Book an Eloping wedding in New Zealand

Eloping New Zealand makes getting legally married super easy! To book your day with Eloping Weddings we simply need your date, the area in New Zealand you would like to get married and a deposit to hold your date with our suppliers. It’s really that simple.

We are a registered New Zealand company so you can be sure we are legitimate wedding planners with a lot of experience both in planning, locations, photo and video to ensure you enjoy the perfect day.

Eloping New Zealand

Our packages are separated into three categories. Each special in their own way and designed for all budgets. For a full price list email us or feel free to call and discuss. If you prefer us to call you email us your number with country prefix and a suitable time to call.

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Eloping New Zealand

We would love to be invited to plan your New Zealand wedding day! Please have a look through our info pack and feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We are experts in planning New Zealand eloping weddings and we’re here to help you create the perfect elopement. We look forward to hearing from you and being a part of your wedding experience. 

Your basic New Zealand eloping wedding time line. 

This will give you a good idea of how we would organize your wedding time line. You can mix and match this to work for you but this is a great place to start and how 90% of our weddings run. 

Check into your accommodation the day before your chosen wedding day. We are flexible on start times but here is a general idea to start. 

11am – Bridal preparation hair and makeup. 

2.00pm – Let’s get married.   

2.30 – It’s creative photo time, video and drone. 

6-7pm – Dinner for two.

The majority of our elopement packages throughout New Zealand include: 

        1. Photography
        1. Help with the NZ marriage license.
        1. Two legal witnesses.
        1. Video highlights and full ceremony.
        1. Bouquet and button hole.
        1. Brides hair and make up.
        1. Dinner for two.
        1. NZ registered marriage celebrant.
        1. Two nights’ accommodation.
        1. Transport from accommodation to the ceremony, photo shoot return.
        1. Bubbles to celebrate.
        1. Eloping Weddings representative with you on the day.
      1. Wedding ceremony. 

Queenstown eloping weddings + luxury elopement packages

Queenstown Garden wedding –

Elopement in the beautiful and picturesque Queenstown Gardens photo opportunities galore. The scope for lovely pictures is endless. Towering trees hundreds of years old, perfectly maintained rose gardens, forest walks and ponds with the quaint bridge. All this and more on Lake Wakatipu’s sandy shores.

Queenstown lake wedding –

A fantastic lake side wedding ceremony under the towering ranges of the Remarkable’s and Cecil Peak. 

Queenstown chapel wedding package details –

Overlooking the stunning Lake Hayes we have the most amazing little chapel perfect for your elopement. Scope for amazing photos abounds this quaint little property all within minutes from Queenstown airport.

Standard heli wedding package details –
A Queenstown Heli Wedding is our most popular way to elope, see our photos and video and you will see why.

Earslaw Burn heli wedding – 

Magical is the best way to describe this location. Used for Lord of the Rings movie sets and unlike any where else in the world. A truely unique location for an elopement.

Our Gold standard heli wedding –

Our Gold Standard is the luxury Heli Wedding you have always dreamed of.   Four hours of photo and video including drone plus a six course degustation menu. This comprehensive package also includes three nights in a luxury honeymoon suite.

The Platinum heli wedding package –

Are you ready for the ultimate in luxury elopements? Fly to a secluded mountaintop location for your ceremony and a second glacier landing you will never forget for the ultimate photo session. Five hours of photo and video including drone will make sure you miss nothing of this magical elopement. We also include a six course degustation menu. This comprehensive package also includes three nights in a luxury honeymoon suite with gourmet breakfast included.

New Zealand all Inclusive packages 

Simply book with Eloping Weddings and everything is done for you. Arrive, get married and enjoy the best of New Zealand’s wedding vendors.  

The packages below include two hours of photography and videography.

NZ celebrant, flowers, button hole, 2 x night’s accommodation, wedding ceremony, hair and make-up, transport, fine dining and 2 x witnesses. Where possible and subject to availability we book 5-star accommodation. Eloping weddings representative at the Ceremony and a photo shoot. 

