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The Willowbank Barn & Farmyard - Willowbank Wildlife Reserve & Restaurant

The Willowbank Barn & Farmyard


The Willowbank Barn and Farmyard

Willowbank offers a rustic venue with the opportunity to combine New Zealand’s wildlife, culture, and cuisine for a truly memorable event. It is the perfect venue for corporate events, incentives, family events, a special birthday, team building days or a magical wedding.

For more information and to book, contact us by email at:

For a catered barn option, please contact Tasteful Affairs  who are our preferred caterer.


Daytime Functions:

Behind our Farmyard, we have a barbecue and picnic area that is fully grassed, open, sunny and perfect for large crowds or small groups.

  • This exclusive area can be cordoned off for your group at a cost of $138. For your own catering, we have a BBQ to hire for $50.
  • If an indoor space is better, hire the adjacent Willowbank Barn at a cost of $460. We recommend Tasteful Affairs for catering.
  • Discounted Reserve Entry prices are available for groups (see below chart).
  • Prices are valid from 1st April 2023.



10-49 guests

50-99 guests

 100+ guests 






Senior / Student (with ID)








Under 5 Years













Evening Functions:

The Willowbank Barn offers a unique venue for exclusive events.

  • The Barn hire is $1,380.
  • Capacity for The Barn is 80 guests.
  • All catering is by our preferred caterer Tasteful Affairs
  • Onsite support from Willowbank staff during your event can be provided, if required.
  • When possible, flexible access for pre-event decorating can be offered.
  • Evening functions are normally after 5pm when Willowbank is closed to the public, and therefore there is no Reserve Entry available.

*Please note, all prices are inclusive of GST.



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