Congratulations on your upcoming wedding and thanks for checking out the magnificent The Canyon at Tarras Vineyards for your wedding.
If you're looking for a very special, unique wedding venue with breath-taking views, spacious indoor-outdoor flow, exclusive occupancy and a stunning natural setting close to Wanaka and Cromwell in the Central Otago region, you've come to the right place.
Your wedding day will be totally memorable at The Canyon on top of the world boardering our award-winning vineyard and the Department of Conservation reserve.
There are so many locations for a unique and spectacular ceremony at The Canyon or at the nearby Tarras Church.
At The Canyon we know how important your big day is. We provide the perfect setting for your dream wedding and we're with you all the way.
The Canyon is ready to go with our beautiful indoor and outdoor dining tables, hardwood benches and leather lounge suites. There's seating for up to 110 people plus the option to hire in addtional furtniture for larger gatherings.
It's a centrally heated and beautifully furnished private restaurant space with a full commercial kitchen, a fully stocked bar with chillers, 5 toilets, indoor and outdoor lighting, power, gas, dinnerware, cutlery and glassware making it ready for your catering provider and bar staff to turn up and serve.
This saves a considerable amount of time and a lot of money hiring everything separately and having it transported in and out again the next day. All of this leaves more time for you to simply turn up with your guests and enjoy your day.
You can choose from any of our preferred caterers on our vendors list who have experience with us and whose quality we can endorse to create your food. In choosing your caterer you have the option to either:
Where is The Canyon?
Only 15 minutes from the Cromwell bridge, 30-40 minutes from Wanaka and about an 1 hour from Queenstown Airport; we are conveniently located in the Otago region
You'll have access is from 7:30am on wedding day to 11:15pm with guests and transport departing by 11:30pm
How many people?
We can host up to 385, with weddings being usually up to 200.
Yes we have a heli pad right next to the venue so you can land in style in full view of your guests. We have packages including helicopter rides from Cromwell, Wanaka and Queenstown
Carparking and Access
We have parking for up to 64 cars & 8 coaches with 3 accessible parks right outside the door.
You have so many choices for your wedding ceremony. Say your I Do' on the expansive Terrace or by the water feature against the breathtaking backdrop of the valley and mountain views.
You don't need to worry about the weather as you'll have the instant wet weather option to get married in the restaurant under Kuru Kuru or by the cosy fire
At The Canyon you have a secluded, private location, surrounded by jaw dropping views, with a romantic ambiance that is every wedding couple's and photographer's dream.
The Canyon venue has a variety of spaces that can be used day or evening, to reflect your personal style and preferences
Our spacious and elegant building, with indoor-outdoor flow, is a magnificent space to host your wedding reception
The Terrace, with it’s awe-inspiring panoramic views, is ideal for your ceremony and /or arrival drinks
Whether you want an outdoor ceremony or an exquisite inside area, we can create any type of wedding and take special care of you and your big day.
Whether you want the venue for the entire day, or to arrive in style for your Canyon wedding reception, we offer a range of options to make your day truly magical
With a capacity for almost any size gathering, whether you want a small and intimate wedding or a large event, we create a tailor-made experience for you and your guests
Located in the heart of Central Otago, close to Cromwell, Wanaka , Clyde, Alexandra and Queenstown, we can offer transportation options and accommodation recommendations to make it easy for you and your guests
We look forward to chatting to you about your big day.