Venues

Choose from one of our exclusive Wanaka wedding venues on our 2,000 hectare high-country station. The Criffel Station experience is one of balance and natural beauty, all of our event venues incorporating the surrounding environment and an open air concept, through stunning views and outdoor courtyard’s. Many feature panoramic views, spanning from Roy’s Peak across to Lake Hawea. You are sure to find the perfect location at one of our Wanaka wedding venues.

Criffel Station Woolshed

Lovingly converted, with materials from around the station recycled back into the space. Our authentic Woolshed blends historic charm with sophistication and style to provide the perfect blank canvas. It’s authentic layout and extensive outdoor area provides two large internal spaces, ample space for outside entertainment and mobile catering, and two toilets housed in the adjacent building. This layout also provides the added bonus of an internal wet weather option for your ceremony if required.

The venue has the flexibility to suit your individual needs, seating up to 150 for banquet style dining and up to 200 people for a cocktail/bar setting. For numbers over 200 we recommend a marquee. Included in your venue hire are tables and chairs for up to 150 people, outside entertainment areas and rustic fireplace (fire ban permitting) and the use of our unique Rousey hut. Guests are welcome to stay at the Woolshed until 1 am.

Stone Hut Terrace

The Stone Hut Terrace offers you the opportunity to have your structure looking out to Mt Barker and across the Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea valleys, in an exclusive area that can be set up to create your dream day.

Tailor this wonderful rural setting to your individual needs. All Stone Hut Terrace bookings are a three day hire, as a pack in and pack out day are required either side of your event due to the nature of the venue.

Henry's Hut

Discover a truly unique elevated wedding venue atop the Criffel Range, the ideal location for photographs or an elopement. Venture high above Wanaka to our Henry’s Hut, a quaint high country hut perched 1300m above sea level. As a result, enjoy panoramic views, spanning from Roys Peak across to Lake Hawea, you are sure to find the perfect backdrop.

Make your way to Henry’s Hut by helicopter or in our luxury 4WD vehicle to spend a few unforgettable hours at our unique elevated wedding venue in the New Zealand High Country.

Kanuka Grove

Simply beautiful and quintessentially Central Otago. This unique Wanaka venue offers sweeping views of the Wanaka basin, Hawea Valley and Mount Maude. Make your way through the native Kanuka grove aisle to the ceremony site in a secluded grassy oasis.

With such a variety of backdrops from farmland to mountains, pine trees to native tussock, you will get the perfect photo.

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