Your Iconic Elopement

Helicopter to and from Auckland CBD | Clifftop Ceremony

Only available Monday - Thursday

A wedding adventure you won’t forget – let your imagination run wild with dramatic views of the wild west coast amidst clifftops, rolling hills, wetlands and a rugged farmscape.

Chauffeur Driven
Luxury Car
Two Hour Photography
Access around The Farm
Celebratory Champagne
Up to 15 guests
Up to 50 vehicles


This is the ultimate blank canvas with the wild west coast as your backdrop for your elopement. A working farm of 600 acres, the land borders the Tasman Sea and iconic Te Henga walkway and features rolling hills, native bush and dramatic wetlands. The farm boasts an incredible 4km of unblocked ocean views.


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Helicopter Options

Helicopter ride from Auckland CBD return with three options.

Depart: Mechanics Bay Helipad, Auckland City.
Arrive: Parihoa Farm, Constable Road, Muriwai.

Option 1

Robinson R44 Helicopter 3 Passengers Max

Option 2

Jet Turbine Helicopter 4 Passengers Max $7,500

Option 3

Jet Turbine Helicopter 6 Passengers Max $8,500

Package Details

More information about Your Iconic Elopement and what's included for your special day.

The Clifftop

Celebrate your union with jaw dropping views of the west coast and Muriwai from our dramatic clifftop location.



Chauffeur Driven
A return journey from the Helicopter landing to Clifftop Ceremony.



Parihoa offers stunning scenery for your wedding portraits, photos and video.


Parking for up to 50 Vehicles


Celebratory Champagne

Up to 15 guests


We have arranged the most frequently asked questions for you. Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Just head over to our build your experience page when you make a request.

Can our guests bring their motorhome or camp?

Parihoa is strictly no camping. Guests can book The Gatehouse or The Cottage or nearby options for overnight accommodation.

Do you require a Covid Vaccination for guests?

Yes – we require vaccination for all visitors to Parihoa.

Where are you located?

Our address is Constable Road, Muriwai Beach, New Zealand, 0881 – We are around 40 minutes drive from Auckland.

Will you be having any open days for couples and wedding suppliers?

Due to Covid we have temporarily stopped our open days – we can book private site visits. Please do contact us for more information.


When booking a wedding at one of the Parihoa event spaces what's included?

Your chosen event space until midnight the day of your wedding, access to the farm for photos and Prestige Loo hireage.

When can my suppliers set up and when does everything have to be packed up and taken away?

Set up is available from 9am on the day and pack down must be completed by 9am the next day. Anything outside of this can be arranged and quoted accordingly.



The property is secured behind two locked gates - these are on sensors and are able to be accessed remotely.



No liquor is to be sold without a Special Licence granted by the Liquor Licensing Agency. Failure to comply may result in a fine of $20,000 and/or closure of your event.

BYO allowed, therefore only the Host can provide alcohol to the Guests free of charge. At midnight, we ask that all guests have left the property.


Can I have a marquee?

Parihoa does not allow marquees to be erected, unless arranged prior to your event. If you have a specific request please contact us directly.


Is there parking available?

There is limited parking available at The Gallery venue space, we highly recommend organise shuttles or a bus for your guest from a location that best suits you.


Entertainment /AV/Decorations

You are welcome to bring in your own style of entertainment. Particular equipment required for the entertainment would need to be supplied by yourself or the entertainers themselves, keeping in mind time for set up and taking away.


What's not included?

Music (AV included)



Guests can arrive to Parihoa by car, and buses can be catered for. Guests are required to walk from the parking area to the ceremony location. No cars are to be parked elsewhere.



To confirm and secure your booking date, there is a booking fee of $500. This is non refundable and non deductible. A non-refundable, deductible deposit, of 20% of the minimum spend, is required prior to your requested function date. We will send an invoice through to your preferred email address. Any further costs would be discussed with you in person if required. Wedding rates are based on 24 hour hireage and elopements are based on 3 hour hireage.

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It is extremely important for us to create the perfect destination for your special day.