Our recent wedding reception at Edgewater, was absolutely wonderful Ellie, Gaynor and the entire team couldn't be faulted. Quite a few of our guests had never been to Edgewater they loved it so much they didn't want to leave. The food exceeded our expectations in both quality and quantity, we have never been served salmon that matched what we had at Edgewater. Breakfast the next morning was also delicious. Special thanks to Ellie for being so patient with all my questions, also Gaynor made us feel very special and everything went like clockwork. We have no hesitation recommending Edgewater to anyone planning a wedding in Wanaka, you will make wonderful memories.Bruce and Lynette Sangster - February 2018
Our wedding day was absolutely incredible and we are so grateful to you, Sarah, Gaynor and the entire team at Edgewater that made it happen. On the day everything ran smoothly and beautifully and it truly was the most special day of our lives thus far. We were even completely in the dark about our surprise helicopter flight until the last minute and are grateful to everyone that made this happen for us! On the night, the waitstaff were incredible, very attentive and the food was fantastic.....Cathy and Andrew - October 2017
Our wedding day was absolutely incredible and we are so grateful to you, Sarah, Gaynor and the entire team at Edgewater that made it happen. On the day everything ran smoothly and beautifully and it truly was the most special day of our lives thus far. We were even completely in the dark about our surprise helicopter flight until the last minute and are grateful to everyone that made this happen for us!
On the night, the waitstaff were incredible, very attentive and the food was fantastic.....
Otherwise, what a stunning day! Thank you ever so much. We were also so impressed with the new dance floor space, finished just in time and absolutely brilliant!
Edgewater was a brilliant setting for our wedding, it was so peaceful and lovely, and there were many different choices for locations to be wed. All of our guests had a nice time, and the on-the-day coordinator made sure the whole thing ran smoothly. The food and drinks were really delicious, and we had help the whole way planning all the intricate details of our wedding.Rowan and Sarah - May 2017
Thanks to you and the Edgewater team for the fabulous events you organised for us on Friday and Sunday.The food and service were excellent, and we really enjoyed both occasions. Our guests all commented on how great both events were.Phoebe & Ben Lloyd - March 2017
Thanks to you and the Edgewater team for the fabulous events you organised for us on Friday and Sunday.
The food and service were excellent, and we really enjoyed both occasions. Our guests all commented on how great both events were.
Just wanted to say a proper (albeit belated) thank you for all your assistance with our wedding in February this year. Everything went perfectly thanks to your excellent help and organisation. You responded very quickly to the multitude of questions we asked and nothing was a problem. The venue was stunning, everything was well prepared and many guests commented on how much they enjoyed the meal. We were very impressed with how smoothly things ran and really appreciated all your assistance.Leah and Laurence Walls - February 2017
We just want to say a massive thank you to you all for helping us plan and execute the most amazing wedding day on February 4th.Amy Evans and Mathew Gallivan - February 2017
Right from the start of booking the venue with you we felt organised and prepared, this continued over the two years in the lead up to our day. Your organisation was so comforting and when ever we had questions you were always happy to help.
On the wedding day the organisation and running of the day was outstanding, our guests had nothing but amazing words to say about the entire day, the food was excellent, the staff super helpful- never an empty glass, and of course the gorgeous setting to top it all off.
I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone looking to marry in the Wanaka region. Thank you for making our day unforgettable.
Thank you so, SO much for organising such a spectacular wedding day for Dave and I on Friday. We had the most perfect day and it exceeded our expectations by a million! :-)Lyndsey Stoakes and Dave Whelan - February 2017
Everything ran like clockwork and even the weather behaved so we could get married in our primary spot! We've had so many comments from our friends and family remarking on how amazing the day was, how beautiful the venue was and how awesome the food was!! Thank you so much for making that happen.
Ellita, Sarah and Gaynor - you're all one amazing team and we're so grateful for all the guidance you provided throughout the year of planning, not to mention your unparalleled patience when it came to dealing with my flurry of emails!! Gaynor kept everything tightly coordinated on the day and was absolutely brilliant. Thank you again!
Wow , where do I start with Edgewater. If the breathtaking views and perfectly looked after lawns wasn't enough the service was even better. From the outset Gaynor , Sarah and Ellie made sure every query was answered. Never being married before it can become quite overwhelming planning a wedding but not with these guys. I was so so so impressed. My new husband and I were blown away by the attention we received that night and all the way through. People say it's the best day of your life & it truly is! Our room was amazing , the food was incredible , the venue was stunning! I couldn't be any more happy with how the day went!!! Our guests just couldn't stop complimenting on how great the buffet was too.Mr & Mrs Hunter - January 2017
Thank you all for your outstanding service! And a special mention to George the concierge. We booked a shuttle last minute to go take photos and George was an absolute star! Our entire bridal party loved him. & also the bar staff on the night! Toby was outstanding along with the boys running the bar we wouldn't have had the night any other way!
Thank you all for a memorable weekend. My husband and I will be back very soon!!!
Thank you so SO much for all your help planning our wedding! Everything on the day went perfectly, and because it was stress free it was hard to believe it was actually happening! Everything looked spectacular, from the ceremony grounds to the set up of the pavilion, it was better than we expected.Stephanie and Zane Lord - October 2016
Sarah, Amy & Ellita were all amazing to work with. We really appreciated you being so organized and so easy to work with as we planned most things from a distance. We couldn’t have imagined it being so easy to plan with so little stress on our part, but somehow it was!
