Southern Lights Centre Facilites
The Southern Lights Centre is set in a simply stunning environment, surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna and a deep pure energy that promotes peace, tranquility and heightened awareness. It is the ideal place for a wedding or for groups and/or individuals who will find the quiet, reflective surroundings a supportive environment.
Various facilities are available:
to groups wishing to run their own small to medium retreat, workshop or event
as an intimate wedding venue
small classes and meetings
those looking for quiet a weekend get-away
There are several options depending on your needs.
We invite and welcome you to the centre to view our special place at any time. Please do contact us for further details and to discuss your requirements.
Teaching building: $50 per day for up to 5 people plus GST.
Additional people will be $10 per person per day plus GST.
Cabins - $35 per person per night plus GST
Family cabin for couple and one child - $75 per night plus GST
Marae style in "Long Bay House" - $25 per night plus GST
All Facilities (e.g. wedding, weekend workshop)
Teaching building (includes kitchen, dining, shower, toilets)
Temple and accommodation (8 marae plus 4 cabins), Library/cottage (one queen bed), Grounds
$300 per day plus GST
As a Wedding Venue
Have you ever dreamt of having an intimate wedding in a stunning setting, surrounded by those you love?
At the Southern Lights Centre we believe that our special part of Akaroa can be the setting for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of your love.
The facilities at Southern Lights Centre can accommodate up to 30 people for weddings. The charge is $300 plus GST which includes use of the Temple, Long Bay House for the reception and kitchen facilities.
For more information on the venue, or to discuss your plans, please contact Southern Lights Centre.
The temple is a unique space designed to marry heaven and earth, spirit and matter, the masculine and the feminine. It is a space that stands free from any religion or philosophy and offers any person(s) from any background a place where they can connect with their essential nature, connect with each other and find true meaning in their lives.
Long Bay House
This area is a teaching and living space. It includes a fully functional kitchen, toilet and shower facilities, and an open plan room in which meetings and gatherings can be held. The kitchen has cooking and utilities (cutlery, cups etc) to cater for up to 30 people. There is seating and tables for up to 30 people also.
There are beautiful spaces all over the property, where an outside service can be held. These pictures show a glimpse of locations available.