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Fairy Tale Castle Venue & Accommodation

Our uniquely combined package is simply the easiest way to arrange your perfect event. All you need to do is fix the date and the The Dream Maker and The Mudcastle will work their combined magic to deliver your fairy-tale wedding. View a short Video Here

This package combines all of the basics for a perfect event but is flexible enough to add your personal touches to make the day unique to you.

The Fairy-tale Package Price starts at $10,000 NZ (all prices include GST)

The Opal Fairy-tale Package includes the following on an 'as required' basis:

  • The Dream Maker's Full Event Management service providing comprehensive before and after function co-ordination
  • A three day exclusive castle accommodation configuration for up to 16 guests
  • Couples choose their own suite from either The Peach Suite with an outdoor bath and a private swimming pool or The Gold Turret, a private fairy-tale 2 storey suite with a 2 person bath
  • Special touches - the couple's suite of choice is dressed for romance on the wedding night
  • A delicious, home-cooked breakfast each day for all guests
  • Full Celebrant or ceremony service (licence is extra)
  • Photographer for pre-wedding shots and ceremony or ceremony and cutting the cake
  • Garden or Pool-side Waterfall Ceremony with plan B option or alternative ceremony location options in the National Parks, winery or orchard. (We hold full Department of Conservation permits).
  • Venue for the evening reception (Catering POA) or a romantic 4 course dinner for two
  • Hair & Make-up for two
  • Bouquet and/or Buttonholes with fresh, seasonal flowers or "forever yours" Flax Flower alternative
  • Top Table and 2 extra table flowers and styling for the reception
  • Wedding cake for up to 20 guests

Optional Extras: (POA)

  • Wedding Attire and Rings
  • Wedding Car and/or Party Bus
  • Car hire, transfers, Taxi services, Helicopter and/or Boat Charters
  • On-site hair and make-up upgrade
  • 3 hour on-site Photography upgrade and/or Video
  • Childcare
  • Up to 120 guests for seated reception inside the castle - larger number function options by arrangement
  • Music, Jukebox hire, Entertainment, Ice Sculpture, Themed styling and Dress-up
  • Fireworks (conditions apply)
  • Additional accommodation for extra guests in our recommended properties
  • Next day picnic or high tea and activity itinerary
  • Tasman and/or Nelson Honeymoon itinerary


  • Packages may differ due to availability, seasonality and other conditions outside of our control
  • A 20% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking
  • Packages and variations are to be paid in full in advance of the event - a payment budget plan is available
  • In the event of a cancellation or postponement, 80% is refundable or transferable where possible provided that four weeks' notice in writing has been given
  • Variations may incur an added management fee
  • Added charges may apply to the high season (mid-October to Easter) and to non-exclusive options
  • Customers own the photographs in our Fairy-tale Package. However, permission to use a selection for marketing purposes would be appreciated

We thank you for considering our friendly service and look forward to hearing from you. For further information please contact The Dream Maker

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