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Weddings2020-05-13T03:51:51+00:00

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“SAY I DO” PACKAGES

When you are looking for the perfect setting to organize your ceremony, dinner, meals and accommodation Nest Kitchen & Bar and Kamana Lakehouse have got you covered. Choose from our comprehensive packages and we will look after the rest of it.

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Venues

SIGNATURE VENUES FOR YOUR SPECIAL DAY

NEST
Our 220m2 [2630ft2] elegant space is the perfect location for the dream destination wedding. Filled with light from the 6m high floor to ceiling windows, this superbly designed area features the best views in Queenstown. This space incorporates The Ledge, Tiro and Cocoon. Nest Kitchen & Bar venue is available only with complete buy-out of the 73 rooms of Kamana Lakehouse.

THE LEDGE
A well-appointed dedicated venue 85m2 [915ft2] named after the rock formation visible right accross Lake Wakatipu. Designed using natural materials, this flexible venue features 6m high floor to ceiling windows filling the room with natural light and overlooking Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkable range.

TIRO
“View” in its direct translation from Te Reo Maori, this intimate 38m2 [410ft2] venue is perfect for an intimate wedding. It features the same breathaking views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables range.

COCOON
This intimate 38m2 [410ft2] space is perfect for small weddings with a WOW factor. It features the same breathaking views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables range and floor to ceiling windows.

THE GREAT LAWN
The 1000m2 [107000ft2] Great Lawn will immerse your guests the natural surroundings from its elevated position. A great space for outdoor wedding ceremonies. The Great Lawn is an outdoor space and therefore weather dependent or requires a temporary structure (not included).

SUNRISE TERRACE
Views all around in an alfresco environment. This 135m2 [1450ft2] outdoor space is the favourite spot for a uniquie ceremony, event or dinner on a warm evening. From its 130m elevated position, the Sunrise Terrace offers the best views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, Cecil Peak and all around.

Venue Capacities Area
(m2/sqft)
Ceremony Banquet Cocktail
Nest 220m2
2360sqft
150 150 250
The Ledge 85m2
915sqft
90 70 90
Tiro 38m2
410sqft
25 20 40
Cocoon 38m2
410sqft
25 20 40
Sunrise Terrace (Outdoor) 135m2
1450sqft
90 70 90
The Great Lawn (Outdoor) 1000m2
10700sqft
90    

Ceremonies

  • Ceremony location on the Great Lawn
  • Space hire from 11am to 3pm
  • Natural wood arch
  • Floral décor for chairs at the aisle or a rose petal aisle
  • Chairs for all guests in attendance
  • Tray Passed Cold Oshi Bori Towels and bottled water
  • Up to 90 guests
  • Outdoor, weather dependent | Indoor backup space provided
  • Ceremony location on The Sunrise Terrace
  • Space hire from 11am to 3pm
  • Natural wood arch
  • Floral décor for chairs at the aisle or a rose petal aisle
  • Chairs for all guests in attendance
  • Tray Passed Cold Oshi Bori Towels and bottled water
  • Up to 90 guests
  • Outdoor, weather dependent | Indoor backup space provided
  • Ceremony location on The Sunrise Terrace
  • Natural wood arch
  • Chairs for up to 10 guests in attendance
  • Tray Passed Cold Oshi Bori Towels and bottled water
  • Up to 10 guests
  • Outdoor, weather dependent | Back-up space provided
  • Ceremony location on The Sunrise Terrace
  • Natural wood arch
  • Chairs for all guests in attendance
  • Tray Passed Cold Oshi Bori Towels and bottled water
  • Up to 10 guests
  • Outdoor, weather dependent | Back-up space provided

Questions & Answers

What dates do you have available?2019-10-30T07:58:44+00:00

We offer great value between May 1st and July 1st. Also, between September 1st and October 25th. For complete availability please contact us.

Where are you located?2019-10-30T08:12:11+00:00

139 Fernhill Road, Queenstown – 150M elevated above Wakatipu Lake and within 3km reach from Queenstown CBD.

How much does the venue hire cost?2019-10-30T08:12:04+00:00

Our Tiro venue hire starts from NZD 1,000 GST inclusive, and varies on the day and the season you prefer. Our guests typically look at >NZD 200 / person for a wedding dinner with private venue hire.

