Our Promise

Our expertise in events is second to none. Planning a special event at Orakei Bay? We’ve got you covered with an impressive range of beautiful, flexible and well-appointed function venues – not to mention first-class expertise in private party planning, to ensure your celebration is perfectly organised and coordinated, right down to the last detail.

Regardless of the size of event you’re planning or occasion you’re celebrating, you can trust our dedicated experience team to help you create a truly unique and special event that both you and your guests will remember for years to come. Our expertise in events is second to none, and our enthusiastic and organized management and operations teams are highly experienced in ensuring every event runs smoothly. Backed by our culinary partners at renowned hospitality experience agency, Collective, our private party planning professionals can take care of every detail – from helping you decide on the perfect party theme, to creating a custom menu to delight your guests.

Venue Sales Manager
Queeny Guo
queeny@collective.co.nz

Sales Manager
Rinus Pope
rinus@collective.co.nz

Executive Head Chef
Paul Doyle
paul@collective.co.nz

Location

Phone: 09 520 0006

Email: events@orakeibay.co.nz

Address:
231 Orakei Road,
Remuera
Auckland, New Zealand

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I organise a site inspection?

Please contact us on (09) 520 0006 or click here to email our team. We will be delighted to arrange a time for you to visit the venue and meet the team. If you happen to be driving past, drive on up and use the call button to the side of the door –  or just call us from your mobile and we’ll come out to meet you and show you through any areas that are not booked for the day.

How do I get to Orakei Bay?

Drive along Tamaki Drive from the city, then turn inland on Ngapipi Road. Turn right at the roundabout onto Orakei Road, you will find Orakei Bay immediately on your left. Give your guests the option of taking the Train to the venue –  Depart from Britomart and simply cross the road once you reach the Orakei Station stop. 

Do you have car parking?

Yes. There are more than 100 free parking spots right at our front door. There is also plenty of space for taxis, limousines and coaches to turn around, drop off and pick up.

Is there internet access in the venue?

Yes. There is complimentary wifi throughout the venue.

Is the venue heated/air conditioned?

Yes. The venue offers heating and air-conditioning to suit your event no matter what time in the year.

Do you have disabled access?

The Gallery and Foyer are the best choices if you require access for disabled persons. There is an outdoor ramp to The Gallery and once inside, The Foyer and The Gallery are all on one level. 

Can you smoke?

Yes. All outdoor areas can be smoking areas if you wish and we are happy to provide ashtrays for these guests. 

Do you cater for allergies or dietary requirements?

Yes. Our Culinary team are happy to accommodate all special dietary & cultural requests

Do you cater for children?

Certainly. Children aged 12 & under are catered for with the same care as all our guests. Please ask us for a quote and dining options.

How long do I have the room for?

When you enquiry with us, we will discuss your requirements in terms of set up time & pack down, guest arrival & departure times and we will quote accordingly to suit your requirements.

Do you require a deposit?

Yes. An initial deposit is required to secure your date, please ask our team for the T & C’s.

Can we have our ceremony at Orakei Bay?

Yes, we will be delighted for you to hold your ceremony at Orakei Bay. We are lucky to have both an indoor and outdoor option onsite for your ceremony. We have the beautiful Waterside Garden which is lovely on a summers day however, if the weather is not perfect on your wedding day, we can relocate your ceremony to the Foyer, an intimate private space at ground level.

Do we have to hire the furniture?

We have a selection of furniture including chairs, tables & lounge furniture available onsite for your use. Should you require extra or specialist pieces we can arrange a quote for you.

How far in advance do we need to book?

Dates book up quickly, especially during the busy seasons. We would recommend booking as soon as possible to avoid disappointment!