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The River House Wanaka surrounded in native harakeke
The River House Wanaka

The River House Wanaka – A Unique Events & Wedding Venue With Spectacular Accommodation

Are you looking for somewhere special, secluded and tranquil? The River House Wanaka has many charming wedding ceremony locations to choose from for that perfect destination-wedding or event to remember.

The River House Wanaka is located on the banks of the tranquil Hawea River surrounded in native Harakeke plants. This spectacular wedding venue with accommodation options is the perfect destination to catch one’s breath and wind down – or wind it up and hold an unforgettable event.

Set in lush, established grounds with mountain views, The River House Wanaka provides an awe-inspiring backdrop for your dream wedding ceremony, event or retreat.

The River House Wanaka is located down a peaceful private valley driveway, with its natural untouched beauty and charm, secluded gardens pathways with small footbridges, sylvan forest and its very own waterfall stream which at times meets the flow and stunning colours of the beautiful Hawea River with the properties own private sandy beach.

A wedding photo taken at the River House Wanaka

Your Wedding Venue

The River House offers five spacious bedrooms, a loft and 2 bathrooms for your wedding party. The expansive living and dining areas have a cosy log burner and indoor/outdoor flow that look out to the beautiful river, mountain views and private secluded gardens. The eco blocked Pueblo feel walls, tiled floors, high exposed wood beam ceilings and frames, clawfoot bathtub and an open-air outdoor bath are all incredibly romantic.

Adventure and activities are plentiful and accessible – kayak, river raft or helicopter into your ceremony or event. The property also has an established 1.5km private mountain bike trail for your use and an outdoor entertaining area and patio with BBQ facilities. There are copious amounts of space for marquee’s, yurts, bell tent functions, lawn activities or long lunches. The house offers five spacious bedrooms, an extra loft space for sleeping extras, yoga or a creative space of any kind & free Wi-Fi is available. Whether you’re looking for the best place to elope, the perfect destination for your wedding day a beautiful retreat space or any other event, let your dream vision come to fruition with our breathtakingly authentic river venue.

Explore The River House via the photos in our gallery; learn more about our luxury accommodation and wedding packages, plan your ceremony or event with our venue information and don’t hesitate to use our contact page for any enquiries, we’re happy to hear from you.

Thank you for choosing our uniquely secluded riverside venue.