in alphabetical order…
Askari Game Lodge
The 4 Star Askari Game Lodge & Spa, just over an hour from Johannesburg and Pretoria, offers so much more than just
a wildlife experience. Aside from being surrounded by tranquil bushveld teeming with wildlife and rich in history,
Askari understands your dreams and wishes and will go the extra mile to ensure that all of these come true.
Askari Game Lodge & Spa, offers you the use of the Antique Style Chapel or, for the more adventurous bridal
couple the use of our open-air forest venue. The wedding reception will take place at our Day Visitor Centre in
either the Akira Function Venue or in the Azima Restaurant overlooking the majestic Magaliesberg Mountain Range.
The Lodge also offers accommodation for 96 guests in our chalets overlooking the Elephant Dam. Leisure
activities for the bridal couple or their guests include Askari Spa, Game Drives, Elephant Experiences and Hikes
which may be booked at reception or with the wedding co-ordinator.
Visit our website for wedding and accommodation specials, and our photo gallery for inspirational real life weddings.
Baraka Function Venue at Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary
Our weddings are hosted in the Baraka Hall which is surrounded by natural vegetation within the Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary creating a perfect setting for your wedding reception.
The main venue provides seating for 80 to 100 guests with a dance floor, bar area and private deck.
Mount Grace Country Hotel & Spa
Make your wedding dreams come true at Mahogany, our quaint chapel-style venue
Invite up to 160 guests for an elegant wedding celebration in our spacious Rosewood Chamber
Treat your guests to a sumptuous banquet served by our professional culinary team
Retire to your luxurious private villa after an unforgettable reception
Congratulations on your engagement and your forthcoming wedding!
De Hoek Country Hotel
Here at De Hoek we understand that the organisation of a wedding can be a hugely daunting task and because of this we offer a full wedding service for an exclusive, intimate wedding for upto 80 guests. This is the perfect venue if you are looking for a memorable setting. Our venue hire fee includes the use of a variety of outdoor ceremonial areas in our beautifully manicured gardens.
With panoramic views of the natural surrounds, Rustig features a five-star wedding hall that spills out into a lush garden terrace. Wedding ceremonies can be hosted in the formal garden, accommodating up to 150 guests. There is also accommodation on the farm for 74 people. Consider having your wedding photographs in one of the most beautiful areas in Gauteng, with green gardens and vintage farm surrounds. With ample and secure parking, guests will have a pleasant experience.
La Provence D’ Afrique
We specialize in small FRENCH themed weddings with live French music etc. Also in SMALL forest weddings on the river.
BUDGET customised for client.
MAXIMUM 30/40 GUESTS – MINIMUM 20 GUESTS.
FULL weekend accommodation for 28 guests – Honeymoon suite.
Mahikeng Lodge is your ultimate country wedding venue .
Contact Jess at Mahikeng Lodge for your exclusive country wedding. She’ll organise accommodation to catering and everything in-between. Sit with Jess and arrange a stress free wedding for you and your guests!
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Magalies River Lodge
A Romantic country venue with a beautiful chapel is any bride’s dream come true! We cater for indoor and outdoor weddings. There is the option of a venue at the Guest Lodge or Bush Camp. A ceremony and reception can be held in any one of the venues.
We offer a complete wedding co-ordinating service and tailor make your wedding. For your reception a choice of menus from a selection created by our resident chef. Spend your first night in the bridal suite. (Seating for up to 150 guests in selected venues.)
Milorho is a destination Wedding Venue and guests are able to book in for the entire weekend & enjoy the exclusive use of the Estate.
Our Stone Chapel is distinguishing & can host one hundred and sixty guests comfortably. The French, Country Cottage elements are opulent & require minimal decor to add poise.
The Reception Hall is spacious & captivating, and has a separate serving hall, fully licensed bar & a separate lounge with a coffee station. We offer unique handcrafted rectangular wooden tables, dining chairs, fine linen & chic decor. The Hall has a grand Patio that has a splendorous view of the valley and surroundings & leads out onto the boma where guests can mingle under the starry night sky.
The forest & fruit orchard add to the allurement of our venue and ensures you will be able to capture majestic photographs in our natural and unspoilt setting. Our cottage suite is exclusive to the bride & groom.
What we offer:
· Exclusive use of the Chapel, Reception Hall & Boma
· Luxury self catering Cottages
· Decor & Floral stylist
· Wedding Concepts
· Special Events & Occasions (Kitchen tea, Stork tea, Birthdays, functions)
· Executive Caterer
· Fully Licensed Bar
· Back-up generator
A tranquil Garden Riverside chapel, just off the banks of the Magalies River is the perfect spot to say, “I Do”.
The natural bush settings that we provide, make for a true African rustic wedding. Offering a perfect weekend wedding, where family and friends spend quality time together reveling in the celebrations of true love.
Offering complete exclusivity of the venue for your special day, with personalised attention in organising your dream wedding. The most delicious food prepared by our internationally trained chef, Raymond Massey and dedicated staff will surely satisfy your guests’ taste buds. Wow your guests with our unique Harvest Picnic for the after-ceremony drinks and snacks under the trees. Celebrate in our Function Lapa with a spectacular view of the Magaliesburg Mountains.
Mokoya Lodge can host up to a maximum of 120 guests. We have accommodation for up to 60 people onsite with overflow accommodation nearby.
Why not come and see us and let us show you around.
We look forward to meeting you.
