mount cook lakeside retreat

mount cook lakeside retreat


The Retreat is a private hideaway that offers discreet wedding experiences and is the perfect luxury destination for your special day. Your wedding will take place in one of New Zealand’s most spectacular settings overlooking Lake Pukaki and Aoraki Mt Cook and the Ben Ohau ranges.

We invite you to peruse our range of wedding packages designed for 2 – 200 person weddings, these can be personalised to your unique requirements. It is important for us that your celebration is what you have always dreamed of.

We provide three unique wedding packages for your celebration and reception:

  • Intimate Weddings at Ashley Mackenzie Villa – elopement weddings for up to eight people

  • Wedding Ceremony on the Lakeside Lawn – ceremony only for up to 60 people

  • Garden Wedding on the Lavender Lawn – Garden weddings for 200+ people (marquee option available)

  • Moraine Lodge – due for completion in November 2018. Seats 130, indoor / outdoor options

Each wedding package can be extended to include one or more Luxury Plus+ items which have been designed to create lifetime memories. Or if you have a requirement we have not listed, please talk to us to make this happen.

Specialising in garden to plate, local and fresh cuisine, our menus will delight your wedding guests with a range of whole food options that have the taste of nature.  Chef will help you to select from menu options including local king salmon; country style lamb and beef with chutneys, seasonal salads and homemade breads; locally sourced meats and seasonal vegetables; NZ pavlova, berry gateau, local cheeses and seasonal fruits.

Please contact us to talk through how we can make your wedding day a very special occasion.

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