Weddings at Waipara Springs

Thank you for considering Waipara Springs for your wedding.

Waipara Springs Winery and Café is located in the warm dry Waipara district north of Christchurch. The wines have been enjoyed both in New Zealand and internationally since the winery opened in 1990. We have a variety of menu options avaialble and our chefs use as many local ingredients as possible as well as seasonal fruits and vegetables. We also specialise in homemade breads and desserts. We are more than happy to cater any menu or package to suit your needs or to suit your group's dietary requirements.

Weddings may be booked during normal operating hours or during the evening. As well as the Café and surrounding gardens we have a small separate garden area which is suitable for smaller groups and may be set up for wedding ceremonies.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any specific concerns or queries. Please contact us on (03) 314 6777 if you wish to make a time for a visit and to discuss your requirements in more detail.

We look forward to looking after you at Waipara Springs.

Venue hire

Waipara Springs Winery & Café


Waipara Springs is best suited for Weddings of 60 Guests or less

Season                                 Friday – Sunday                          Monday – Thursday

November-April                     $2000    (11am-6pm)*             $1500 (11am-6pm)*
                                          $1000    (4pm-12pm)                $500   (4pm-12pm)


May-October                        $1500    (11am-6pm)*             $1500 (11am-6pm)*
                                          $500      (4pm-12pm)                $500   (4pm-12pm)


Please also see below regarding Marquees.

Waipara Springs Top Garden


Under 30 Guests


November-April only                   $200 (11am-5pm only)


Marquee hire

A marquee will be required for bookings if the intended event is to include cover for the extended paved outdoor area of the Café. This would be used if an extended dance floor or banquet table or bar/area is required outside or if additional seating is required.


Marquee hire fee                        (Price on application depending on the size required)


Other items for hire

The above prices are inclusive of all cutlery, crockery, glassware, table covers and furniture currently available at Waipara Springs. For special items specific for your event, please refer to the listing at the back of the wedding package documentation.


* Requires complete closure of restaurant to public during normal operating hours. Minimum numbers may apply.


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Waipara Springs
Winery & Cafe

Waipara. North Canterbury,
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 314 6777
Fax:   +64 3 314 6993

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