Category: Tips & Advice

What if it rains on your Queenstown/Wanaka wedding day?

what to do if it rains on your Queenstown Wedding day

Oh no, the weather didn’t get the memo for your Queenstown/Wanaka wedding! It’s your special day, and the weather decides to be, well, a little crappy. But don’t worry, we’ve got some advice that will help you navigate this unexpected twist. First things first, it’s totally okay to be disappointed. You had envisioned marrying your […]

Queenstown Weddings at The Remarkables

The Remarkables wedding, Queenstown mountain wedding, Queenstown Helicopter wedding

Wedding & elopement packages at The Remarkables The Remarkables is a favourite for helicopter weddings in Queenstown, but did you also know you can access some pretty amazing locations on this mountain by car? Just 20 minutes drive from Queenstown CBD you’ll find the Remarkables Ski Field access road which features various mountainside locations for […]

Queenstown Weddings at Stoneridge Estate

Stoneridge Estate wedding, Queenstown garden wedding

Wedding & elopement packages at Stoneridge Estate Stoneridge Estate weddings can take advantage of the many great features on site including: historic chapel, well manicured gardens, working vineyard, cellar door, grand hall, smaller private dining spaces, boutique accommodation and luxury lodge. Most wedding ceremonies at Stoneridge Estate take place on the lawn beside the chapel […]

Queenstown Weddings at Skippers Canyon

Skippers Canyon wedding, Queenstown canyon wedding, Queenstown mountain wedding

Wedding & elopement packages at Skippers Canyon Add a little off-road adventure to your Queenstown wedding day at Skippers Canyon. Located off Coronet Peak Road around 30 minutes from Queenstown CBD is Skippers Road, one of the most dangerous roads in the world! Hand carved by miners over 140 years ago, this unpaved road lines […]

Queenstown Weddings at Homestead Bay

Homestead Bay wedding, Queenstown water front wedding, Queenstown mountain view wedding

Wedding & elopement packages at Homestead Bay Homestead Bay is a local’s favourite secluded beach located near Jack’s Point around 25 minutes drive from Queenstown CBD. With gorgeous views of Lake Whakatipu and the surrounding mountains and all day sunshine, this is a great spot for your Queenstown wedding or elopement. As Homestead Bay is […]

Queenstown Weddings at Holiday Homes

Holiday Homes wedding, Queenstown garden wedding

Wedding & elopement packages at Queenstown Holiday Home A Queenstown holiday home wedding is perfect for families and small groups looking for an intimate experience. From cute cottages and off-beat cabins to premium penthouses and lavish villas, there are heaps of options to choose from. With our local knowledge and trusted contacts we can help […]

Queenstown Weddings at Deer Park Heights

Deer Park Heights wedding, Queenstown mountain wedding

Wedding & elopement packages at Deer Park Heights If you’re looking for a gorgeous Queenstown view to say “I do” then look no further than a Deer Park Heights wedding. Fifteen minutes drive from Queenstown you’ll find the entrance to this working farm before winding your way up another 15 minutes to the top for […]

Queenstow Weddings at Coronet Peak

Wedding & elopement packages at Coronet Peak Your Coronet Peak wedding is an easy 15 minute drive from Queenstown CBD and there are various options for an intimate wedding ceremony and newlywed photos. Wherever you choose you’ll be rewarded with elevated views over the Wakatipu Basin, across to The Remarkables, and a sneaky hint of […]

How To Turn Your Queenstown Wedding into a Queenstown Elopement


Get a Quote Has planning your Queenstown wedding begun to feel like a nightmare? Whether you’ve been forced to change tact due to Covid-19 or you’re simply taking the opportunity to downsize without getting in trouble with the in-laws, then a Queenstown elopement is definitely for you! So, here are our tips on how to […]

5 Wedding traditions, and how to break them!


For non-traditional couples seeking something a bit different on their Queenstown wedding day… Here at Shaken & Stirred Weddings we love to see couples mix things up on their Queenstown wedding day. Whether you’re opting for a small elopement or a bigger shin-dig with friends and whānau, the possibilities are endless on personalising your day. […]