Photo: LaValla Estate

There’s nothing better than attending a wedding at one of the many wonderful Waikato wedding venues unless, of course, you host your own wedding there! We’ve put together a collection of what we consider to be the best wedding venues the Waikato has to offer to help you find the perfect one for your special day.

The venues below are listed from North to South. To find out more about a venue just click on the venue’s name (in pink).

The Roost

Waiuku, North Waikato

Located in Waiuku, The Roost is one of Waikato’s best-kept secrets when it comes to hosting an intimate wedding. With a variety of accommodation, transport and catering available, if you are seeking a wedding venue that will take care of every detail, then this is it!

Castaways Resort

Waiuku, North Waikato

It’s not just the oceanfront and cliff-top ceremony location that has couples choosing to host their wedding at Castaways Resort. It’s also the amazing reception and accommodation options available too! With onsite activities and a day spa, there is no wonder it remains one of Waikato’s best ceremony and reception venues!

LaValla Estate

Tuakau, North Waikato

Having labelled themselves as a one stop wedding shop, LaValla Estate certainly ticks all the boxes when it comes to wedding ceremonies and receptions. Suitable for both intimate and large-scale weddings, they offer a beautiful venue to host your wedding indoors and out. As a team of professional ‘wed-heads,’ they can help create a magical day for your nuptials.

Corbett House

Hikutaia, Coromandel

Seeking a wedding venue with a historic homestead, little white chapel and American style barn? Corbett House ticks all of those boxes on their 1.5ha grounds located in the village of Hikutaia, between Thames and Paeroa. Offering a wedding planning service too, the team at Corbett House will help bring your wedding dreams to reality.

Rangihau Valley Homestead

Coroglen, Coromandel

Set alongside the Coromandel State Park, Rangihau Valley Homestead offers couples use of all or part of their property for their wedding day. With space to erect a marquee, bring in mobile caterers and set up a dance floor, couples can choose to celebrate outdoors or use the beautiful Kauri homestead instead. A professional wedding planner service is available, as is the opportunity for onsite glamping.

Zenders Café and Venue

Newstead, Hamilton

Located 10 minutes from Hamilton’s CBD, Zenders Café and Venue is beautifully positioned amongst gorgeous Waikato farmland. Options abound for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies, and with an onsite bar, your guests will be entertained should you venture elsewhere for your wedding photos. Skilled chefs, the team at Zender’s Café and Venue are happy to work with your budget and dietary requirements to create yet another wow moment on your wedding day.

Gails of Tamahere

Tamahere, Hamilton

From the moment you arrive at Gails of Tamahere, you will feel like all your wedding dreams have come true! Suitable for up to 200 guests, you can choose to say your vows outdoors in the beautiful garden or use the onsite church. Your reception hosted within the onsite restaurant is yet another magical experience to enjoy, ending your day on a winning note.

The Red Barn

Karapiro, Central Waikato

Catering for up to 140 guests, when hosting your reception at The Red Barn you can be assured that you’ve selected one of Waikato’s finest wedding venues. With views over farmland and Lake Karapiro, photo backdrops are plentiful and they can help put you in touch with trusted wedding suppliers if required.

Pirongia Pines Wedding Venue

Pirongia, Central Waikato

One of the Waikato’s newest wedding venues, Pironga Pines can accommodate up to 100 guests for your ceremony and reception. With catering, horses, music and transport available upon request, as well as the opportunity to camp on site for free, it offers a magical bush and rural setting for all weddings.

Our wedding directory is home to the largest collection of Waikato wedding venues, and we’d love for you to explore some of the many additional venues that this beautiful region has to offer.