The Boatshed

Phone 0800 743 321

Contact Person Katie Schick

Address 21 Amber Lane, Karapiro, New Zealand View Map



Nestled on the banks of beautiful Lake Karapiro, The Boatshed offers a spacious private setting perfect for any occasion.

Gorgeous food, stunning views and our dedicated creative team will ensure your event is everything you want it to be. We love to entertain.

At The Boatshed our aim is for you to feel at home; Your event or special occasion will be a memorable and fun experience for you and your guests. You can be assured your guests will feel relaxed and comfortable, enjoy great food and be looked after by our great team.

The Boatshed Karapiro also specialises in corporate conferences, business events, private functions and weddings. 
Whether you’re organising a small workshop or a full scale conference, we have flexible spaces to suit your needs. Your group will be looked after by our friendly yet professional team ensuring your meeting runs smoothly in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

We source the finest in fresh produce to serve simple, vibrant and extremely tasty food that reflects our surroundings.

The cafe is open Saturday & Sunday 10am to 3pm with the kitchen closing at 2.30pm. We are available for groups 7 days & nights by appointment.

The Boatshed

21 Amber Lane, Karapiro, New Zealand

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