What is included when we hire the venue?2019-10-30T08:02:09+00:00

Our natural wood tables come as standard, chairs, dinnerware, glassware, standard linen, cutlery and standard room set-up.

Can I have my ceremony here, too? Is there an additional cost?2019-10-30T08:03:04+00:00

Yes, we host bespoke ceremonies in Tiro, Cocoon, Sunrise Terrace, The Great Lawn, Nest and The Ledge. Check our ceremonies packages for more details.

How many people can the venue location accommodate?2019-10-30T08:03:25+00:00

We offer creative and flexible spaces. Anything from an intimate wedding reception of 25 to large events of 130 guests.

Do you have lodging on site and offer accomodation?2019-10-30T08:03:51+00:00

Yes, our partners at Kamana Lakehouse offer 73 beautifully appointed rooms to accommodate your event guests.

How much does it cost to hire the entire “Nest” venue?2019-10-30T08:04:16+00:00

For events above 70 guests we recommend hiring the entire “Nest”. This can be done with purchasing of the 73 rooms in Kamana Lakehouse. We are able to accommodate up to 145 guests in double and twin rooms.

We would like complete privacy and exclusive use of Nest and Kamana. How much will that cost?2019-10-30T08:05:00+00:00

Prices for hiring the entire venue and hotel varies on the day and the season you prefer:

  • For complete 73 rooms price starts from $22,800 GST inclusive (15%) during value seasons (May June, September to mid-October). Minimum length of stay may also apply.
  • For ceremony, and dinner reception of events of 65 to 140 guests expect a minimum spend expected spend of $240/person GST Inclusive
What is the weather like?2019-10-30T08:05:17+00:00

Queenstown is known for its microclimate, a mostly dry weather perfect for wine growers and enjoying the outdoor.

Can we see it beforehand?2019-10-30T08:05:37+00:00

Absolutely we recommend you visit and we would love to show you.

What are the event hours?2019-10-30T08:05:55+00:00

12pm to 12am – Our license allows indoor events up until midnight. Our outdoor space license allows events up until 10pm.

Can you arrange for a tasting?2019-10-30T08:06:15+00:00

Tastings are available for a nominal fee of 50$/person. This will be waived from the total event bill should you go ahead with the contracted event.

Can they accommodate special diets?2019-10-30T08:07:10+00:00

Yes, we cater for dietary requirements. Depending on the complexity of the request there might be an extra cost involved.

What are the different ways the venue serves food?2019-10-30T08:07:31+00:00

We serve family style sharing or individual plated.

What are the rules around alcohol serving?2019-10-30T08:07:51+00:00

We follow liquor license regulations valid in New Zealand at all times. Alcohol can be served in all licensed areas up to midnight indoors and up to 10pm outdoor. We follow responsible hosting requirements.

Do you have any required vendors?2019-10-30T08:08:11+00:00

No. Our recommended wedding planner is the team at Simply Perfect Weddings, (https://www.simplyperfect.co.nz/). They can help organize everything from decorations, flowers, entertainment, photography and video, wedding cakes and on the day planning.
Food and beverage are exclusively in-house purchased packages. We welcome wedding cakes from your preferred vendor, and other wedding planners.

Are there sound restrictions?2019-10-30T08:08:33+00:00

Our license allows indoor events up until midnight. Our outdoor space license is up until 10pm.

Are there decor restrictions?2019-10-30T08:08:51+00:00

We welcome outside vendors to help with decorations. We allow all kinds of light decorations, flowers and objects. Any structural requirements, built, wall hanging or gluing is prohibited in all areas without prior consultation with the venue. Damages resulting from improper use of space are considered liability of the guest contracting the venue.

Is the venue handicap accessible?2019-10-30T08:09:14+00:00

All venues except the Great Lawn are wheelchair accessible. Kamana Lakehouse offers accessible rooms and elevators as well.

Do you have more than one wedding a day?2019-10-30T08:09:32+00:00

No. To offer our guest the best experience we limit to only one event / day.

Do you have a designated parking area?2019-10-30T08:09:52+00:00

There is ample complimentary parking available at Nest and Kamana Lakehouse.

What’s the backup weather plan?2019-10-30T08:10:10+00:00

For all outdoor events we plan for an indoor back-up space.

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