In an enviable location in the stunning Bay of Plenty and set on the banks of the tranquil Wairoa River, Waverly on Wairoa is without doubt the perfect venue for your wedding. Complete with riverside gardens and breath-taking views, this is Tauranga at its best and a truly unique place to celebrate your wedding day.

Waverly on Wairoa wedding venue in Tauranga is part of the Waimarino Group, first established in 1975, with the vision of teaching kayaking to people of all ages. Since then, Barry & Barbara Anderson's son Blair, has carefully developed Waimarino to incorporate a range of complementary new ventures.

Today, the Waimarino Group includes the exciting Waimarino Adventure Park, the popular Kayak Tours, and our spectacular wedding venue, Waverly on Wairoa. Waverly is a separate facility, elevated above the Adventure Park, and the cojoining River Garden wedding ceremony area is beautifully private. However both Waimarino’s activities and the Kayak tours are available as a unique entertainment option for your wedding reception event should this be of interest to you.

Our multi-purpose venue in Tauranga is used for weddings, conferences and team building activities and features natural polished floors and a neutral interior to accommodate any event. The wide doors slide open, allowing guests to flow easily onto the generous outdoor deck and delight in the amazing light formations reflecting off the river below. Our expansive deck area overlooks the river and can be prepared to include beautifully dressed gazebos and rustic garden seating to suit your wedding or corporate event requirements.

As part of our wedding venue and conference venue services, we recommend our exceptional caterers to bring you reliable, mouth-watering dishes. We also offer a BYO refreshments service, a Kids Club and WiFi. The team at Waverly on Wairoa offer you our professional attention to detail and a willingness to accommodate all your wishes to assist in making your wedding or corporate event experience a truly outstanding one.