Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng

The variety of Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng never ceases to amaze. From the magnificent upscale manors of Sandton and Johannesburg it’s not even an hour’s drive to Muldersdrift and the Cradle of Humankind, which serves as a hub for some of the most beautiful and unique venues in the country. Whether you choose to stick inside the city, or venture out slightly, you’ll find that the diversity of venues means there’s always one perfectly suited to your taste.

The Best Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng For Your Big Day

Cradle Boutique Hotel and Nature Reserve

Imagine a vista of pristine African Bushveld as far as the eye can see; a luxury venue located in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.

The Cradle Restaurant; the Motsetse Cellar (situated in the main building); The Pavilion (slightly apart from the hotel reception area); and The Glade (a picturesque picnic area next to the Motsetse Stream). Luxury accommodation with all the bells and whistles, gourmet meals and a specially selected wine list, ensures that the entire day is a memorable affair for everyone — not just the wedding couple.Romantic Winter Wedding Venues 01

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Hallmark House Hotel

Hallmark House Hotel offers a range of curated shared spaces, including extensive recreational and business facilities that serve both guests and residents. These include Jozi’s finest jazz bar, the evocative Marabi Club, which boasts fine dining, slick service and the immersive sounds of African rhythms; and Thorn, the hotel popular inner-city remote work space and restaurant with a cool, modern, relaxed ‘club’ ambience. Our exclusive Cutters unisex Barber offers professional grooming in a vintage, indulgent setting; while the Rooftop is the ultimate wedding venue that radiates glamour and style, with unrivalled 360-degree views over the city.Romantic Winter Wedding Venues 02

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Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre

The luscious gardens, excellent service, and romantic ambience make it one of the most sought-after wedding venues in Gauteng. Set in 17 hectares of gorgeous landscaped gardens, and located within 15km of Sandton for easy convenience. The Indaba Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre boasts numerous wedding reception venues ranging from small and intimate to their larger banquet style halls ensuring that each couple finds the perfect fit to celebrate their special day.

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Riverside Country Estate

Surrounded by big willow trees and romantic country gardens, Riverside Country Estate offers the perfect backdrop for your chapel or waterfront garden ceremony, overlooking the quietly flowing Blesbokspruit. The intimate ‘Willow Hall’ can accommodate 40 – 120 Guests for a smaller, elegant Wedding. If you require a more lavish affair, then the grand ‘Wisteria Hall’ which can accommodate up to 300 guests is the venue for you.

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Steynshoop Valley Lodge

At your wedding reception in the great hall, people will smile, their eyes sparkling as they celebrate your special day. Your guests will eat fine food, drink their fill and dance the night away. Page Boys running around, flower girls flitting like fairies, friends and family all together. Booking Steynshoop as your wedding venue will be unforgettable!

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The Forest Walk Venue

The reception hall consists of a 250m2 thatch, that can seat a maximum of 140 guests. They also have a chapel on site in between their green forest trees for a great view and outside feel. There is also a complimentary Boma area that can seat up to 30 guests. The chapel, Boma & reception hall is all included in the venue hire.

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Très Jolie Wedding & Function Venue

Characterised by exquisite gardens and landscaped with fountains and water features this picturesque wedding venue offers a unique blend of African colonial architecture and European country living.

Trés Jolie’s menu is an interesting combination of Mediterranean cuisine and hearty South African fare. From their Cape Malay curries or famous wraps to their scrumptious spareribs and steaks. Très Jolie Wedding & Function Venue prides themselves on the quality and care they put into every dish.

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Usambara’s top priority is to make sure you enjoy every moment of this amazing time – including the run-up to the grand event and offers two thatch reception venues: Magali & Mponde. Both venues feature vintage industrial loft exposed bulbs descending from the roof & cladding wall as a focal point with ambient lighting all creating an enchanting atmosphere. There are also separate buffet areas in each venue.

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Pretoria Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng

Die Akker Country Venue

Die Akker Country Venue boasts of two chapels. An exquisite indoor chapel, built with considerable attention to detail, from the mosaic floor to the concrete heart adorning each pew. A perfect setting for the romantic, beautiful bride. An outdoor chapel: the Liedjiebos chapel, surrounded by trees and bush, makes an informal setting for the nature-loving bride.