On the day, Gaynor was the star of the show, she was there every step of the way, talking us through what to do and where to go, hence why everything ran so perfectly.
We would definitely recommend anyone planning a wedding in Wanaka to get in touch with you. Once again, thank you for everything!
Wow! I don't know where to start. Everything about our wedding day was perfect. We cannot thank you and your team enough. Whilst planning the wedding all my friends were constantly asking me if it was stressful planning from afar. My honest answer all the time was "Not at all". This, in part, is a huge thanks to you! Any silly question or request was replied to quickly and you were so helpful all the way through. So, my sincerest thanks.Amy and Blayne Nagle - September 2016
Our long-overdue, intimate wedding at Edgewater on 21 May 2016 was a huge success! Marrying in our 70s, after 28 years together, we recognised that events need thorough planning if they are to succeed. Edgewater was chosen for our special occasion for its magical location and the promise of efficient event management.Elizabeth & Nicholas - May 2016
Sarah and Amy were sensitive to our every wish throughout the planning stages. On the day, Gaynor excelled in the professional way she led her team and ensured everyone was immaculately cared for.
We will never forget this Wanaka day in our lives – the service from the bar, the politeness of the waiters, the warmth from the fire, the view over the Lake, and the light-filled atmosphere of the Pavilion.
There our family and friends could celebrate in a community of love and sharing. Beautiful dresses, suits and flowers, honourable speeches and story-telling, fine food and wine, music and dancing, may easily disperse without a magical setting to hold it all together. Edgewater by Lake Wanaka gave us that. Now, we all go on, holding memories that will never die. Thank you! It will be nice to be back for our first anniversary in 2017!
Thank you so very much for such an incredible day you provided for our wedding.Brad & Laura - April 2016
From the start, Sarah you were so easy and great to work with. Nothing seemed to be an issue and you worked with us with everything from the get go. You are a real credit to Edgewater and we are very thankful for your help. It was stress less with you at the helm!
Gaynor, you are so bubbly and passionate about weddings and you were such fun to work with. All of our guests commented on how lovely and lively you were on the day. Thank you for ensuring our day was as perfect as it was. From showing us were to stand and when to dance, you really were awesome.
The venue. Well I think the pictures speak for themselves! It was just perfect!! We were lucky to get a beautiful, sunny autumn day and to be right on the lake for our ceremony was incredible. Nowhere else in Wanaka (perhaps even NZ) provides such breath taking scenery and can get you so close to the lake. Having the heli-pad right at your doorstep was just perfect! And that's just the outside. Inside your pavilion was equally as impressive. The windows that surround the pavilion let us feel like we were still right on that lake. And with allowing us creative space to decor it accordingly, we and our guests, were blown away by its beauty. Having a large wedding wasn't a problem either! Our 155 guests fit perfectly and it never once felt crowded or small.
The food! The food was just amazing!!! There was so much to choose from and enough options to cater for any dietary requirements. From the canapés to the dessert, your chefs did an incredible job. Thank you!!! Your wait staff were wonderful and very attentive!! No one went thirsty or hungry!!
We hope that you enjoy the pictures and trust we will recommend you to any couple thinking of having their special day in Wanaka. Being able to have the ceremony and reception at the one place was so great and easy! And having the guest accommodation was so helpful and many commented on how lovely they found the complex. I think I have some more pics of the venue which I can send soon!
Thank you so very much again. You were all truly wonderful.
Please pass our thanks on to all the staff involved, Sarah, Amy, Christopher, Gaynor, Toby, the maintenance team, the serving staff and of course the kitchen crew that provided such fantastic meals.Dave & Ros - February 2016
It was due to the team work of all Edgewater staff that made our daughter’s wedding a truly memorable occasion.
Knowing that a professional and experienced team was on hand to assist and advise throughout the whole process including the actual day made the decision to choose the Edgewater the right one for us.
Knowing the event was in such capable hands we were free to enjoy our daughter’s wedding day.
My husband and I were married at Edgewater in Wanaka in September, from the very beginning Sarah and her team were absolute professionals.Michelle and Chris - September 2015
We had a smaller 'intimate' style wedding and our every need was met and exceeded by this great bunch of people. During the planning stage all our queries were responded to in a prompt and helpful manner, this was especially important as we were planning from a distance and relied on the staff to assist us.
Once all the plans were finalised our vision was brought to life by this talented team with very little input from us - leaving us time to prepare ourselves! It must be said that the venue was beautiful, the grounds well-kept and the pavilion looked amazing! Our guests were well looked after and the food was delicious!
I would encourage any couples looking for that special place to consider Edgewater, it would be hard to beat.
Edgewater was the perfect venue for us. The location is gorgeous, one of the very few where it is possible to walk to the lake shore and feel surrounded by the magical mountains.Paul and Kane - August 2015
All staff were devoted to making us feel at home, attending to every detail with utmost care. If there is a way to accommodate a request, Edgewater will deliver it.
The food was also marvellous, including a few southern specialities. We would wholeheartedly recommend Edgewater to our friends, family and colleagues; you are most definitely in good hands!