Elopement Options

Get ready to run away together

If you want to leave the wedding planning behind, you’ll find the elopement of your dreams at Lakestone Lodge.

Over two or three nights in the best available room, you’ll enjoy delicious three-course dinners, then awake to cooked and continental breakfasts. Against your choice of a mountain, lake or open landscape backdrop, our celebrant and two witnesses will formalise your love for one another.

Below are three different package options:

Mackenzie Elopement Package - Two nights for two guests NZ$4990 (valid until 30 September 2025)

Package for two guests includes:

  • Two nights’ accommodation in a Lake View Super King Room
  • Selection of outdoor locations for your ceremony (with an indoor backup if required)
  • Wedding celebrant
  • Two witnesses
  • Three-course dinner both nights for the wedding couple.
  • Daily cooked and continental breakfast
  • Bottle of Central Otago bubbly to celebrate
  • Picnic
  • Lakestone Lodge signature cocktails on arrival
  • Home made chocolates on arrival
  • Flowers in your room on arrival


Pukaki Elopement Package - Two nights for two guests NZ$6990 (valid until 30 September 2025)

This has all the items listed in the Mackenzie Elopement Package above, as well as:

  • Complimentary upgrade to the Lake View Suite with a private hot tub if available.
  • Bridal bouquet and button hole flowers
  • Wedding cake for two
  • Hair and makeup for the bride
  • Private dining on your wedding night
  • Lakestone Lodge staff photography to capture the special day (using top spec mobile phone cameras and you will receive photos on the day of the ceremony)
  • Late checkout 12pm


Aoraki Elopement Package - Three nights for two guests NZ$14,900 (valid until 30 September 2025)

This premium package has all the items listed in the Mackenzie and Pukaki Elopement Packages above, as well as:

  • An extra night (3 nights total), dinner, bed and breakfast
  • NZIPP Wedding Photographer of the Year 2022 award winner Chris Stanley/Focus Photography (depending on availability)
  • Private 1 hour helicopter flight with a snow landing from Lakestone Lodge
  • 2 x 1 hour relaxation massages



  • Legal paperwork not included – please ensure this is ready before your ceremony (our celebrant will assist you with this)
  • We will allow for you to bring 2 extra guests as witnesses and to dine with you. Additional standard room and dinner costs apply.
  • For weddings over four people, please refer to our Weddings page.
  • $250 to set up a live stream of the ceremony

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