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Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

60 Hussey Road
Christchurch 8051
New Zealand
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+64 3 359 6226
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Venue Facilities
  • Activities
  • On-site Catering
Layout Options
  • Banquet 90
  • Cocktail 300

Just 20 minutes from the CBD, situated amongst native flora and fauna, Willowbank offers a unique venue with the opportunity to combine New Zealand’s wildlife, culture, and cuisine for a truly memorable event.

Surrounded by wildlife and native bush, this unique facility provides a very special environment with an atmosphere that is unsurpassed.

The fully licensed café/restaurant is a versatile space which can be utilised for a wide variety of events at all times of day. Deer will come running to be hand fed from the adjoining deck and during the colder months a large open fire creates a special ambience.

The nature of Willowbank is a perfect venue for a ‘welcome’ or ‘farewell’ dinner.

For a more informal gathering there is a large picnic area behind the farmyard of Willowbank which can host up to 300 people.

Available Rooms:

  • Willowbank Deer Feeding Restaurant Deck

    Willowbank Restaurant

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 90
    • Cocktail 90
  • Willowbank Deer Feeding Restaurant Deck

    Picnic Area

    Layout Options:

    • Cocktail 300
  • Willowbank Barn Exterior View

    The Barn

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 80
    • Cocktail 80