The most photogeneic ceromony spots in Queenstown 

7 Mile Delta

FREE  10 mins from town

This free and accessible intimate elopement location offers couples an exclusive and romantic experience surrounded by nature’s beauty. Located on a river delta near the shores of Lake Wakatipu, you can access the reserve via the Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, a few minutes away from the centre.

~Max 25 Guests 

Cargo Cellar Door

from 3,450 NZD 30 mins from town

Quietly set amongst the chardonnay grapes of Waitiri Creek vineyard and overlooking the Waitiri mountains, this beautiful and historic Presbyterian church now functions as a cellar door for Cargo.

~Max 25 Guests

Coronet Peak+ Skippers Canyon

from 250 NZD 15 mins from town

Get scenic views and an abundance of areas for your ceremony and photos. The location is also close enough to town, so you don’t have to travel far to be nestled in this rustic setting.

~Max 25 Guests 

Deer Park Heights

from 1000 NZD 20 mins from town

With a beautiful natural setting, you’ll find everything your heart desires at Deer Park Heights. With deer roaming freely for friends and family to take pictures with after they say their vows, this location offers something different from any other typical elopement venue out there.

~Max 25 Guests 


from 3,500 NZD 1 min from town

With a breathtaking backdrop, elegant decor, five-star service and the convenience of a central location in the heart of the city, Eichardt’s Private Hotel is the dream elopement location.

~ Max 25 Guests

 Jack s Point Hill

from 350 NZD 20 mins from town

A secret getaway at Jack’s Point Hill is perfect for exchanging vows. With a stunning mountain backdrop and a beautiful lake, this is a popular spot for couples who want to get away from it all and elope in style.

~Max 6 Guests 

Jack s Point Retreat

from 1,500 NZD 20 mins from town

A place for unique celebrations and soulful escapes, ideal for those who believe in authentic travel and beauty. Includes a full day hire of the studio for your pre and post-wedding celebrations, with an extended two-night stay option available.

~Max 10 Guests (you can add on 6 guest at additional cost)

Kamana Lakehouse

Best for full package weddings POA

Picture your special event at the highest situated hotel in Queenstown. Be enthralled by Kamana Lakehouse, a high altitude, inspiring place of elegant comfort; the perfect setting to immerse yourself in iconic views of Lake Wakatipu.

Lake Hayes Retreat

Garden Only $699, full use of location + house $2500, 15 mins from town 

Get an air of opulence with its contemporary styling perfectly complemented by vast views over Lake Hayes that stretch the length of the property. Floor to ceiling windows and retractable doors create a light, bright and flowing location for an intimate wedding. Full use of the property enables you to get ready, hold your ceremony, and enjoy a small celebration afterwards.

~Max 25 Guests

Moke Lake

FREE 20 mins from town

Moke Lake is DOC land which means a permit may be required pending the nature of your event. Always good to ask for permission, or another wedding might happen at the same time and location! The landscape is absolutely unmatched, with the possibility of mirror views on the lake, definitely one of the best in Queenstown.

~Max 25 Guests 

Stoneridge Church

from 675 NZD 20 mins from town

An all-in-one venue with indoor and outdoor areas plus a vineyard. The Chapel’s authentic character harmonises perfectly with the alpine grandeur and stunning scenery that surrounds it, and its intimate feel makes it an idyllic location for a small ceremony or romantic elopement.

~Max 25 Guests

Stoneridge Garden

from 675 NZD 20 mins from town

Choose to say ‘I do’ amidst stunning gardens and share a moment that you will remember for a lifetime. Surrounded by majestic oaks and tranquil water features, this favourite Queenstown venue features an unmistakable backdrop of the lake and mountains silhouetted against the sky.

~Max 25 Guests

Thurlby Domain

from 575 NZD 15 mins from town

A hidden gem with ruins and a rustic barn that’s both charming and alternative. Located in a semi-rural area, Thurlby Domain is only available for a select number of weddings and events each year due to its special stone ruins and gorgeous park-like grounds.

~Max 25 Guests 

Riverside Jetty 

from 1500 NZD 20 mins from town

Fancy a very private tranquil riverside location with Coronet Peak in the background, great for a picnic setup and your ceremony spot. Full day hire means you are able to do more on your elopement day and get the most out of this stunning space.

~Max 25 Guests

Treelawn Place

from 700 NZD 5 mins from town

A relaxed environment with a range of areas to exchange your vows. With a stunning outlook of the Shotover River, these expansive, immaculately presented gardens provide a special elopement experience for you and your beloved

~Max 25 Guests 

Still not sure?

We know it is alot to take in, and so many beautiful Queenstown Elopement ceremony spots to choose from. Remember we are here to help.

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