Gondola Functions - A Unique Christchurch Event Venue

Entertain Your Guests With Dramatic Views


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Features and Facilities

  • Many different event options and price points – enquire with our friendly team for further details
  • Venue licensed until midnight with no noise restrictions
  • Crater Rim & Pinnacle function rooms located on a separate floor to the Gondola’s day visitors
  • The day-time café can also be used for pre-dinner drinks in the evening
  • Catering organised by our inhouse caterers or by a high-end supplier for a special touch
  • Ample parking available at the Gondola base in Heathcote

Venue Location

The function rooms are located at the top of Mt Cavendish, reached by a scenic Gondola ride from the base station. The Gondola base station is a 20-minute drive from central Christchurch at 10 Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley.


Delicious, well-presented and with many options available, our in-house catering team or high-end suppliers can co-ordinate anything from canapes to a full sit-down dinner. Contact us to enquire about available menus.

Novel Wedding Reception Venue

Christchurch Gondola’s function rooms and dramatic scenic backdrop make a wonderful and unique venue for your wedding, creating a lasting impression long after your big day. Guests will arrive by Gondola to witness your mountain-top ceremony followed by photographs featuring breathtaking backgrounds. Our function rooms and indoor areas offer flexibility and shelter if the weather doesn’t play ball, and all your catering and service needs will be expertly managed. Relax and enjoy your day knowing everything has been taken care of.

Function Room Capacity

  Venue Options Theatre Boardroom Cocktails Dining
  Crater Rim Room 50 25 120 80
  Pinnacle Room 120 60 200 120
  Combined 320 180

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