Before you go booking a wedding venue make sure you check out these surprisingly secluded, stunning west Auckland wedding venues only a short drive out of Auckland’s CBD. We’ve made it easy for you to compare by including the drive times, location, google reviews and some quick tags so you can quickly find a venue that suits your style.
Gracehill Vineyard Estate
30 minutes from CBD • Kumeu • 4.6 (80 reviews) • Vineyard, Gardens, Villa
Gracehill Vineyard is one of Auckland’s premier wedding venues. With its private lake, manicured gardens and picturesque gazebo, all nestled among countless Vineyard rows – it’s no wonder so many couples choose Gracehill for their special day. There is a certain magic to the fairy-lit grounds as the sun goes down and moon comes out. Gracehill can cater for groups up to 250 people and cater to all types of weddings and events.
Bridgwater Country Estate
45 minutes from CBD • Kaukapakapa • 4.8 (18 reviews) • Gardens, Lush, Rainforest
Bridgewater Country Estate is a wedding venue that oozes with style and class. It features stunningly beautiful sprawling lawns and gardens, native bush, parks and lakes. They will cater your wedding to any style and will include exclusively access to the venue’s estate for your reception and ceremony. You can even go all out and book out the chalet as accomodation for your guests or the wedding party. https://www.bridgewaterestate.co.nz/
Bethell’s Beach Wedding Cottages
40 minutes from CBD • Bethells Beach • 4.3 (15 reviews) • Beach, Casual, Hidden Gem
Self described as a peaceful, scenic sanctuary, Bethell’s Beach is one of the most incredibly unique venues across the entirety of New Zealand. The ceremony and reception can take place as loved ones watch the sprawling ocean views as the waves roll in. This West Auckland beauty also doubles as secluded cabin accomodation so is the perfect first leg to a honeymoon. https://www.bethellsbeach.com/
25 minutes from CBD • Oratia • 4.4 (15 reviews) • Tropical, Beach, Quirky
If tropical is more your style then look no further than Landsendt. The venue is the perfect combination of a subtropical rainforest, that spills out onto a sandy pacific beach. Full of bamboo, vegetable gardens, and open tropical landscapes – Landsendt can give your wedding that ocean feel, just 30 minutes out of Auckland.
20 minutes from CBD • Kumeu • 4.5 (52 reviews) • Marquee, Gardens, Villa
Pristine and elegance are the first words that come to mind for Allely Estate. Set in the quant, picturesque town of Kumeu, the stunning venue boasts an outdoor marquee, beautiful gardens and a heritage villa. So if high ceilings with chandeliers are more your style, look no further than Allely Estate. https://www.allelyestate.co.nz/
Markovina Vineyard Estate
30 minutes from CBD • Kumeu • 4.6 (169 reviews) • Vineyard, Gardens, Lake
Markovina is a family owned vineyard that has been around for over 50 years. With stunning grounds that consist of lakes, swings, vineyards it’s easy to see why it’s so popular for weddings. Markovina can host both small and large wedding parties and is a venue that oozes with scenery and nature.
Settlers Country Manor
35 minutes from CBD • Waimauku • 4.5 (152 reviews) • Historic, Gardens, Rustic
The Settlers Country Manor is a restaurant, wedding and function venue that comes with rich history and charm. The old bricks and dated heritage building will bring a certain feeling of warmth and comfort on your special day. Situated only 35 minutes for the Auckland CBD, Waimauku is the perfect mix of convenience, seclusion and beauty.
40 minutes from CBD • Waitakere • 4.3 (3 reviews) • Rustic, Scenic, Barn, Secluded
Boasting 200 acres of property, on the edge of Auckland, McGraph Estate is still somewhat of a hidden gem. The western Auckland venue is situated in Waitakere, and is the perfect venue for those couples looking for something rustic and quaint. The property has a true remote feeling of isolation and is situated within a deep and rugged valley that overlooks the Waitakere mountain range.