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Imperfect Perfection

The venue facilities include two chapel options, a venue that can seat a maximum of 150 guests with dancefloor space. A big wooden deck area with a clear roof, ideal for pre-drinks and cocktail events. A fully licenced bar & bar-Lapa area, boma, buffet display kitchen, on-site chef kitchen, restrooms, baby changing area, kids play area, bridal suite, grooms room, accommodation and the in-house florist and decor company, namely Lalona. Lalona at Imperfect Perfection is a team of true artists that creates magical indoor and outdoor spaces. 

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Marjaniek Wedding Venue & Guest House

Marjaniek Wedding Venue & Guest House is a Wedding venue extraordinaire. An ideal venue for weddings and private functions. The guest house can sleep up to 76 people where all guest can come and enjoy the peace and quite of nature. Marjaniek also has a beautiful honeymoon suite with breathtaking views.

The venues location and amenities offer the perfect balance between work and play, setting the scene for successful strategic breakaway weekends & memorable weddings.

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Oude Hout Mountain Lodge

Oude Hout offers a selection of 5 venues to cater for larger or smaller groups. Their venues have a beautiful vintage chic and rustic feel that has allowed us to become one of the most loved wedding venues in the area, offering a choice of indoor/outdoor functions. They cater not only for weddings but also for business functions, celebrations parties, conferencing and many more.

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Rosemary Hill

Nestled in the heart of natural beauty, Rosemary Hill offers the perfect canvas for your dream wedding day, with two reception venues to choose from.

The Distillery seats up to 250 guests and is located in the essential oil distillation plant, offering industrial, modern elegance.

The Barn seats up to 100 guests and is an authentic wooden venue built in the late ‘80s, boasting rustic charm and a warm, inviting atmosphere.

At Rosemary Hill, you will go on an unforgettable journey. Exchange vows in the outdoor living chapel, delight in canapés within the renowned maze, and finally, dance the night away in your chosen reception venue. They also have unique accommodation options available on the farm, with capacity to host over 150 guests.

There is no better place to say “I do” than in the tranquil embrace of nature.

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The Lakeside Weddings and Events

The Lakeside Weddings and Events is a veritable blank canvas when it comes to events. The flexible spaces give your ideas and creativity the perfect opportunity to come to life. If you’re looking to host a special birthday, a trail run, corporate get-togethers, team building, in fact any event under the sun – the Lakeside team can help you to make it nothing short of sensational. Their venue lends itself to all types of functions and events. 

You have absolute free rein over theme, design, layout, menu, format, etc. There are no limits to the potential that our space allows. Let’s work together to create a perfectly unique event that you’ve always dreamed of. 

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Muldersdrift Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng


Having made your choice on who you plan to spend the rest of your life with, let Avianto help you make the important choice about where and how to celebrate this very special milestone. Firstly, it must be said that there is nothing like a dedicated site inspection at Avianto where one of their professional wedding coordinators will reveal all the beauty that Avianto has to offer and explain the plethora of choices they have on offer.

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Glenburn Lodge And Spa

Voted as one of the top wedding venues in Gauteng, Glenburn has three wedding venues with guest capacities ranging between 60 and 250 guests. Glenkyle overlooks a spectacular waterfall, and is situated on the Blaauwbank River, while Glencove is nestled on the Crocodile River in a beautiful country garden setting.

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Hidden Cradle

Wedding ceremonies can be held at one of three options: one indoor chapel with a romantic low hung thatch roof and red carpet, and two outdoor “I DO” venues, either in the peach orchards or their enchanted cave. A magnificent stone-walled Manor, with striking emphasis on Modern whites yet historic timbers and features, creates a dazzling canvas to create your dream.

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Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa

Weddings of up to 120 guests are accommodated in the open-air chapel and banquet venues. Kloofzicht Lodge employ their wealth of experience, matched with personal service to ensure the success of your wedding day. Whether you dream of a big wedding or an intimate ceremony, your dreams will come true at this amazing bushveld wedding venue.

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Oakfield Farm

The choice venue for many magical celebrity weddings. The Homestead is a hidden gem tucked away in an enchanted indigenous forest. With the addition of fireplaces in the winter the Homestead offers a comfortable venue to celebrate with plenty of family & friends allowing up to 350 guests.

The Summerhouse Venue paired with the Conservatory Chapel. An intimate fusion of contemporary glass architecture set in an English country garden. The Summerhouse is a favourite due to the unique look of the venue. Crackling fires in the winter gives the venue a distinctive feel. Easily accommodating 120 or more of your closest family & friends. The Syringa tree that forms part of the venue has one foot inside and one outside, adding to the distinctive look of the venue.

