Stef and Andre’s Wedding at Stoneridge Estate, Queenstown


Stef and Andre’s Wedding at Stoneridge Estate, Queenstown, was a vibrant celebration that embodied their love for spontaneity and raw beauty. Surrounded by Queenstown’s stunning landscapes, their day was filled with colorful touches, heartfelt moments, and genuine joy.

The venue, with its breathtaking views, set the stage for an authentic and lively atmosphere. Bold colors, natural elements, and personalized details showcased their unique style and love story.

What made their wedding stand out was the genuine spontaneity woven into every moment. From heartfelt vows to unexpected surprises, the day unfolded with pure authenticity and happiness.

Where did you get married?

Stoneridge Estate in Queenstown, New Zealand

Why did you choose to get married at Stoneridge Estate?

Seeing it in photos, we knew it was the perfect venue for our garden wedding. The garden has the most beautiful view of Queenstown plus, it has a chapel in case it rains on our wedding day!

What was the most memorable part of your wedding day?

Having the people we love and adore celebrate us, was what made it incredibly special! Everything from the ceremony to the speeches, to the after party – it was all so heartfelt, just thinking about it makes our hearts melt.

Stef, paint us a picture. What was the theme, style, colors, and overall vibe of your wedding day?

Colorful, vibrant, raw and natural. It was important for us that our wedding reflected who we are as a couple. We love spontaneity and it really showed in our wedding!

What was your favorite part of planning your wedding?

We were so lucky that we worked with the best people in the business! We worked mainly with Mountain Weddings. We shared with them our vision and the rest is history. We basically just showed up at our wedding and ended up floored with everything!

What was the best investment you made for your wedding?

The heli ride for sure! We love the mountains and it was a no-brainer for us to be there where we can be 100% unapologetically be ourselves.

Is there anything you would have done differently?

Nada. Zilch. We will do it all over again if we can!

What was your favorite part of using WedSites for your wedding?

Finding WedSites was like finding a missing puzzle piece! Planning a destination wedding is a challenge in itself, so having a wedding website made it easier to communicate wedding details to our guests and have everything we need in one go. Wedding registry, RSVP’s, Travel itineraries, etc. It’s also environmentally friendly, no waste which was also a plus!

Stef and Andre’s customed designed wedding website

Wedding planning is notoriously stressful. Now that you’ve gone through the process, do you have any advice or words of wisdom for couples who are currently in the midst of planning theirs?

Remember that weddings are supposed to celebrate you as a couple – have a vision, make it YOUR wedding, and most importantly, enjoy the process!

The amazing team of vendors involved with this wedding

Venue: Stoneridge Estate
Photographer: Mountain Weddings
Officiant: Married by Friends
Cake Baker: Sophie Roseanna Cakes
Florist: Skylark – The Floral stylist
Hair Stylist: Makeup & Hair by Charlie
Makeup Artist: Nat Perks Makeup
Wedding Dress: Bridal Studio
Wedding Planner: Holly and Co.
Videographer: Holly Wallace Photography
Other: Obriasco
Wedding Website: WedSites