Gardens and Grounds

Our 15 acres, 5 immaculate landscaped gardens and multiple facilities provide countless opportunities for special events in the beautiful rustic outdoor settings at Eagle Ridge.

Weddings, outdoor BBQ dinners, and team building events are ideal for these settings for small intimate gatherings or large scale celebrations.

Our signature ceremony area, The Mauao Lawn is located at the front of the Lodge.   Adjacent to this is The Waterfall Garden featuring landscaped rock and waterfall formations.  The Function Centre has two reception areas, The Landscape Garden and The Barrel Garden.  All of these areas capture the stunning Eagle Ridge panoramic views.

The Oak Lawn is located to the rear of the Lodge and is capable of hosting marquees and large functions.

Iconic photographic locations at Eagle Ridge include:

  • 15 acres of country paddocks and highland cows
  • Our long driveway entrance lined with a beautiful allée of ornamental Flame trees 
  • A prop garden comprising of a range of vintage props including a vintage car, rustic super-sized wooden photoframe framing the iconic Mauao, wooden railway swing and an aged railway sleeper pagoda
  • An antique cow shed incorporating a pallet wall
  • A sweeping rimu stairwell inside the Lodge
  • Our scenic bush walk between the Lodge and the Function Centre
  • The old country barn