Wedding Venue with Lake Hāwea Views

Hāwea Hotel offers an idyllic wedding and elopement venue with expansive views of Lake Hāwea, which caters for up to 180 people seated. The venue is located in the centre of Hāwea, with mountain and lake vistas from every room. The Hāwea Hotel venue is perfect for weddings, as it offers a large restaurant, accommodation on-site, a garden-side bar and a lawn for an outdoor lakefront ceremony or for the kids to play.

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About the Wedding Venue

Say “I do” with a view in front of Lake Hāwea. The Hāwea Hotel is in the heart of the Upper Clutha District, less than a 20min drive from Lake Wanaka’s town centre. Hawea Hotel offers a beautiful location for your wedding in Central Otago. Our accommodation provides the perfect place for the bridal party to prepare for the big day and a place for guests to stay after the event. We can also offer indoor and outdoor areas for your wedding celebration for unplanned disruptions, such as bad weather.  

We want to welcome you with the warmth of our space, our locally sourced menu and our friendly team. Your friends and family will feel right at home. Whether you are planning a small intimate celebration or a large gathering, we can make it happen.

Our dedicated staff work closely with you to create the occasion of your dreams. We provide catered seating for up to 180 guests in our lake-side room, a range of menu options for you to choose from, an extensive wine selection, local beers and an exceptional team where attention to detail is what we do the best.

Wedding Venue Inclusions

We always want to make your wedding day as memorable as possible. If you have any special requests, please contact us to see how we can make it happen. Our wedding venue package offers:

  • Venue for a wedding celebration with lakefront views
  • Venue for the wedding reception with catered seating for up to 160 people
  • A range of menu options for the wedding reception
  • A licensed bar with lakefront views
  • On-site accommodation


Hawea Hotel
1 Capell Ave, Lake Hawea
9382, Wanaka, New Zealand

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