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Moonraker House


Celebrate in style

Moonraker House is the perfect micro event venue ideal for elopements and significant life celebrations.  We are the romance destination of the region.

What’s on offer?

  • Exclusive use of the property for the duration of your stay
  • two beautiful sun drenched rooms with king beds, which can be split to super king single beds (sleeps up to 4)
  • all en-suite bathrooms 
  • access to the surround deck over looking Split Apple Rock 
  • nestled within stunning native bush and bird song
  • views across to Nelson and Kaikoura ranges
  • access to our catering kitchen *
  • Event catering & All day and evening meals *
  • 2 minute stroll through the bush to the beach
  • Caves and glow worms
  • awesome iconic kiwi back drop; Split Apple Rock
  • Charter boat pick up direct from the property*
  • Permits to hold events in the Abel Tasman National Park.
  • Professional Planning service
  • In house Celebrant
  • In house Photographer & Videographer (drone)
  • Other relevant services available.

What is your celebration?

Whatever your celebration let us help you with our local knowledge and expertise to create something unforgettable with you.

  • Proposals
  • Elopements & Micro Celebrations
  • Renewal of Vows
  • Anniversaries & Retirement
  • Baby Naming
  • Simply Romance

*Conditions and fees do apply please contact us for further information and a quote.

Even Consultant & Celebrant

Terri is a Qualmark Approved registered New Zealand Celebrant and experienced event consultant, with Department of Conservation permits for access to many locations such as the Abel Tasman National Park, Kahurangi Mountains and Nelson Lakes.

Custom Designed or Package Deals

Moonraker House is a great foundation to start your planning and can be used for the couple only elopements and micro celebrations, where the couple have a complete custom or package romance deal within a mini resort. Alternatively Moonraker House can be used as the base for the brides or grooms preparation and catering base.

(Day visitors considered *)

Our simplest packages start at $2’000.00 based on a couple only:

  • 3 nights exclusive accommodation minimum (we recommend 4 for a real mini break/weddingmoon)
  • Up-grade for your witnesses or friends to join you in our second room.
  • We can provide witnesses and translation if required.
  • Full planning & Coordination
  • Celebration at Split Apple Rock beach
  • Celebrant or MC service if needed.
  • Flowers
  • catering/picnic & sparkling wine
  • Location photo and/or video*

*Conditions apply and we up-grade from here to suit your desire and budget. We recommend sunrise or sunset.

So more about us,

Moonraker House, nestled in the tree canopy overlooking the iconic Split Apple Rock is a great escape at the gateway of the Abel Tasman National Park available as a homely bed & breakfast or full board service for up to four guests. 

We have two friendly resident dogs and a lazy cat and our two grown up sons, Peter and Chris who come and go but can be a great help with our guests bags. 

Tasman is known for its azure waters, beautiful native forests and crisp golden and black sand but more importantly it has one of the most iconic New Zealand natural rock forms, Split Apple Rock, all of which is literally on our doorstep and makes for the most incredible celebration back drop at all times of the year.  Moonraker House is the only accommodation with direct access as well as view of Split Apple Rock, so even if a plan B option is called for, you will still have the stunning views to encapsulate in your memories.

If you prefer a mountain top, cave or any other of our location options, we can do that too, just contact us for further information and prices.

Our purpose designed property offers romance and celebration with a rustic traditional style Kiwi bach, yet elegant comfort and hospitality like no other in the region.  Our property is accessible by car or boat 

Our other business The Dream Maker was Awarded “Most Unique Wedding Experience 2019 by the New Zealand Wedding Industry, We have also been awarded Qualmark the Tourisum New Zealand stamp of a qualifty and a safe service, so you know that your day will be the best it possibly can be in our experienced hands.

Any other event product or service can be arranged by us, so please simply just ask and we will make it happen

How do we celebrate?

We encourage the celebrations to take place at Split Apple Rock beach, with direct access from Moonraker House its the simplest option.  Alternatively you can use us as your base and enjoy the added bonus of the diversity of the Nelson and Tasman region to choose an alternative location, such as a beach or island in the Abel Tasman National Park, Adele sand spit is a popular choice.  The lakes, rivers, cave, snowy mountain, “The Lord of the Ring” film locations, orchards and olive groves, even a skydive wedding is possible from here. We like nothing more than a challenge, so challenge us!

We do all the hard work for you.  After some discussion we will make suggestions and from there.  We then create a proposal once your committed to an idea and you can share the responsibility or completely hand over the reins.

What will Moonraker House provide?

Our bundles are based on a couple, with options to upgrade with a minimum of three exclusive nights preferred.  However, we encourage no less than four nights to give you a truly relaxed holiday/weddingmoon feel.  If you would like a weddingmoon bundle you can extend that further to enjoy all that our region has to offer.  We provide an concierge service and can make bookings on your behalf.

There are several wedding or significant celebration bundles to choose from that will delight you. All are flexible and open to discussion. 

Alternatively if your planning a larger event, you can book Moonraker House as your base or guests/honeymoon accommodation.

If we don’t have what you’re looking for we know we can still create it, so please do not hesitate to ask by e-mailing Terri.

With the nature of our service and exclusive bundles we can not provide fixed prices but our bundles start from $2500 + Gst to include complete event planning, three nights non exclusive accommodation (one room) at the beautiful Moonraker House.  Ceremony at Split Apple beach, celebrant, bouquet/s and/or boutonniere/s, a celebration platter.  location photos or *video can be booked and even a romantic sunrise breakfast on the deck is possible.
  • Other associated services available and *conditions do apply.  A simple celebrant service only starts at $550 and can be arranged with our minimum 2 night stay B&B offering to keep it simple.

Custom or Packages

Split Apple Rock

Simply custom luxury elopements & micro events held at Split Apple Rock are perfect from Moonraker House. all you need to think about is getting here.

*Conditions and fees do apply please contact us for further information and a quote.

    Something extraordinary

    Stay at Moonraker House and enjoy your celebration at anyone of our regions most diverse locations, from mountain tops, in the snow or summer tussocks, in caves, river banks the list is almost endless. 

    We hold all the necessary Department of Conservation permits and enjoy great relationships with our local land owners to make all your dreams come true.

    Or enjoy Moonraker House as your advanced wedding preparation or honeymoon.

    Conditions and fees do apply please contact us for further information and a quote.

    Romance & Activity

    Just the two of you with a little help from us to create your honeymoon or significant celebration itinerary.

    An opportunity to relax and laugh with a significant other and celebrate your togetherness. You might be celebrating your engagement, anniversary or even considering a proposal whatever it is we can really add to the occasion and your memories.

    With the beach only a moments stroll through our native woodland, you can enjoy sunset, moon-rise or sunrise with the local penguins, glow worms and other wildlife. 

    Other celebration locations and activities are available depending on your style. We can plan a scienic boat charter or see it from the sky?

    *Conditions and fees do apply please contact us for further information and a quote.

    Further services such as transport can be arranged at an extra cost. POA.

    Email: moonrakerhouse@gmail.com

    Phone:  +64 27 526 8771

    Land Line: +64 3 5278310

    Address: 11 Moonraker Way. Kaiteriteri, Tasman, New Zealand


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