The Lodge Pāuatahanui Inlet is a premium Wellington wedding and events venue, located 25 minutes from the heart of the Wellington CBD.

Pāuatahanui Village and its stunning inlet stand as a beautiful destination that offers a captivating experience close to Wellington, Hutt Valley, and Kāpiti. Nestled in the heart of nature, this charming village boasts picturesque landscapes and a tranquil inlet that attracts visitors from near and far.

The village itself exudes a sense of charm and character with its cafes, village dairy, cinema and local businesses including a day spa. Strolling through Pāuatahanui Village, visitors can enjoy a leisurely pace and soak in the warm atmosphere. The friendly locals and welcoming community add to the village’s appeal, making it a delightful place to explore and unwind.

The jewel of Pāuatahanui is undoubtedly its stunning inlet. With its peaceful waters and walkways, surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills, the inlet provides a serene and picturesque setting. It is an ideal spot for nature lovers, photographers, and those seeking a peaceful retreat. The breathtaking views of the inlet can be admired from various vantage points, creating a sense of tranquility and serenity.

What makes Pāuatahanui even more appealing is its close proximity to Wellington, Hutt Valley, and Kāpiti. Within a short drive, visitors can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and find themselves immersed in the beauty of nature. 

If you are looking for a stunning destination close to Wellington, Hutt Valley, and Kāpiti for an exquisite wedding, corporate event or special celebration then Pāuatahanui and The Lodge at Pāuatahanui offers the perfect venue.

“My wife Eve and I held our 50th wedding anniversary at the Lodge, and I must say that the team could not do enough for us. The Lodge is a superb setting for any special occasion, and the hospitality is second to none. I highly recommend the Lodge and wish to thank everyone for the wonderful memories we have of celebrating our 50th anniversary there.”

— Don

“My fiance and I have been to the Lodge a number of times for different functions since 2020 and on each occasion we have enjoyed the hospitality of the Lodge team including wonderful food and drink, their professionalism and being made to feel warmly welcome. We look forward to upcoming functions at the Lodge.”

— Megan

“We have used this venue now on several occasions for business meetings and workshops. The owners are incredibly accommodating – nothing is too much trouble. The standard of food is very high and there is always plenty of it. There are a number of rooms which may this a versatile venue for meetings and breakout rooms. And on a fabulous Wellington day its great to make use of the extensive outdoor decking areas. I would highly recommend this venue for your next meeting or function. You won’t want to leave!”

— Michelle

“I have been to several events at the Lodge and each one has been a great experience. The beautiful setting, spacious events area, multiple bars and fantastic staff make this place truly fantastic. An easy 5 stars in my book.”

— Shavez