The African bush and relaxed atmosphere of the Dinokeng Game Reserve combined with our very professionally managed venues offer the ideal environment for your wedding with the convenience of the close proximity to the Pretoria and Johannesburg.
Our venues offer diverse options and have wide experience in understanding your needs and to being able to help you plan every detail of the wedding.
There are five different wedding venues within the Dinokeng that cater for groups from 125 to 250 wedding guests. Although they share the common “in the bush” setting the owners of these venues have created truly amazing facilities to embrace the bush atmosphere that has become a popular choice for such events.
Although the venues may offer less accommodation than the number of guests there is generally alternative accommodation at nearby lodges enabling your guests to linger and stay over to enjoy a little more time in our fascinating game reserve.
With over 20 years of experience, Kwalata has established itself as a leading bushveld wedding venue.
A unique stone and thatch roof church provides a special place for the wedding ceremony. This church can accommodate 250 guests and is judged to be one of the best in South Africa. Lovely gardens around the church make it ideal for photo sessions.
A game drive to the veld also provides that once in a lifetime bushveld and sunset photo opportunity!
Kwalata has three venues for the marriage ceremony. The Chapel – Stone and thatch, and an open River Church and Tree Church
Capacity 250 People
Reception facilities include a huge Lapa and beautiful thatched Restaurant
Guest accommodation is available for 70 People and they offer a delightful Honeymoon suite
Whether it is an extravagant reception or something intimate that you require, Mongena Game Lodge goes out of its way to make every bride’s’ dreams come true! We pride ourselves as the ultimate weekend destination for a bush wedding, limiting hosting to only 1 wedding per weekend to ensure exclusivity for the wedding party.
Ceremony venue options include the picturesque Chapel – Stone and thatch – the unique water side Fish Eagle boathouse Upperdeck and a riverside bush setting known as Acacia Bush
Capacity 150 People
The most popular settings for your Reception include the thatched and air-conditioned Tshukudu Lapa and the Open air Fish Eagle Boat house Boma
Accommodation for up to 59 guests with a very special honeymoon suite
Ngata Safari Lodge is a charming and rambling thatched roof venue that has a bush setting that is known for the spectacular view of some of the finest sunsets in the Game Reserve. This venue offers a large function hall that links via an unusual cosy walkway to the main restaurant to host weddings
Ngata will cater to the specific needs of its customers from tailor made menus to special African experiences.
Ceremony venues include the Function Hall and an unusual outdoor setting
Capacity 125 People
Wedding receptions options include the main Restaurant, and Outdoor area and the Function Hall
Guest accommodation 70 people in luxury tents that front onto the bush
Ritsako Game Lodge offers the perfect venue for an exclusive romantic African feel wedding. This newly constructed lodge has the ambiance of a safe self contained village with many resort attractions. Ritsako is luxuriously appointed and is very well equipped to offer peace of mind for the ultimate wedding experience.
The primary ceremony venue is the Chapel – Stone and thatch
Capacity of 250 people
Reception options include the Lapa and the large banqueting hall
Guest accommodation 75 People – Bed and Breakfast and Self Catering and includes a luxurious honeymoon suite.
Posh Functions is a professional one stop function and events coordinating company, all under one roof and situated at Half Way There Lodge. No matter what you plan to do, they will take total responsibility for all facets of the process thus ensuring a successful and memorable wedding.
Halfway There Lodge features a striking banquet hall featuring stone walls a high thatched roof. This is a popular for choice for weddings and can be decorated in whatever them the guests choose. The venue lends itself to exclusive functions.
For the wedding ceremony there is a rustic open sided wedding chapel that connects you with the bush environment in an unusual way
Guest Capacity is 200
Receptions are hosted in the banquet hall that features a lovely pool
Guest accommodation is available for up to 30 people in the luxury bush facing tented camp and in four chalets. There is also a honeymoon suite
Dinokeng Game Reserve