Auckland beach or vineyard wedding

Waiheke beach or vineyard wedding

Coromandel beach wedding

Cathedral Cove wedding

Tauranga/Mount Maunganui beach wedding

Rotorua lake and thermal wedding

Taupo lake and thermal wedding

Napier vineyard wedding

Marlborough and Abel Tasman beach or vineyard wedding

Queenstown lake, garden or heli-wedding (Transport via luxury Mercedes Benz) Lake or garden wedding.

Cecil Peak heli-wedding –

Remarkables heli-wedding –

Mount Creighton heli-wedding –

Earnslaw Burn heli wedding –

Wanaka lake or heli wedding (Transport via luxury Mercedes Benz)
Wanaka Lake wedding –

Twin Peaks heli-wedding –

Coromandel Peak heli-wedding –

Isobel Glacier heli-wedding –

Fog Peak heli-wedding –

Mount Cook lake or heli wedding (Transport via luxury Mercedes Benz)

Lake wedding –

Glentanner Tarns heli-wedding –

Tasman Glacier heli wedding –

Braemar Dome heli-wedding –

Liebig Dome heli-wedding –

Tekapo lake or lupines wedding (Transport via luxury Mercedes Benz)

South Island Budget Packages 

The packages below are for those wanting a simpler approach to their eloping wedding. Package inclusions as listed. Available for select locations and dates only. 

Queenstown lake wedding –
Package inclusions – one hour’s photography, celebrant, help with your marriage license, two witnesses, transport and a bottle of sparkling wine. (Transport via a Mercedes Benz) 

Queenstown lake wedding with video
Package inclusions – one hour’s photography and videography, celebrant, help with your marriage license, two witnesses, transport and a bottle of sparkling wine. (Transport via a Mercedes Benz) 

Queenstown heli wedding
Package inclusions – one hour’s photography, celebrant, heli flight, help with your marriage license, two witnesses, transport and a bottle of sparkling wine. (Transport via a Mercedes Benz) 

Queenstown heli wedding with video
Package inclusions – one hour’s photography, celebrant, heli flight, help with your marriage license, two witnesses, transport and a bottle of sparkling wine. (Transport via a Mercedes Benz) 

Wanaka lake wedding

Package inclusions – one hour’s photography, celebrant, help with your marriage licence, two witnesses, transport and a bottle of sparkling wine. (Transport via a Mercedes Benz) 

Wanaka lake wedding with video
Package inclusions – one hour’s photography and videography, celebrant, help with your marriage licence, two witnesses, transport and a bottle of sparkling wine. (Transport via a Mercedes Benz) 

Wanaka heli wedding
Package inclusions – one hour’s photography, celebrant, heli flight, help with your marriage licence, two witnesses, transport and a bottle of sparkling wine. (Transport via a Mercedes Benz)

Wanaka heli wedding with video
Package inclusions – one hour’s photography, celebrant, heli flight, help with your marriage license, two witnesses, transport and a bottle of sparkling wine. (Transport via a Mercedes Benz 

Additional features – Wedding albums – Booking procedures – Extra information 

Raw video footage 

Want ALL your footage as shot on the day? Absolutely, we can offer your raw footage to you. Prices starting at $450 + GST depending on package choice and shooting time. 

Prints + $195 

Everything included in your package choice, but also one hundred of our beautiful 6×4 hand crafted photos printed so you can show them off to your friends! 

Queensberry Album or pressbook from $475  

We personally recommend the beautiful, long lasting Queensberry Albums. We provide you options for extra albums for Grandma or whoever else requires one – with prices to suit your budget! Feel free to upgrade your package at any time. 

Accommodation 

Where possible we book 4-5 star accommodations. We want you to enjoy the best stay we can. Depending on the time of year and where you chose to wed in New Zealand, we endeavor to secure you the most luxurious accommodation. Some clients want a hotel while other may want a country retreat. For this reason, we don’t advertise most venues until we have talked to you and found the best accommodation for you both. 

