Rates for Exclusive Wedding hire of Fiordland Lodge includes private use of the entire property, accommodation for up to 29 people and includes full breakfast the following morning for your in-house guests.
Wedding menu’s average out at $100 per person which includes continuous canapes directly after the wedding ceremony itself and includes a sit down 3 course menu. An average beverage spend would be around $45 per person.
A photographer and florist are always going to be your 2 main additional costs outside the venue hire itself. You may need to hire in chairs dependant on the size of the wedding and you also may need a PA system again dependant of the size of the wedding.
Exclusive hire of Fiordland Lodge starts at 11am. We provide our Executive Suite complimentary for the bride and groom the night before the wedding so often the bride stays the night prior to the big day. Overnight guests can arrive from 1pm, this way we can ensure the bride is out of sight before anyone else arrives and that the room is set up before guests arrive.
Fiordland Lodge can offer weddings exclusive landing rights in beautiful remote locations in the Fiordland National Park. We can cater for just the bridal party for small and large groups. Fiordland Lodge offers many heli-wedding options that will make your special day truly unforgettable. Direct from the lodge lawn, let us whisk you & your wedding party away to a special location guaranteed to provide the most stunning backdrop for your wedding.
The wedding menu can take many forms, from a simple self-service buffet to an elaborate five course meal. In the more traditional version, a seated dinner is generally preceded by canapes or hors d'oeuvres whilst the wedding party are having photos and contains three courses: a first course, a main entree, and a dessert. It is our pleasure to customize the menus to reflect your individual style and taste.
Wine and champagne must be purchased through Fiordland Lodge and we don’t offer a corkage service. If there is something specific you would like to offer to your guests which isn’t on our wine list, we will be happy to try and source it on your behalf. Special requirements can be discussed with the lodge manager.
You can choose to hire the Lodge the day before your wedding for a pre-wedding party if you’d like to. We offer a competitive Dinner, Bed & Breakfast rate for the night before, based on a minimum of 10 guests. Please enquire for further details.
Once you have a date, we will send out a contract and once a deposit invoice for 50% of the Lodge Hire fee is received we confirm your wedding date back to you. Seven days prior to your wedding date the balance of the Lodge Hire fee is due. The balance of payment to include all catering, drinks etc requires settled the morning of departure.
Andy Cunningham, Co-owner and Manager of the lodge is your only contact and coordinates all weddings at Fiordland Lodge. Andy will also be there on your wedding day to ensure that everything runs to plan. On wedding days Andy works from 6.30am right through to when the first dance starts.
Fiordland Lodge Te Anau, New Zealand,
472 Te Anau Milford Highway
Postal: PO Box 196, Te Anau.