The Perfect Venue For Your Special Occasion

Let Markovina Estate help you celebrate your next milestone. It may be your 1st or your golden anniversary; there will always be a reason to throw a particular party.

You may want to celebrate with a casual afternoon party, an intimate lunch or a formal dinner. It doesn’t matter how you want to celebrate, we can make it happen. Gather your family and friends to witness the celebration of your ongoing love and dedication.

It will be our pleasure to make sure this will be an unforgettable experience for you, so sit back, relax, and leave it to the team at Markovina Estate.

Experiencing our place

Sharing you our hidden gem

Located on 10 acres, Markovina Estate has amazing gardens for you and your guests to unwind and explore while enjoying the hospitality our family-owned estate.

If you are celebrating an Anniversary of your wedding held at Markovina Estate, what a wonderful way to celebrate and see the continuing improvements we have made over the years.

We also have a range of garden games you and your guests are welcome to use or simply take the opportunity to relax and explore all that we have to offer.

Relax, mingle & capture moments

Spot your favourite area

Pop a bottle of Champagne and toast to a beautiful day that you deserve! You simply just arrive and enjoy, all the hard work to ensure your event is a success will have been done by us.

We have 10 acres that you and your guests can explore. With multiple water features and garden locations there is plenty of spaces to sneak a selfie and start creating new memories.

We have plenty of indoor spaces if it rains, outdoor garden lighting to explore outside when the sun sets and a huge fireplace to snuggle in front of if it gets cold.

All-weather unique indoor space

Not your ordinary dining room

Main Reception Area

Experience “outdoor” while you are seated inside covered with a canopy of vines & vintage lights overhead and walls of glass to enjoy the outside views.

Our Stone Fireplace Area

A modern style area surrounded by sliding glass doors and complimented by an Otago brown schist fireplace that sets the ambience of the space. Best for mingling, cocktail events or smaller seated events.

Venue & Facilities

We offer more than just an events space

At no additional cost, we have several items available as part of our inclusive venue hire package:

PA Sound System: Speakers in the gardens and indoors
Microphones: Two cordless microphones
LED Screens: Two installed 65-inch LED screens
Table Centrepieces: Vases available for your use
Event Staff: Staffing included
Backup Generator: Powers our entire site

Food & Beverage

Catering to your event

Our standard package includes antipasto platters and canapes as soon as guests arrive. Dinner will be served as everyone is seated, followed by a buffet dessert with cheese selections and filtered coffee & tea.

You choice of type of food service for your special occasion:

Buffet: An extensive selection set-up by the station
Sharing Platters: A mini buffet served per table
Plated Meal: Each coursed served to your guests
High Tea: Finger food & gourmet sandwiches
Grazing Table: Variety nibbles to enjoy
Garden Picnic: A picnic basket to enjoy in our gardens
Tapas Menu: Selection of small plates throughout your stay
Canapes & Nibbles: Mingle as nibbles continually served
Gourmet BBQ: Great food that is not too formal

Contact us if you would like to discuss your event in more detail or if you would like sample menus to be sent through.

Pricing & Package

So many options to fit your budget

We offer a range of options and cost does depend on how many guests you are wanting at your special occasion. You can have a private picnic from $500 or you could have an intimate differ for you and your close friends from $2,000.

We have included pricing on each of our key packages, plesae visit the below to find out more:

Anniversary Events FAQ

Can we decorate the venue?

If you have booked an exclusive event, yes you can.

Do you provide music?

We have a PA system and you can bring your own device that plugs into our system. You can also arrange your own DJ or live music.


Find out more

Tell us about the event you are looking at having and we can send you more information including costs for an event with us. You can also select if you would prefer to visit our venue to have a meeting with us about your upcoming event.

Contact us on (09) 412 8608 or send an enquiry through this form.

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