Backpaddock Lakes is an idyllic venue, accommodation and water sports park. With the majestic Ruahine Ranges in the background and hectares of lakes in the foreground, this central Hawkes Bay venue is the dream destination for a myriad of occasions.
The specialty-built Barn is a beautiful building lined with home-milled timber, large lake-facing sliding doors, kitchen, bar and bathroom facilities. Due to the malleable nature of the space, you are welcome to design your own floor plan. With the capacity to seat 140-180 guests, The Barn can also be configured to suit smaller groups. Should you opt for an overnight or even a multi-day event, Backpaddock Lakes has 7 contemporary-style cabins and a charming 5-bedroom villa. The property is also available for the addition of a marquee to accommodate even more guests. As one of New Zealand's most significant water sports parks, Backpaddock Lakes offers all kinds of water-based activities - from cable wakeboarding to kayaking and paddleboarding to boating. As a dry-hire venue, Backpaddock Lakes welcomes caterers, food trucks, caravan bars, etc. Whether you're after an action-packed day on the water for your event or a picturesque place for your multi-day wedding celebrations - Backpaddock Lakes is the go-to venue.