• Function and Meeting Venues in Lake Tekapo

In the heart of New Zealand’s South Island lies Lake Tekapo, an alpine lake with pristine turquoise waters in a spectacular highland setting. Lake Tekapo and the nearby township that shares its name are surrounded by a vast basin of golden tussock grass, and with almost no light pollution, the stars seem to shine brighter here. In all seasons, Lake Tekapo offers a spectacular backdrop for functions and events. The area has something for every appetite - hiking tours, astronomy experiences, and skiing and skydiving for the adventurous. Take your event to new heights with meeting rooms and function venues at Lake Tekapo. Accor offers an array of venues for conferences and private events at Pepper's Blue Water Resort. With lake and mountain views, there is no better location for your next event.

Corporate Function And Meeting Rooms, Lake Tekapo

For an intimate meeting, gala, dinner, workshop, or cocktail party in Lake Tekapo, the Mackenzie room at Pepper's Bluewater Resort is a venue suited to elevate any event. Look beyond the floor-to-ceiling windows and enjoy the breathtaking views of the lake and mountain ranges. Tailor the layout to suit banquet, boardroom, classroom, theatre and U-shape settings, so you don’t have to compromise what works best for you. And make use of Accor’s meetings & events capabilities, with audiovisual equipment and Wi-Fi access which remains available and easy to access.

Enjoy a seamless event experience at Pepper's Bluewater Resort, with close access to the onsite Rakinui restaurant and the terrace area. Plan a mouthwatering dining experience for your guests at the restaurant, or enjoy conference room catering. If you need breakout spaces to network or relax, the outdoor terrace seats are ready and waiting. Sat at the lake's edge with premium views of Mount Cook and the Mackenzie region, the space is perfect for a breath of fresh air between conference events.

Accommodate the event attendees that may be required to travel with spacious onsite guestrooms. Rooms feature private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows offering breathtaking views of Lake Tekapo and the surrounding mountain ranges, and include private kitchens and living areas for guests to unwind after a busy day at the event or conference.

Weddings and special events with Accor function venues in Lake Tekapo

Surrounded by some of the most awe-inspiring natural views in the world, the Pepper's Bluewater Resort at Lake Tekapo offers a scenic and luxurious destination for personal events. Overlooking the pristine waters of Lake Tekapo, the resorts’ Rakinui event space provides the ideal venue for special occasions and wedding ceremonies during all seasons. 

The resort boasts an on-site cobblestone church that’s perfect for romantic ceremonies. Only meters away from the shores of the turquoise-coloured Lake Tekapo waters, the space is fitted out with large windows to reveal panoramic views of both water and mountains behind the alter. The reception is only a short walk away to the resort - providing an all-day seamless experience for all attendees. 

Enjoy spacious accommodation perfect for your guests and the bridal party. Browse accommodation for up to seven guests, featuring breathtaking views from floor-to-ceiling windows and spacious private balconies. From studio to three-bedroom spaces, enjoy separate living areas, electric fireplaces, luxurious bathrooms and personal kitchens. Throughout the day, guests are also able to explore hotel facilities and walking tracks around the resort for stunning scenic views. 

Function and Meeting Venues in Lake Tekapo FAQs

How far in advance should I book a function venue in Lake Tekapo? 

When booking a function venue in Lake Tekapo, be sure to enquire at least 3 months ahead of the event date to be confident that you can book the venue you want. 

What should I check for when choosing the perfect function venue in Lake Tekapo?

To make sure you have everything you need for your event, prepare a list of essentials before enquiring about a venue space. For further information about any function venues in Lake Tekapo, you can complete our online enquiry form

Capacities for function venues in Lake Tekapo? 

Lake Tekapo Venues base capacities on 2-4 square meters per person. Capacities may change depending on floor layouts and seating arrangements. Enquire with dedicated event staff for specific capacity numbers.

How to select a sustainable venue?

Accor is fully committed to sustainability and has set ambitious goals to achieve this. By 2025, all hotels under the Accor brand will be eco-certified, and single-use plastics will be eliminated from the guest experience. Additionally, 90% or more of Accor team members will receive sustainability training. Accor has also taken significant steps towards reducing its carbon footprint and is committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. From hotel operations to restaurants, Accor prioritises sustainability and sources food and produce locally where possible, so choosing Accor means making a responsible and sustainable choice.

Can I earn loyalty Reward points when planning an event in  Lake Tekapo?

Yes! With the Accor Meeting Planner, you can plan your perfect events and earn rewards. You’ll earn points for every meeting and event you book, and you can redeem those points later for work or pleasure.