Sometimes you want the buzz of the city ; other times you just want peace and quiet!
Located in the middle of a beautiful regional park, Shakespear Lodge is ideal for those who want a venue in the Auckland region, but away from the busy city.
Groups looking for a group accommodation venue or a special place for their private function can have the full use of our facilities. YMCA Shakespear Lodge is available for event hire or private function hire throughout the year, on weekends as well as during the week.
Outdoor venue hire in Auckland is easy with YMCA Shakespear Lodge (after all, it’s what we’re known for). We can host music groups, church and community groups, corporate groups, events, family functions and weddings, international groups, sports teams and youth groups. If you’re a group looking for a venue in Auckland, we’d love to welcome you to our community.
Dorm style accommodation for up to 84 people. Rooms located within the original homestead and in an adjacent building accommodating between five and eleven people in each.
We have a number of spaces for guests to use during their stay - the recreation hall, the barn and dining room in the main lodge. These are suitable for a range of group sizes, they make ideal break out spaces.
Projector and screen available for hire.
Fully equipped kitchen on-site for use by self-catering groups (conditions apply). Or reduce the stress and have us cater for you.
On-site parking for 50+ cars. For those coming by coach - large vehicles can drive right into camp.
Situated inside a regional park and an open sanctuary, Shakespear Lodge offers a wide range of open spaces, coastline, beaches and native bush all within a short walk of camp.
Rates per person per day, or part thereof:
Groups over 30 people: $20.00
Groups under 30 people: $600.00 per group (Minimum Charge).
Rates are per person for the weekend or part thereof:
Groups 61 to 84 people: $50.00
Groups 41 to 60 people: $60.00
Groups 30 to 40 people: $70.00
Groups under 30 people: $2100.00 per group (Minimum Charge).
On site for up to 6 hours $10.00 per person
On site for 6 or more hours $20.00 per person
We do not offer a weekend or holiday period catering service - groups have use of our kitchen facilities for self-catering.
Menus and prices are available on request for our week day catering service.
Under 5's Half Price
Surcharge applies for public holidays (when staff are required to deliver a service)
Rates include a cleaning service on departure
Prices Valid from 1 January to 30 June 2018
Download our current information pack for a full price list and details of services available.
Find out how Shakespear Lodge can offer you the perfect venue for your next group or family event or your wedding.
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