Boutique Weddings @ OMAKA LODGE

Offering a unique combination of a beautiful residence, several accommodation options, large grounds and extensive mature gardens with wonderful countryside views, Omaka Lodge is an outstanding venue for intimate boutique weddings.  Whether you simply want to visit us to exchange your vows, to use our stunning gardens for your wedding photos, or to hold the entire event here, we can work with you to ensure your special day is one to remember. 

Your hosts Chris & Scott can guide you through many of the details – Chris has had many years’ experience in wedding planning, and Scott is a wedding celebrant. Being a same-sex couple, Scott & Chris are also delighted to welcome same-sex couples who wish to marry at Omaka Lodge. See below for more details on how we can assist you on your big day.

  • Venue – We have a selection of packages available, from all-inclusive options for wedding parties of up to 10 people, to wedding celebrant, to garden hire only for larger groups wanting to do their own thing.
  • Suppliers – We can recommend some great suppliers – and even take care of your arrangements with them if required.  We’re happy to work with your suppliers too if preferred.
  • Accommodation – Should you and some of your guests wish to stay, we have a selection of on-site accommodation options available. We have bed & breakfast rooms, our self-contained bridal suite, The Ruapehu Suite, and opening in October 2024, our separate luxury guest cottage, The Gardener’s Folly, A Bespoke Country Retreat

A s we are a boutique venue, we ask you to visit us to discuss your individual requirements for your special day. To arrange your visit to meet us, please contact us.

W hatever your ideas for your dream day may be, we’d love to welcome you to discuss your wedding ideas further at Omaka Lodge, a tranquil oasis amidst New Zealand’s Forgotten World.

Shown below are a selection of images of the boutique wedding possibilities at Omaka Lodge. Select any image to view it in full screen. Please note, the images showing a swing-bridge were on the nearby Te Maire Loop Track; the swing-bridge no longer exists.
We would like to express our gratitude to Carolyn Higgins (née Street) for the wonderful selection of photos of her wedding at Omaka Lodge.

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