Boomrock Wellington Wedding Venue Review

Boomrock is hands down one of the best wedding venues in Wellington, NZ. Boomrock Lodge sits on a cliff edge overlooking the Tasman Sea with the South Island on the horizon. Everywhere you look is another dramatic landscape and everything about having your wedding at Boomrock is incredible. From the staff, to the food, the location, and the overall guest experience, Boomrock Wellington delivers every time. In case it isn’t already obvious, Boomrock is definitely one of our favourite wedding venues in Wellington and we are so excited to show you why.

Boomrock Wellington has the most incredible cliff top ceremony location

Boomrock Wellington has an amazing ceremony location with extraordinary views. You can say your vows on the cliff edge, 750 feet above the water, with the Tasman Sea as your backdrop.

Boomrock wedding venue has awesome activities for your guests

From extreme golf holes set in to a 250 metre cliff face, to clay bird shooting, guests at Boomrock Wellington have a diverse range of activities to entertain them throughout the afternoon and in to the evening. From our experience, Boomrock wedding guests absolutely love these activities. We have even seen wedding guests golfing after dark in the rain, that’s how much enthusiasm tends to come along with these activities.

At Boomrock your wedding guests can enjoy a glass of wine while looking out over one of the best views Wellington has on offer

There are amazing photoshoot locations on site at Boomrock Wellington

Boomrock wedding venue is a 1600 acre farmland property so there are endless photoshoot locations for you to choose from. This means you don’t have to go off site to get amazing couple photos on your wedding day. Instead, at Boomrock you have incredible scenic backdrops in every direction within walking distance of the lodge.

Boomrocks luxurious reception lodge is nestled into the hillside with a roaring fire

Boomrocks reception venue is timeless and elegant with floor to ceiling windows looking out over the water. Your guests can watch the sunset over the South Island as they eat their dinner. The interior of Boomrock Lodge is beautiful just the way it is, so you don’t even have to spend time decorating if you don’t want to.

Hire of Boomrock Wellington includes printed menus for each guest, wooden tables and chairs, napkins and tablecloths, crockery and cutlery, and the Boomrock staff will take care of all the set up and clean up. So it’s a wonderfully easy place to have your wedding because the fantastic Boomrock staff take care of everything for you.

Boomrock wedding receptions can seat 120 guests, or host 130 guests cocktail style.

Vendor Credit: florals and styling by the talented Twig and Arrow

For foodies looking for good wedding food, Boomrock Wellington’s in house chef will make your taste buds sing

Gareth Cowie, Boomrocks in house chef will create a custom menu for you and your guests to suit your budget and dietary requirements. We can personally vouch for how delicious Gareth’s food is! And on top of that Boomrocks amazing staff are super helpful catering to your every need throughout the day.

Boomrock Wellington has an amazIng outdoor fireplace with festoon lights

Your wedding guests can roast marshmallows under the stars then dance the night away under the festoon lights. And if it’s a little chilly Boomrock has plenty of oil skin jackets available for your guests to wear.

How do I get to Boomrock?

Boomrock is only a 30 minute drive from Wellington City at 292 Boom Rock Road, Ohariu Valley, Wellington, NZ. There is limited parking available on site so guest access to Boomrock is either by bus or by helicopter.

Want to know more?

We don’t blame you if you want to know more about Boomrock! It’s an absolutely incredible place to celebrate. So to make your life a little bit easier we have included a some more information about Boomrock weddings below.

  • Boomrock Wellington venue hire ranges from $2,600 to $5,300 NZD

  • Hire of Boomrock gives yous exclusive use of the entire property, all of the reception details listed above, wooden bench seats for your ceremony, full management & coordination of the event, two meetings with your coordinator, a wedding ceremony rehearsal at Boomrock, and a picnic hamper for you and your bridal party

  • You can contact Boomrock Lodge about your wedding by email on, by phone on 04 478 9587. or through their website here

  • Alternatively if you have any questions for us or would like to pick our brain feel free to contact us on

We hope you have an incredible wedding day!