Hair and make up 

We have many tried and tested make-up and hairdressers on our books for each area of New Zealand. Because we work with many overseas clients, we have chosen hair and make-up artists that are confident working with many different kinds of faces to give you the best look for your wedding day. 

Production time 

Images will be uploaded onto our complimentary online gallery within 14 days; however, we aim to upload a sneak peak of your photos on to our Facebook within 7-10 days (optional). For highlight videos we usually aim to put a little sneak peak 2-5-minute highlight video up for you if time allows. 

Images and videos will be ready for you via Dropbox. For photography only packages we allow one month for these to be sent to you. For either photography and videography packages or videography only packages we allow two months for these to be sent out to you. 

Wedding flowers 

When it comes to choosing your wedding bouquet and grooms button hole we ask you to choose some photos from Pinterest, our florists will tailor something beautiful around your ideas. Here they will help you to adapt your ideas into one of the seasonal options available for your wedding day. 

Transport 

Transport is included in your wedding day so you do not have to drive to your ceremony, photo shoot or heli-wedding. For Queenstown and South Island packages you will have transport via luxury Mercedes Benz. Where we need to add a helicopter, water taxi, ferry or shuttle we add these in for you for your convenience. 

NZ registered marriage celebrants 

We work closely with you to ensure we chose you the right celebrant for your wedding. If you want a ceremony with a religious flavor or maybe a celebrant that specializes in same sex weddings, we have the best on our books ready and waiting for you. 

Legal weddings in New Zealand 

This has become easier recently. Simply apply on line and have the license sent to our New Zealand registered marriage celebrant. We can talk you through the process. It really is very simple. 

Fine dining 

We have tried and tested the very best restaurants in New Zealand to ensure your wedding night is perfect. Any food or allergy requirements you have can added into you dining requirements. 

Booking procedures 

Current prices are applicable for bookings made between the 7th of January 2019 – 31 January 2020. To secure a booking we require a non-refundable deposit of $2000 NZD for weddings in the North Island of New Zealand, and a $2500.00 NZD non-refundable deposit for weddings in the South Island and South Pacific. All package prices in this information pack and custom quoted prices by Eloping Weddings Ltd are GST exclusive and subject to NZ tax laws, DOC (department of conservation) or Iwi (Maori land) charges and are subject to change. Bookings will be penciled in and held for one week only. Any additional bookings extras outside of the packages will be subject to a $50 booking fee. Additional overtime rates for photo and/or video is priced at $350 + GST per hour.  

Eloping in New Zealand

We are experts in the New Zealand wedding industry and can help find you the best venue to suit your personalities and creative ideas.

If you contact us with a date you want to marry in New Zealand, we can check to make sure all our suppliers are available. For our clients, everything is already done. You can have as much or as little input as you wish. I packages are based around making as easy as possible to get married in New Zealand.

Quality wedding vendors for you elopement

Using Eloping Weddings Limited for your New Zealand wedding takes the stress away from your planning. Arranging your photography and video is easy. We are professional photographers and videographers with years of experience in all areas of New Zealand.

For quality bouquets and button holes we have sourced the very best and reliable florists to ensure your flowers are fresh, beautiful and all you ever dreamed of.

We also have a large variety of New Zealand registered marriage celebrants for you to chose from. Finding the right marriage celebrant is crucial to enjoying your vows. We want you relaxed and enjoying your self as naturally as possible.

When it comes to booking your accommodation, we have all ready sampled all the best hotels and accommodation to choose from so we can match you with the best hotel for your budget.

If you are wanting a heli-wedding or mountain top photography shoot, we have contracted the best and most cost effective helicopter companies for your convenience throughout the country.

No matter what you want included into your wedding, we have the best and most professional people on standby.

With our packages we aim to keep the cost as low as possible. We have to charge GST (Goods and Service tax) which is 15% and standard across New Zealand but don’t shoot the messenger, this is mandatory NZ Tax and remember, you will still save money as tipping is not customary.

Eloping New Zealand

Eloping weddings in New Zealand