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You can’t beat Wellington on a good day, and you certainly can’t beat these amazing Wellington wedding ceremony and reception venues either! With options galore, it was challenging to limit ourselves to sharing only a few of our favourites with you. We hope you love them too!

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).


Peka Peka, Kapiti Coast

Venture north out of Wellington and you’ll reach Peka Peka, home of the breathtaking wedding venue Sudbury. Hold your ceremony outdoors under the pergola, or inside the Hay Barn if preferred. Then with your reception inside the Stables, dancing under the stars and honeymoon accommodation onsite, how could you do better? Well, we forgot to mention that while you are having photos taken, your guests can enjoy a range of organised activities!

Nga Manu Weddings

Waikanae, Kapiti Coast

Whether you’re searching for that picturesque backdrop for your outdoor ceremony, or a day-night venue where you can celebrate with family and friends, Ngā Manu offers an idyllic wetland and forest setting. And with 14 hectares of nature reserve to explore, the photo opportunities are endless.

Brackenridge Country Retreat & Spa

Martinborough, Wairarapa

Martinborough’s Brackenridge Country Retreat and Spa is the perfect reception venue for your upcoming nuptials. Just over the hill from Wellington, this wedding venue is suitable for up to 120 guests during the day, and 64 sleeping at night! There’s even a day spa, lap pool and gym onsite, making this a great full wedding package for couples.

Tarureka Estate

Featherston, Wairarapa

Located in the peaceful Wairarapa, Tarureka Estate offers the opportunity to get married and celebrate their wedding at one amazing venue. With both indoor and outdoor ceremony options for Loft Barn, one of the oldest barns in NZ, along with accommodation at the Homestead, why would you go anywhere else?

Wellington Racing Club Wedding & Event Centre

Trentham, Upper Hutt

With a proud history and plenty of event experiences, Wellington Racing Club can offer couples the reception venue of their dreams! Suitable for weddings with up to 400 guests, you can choose for your reception whether you use one of the many well-appointed rooms, or a silk lined marquee in the historic grounds. With the Trentham train station as its neighbour and only 25 minutes from Wellington city, transport isn’t a problem at this gorgeous wedding venue!

Pencarrow Lodge

Eastbourne, Lower Hutt

Say “I do” at one of Wellington’s most remote wedding venues, Pencarrow Lodge. 20 minutes from Eastbourne, you and your guests can experience the attention to detail throughout your special day in everything from venue theming through to your chosen cuisine.


Ohariu Valley

Do you fancy having someone else organise the transportation for you and your guests? When you choose Boomrock Wellington as your wedding venue, they’ll do exactly that! Their experienced wedding coordinators will take care of every detail, delivering you both the bespoke wedding of your dreams. Dramatic views of the Cook Strait and South Island are certain to wow, and there’s space for up to 120 guests seated or 160 guests in a cocktail setting. Can we come too?

The Boatshed

Wellington Waterfront

There’s nothing more glorious than panoramic water and cityscape views, and The Boatshed has both on offer! One of Wellington’s most popular wedding ceremony and reception venues, you’ll enjoy exclusive access from 11 am on the day of hire through to 10 am the following day to collect any belongings or hired items. This harbourside venue must be seen to be believed.

With the largest collection of Wellington wedding ceremony and reception venues listed here at My Wedding Guide, make sure you check out our wedding directory website and app for even more venue options.