Weddings at Woodlands

The nature lovers' dream come true: Woodlands Game Lodge fulfils all your expectations of the ideal venue for your wedding...offering you all the luxuries you need whilst enjoying the wonderful scenic nature surrounding the Lodge.

This African Bushveld retreat is only 35 minutes' drive from Pretoria & 50 minutes from Sandton.

Yours will be a wedding in the closest true game sanctuary to Johannesburg and Pretoria, offering you and your guests an unforgettable and unique experience. You will find the quality and standard of food excellent with attention to detail in everything we do.

Our venue is well constructed to keep you cool in summer and with a large fireplace to keep you and your guests warm in winter. We offer upholstered and comfortable chairs in both the chapel and the reception hall (no plastic).

Wedding Video Tour

Accommodation & Packages

All rooms are en-suite, and are rated four+ star average by our customers. Woodlands Game Lodge has 12 double rooms, (plus 10 at the Bush Lodge) with a capacity for up to 44 people sharing or 22 single. We include accommodation (Four Star) for 22 guests sharing for the night after the wedding.
We also include the use of the most romantic, secluded honeymoon suite by the couple for the night of the wedding (spa bath big enough for 2, a view on the mountain, rock pool in front of the door, outside shower etc). With plenty of extra accommodation in the area - from 4 star to more economical.

Venue cost of R18 500 includes:
The use of the chapel, main venue for the reception, accommodation for maximum 22 guests, sharing – bed & breakfast, PLUS the use of the bridal suite by the couple for the night after the wedding. Total: accommodation for 24 guests included in the cost of this package. More accommodation available in the Reserve and close vicinity. Winter months: May – August: Less R1 500

Please contact us for more information, your menu requirements and pricing. (Please mention your estimated number of guests, date of wedding and your budget for the venue).

We offer one of the best opportunities for your wedding photos in the game reserve, with an optional Photo Safari for the wedding couple to the river/dam, ruins and many other attractive spots in the reserve, including possible wildlife shots.

We do not charge extra for waiters and bar service.

If you prefer Tiffany, or any other chairs - these will be rented in at an additional cost to you.

We have a list of florists, hairdressers, photographers etc. available.


Excellent venue for our wedding. The food and service was great. Rita and Felix, thanks for everything. It was perfect

Teresa & Johan

Dit het ons verwagtinge oortref! Beveel aan vir almal! Baie dankie vir die puik diens!

Jaco & Carol Branders

Ongelooflik! Baie dankie vir die beste troue. Julle het al ons verwagtinge oortref. Ons sal die dag vir altyd onthou.

Melani & Martin du Plessis

Thank you for a lovely wedding weekend. Divine food, excellent service and beautiful venue. Will recommend you to all!

Janine & Allan Pollard