her Family/Attendants. It is a luxury Boutique Bed and Breakfast tucked away in central Akaroa but with close proximity to all restaurants. The garden is filled with old world Roses and Rhododendrons with a stunning native bush backdrop. The downstairs bedroom opens to tranquil surroundings and the upstairs bedrooms have lovely views of the hills, bush and Akaroa.
Location59 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa
PhoneAli +64 27 520 6660 or Charl +64 021 779 771
We have three unique waterfront designer apartments each with spectacular views of Akaroa Harbour. The three architecturally designed apartments are just metres from the water, and a short waterfront walk to the village centre. Each apartment is self contained, with beautiful ensuites, a sophisticated mix of classic and contemporary interiors, decking and sea views. Choose one special apartment or, for your extended family or larger group, combine the top two apartments, or all three.
Location229 Beach Road, Akaroa
Akaroa House is available for intimate weddings up to 25 guests – offering gorgeous bridal party or guest accommodation. Peaceful grounds & stunning views – lovely heritage architecture – great for photos. Akaroa House is a fully self-contained private holiday home. An easy stroll to village restaurants and shops. Luxury with five bedrooms & four bathrooms including a French Tub en-suite. Great for special family celebrations or small conferences. Email us details of your event.
Location13 Aylmer's Valley Road, Akaroa
Phone0800 211 008 or 021 425 476
Akaroa Winery is a beautiful Mediterranean style venue, overlooking the stunning Akaroa inlet. Nestled in Takamatua Valley, the organic, family-owned vineyard is located on the north facing slopes of the lush hills of Banks Peninsula overlooking Takamatua Bay. We produce the highest quality grapes with every aspect of our growing and planting dedicated to the environment, using sustainable farming techniques. We believe that our fruit makes superior wines. We are focused on creating extraordinary age-worthy wines that express the unique characteristics of the fruit from Takamatua Valley. The rugged terrior of our vineyard produces wines with great intensity and finesse. Enjoy...
Location59 Long Bay Road, Akaroa
Phone03 304 8990
With a beautiful, private venue overlooking Akaroa Harbour, Mt Vernon Lodge is a stunning venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions. With a ceremony on the private estate lawns overlooking beautiful Akaroa Harbour, a reception hall for up to 130 guests, and on-site accommodation for up to 50 guests. Mt Vernon’s sweeping lawns and natural gardens, provide an ideal backdrop for your photographs - friends and family can enjoy drinks and canapés, wander around the grounds, or even retreat to their own rooms if they so desire, until it’s time for the day’s proceedings to continue.
Location33 Purple Peak Road, Akaroa
Phone03 304 7180
With the restoration of Akaroa's historic Boat Club, the Akaroa Village Inn has become Akaroa's Conference specialists. Conference guests internationally and nationally have been treated to the magic of the Akaroa Harbour literally washing under their feet, breath taking views, great cuisine, and outstanding personal service. With 34 units and the use of Akaroa's leading restaurants such as Bully Hayes, the Little Bistro, Ma Maison and Vangionis, the Akaroa Village Inn can cater for 6 to 60 delegates (depending on seating style). The Akaroa Village Inn will build your personal conference package and cater to your individual needs, which may include enjoying a cruise aboard the Canterbury Cat often in the company of Akaroa's own Hectors Dolphins.
Phone03 304 1111
Planning and organising a wedding can be both stressful and time consuming. I am here to help you, either face to face or on-line. With my intimate knowledge and experience of Akaroa, I can help you choose the best venues and facilities from the many that are available. I will also help you select the right people to ensure your wedding day is a success, is memorable and most importantly, fun. I would welcome the opportunity to tell you more about the ways in which I can help.
Phone03 304 7197 or 027 241 7081
I am a Wedding Planner who can provide co-ordination of your wedding, renewal of vows, civil union event or party in gorgeous Akaroa. I have local knowledge of suppliers and can provide a little bit of advice or help plan your entire wedding. I have an eye for detail, excellent organisational skills, and a passion for weddings and hosting a great day on the Peninsula. Please feel free to contact me for a no obligation chat.
Phone03 355 2733 or 021 678 877
Raquel is a local photographer who has captured dozens of weddings on Banks Peninsula and beyond. Her background in fine art photography provides clients with not only a record of their special day, but outstanding images which include the beauty of Banks Peninsula. Raquel offers a friendly service with individually tailored packages. Photography packages are also available for special occasions & business photography images.