Are you thinking of eloping in Queenstown? Here’s 10 reasons you should, and why winter 2016 is the perfect time to go for it!
1. EPIC MOUNTAIN VIEWS
Snow-capped mountains and alpine lakes provide the ultimate backdrop for your Queentown winter elopement.
Locals tip: Book a heli-wedding to get the best views!
2. MAGICAL WINTER LIGHT
The cool and crisp winter skies of Queenstown create the perfect light for your winter wedding photos.
3. A REAL “WHITE WEDDING”
Get married in Queenstown’s real life winter wonderland!
4. MORE FOR YOUR MONEY
Avoid summer surcharges by choosing a Queenstown winter elopement.
Locals tip: Take advantage of winter special offers.
5. GET COSY
Cosy up to keep each other warm and enjoy a mulled wine by the fire as newlyweds.
Locals tip: Catch the water taxi from town to the Hilton’s outdoor fire pit!
6. MOUNTAIN FUN
All nearby ski resorts offer hire gear, lessons, and a whole lots of fun! If you’re super keen on snow sports, you can even get married up the mountain and then enjoy your first run as a married couple!
7. GET ROMANTIC
Unwind with a stroll around historic Arrowtown or a luxury spa day to stay relaxed and stress free ahead of your Queenstown winter elopement.
8. EAT & DRINK LOCAL
Explore the famous wine growing region of Gibbston Valley to taste excellent local wines matched with delicious local cheeses. Pick your favourite and take home a bottle to open on your first wedding anniversary!
9. KEEP THE KIDS HAPPY
Whilst you’re in Queenstown this winter the kids are taken care of with activities such as go karting, luging and farm tours.
Local’s tip: There’s babysitting options too if you want to sneak away for a night alone.
10. TOP CLASS APRÈS-SKI
Queenstown offers a wide range of food, wine and entertainment options throughout winter. From exclusive fine dining and wine match dinners to kid friendly pizza joints and everything in between.
And there’s one more thing…eloping in Queenstown this winter is easy! You’re New Zealand Marriage Licence can be organised in less than a week and your Marriage Certificate delivered direct to your home address within four weeks.
To find out more about eloping in Queenstown contact Charlotte Winkel, Queenstown Marriage Celebrant at Your Big Day.