Book your elopement in New Zealand and save money – starting elopements from only $1790 NZD
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.
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. Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to work with you to design the perfect day.
Eloping in New Zealand is easy with a choice of bespoke packages complete with everything you need
We would love to be invited to plan your New Zealand wedding day! Most importantly, 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. However, 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.
For the smoothest running day, we recommend checking 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:
- Help with the NZ marriage license
- Wedding ceremony
- Eloping weddings representative
- Videography (ceremony and highlights)
- Two legal witnesses
- Bouquet and button hole
- Dinner for two
- NZ registered celebrant
- Brides hair and makeup
A Queenstown elopement that includes everything you need for a perfect day
Queenstown Garden elopement –
Similarly, why not have an elopement in the beautiful and picturesque Queenstown Gardens where photo opportunities are galore. The scope for lovely pictures is endless. Featuring, towering trees that are 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 elopement –
A fantastic lake side wedding ceremony under the towering ranges of the Remarkable’s and Cecil Peak.
Queenstown chapel elopement 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 elopement 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 elopement –
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 elopement –
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 elopement 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.
Elopements for all budgets in mind
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, wedding ceremony, hair and make-up, fine dining and 2 x witnesses. Eloping weddings representative at the Ceremony and a photo shoot.
Auckland beach or vineyard elopement
Waiheke beach or vineyard elopement
Coromandel beach elopement
Cathedral Cove elopement
Tauranga/Mount Maunganui beach elopement
Rotorua lake and thermal elopement
Taupo lake and thermal elopement
Napier vineyard elopement
Marlborough and Abel Tasman beach or vineyard elopement
Queenstown lake, garden or heli-wedding
Lake or garden wedding –
Cecil Peak heli-wedding –
Remarkables heli-wedding –
Mount Creighton heli-wedding –
Earnslaw Burn heli wedding –
Wanaka lake or heli wedding
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
Lake wedding –
Glentanner Tarns heli-wedding –
Tasman Glacier heli wedding –
Braemar Dome heli-wedding –
Liebig Dome heli-wedding –
Tekapo lake or lupines wedding
South Island Budget Packages
These simple packages are for those wanting a basic approach to their New Zealand elopement. Package inclusions – one hour’s photography, celebrant, help with your marriage license, two witnesses and a bottle of sparkling wine. Available in Queenstown and Wanaka.
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.
We can also book your 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 to suit 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.
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.
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 is available, just ask for a quote so you do not have to drive to your ceremony, photo shoot or heli-wedding.
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.
Having a legal New Zealand elopement
This has become easier recently. All you need to do is 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.
Because we care, just for you 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 be factored into your dining requirements.
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 vendor bookings outside of the packages will be subject to a $50 booking fee. Additional overtime rates for photo and/or video is priced from $350 + GST per hour.
Eloping New Zealand is easy when you use us.
Because we are experts in the New Zealand wedding industry, we 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 your elopement
By using Eloping Weddings Limited for your New Zealand wedding it takes the stress away from your planning. Arranging your photography and video is easy. We are professional photographers and videographers with years of experience throughout New Zealand.
More about our vendors
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 can do this on your behalf. 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’re after a heli wedding for the big day
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.
Most importantly, 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 weddings in New Zealand