Mountain Sanctuary Park
High-view chapel at Mountain Sanctuary, decorated by the owners and staff, the chapel walls are a work of art, the inside of the chapel is a wonderland, with an amazing view of the reserve through a large sliding door and huge windows, allowing you to experience the full view from every seat. Handmade chandeliers hang from the magnificent thatch and the wooden deck allows you the option of having that open air wedding, while guests have an unobstructed view of the couple.
Our beautiful chapel seats 80 and is set high, overlooking the reserve, to offer our couples and their loved ones, a breathtaking view of the reserve and mountains.
The chapel was built with the intention of allowing couples to get married, without the exorbitant expense that often comes with this special day, offering natural, simplistic celebrations, with a naturally beautiful setting.
Our workshop restaurant is situated close to the chapel for catering and a large lawn is available for those who prefer a picnic style, outside setting.
Valley Lodge Weddings
Valley Lodge & Spa also holds weddings and other events. Located along the riverside, we have a non-denominational, rustic yet elegant, thatch-roofed chapel. We can accommodate small wedding ceremonies for up to 120 guests. Valley Lodge & Spa’s wedding prices are affordable and truly worth the investment.
The chapel has a wood and burgundy decor and equipped with comfortable, high-backed chairs. On either side of the chapel, there are windowed doors that open to views of the gardens and river. This allows the subtle sounds of nature to provide a serene background ambience during the ceremony. The parking lot is close to the place of ceremony.
Get in touch with Valley Lodge & Spa for superb weddings and special events.
Nullarbor Cottages & Wedding Venue – Beautiful and affordable in Magaliesburg!
For a perfect wedding, whether self-catered or fully catered, Nullarbor Cottages have a beautiful thatched hall – Tashkin Lodge. Suitable for 60 guests in the hall and plenty of space for erection of Marquee if necessary the venue has beautiful views and is ideal for Mini or Maxi weddings.
For further information and pricing contact Jenny Fernhold on 083 652 8647
River Lodge Farm
“The Barn” is a non-conventional WEDDING/EVENTS Venue that is situated close to Johannesburg on a private farm, on the banks of the Crocodile River.
The venue is naturalistic; surrounded by 300 year old Stinkwood and River-Bush Willow (Combretum) Trees. The Old Sheep Shed has been turned into the main under-cover venue for dining and dancing, and the actual wedding ceremony takes place 300 metres away next to the river under the large trees. (There is a choice of three places along the river which is suitable). This same river frontage is also ideal for any event. The “Barn” can house 120 guests (incl a dance area).
If you would like to look over the venue and discuss further arrangements please make an appointment with either Sanah Moremi or Marzanne Nagel on 011 317 0903 and we would be happy to assist.
Steynshoop Valley Lodge
Steynshoop has a magnificent chapel and function hall and is an ideal setting for weddings. The chapel is thatched, traditionally styled, full of character and very pretty.
It has a mezzanine section and can seat up to 150 people. The large function hall is also thatched and is ideal for wedding receptions. For smaller weddings, the pool-side thatched garden gazebo, with spectacular views of the Magaliesberg Valley over the dams, can be used for up to 80 people. The Valley Lodge and its adjoining Mountain Lodge can accommodate up to 50 people overnight and they have extensive facilities to entertain your wedding group and to make their stay enjoyable and memorable.
If you can’t bear the thought of walking down the aisle without both your best friend and fiancée, you should stop by Warthogs Bush Camp in Magaliesburg. The pet friendly Warthogs Bush Camp is now open for weddings with your furry friends as ring bearers, confetti carriers and givers of wet sloppy kisses to anyone within arm’s reach. Wedding guests stay over in ten individual chalets which all have small wooden decks and are decorated in earthy tones, all set within a tree canopy. The bathroom with its outside shower is a real treat and brings guests just a touch closer to nature. If bush hospitality and simplicity is your thing, you would love the unpretentious but hearty brunch on offer which includes pap, wors and eggs, to dinner themes around braai menus, spit braais and potjiekos recipes.
Warthogs is a wonderful venue for bush-weddings, large company family fun days, bachelor and bachelorette parties, art weekends, photographic and bird-watching clubs, birthday parties and 21st celebrations. Warthogs is prepared to tailor make any events to suit your requirements.
Brides have a number of options available to them for the wedding ceremony, depending on the size of the wedding. The unique beehive thatched dome is perfect for smaller weddings, while a gazebo is erected in the centre of the bush camp for garden-style weddings. Should the bride prefer a chapel wedding or bush wedding, this can be arranged at Askari game Lodge 2km down the road.
Venue hire of R12 000 includes the following:
Exclusive use Bush lapa function venue | 10 chalets (accommodating 10 couples sharing) | Bush breakfast the next morning
A Spitbraai Menu is available at R380 per person (min of 20 guests)
Warthogs Bush Camp and Askari Game Lodge are in the fortunate position to not only share ownership and management expertise, but also the know-how of the Askari Lodge wedding, conference and banqueting co-ordinators. You may therefore find that your phone calls or correspondence is answered by Askari Game Lodge’s capable team.
Whispering Pines Country Estate
A Wedding in the Country… Simply a splendid idea. At Whispering Pines, we love small weddings. If you are planning a small wedding in the country (between 5 and 60 people), within an hour’s drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria, Whispering Pines is probably the best option you have.
Our gardens, indigenous trees, natural bush, patios and thatched function rooms, provide a variety of exquisite settings and backdrop for the ideal outdoor – country wedding, where all aspects of your special day can take place, from the arrival drinks, to the wedding service / ceremony, to the celebrations afterwards.