WEDDING PACKAGES

“Heritage, History & Beauty On Your Special Day”

IPOPO – Wedding Packages

Highland Paradise’s mix of spectacular scenery, fascinating ancient history, culture and the view from 509 metres above sea level makes this mountain top venue, unique in itself! 

It has 30 acres of tropical native rainforest, manicured lawns, tropical gardens and panoramic views of the valley, lagoon and Pacific Ocean, a truly unique venue for a wedding and reception to celebrate your special day, that you can share the serenity of our sacred mountain venue alone with your partner, or with family and friends.

For centuries, Cook Islanders have become betrothed here in this special place and now visitors to Rarotonga are welcome to follow the age old traditions, combine them with a modern wedding ceremony and experience a true blend of history, tradition with the present.

At Highland Paradise we offer a range of wedding packages and your wedding planner can tailor a package to suit your needs and budget from a simple ceremony for you and your partner to an extravagant celebration to share with your family and friends.

Our dedicated wedding planner will work with you every step of the way to ensure you have a stress free wedding so you can focus on enjoying your wedding and capture a lifetime of memories.

They are sensitive to the site and traditions of our ancestors, who were also married here. They will ensure that your special day is one that is absolutely unique to you and you alone!

We are sometimes requested to perform an ancient ceremony to follow your modern one – thus merging two worlds and cultures into one!

If you wish to be married elsewhere, such as on a private beach or in a church, we are able to offer you this spectacular setting for your private cocktails, wedding dinner and combine with our cultural show.

NOTHING IS MORE PHOTOGENIC THAN A WEDDING OR FUNCTION AT HIGHLAND PARADISE!

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Note: We will send you confirmation email after your purchase is confirmed.

Highland Paradise Terms and Conditions

Requirements Are:
  • Copy of Birth Certificates
  • Copy of Passports
  • Divorce Decree (papers) if previously married
  • Widow/widower, Death Certificate of former spouse
  • Name change, you will need to provide supporting documentation
  • Be here 4 full clear working days prior to date of wedding
  • Certified English Translation of any papers if in another language
  • Must add $120 for waiver fee if you can’t be on island 4 days before wedding
  • $200 surcharge will apply to sunrise, and after 6pm ceremonies
  • Due to local customs we are unable to provide Sunday Weddings
Please Note The Following:

We will always endeavour to have all documents notarized & completed before your departure. Should timing not permit we can post the documents to bride & groom either by registered mail or send by express courier.

The following fees will apply:

Document Postal Delivery Rate
  • Registered Mail $75
  • Express Courier $150
Italian Weddings

An additional Service Fee of NZD$200 applies to all Italian couples wishing to marry in the Cook Islands. This fee covers processing and sending of original copies of Wedding Certificate with Apostle Seal and all certified copies of birth, residential, passport etc. to the Italian Consulate in Wellington, New Zealand as required by the Italian Government. An additional original copy of the Wedding Certificate with Apostle Seal will also be provided to Wedding couple.

Payment

A non-refundable administration fee of $500 is required within 5 days of booking. If the $500 fee is not received within this period Weddings Cook Islands will be unable to guarantee the wedding date. A 50% deposit (less the administration fee) of the Wedding Package plus Optional Extras is due on or before 60 days prior to the wedding date. The remaining balance must be settled no later than 30 days prior to the wedding date

All prices are quoted in New Zealand Dollars and include taxes (15%VAT).
Note:
  • Package inclusions are subject to availability
  • A 15% Surcharge Applies To Saturday Weddings
  • A 25% Surcharge Applies To Public Holidays, No Sunday Weddings
All services & prices quoted are subject to change at any time and can only be guaranteed upon booking. Prices are valid for 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.
Terms and Highland Paradise Weddings Kit (Download PDF File)

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Maungaroa Dr, Arorangi District, Cook Islands