Bay of Islands Top Wedding Venues

There are few places in New Zealand more magical than the Bay of Islands, providing couples with a stunning setting for their ceremony and wedding reception. You can have the perfect setting waterfront wedding or a romantic garden wedding with the amazing backdrop of Bay of Islands.

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

Located on the waterfront in the heart of romantic Russell, The Duke of Marlborough provides the ultimate wedding venue where you can have your ceremony, reception, photos and accommodation all in one place. Perched right on the stunning Russell Waterfront. The Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers a unique wedding experience where you can embrace the history and charm of New Zealand’s first licensed hotel which has been operating since 1827.

The Duke has an on-site wedding co-ordinator with experience in planning and delivering tailor made, personalised weddings to guarantee a truly memorable day. They manage all of the detail in the lead up to and on your wedding day providing support and assistance so you can relax and enjoy your day without having to worry about the finer details.

Scenic Bay of Islands Hotel

With the beautiful scenery wherever you go in Paihia, Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands is the perfect place to host your big day. The extensive range of wedding packages cover everything from catering to entertainment to overnight accommodation, and include a dedicated wedding co-ordinator who will offer advice and work with you one-to-one to ensure everything is as exquisite as it is effortless on your special day!

Have your ceremony on-site Nikau Lawn is the perfect site for an outdoor ceremony and your reception from choice of multiple spaces with variety of configurations, which can be set up for your personal preferences. Their experienced team will ensure you wedding reception is special, memorable and that your guests are well looked after.

Charlotte’s Kitchen

Celebrate your wedding in the beautiful Bay of Islands at Charlotte’s Kitchen. You will find Pahia’s ultimate seaside restaurant, located at the end of the Paihia wharf over the sea, you cannot find a better waterfront location for your wedding. With breath taking views and a sensational dining experience to match, let Charlotte take care of your wedding day for you. Charlotte’s fresh, contemporary restaurant opens up onto a sun filled deck located directly over the sea. The beauty of the deck is that it can cater for all weather conditions as it can be fully enclosed without any obstruction to the stunning view with clear blinds, louvretec roof and overhead heating. Alternatively it can be left wide open to enjoy a perfect summers day. Charlottes can cater for up to 100 guests comfortably with separate spaces for a bar area, your band and the dance floor.

They have an on-site wedding co-ordinator with experience in planning and delivering tailor made, personalised weddings to guarantee a truly memorable day. They manage all of the detail in the lead up to and on your wedding day providing support and assistance so you can relax and enjoy your day.