Wedding FAQ

Q. How many numbers can Eagle Ridge wedding venue cater for?

We can cater from 10 - 250 guests.

Q. Can we view the wedding venue facilities?

Yes, viewings are by appointment only. Please contact us to arrange a convenient day and time - Ph: +64 7 570 0100 or email: enquiries@eagleridge.co.nz

Q. Does Eagle Ridge offer car parking?

Eagle Ridge has large parking areas for all private vehicles. You may wish to use a deluxe coach to bring your guests to the lodge and return.

Q. Does Eagle Ridge have wedding accommodation?

Yes, we have four double luxury rooms onsite - 8 guests max. If you choose to book exclusive use venue hire early check-in can be arranged allowing bridal party to get ready on-site.

Q. Are children welcome?

Yes, children are more than welcome providing they are supervised by a parent/guardian. We offer a children’s menu for $23.50

Q. Do you offer décor wedding packages and individual items such as chair covers and table centre pieces?

Yes, we have a range of in-house décor items which is available for hire. Please discuss further with your coordinator.

Q. Do you recommend wedding services such as photographers, florist, celebrant, music, cake etc?

Yes, we have a great recommendation list of frequently used wedding services which you will find useful.

Q. Can we have a live band or a wedding DJ?

Yes, you can bring in any entertainment- live band, DJ or iPod.

Q. Can we BYO wine?

No, we’re a fully licenced venue but we can work with you to tailor make a beverage package to suit your taste and budget.

Q. Can we bring in our own wedding caterers?

No, however our chef is happy to work with you and tailor a menu to suit your food requirements and budget.

Q. Do you cater for dietary requirements?

Yes certainly, our chef will cater for any dietary needs.

Q. Can we have our wedding cake for dessert?

Yes, certainly. We can also serve your cake with accompaniments to compliment the cake for dessert.

Q. Do you offer a wet weather wedding ceremony option?

Yes, both the lodge and function centre offer great wet weather options around an open fire place, or under a covered outdoor area.

Q. To confirm our booking, what deposit is required and what is the payment procedures?

A tentative booking will be held for 5 days only. To confirm your date, we require a non-refundable deposit equaling 50% of the full venue hire amount. The remaining 50% is due 6 months prior to your function. Food, accessed beverage cost, and any additional requirements are paid 5 days prior to your function. Any outstanding balance is paid on departure. We require final guest’s numbers 15 days prior to your function.

Q. Do you have a suggest itinerary for our Wedding Day?

Yes we do, here is our suggested ideal itinerary;

11.00am - Set-up venue

3.45pm - Guests arrive at Eagle Ridge

4.00pm - Wedding ceremony commences

4.30pm - Wedding ceremony concludes

4.45 - 5.45pm - Canapés served- During this time guests mingle with celebratory drinks and canapés with the option of lawn games and snooker. Wedding party has photos with photographer.

6.00pm - Guests seated for reception

6.30pm - Mains served- your choice of menu designed with our chef

7.15pm - Speeches & cutting of cake

8.00pm - Dessert

8.30pm - 12 midnight - Dance, our music or yours, with the option of a live band

12 midnight - Depart from Eagle Ridge

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