Wanaka Wedding Must Do

Wedding planners in the Wanaka region have always known there is an experience not to be missed when planning your wedding - a helicopter ride for a photoshoot in the nearby mountains or glaciers! The Australian edition of the Daily Mail ran an article about Belinda Stuart from Wanaka who surprised her husband with a helicopter ride to Coromandel Peak for their photoshoot once they had been … [Read more...]

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

  Maple Lodge boutique luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Wanaka is pleased to receive a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is awarded annually to the top performing 10% of all hotels worldwide, and is given to establishments that consistently earn high ratings from members of TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor.com is currently one of the … [Read more...]

Weddings in Wanaka Expo

We had a great day out at the Weddings in Wanaka Expo on 7 January 2013. The 20 or so stands looked fabulous and it was fantastic to be able to offer couples the opportunity to see as many Wanaka wedding suppliers all together in one place. Jenny & Claire did a great job of organising it all. Thank you to all of you who stopped by our stand, it was lovely to be able to discuss your wedding … [Read more...]

An Autumn Wedding

Jess and Dan had a stunning day for their wedding ceremony & reception at Maple Lodge on 19 March. The maple trees turned on their fabulous Autumn display and the day  was perfectly sunny and calm. With 20 guests it was the perfect intimate celebration with their family and friends. See more of Jess & Dan's Wedding photos on Flickr Wanaka Catering provided fabulous food, Bev Clark acted … [Read more...]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is celebrated in a variety of ways across the world. In Italy, romantic songs and poems are the theme of the day. Whereas in many other European countries, USA, Canada, Australia and NZ  lovers exchange cards and more often these days, romantic gifts such as jewellery, chocolate and flowers. Wanaka has been listed in the Time Life's Top 10 Most Romantic Places. So why not suprise … [Read more...]