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The romantic mountain scenery and sparkling, clear waters of Lake Taupō make the region an unforgettable setting for a very special wedding day.

If you’ve never been to the region, a weekend getaway with your sweetheart, scouting out vineyards, rustic farm and forest settings, luxury lodges and private properties with breathtaking lake and mountains views is the perfect way to discover your dream wedding location.

A unique outdoor wedding option is to exchange vows on board a heritage yacht or luxury launch as it cruises the sparkling waters of Lake Taupō against the backdrop of the mountains. Many of the scenic cruise operators offer wedding packages and can help you plan your dream day.

Indoor wedding venues include beautiful churches, elegant lakeside hotels, ballrooms, event centres, sports clubs and charming community halls. Many have in-house event planners and catering facilities who can help with your wedding planning.

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  • Weddings

    Fairbairn House

    Fairbairn House offers a unique country hilltop location for a garden wedding. With extensive views over Taupo and the Great Lake, this large property has extensive lawns, gardens, patios and decks to cater for approx 50-100 guests.

    $1,500 - $5,000 Book now
  • Volcanic/Geothermal

    Taupō Tours and Charters

    Taupo Tours and Charters offer tours and transport in the Taupo and Rotorua plus Hawkes Bay region. We will custom fit the tour or transport to your needs so that your stay in the area is maximised. We have comfortable buses with tinted windows.

    $20 - $100
  • Bed & Breakfast

    Te Moenga Lodge

    Te Moenga Lodge offers guests a choice of B&B accommodation- private stand alone chalets with stunning lake views or quiet studio rooms with ensuites. With a hot-tub, outdoor pool and beautiful gardens guests can relax and enjoy a home away from home

    $190 - $345
  • Luxury Lodge

    Huka Lodge

    Renowned for its luxurious hospitality, Huka Lodge offers 18 Junior Lodge Suites, one Lodge Suite and two exclusive cottages - the Owner's Cottage with four suites and the new two-suite Alan Pye Cottage.

    $890 - $14,000
  • Photography

    ManojKesavan Film & Photography

    A science professional and a passionate photographer. We offer day & night photography trips, stargazing trips with tutorials on astrophotography. I am open to all sorts of assignments: wedding photo/videography, Infra-Red photography, ...

    $50 - $250
  • Wedding venues

    Weddings A-float Chris Jolly Outdoors

    Enjoy celebrating your wedding day with friends & family in a unique atmosphere. The stunning backdrop of the mountains and the peaceful surrounds of secluded bays are complimented by our excellent service, sensational menu choices and friendly staff.

  • Boat cruises

    Regal Flyer Private Charters

    Regal Flyer is your affordable cruise and party charter boat located in Lake Taupō. We provide you and your guests a stress-free, fun safe and memorable day out on the water.

    $600 - $1,850
  • Hotels

    Wairakei Resort Taupo

    Wairakei Resort Taupo is situated in a spectacular geothermal valley, just minutes from Taupo's city centre. Experience the beauty of this region as well as thermally heated pools, six spa pools, a golf course, fitness centre and exceptional cuisine.

    $110 - $250 Book now
  • Wedding venues

    Broadlands Lodge

    Broadlands Lodge is hidden in the beautiful Broadlands Valley, a short 20-minute drive from Taupō or 40 minutes from Rotorua. Broadlands Lodge is a unique wedding or event venue for all seasons, with beautiful spaces for a memorable wedding ceremony, reception and photographs.

  • Wedding venues

    Chateau Tongariro Hotel

    Chateau Tongariro Hotel believe in providing visitors with a timeless elegance and believe in preserving history and tradition.

  • Wedding venues

    Secret Garden

    Looking for somewhere to host your Special event Wedding or Gathering? Taupō’s “Secret Garden” is a gorgeous, tranquil venue located in picturesque Acacia Bay just 10 minutes from Taupō town centre.

  • Boutique & Lodge

    The Pillars Retreat

    Welcome to our award winning property, a few minutes drive from Taupo. This stunning purpose built modern mediterranean style country manor, is the perfect place to relax and enjoy extensive gardens, native birdsong and surrounding mountains.

    $260 - $395 Book now
  • Hotels

    Hilton Lake Taupo

    Magnificent views over New Zealand's largest lake with majestic mountains beyond are just the start of what this hotel has to offer. Hilton Lake Taupo is accessibly located midway between Auckland and Wellington.

    $179 - $500 Book now
  • Apartments

    Braxmere

    Set right on the southern edge of Lake Taupo with 10 individual lakeside studios located in one of the most amazing spots on the lake. It’s the gateway to the Tongoriro National Park so the perfect place to ski, walk, tramp or adventure.

    $180 - $220
  • Luxury Lodge

    Poronui Lodge

    Poronui is a luxury sporting lodge for the discerning traveller. Stay at the legendary Poronui Lodge, exclusive Blake House, or experience luxury camping at Safari Camp; and be assured of superb kiwi hospitality, innovative menus and fine wines.

    $630 - $1,725 Book now
  • Boutique & Lodge

    Tongariro Lodge

    Tongariro Lodge is New Zealand's most iconic trout fishing lodge. Situated on the banks of the legendary Tongariro River on the Southern shores of Lake Taupo. Enjoy the outdoors in style perfect for trout fisherman and outdoor enthusiasts.

    $199 - $595 Book now

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