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Toadbury Hall

Toadbury Hall has established itself as one of Gauteng’s finest country hotels for life’s celebrations and special occasions, with continued focus on exclusivity. They are a mere twenty-minute drive from both Johannesburg and Pretoria and within a 5-minute drive to Lanseria International Airport. Toadbury Hall prides itself on hosting creating lasting memories for all their guests.

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The Garden Venue

With multiple reception and ceremony rooms and spaces, they offer boutique wedding services and packages, including catering and décor. Their team of wedding planners can assist you in planning your perfect magical day and they take pleasure in presenting their distinctive wedding solutions to you. These unique wedding spaces can host guest numbers from 30 to 450 per wedding.

The Garden Venue team is a tightly knit family, from diverse backgrounds, but with years of wedding and hospitality experience behind them. They have the capacity, flexibility and expertise to create a memorable wedding that meets all your requirements.

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Vanderbijlpark Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng

Benedetto on Vaal

The landscaped gardens are surrounded by old willow trees, white rose icebergs and many specially created photo corners to ensure the perfect scenery for photos to capture your magic moments. The Wine Cellar Venue which can accommodate up to 50 guests is perfect for you to host your smaller functions. Overlooking the island, it is truly a scene to remember. The Grande Villa Venue which can seat up to 200 guests is perfect for you to host a bigger function. The nature scene with the peaceful surroundings will capture your heart. Benedetto On Vaal will make your function a life-long memory.

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Duck Point Venue

The venue’s versatility shines through as it can comfortably accommodate guest lists ranging from 80 to 140, ensuring every couple can host their dream wedding. Whether you envision a romantic ceremony in the chapel, an ethereal experience on Duck Island, or a grand celebration in the Ovation venue, Duck Point caters to diverse preferences, offering limitless possibilities.

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Klip River Country Estate

Klip River Country Estate is a Vereeniging Wedding Venue and is the perfect venue for a luxury country wedding for the bride and groom seeking total exclusivity. Situated South of Johannesburg in Vereeniging, their weddings are truly one of a kind thanks to our unique facilities and personalised service. Celebrate your beautiful day in elegance and charming simplicity.

Their venue has four halls to choose from, each one unique in style to suit different guest numbers. Their Chapel has a high thatched roof with river stone buttresses and wooden chairs. They have an organ and piano inside with an old-fashioned brass bell outside to announce the arrival of the bride.

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Lords Signature Hotel

The small and yet spacious indoor chapel venue, beautifully appointed for the special “I do” moment.Some Brides dream of an outdoor ceremony, Lords Signature Hotel has beautiful Gardens for an outside Wedding Ceremony under a stretch tent. A Spacious Reception venue that allows you enough room to dine and dance the night away as newlyweds. An Intimate Wedding can be enjoyed in a small but spacious venue for an unforgettable night.

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Sandton Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng

Fairway Hotel

Award-winning interiors meet excellent service and matching food quality, in this luxurious environment. The Vista Deck beckons wedding guests to admire the sunset over the golf course while enjoying a sundowner. Just before the wedding reception. The Windsor Ballroom provides an elegant backdrop for weddings of up to 180 guests.

With stone-clad walls and subtle lighting, it provides a perfect canvas for your stylish wedding, even in wintertime. A beautiful stone-clad chapel is situated at the entrance of the property and accommodates up to 160 guests.

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Brits Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng

Tula Venue at Tula Baba Lodge

A stylish celebration in the Bushveld, surrounded by the beauty of nature and wildlife as you recite your vows. They offer their bridal couple a wedding of their dreams with a luxurious bridal and groom suite. They work with you to bring your vision to life, so you can truly enjoy the day with your guests and family. Tula Venue at Tula Baba Lodge believes that the focus of any celebration should be the enjoyment you share with your guests.

Tula Venue hosts weddings, corporate events, and milestone celebrations. This venue offers an elegant indoor facility offering a magical atmosphere for a stunning event. The Venue can comfortably accommodate 80 guests.

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Hartbeespoort Outdoor Wedding Locations In Gauteng

Leopard Lodge

Leopard Lodge, Hartbeespoort Wedding Venues, is your ultimate wedding venue for weddings of up to 200 guests. Their team of wedding coordinators pride themselves on service excellence and will do all that they can to make your wedding day the most memorable ever.

The spectacular view of Hartbeespoort Dam and Magaliesberg mountain range prove to be an ideal backdrop for bridal photographs taken on the wedding day. As part of the wedding package, a complimentary bridal suite will be booked for the bridal couple for the evening of the wedding and the wedding guests can enjoy a discounted rate on all remaining rooms.

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