The City of Sails is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. So, it stands to reason that some Auckland wedding venues could also be some of the best in the world. With everything from a vineyard venue to a garden wedding, Auckland has it all. It even offers spectacular waterfront wedding venues, ceremony venues and reception venues.

When you are so spoiled for choice, it can be hard to select the perfect setting. So, which is the right Auckland wedding venue for you? Let’s go through the best of the bunch now.

Garden Wedding Venues

When it comes to Auckland garden wedding venues, you are spoiled for choice! Here are some of our favourites:

Settlers Country Manor

With willow-lined waterways, arched bridges, rolling lawns, and beautiful gazebos, Settlers Country Manor is a stunning setting for any Auckland garden wedding. Coupled with the Banquet room, covered patio area and heritage galore, there are plenty of options to create your perfect wedding day. Whether you have 50 guests or 200, your ceremony and reception will be unforgettable.

Tui Hills

Nestled in the Waitakere ranges, this luxury Auckland garden wedding venue offers beauty, charm and seclusion. Recently refurbished, you can delight in the contemporary luxe feel, accentuated by the gorgeous natural surroundings. With established native ferns and palms in the Kowhai Glade, a huge canopied pavilion, and garden-themed interiors, you will be saying wow! This wedding and reception venue offers the best of the best - including a gourmet chef and a locally stocked bar!


With stunning views of the surrounding gardens, a tranquil lake and exceptional service, your Bracu Wedding will be an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Get married in elegance, surrounded by 30,000 Mediterranean style olive trees. Tempt your tastebuds with contemporary fine dining in an exceptional setting. Set on the northern slopes of the Bombay hills, your day at Bracu will be an Auckland garden wedding with a difference!

Vineyard Wedding Venues

Auckland has a great selection of vineyard wedding venues. Here are some of our favourites...

Markovina Vineyard Estate

This 100% family-owned estate is designed to cater specifically for wedding ceremonies and receptions, creating the day of your dreams. Set in Auckland’s wine country, Kumeu, this vineyard wedding venue will not disappoint! With 5 different spaces, amazing dining, and local wines (of course), this is a venue for weddings of all shapes and sizes.

Allely Estate

With their elegant heritage villa, a stunning outdoor marquee and beautifully manicured gardens, Allely Estate makes the perfect backdrop for a vineyard or garden-party wedding. Located on the beautiful property that once produced the popular Selaks Wine, their purpose-built open-sided marquee is a standout, especially when it’s draped in fabric or adorned with floral styling. Walk up the tree-lined path to exchange your vows in the marquee or in our pretty courtyard. Because of their villa and extendible marquee, they can host intimate weddings of 40 guests right up to large parties of 400 – they’re the only venue of their size in the area.

Waterfront Wedding Venues

Maraetai Beach Boating Club

Built out over the water on Maraetai Beach, MBBC provides you with the most amazing views possible for you and your guests to enjoy and makes for spectacular photo opportunities as well. Their venue features high ceilings and a spacious room with exposed beams and native timbers. They can seat up to 120 guests in comfortable, modern, air-conditioned surroundings and have brand-new decks built out over the water.

The Boat House

Nestled on the banks of the upper Waitemata overlooking the water, The Boat House is quite simply one of Auckland’s best-kept secrets and offers an unpretentious yet adorable and unique wedding setting. Say "I do" on the manicured grass under their ancient oak tree. They also have a permanent marquee to reduce any wet-weather anxiety. Spectacular photo opportunities abound both on-site and nearby too.

When searching for an Auckland wedding venue, you are quite literally spoiled for choice. With so many to choose from, it really depends on the kind of wedding you want to have.

There are garden, vineyard and waterfront venues galore. You may even choose one ceremony venue and one reception venue. The great news is, the choice is entirely yours!

Here at My Wedding Guide, we have the biggest collection of Auckland wedding venues, so head on over and browse our directory now.