Our specialist Wedding Co-ordinator, together with our expert team at The Lodge will cater to your every need and guide you through every detail of your special day, from entertainment and photography, to flowers, menus and table décor.
Amidst the wide open plains of this ecological oasis, bounded by mesmerizing backdrops and unforgettable sunsets, are spectacular venues which will set the scene for the most intimate day of your lives. Come rain or shine, Bushmans Kloof offers a variety of locations to fit in with your unique ideas, to capture each and every special moment that your heart desires. From small intimate weddings, accommodating up to 12 guests, to a more lavish, exclusive-use wedding of 60 guests, this lodge is equipped to make this a memorable occasion that will top all expectations.
Exclusive use of the lodge includes all the accommodation at the Main Lodge (16 rooms) with the option to book the private villa Koro Lodge as well. A venue hire will be levied as an additional fee to the exclusive use hire of the lodge for the reception venue.
A haven of old-world charm and elegance, the Homestead is the heart of the lodge with a splendid fire lit restaurant adjoining the terrace with a heated pool, where high tea is often served. The formal dining room is warm and elegantly furnished, with a full complement of attentive staff. Enjoy cocktails in the bar and after dinner drinks by the fireplace, with up to 40 guests.
An extraordinary location under African skies, Embers, accommodating up to 60 guests, is built into a natural ancient sandstone amphitheatre of giant boulders overlooking dramatic cliffs and valleys, and enhanced by a roaring fire and hundreds of candles and lanterns. Guests are spoilt for choice with a South African salad buffet and home-baked breads, a choice of grills which includes Karoo lamb, traditional sausage, succulent steaks and chicken kebabs, and of course delectable desserts.
(‘To feast’ in the ancient language of the Bushman) – Here, stone walls enclose an elegant lounge with twin fireplaces overlooking sweeping lawns and the Boontjies River. The ideal choice for outdoor celebration dinners is complemented with our fine wines and a taste celebration of the Cederberg, for up to 60 guests.
(‘Tinderbox of stories’ in the ancient language of the Bushman) - A remote dining location in the reserve ideal for intimate candlelit dinners. Kadoro is perfect for smaller groups, private celebrations and ideal for special occasions for up to 12 guests
Manor House Deck and Lawns:
Set under the ancient Fig Tree, with glorious views of the river and perfectly manicured lawns, this is the perfect location for outdoor ceremonies and pre-reception drinks. This area seats 60 guests.
Indulge in canapé delights and post ceremony drinks in the spectacular reserve or dreamy River Boma. Our team will serve you delicious nibbles and refreshments, while you take in the magnificent views and landscapes. This is the perfect place to capture those special moments on camera to cherish for a lifetime.
• Ceremony on-site with seating for up to a maximum of 60 guests
• Use of wooden chairs for the ceremony
• Wedding gazebo or use of the rustic wooden cross should you wish to include it as a focal point for your wedding ceremony
• Refreshing hand towels for all your guests - prior or post ceremony
• High quality white, floor length table linen and napkins
• Tiffany chairs in either white or silver
• Superior quality glassware, crockery and cutlery
• Waitrons and bar staff
• Paraffin lanterns for use in the gardens and surrounding areas of your reception venue
Over the years, we have built up an extensive network of suppliers and service providers. The Wedding Co-ordinator is on hand to offer recommendations and a co-ordination service, prior to and on the day of the wedding.
Services include: Floral arrangements, printing of seating plans, menu cards and name cards, wedding cakes, photographers and videographers, a marriage officer (if required), live entertainment, transfers, hair and make-up.
Specialised packages for destination weddings and 'couple-only' weddings are available.
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