• facebook

Why choose Lake Taupo as a Wedding Destination?

There are many reasons why you should decide to get married or host your event in Taupo....


1.  Central location!

Getting married in a central location makes sense if you have guests coming from different areas of the country - or even abroad.  Being located in the center of the North Island makes for easy access, with international flights to Rotorua, only 40 minutes drive from Taupo.


2.  Picture perfect Wedding setting!

Lake Taupo is a picturesque location and creates a beautiful setting for your Wedding.   The snowy capped mountains of Tongariro, Ruapehu and Ngarohoe are one of the regions icons, making for stunning Wedding photography.  Wedding venues at the base and near the mountains make the perfect venue if a winter wedding is what you are after.

The magestic Lake Taupo itself offers a stunning backdrop for your Wedding photography.  Get married on the Lake or at a Lakeside location to make the most of the magnificent views.

Botanical gardens; The Waikato River, Tongariro National Park; Mount Tauhara; Huka Falls; Vineyards; International Golf Courses; Parks and plenty of open spaces abound, so you will never be short of a beautiful setting, no matter what style of wedding you are looking for.


3.  We have all the services, the experts & the specialists!

Lake Taupo hosts hundreds of weddings and events every year, and we are very good at doing so!  The region offers everything you will need to plan your perfect day.  From creative Wedding florists, to Wedding Event Hire you will not need to outsource a thing.   Need a Wedding dress, suit hire, a wedding cake, a marquee - all your Wedding services are on hand here at Lake Taupo. 


4. Endless Taupo Accommodation and Taupo Wedding venues to chose from!

Taupo accommodation options are wide and varied, including budget accommodation through to luxury lodges.   Taupo's Lakefront and surrounding areas offer many motels, from studio units to family apartments.  Holiday homes have also become very popular, and are great for a larger group of wedding guests, keeping it affordable by splitting the charges.  Taupo also offers a selection of lodges, bed and breakfasts, and hotels.  There is plenty of Luxury accommodation available for the bride and groom on the Wedding night and many honeymoon accommodation options as well.

Looking for a wedding venue to reflect who you are?  Taupo has unique wedding venues, unusual wedding venues, lakeside wedding venues, winter wedding venues and vineyard wedding venues.   A venue to suit every style and budget, for both the wedding ceremony and the wedding reception.  View the Wedding Venues section to see what options are available.


5. Suitable Wedding location any season!

Lake Taupo is a superb location all year round - so it doesn't matter if you are looking to get married in  winter, summer, spring or autumn.  The seasons are very distinct, along with the temperatures that accompany them.  Winter brings snowy capped mountains and very crisp days.  Autumn brings bright reds and yellows on the trees.  Summer boasts the Lake, the boats on it, the outdoor venues and the vineyards.  Spring brings longer days, the bounce of baby lambs and the fresh smell of daffodils...


6.  Childhood memories or a holiday destination special to your heart?

Many couples choose Lake Taupo as their Wedding destination due to the special memories that it is associated with.  You may have holidayed here as a child, had a family bach which you visited or maybe just stopped off for a picnic on the Lakefront while passing through.  Whatever the memory, it is often nice to start the beginning of a new chapter at a place that played part in the earlier days of your life..


DSC 8372

Come for a visit & see for yourself, Great Lake Taupo offers the perfect destination for your Wedding!



Taupo Weddings & Events is a website which pulls together everything that is Wedding & Event related in the Lake Taupo region.  It provides you with a one stop directory where you can research, plan and create the perfect occasion.