Gourikwa Private Reserve

Beach Venue


Wedding Venue Garden Route

Gourikwa Nature Reserve is one of the most unique private reserves along the South African coastline and is a wedding venue Garden Route. With 5km of pristine coastline, a rich variety of indigenous fauna and flora and facilities ranging from top class accommodation to a beachfront chapel and a state of the art wedding facility.

Located in the heart of the scenic Garden Route, the 2000ha reserve is nestled on the coast between Mosselbay and Stillbay and is only a 30min drive away from the George Airport.

Whether you are craving a weekend breakaway or a longer holiday, Gourikwa Nature Reserve’s accommodation will surpass your expectations.

There are three types of accommodation units on offer: Gourikwa Cottages, Fisherman Houses and Double Villa Suites (with additional sleeper couch). All units have recently been refurbished and sleep 2 to 6 people depending on the size of the unit. Each unit has its own unique charm and provides spectacular sea views.

Beach Wedding Venue & Accommodation

There are conference facilities accommodating up to 200 delegates on-site, as well as a Wedding Chapel. With the chapel overlooking the ocean, there are not many wedding venues that compare to Gourikwa’s offering.

The picturesque chapel with a thatch roof and bell tower is a mere 50m from the shore making it ideal for newly-wed pictures on the beach.
All tables and chairs are provided as well as mouth-watering catering services. Within walking distance from the chapel is the new state of the art venue which can hold between 180 – 200 people. The Pool House can be utilized as an additional bar.

This is an incredibly special time for you both and they’re there to ensure your special day will exceed all expectations! Your wedding day is a memorable event that should be accompanied by a lifetime of breathtaking memories.

Imagine your guests socializing amidst beautiful floral arrangements, with amazing views of untouched nature.  You might be treated to a special visit by our Zebras or Eland. Enjoy the calming sound of the ocean while you sip on award-winning wines.

Activities at Gourikwa include:
  • Boat launching
  • Lighthouse
  • Nature hiking trail
  • 4×4 route & game viewing
  • Viewpoint from Buffelshoek
  • Swimming pool and pool house
  • Snorkelling and swimming
  • Whale watching
  • Bird watching
Additional Services:
  • Wedding Decor
  • Cash Bar
  • Resident Chef

This is truly a gem in the Garden Route crown.

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Pax 200 | Sleeps 140

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