Looking for that island destination wedding – but don’t want the expense? Travel time? Hassle? Well then look no further than Otehei Bay. Turquoise water, white sandy beaches – just sub out the palm trees for pohutukawas and you’ve got yourself a tropicana wedding with a kiwiana twist. Otehei Bay is the only island wedding venue in the Bay of Islands, and provides couples with a stunning setting for their ceremony and/or reception, as well as being the perfect spot to spend time with friends and family for a long lunch after the big day.
Perched up on Kororareka/Russell Peninsula looking back out towards the Bay of Islands you’ll find Omata Estate. A stunning winery that has the ability to host and cater a wedding of any wine lovers dreams. Established as one of Northland's premier wine growers, you can marry together beautiful wine, food, and views with your big day at this wonderful wedding venue.
Located right on the waterfront of Russell, the Duke of Marlborough boasts history, charm and unrivaled views out towards the water. This wedding location is not only unique because of its decor, location and interesting past, but it can also host your ceremony, reception and accommodation all in one place. This winning combination is perfect as it leaves you to be able to enjoy your special day in one spot without having to worry about logistics.
If you’re after a wedding surrounded by lush greenery, look no further than Liddington Gardens. This wedding venue is set amongst 4.5 acres of gardens that Susi Liddington has put her heart and soul into over the last 20 years. You can really feel the love here, and Susi will be on hand to help plan your wedding as well! So if you’re after a stunning tranquil location with guidance to organise your special day, Liddington Gardens is the total package.