Criffel Station sits in the foothills of the Pisa mountain range and provides a beautiful and transformative setting for your next business meeting or event. We are conveniently located 10 minutes from Wanaka CBD and we’re just down the street from the Wanaka airport, approximately one kilometre. Our main venue is the Criffel Station Woolshed. Its versatile indoor/outdoor configuration makes it ideal for customising the venue to fit your event needs. Whether you’re planning an intensive strategic meeting, a large corporate meeting, a business conference, workshops or a team building retreat, the Woolshed’s flexibility ensures the space can be configured to your specific needs so that your team or group is comfortable and able to perform at their best.
Through our long history living and operating a Wanaka events venue within the Central Otago region, we have a wealth of knowledge to make sure your event is a success. Criffel Station’s experienced, professional event planners are experts in morphing our flexible space into the perfect venue for your next business event so you can be confident that your experience will be excellent.
We can host a number of business events including:
- Meetings and corporate planning workshops
- Executive retreats
- Team building getaways
- Conferences and incentives
The Criffel Station Woolshed can hold from as little as an intimate meeting of 10 guests to as many as 150 guests for a product launch or presentation style meeting.
Food and Drinks:
The team at Criffel Station work with a select group of catering services that we bring in based on the type of event and needs. Together we ensure that all your food and beverage needs are well provided for so you don’t have to worry about it.
Technology and Display:
With 15 years’ experience delivering events of every nature, we are well equipped to meet all your tech, electrical, video, presentation, and display needs. We only work with the best and partner with experts who always deliver no matter the challenge or request.
Our extensive on-site facilities, in addition to The Criffel Station Woolshed, include our outdoor venues – Stone Hut Terrace, Kanuka Grove and Pin Oaks or Henry’s Hut, an intimate high-country cabin. These venues feature a mix of stunning settings and views spanning from Roy’s Peak to Lake Hawea, and capacity ranging from 5 to 500 attendees. Our event planning team can work with you on how to use our outdoor settings to put on a highly professional, impressive event.
Our Faculty – Criffel Station partners with a select group of professional coaches and experts from diverse fields. We refer to this group as Our Faculty, who can provide team building / team bonding experiences. Their programmes feature leadership training, management skills, personal development and team building delivered through a variety of expertise – from immersive survival experiences, to corporate and personal health insights, to sports performance psychology, to regenerative deer farming experts – let Criffel Station lift your next business event to the next level.
Day into Night – Criffel station can help you celebrate your business, your team, and your customers. We can convert the Criffel Station Woolshed from a business venue into a night time gala or relaxing wind things down dinner setting. Our event planners can organise it all or assist you in finding just the right food/styling/entertainment services.
Curated Just for You – if your business event requires a bespoke touch, a one-of-kind type experience, we can work with you to understand your needs and deliver an event like no other – from helicopters, to peak-top claybird shooting, or yoga and ayurvedic time-out sessions – leave it to us, we can make it happen.