WHAT TO EXPECT

Royal Karoo Lodge offers couples a delightful Boutique wedding
venue within beautiful gardens, set in a stunning karoo mountain valley.
The gorgeously restored old Karoo homestead has a modern, yet classical feel with outstanding facilities and activities for the perfect weekend wedding celebration.
The wide open living spaces have been designed to offer relaxing spaces to connect with family and friends, or simply unwind.
Our best feature is our hospitality, fabulous cuisine and attentive, friendly service.
We will make your day special and the moments unforgettable.
We love hosting visitors and would love to welcome you!

ACCOMMODATION

Our Boutique Lodge offers beautiful, quality accommodation with large, en-suite bedrooms situated within quiet gardens and more en-suite bedrooms inside the Main lodge. Beautifully appointed and serviced daily.

Further accommodation available within an easy drive – list available on request.

CUISINE

The Royal Karoo champions venison and lamb harvested on site, and a variety of menus are available on request.

Choose a 3, 4 or 5 course meal for the wedding dinner with roasted Springbuck in Citrus sauce, flame grilled Springbuck fillets or slow roasted Karoo Lamb amongst the choices.

VENUES

The lavish gardens with several water features offer numerous options to be used for the wedding ceremony.  For the more adventurous – we have a ruin in the veld that can also be set up.
Photographs can be taken within the garden or a drive into the veld is possible with the use of game vehicles available. The reception dinner will be served in the Banquet room and this can seat 30 people.

Wedding Packages

The packages include venue hire and set up for 50 people and accommodation for 20 people.
The venue is ideal for weddings of 30-50 people.

A Simply Elegant Wedding

The wedding venue with the reception dinner in the Banquet room, one night’s accommodation and breakfast the following morning for up to 16 guests. Includes wedding coordinator on the day.

Free coffee and tea available in the Clock room.  Free WiFi available.  Further accommodation available within an easy drive – list available on request.

Standard Ceremony Venue (Set up for 30 people)

  • Ceremony within the gardens

  • White wooden chairs

  • Set up of chairs

  • Wooden Lectern

  • Bad weather options available

  • Use of gardens for pre-drinks

  • Use of cold room for flowers

Banquet Room

  • Variety of 3 course menus available for selection

  • Banquet room for reception dinner

  • 8 Seater tables x 4 with restaurant chairs

  • White, black or grey table linen is included

  • RK crockery, cutlery and glassware for reception

  • Set up of banquet room using RK crockery, cutlery and glassware

  • Filtered coffee and tea will be served after dinner

  • Bar – available till midnight with one barman provided

Bar Facilities

    • Full bar is available until midnight – see Additional Information for costs for extended hours

    • One barman is provided

    • Cash bar

    • Wines can be selected from the comprehensive Royal Karoo cellar

    • Corkage fee of R20 per bottle, by arrangement for any alcohol brought on site.

    • Specialty coffees available

Our Classique Weekend Package

Two nights’ accommodation including breakfasts and dinners, for up to 16 guests. One morning game drive per guest. Includes wedding coordinator on the day.

 Free coffee and tea available in the Clock room.  Free WiFi available.  Further accommodation available within an easy drive – list available on request.

Standard Ceremony Venue (Set up for 30 people)

  • Ceremony within the gardens

  • White wooden chairs

  • Set up of chairs

  • Wooden Lectern

  • Bad weather options available

  • Use of gardens for pre-drinks

  • Use of cold room for flowers

Banquet Room

  • Variety of 3 course menus available for selection

  • 1 Bottle of white, 1 bottle of red wine per table

  • 1 Bottle of South African Method Champagne per table

  • Filtered coffee and tea will be served after dinner

  • Banquet room for reception dinner

  • 8 Seater tables x 4 with restaurant chairs

  • White, black or grey table linen is included

  • RK crockery, cutlery and glassware for reception

  • Set up of banquet room using RK crockery, cutlery and glassware

  • Dance floor

Bar Facilities

    • Full bar is available until midnight – see Additional Information for costs for extended hours

    • One barman is provided

    • Cash bar

    • Wines can be selected from the comprehensive Royal Karoo cellar

    • Corkage fee of R20 per bottle, by arrangement for any alcohol brought on site.

    • Specialty coffees available

Grand Deluxe Wedding

Two nights’ accommodation including breakfasts and dinners, for up to 16 guests.  One morning game drive per guest. Includes wedding coordinator on the day.

  Free coffee and tea available in the Clock room.  Free WiFi available.  Further accommodation available within an easy drive – list available on request.

A one night stay for 3 people to sample menu options and decide wedding details, after 50% deposit has been received.

Standard Ceremony Venue (Set up for 30 people)

  • Ceremony within the gardens

  • White wooden chairs

  • Set up of chairs

  • Wooden Lectern

  • Bad weather options available

  • Use of gardens for pre-drinks

  • Use of cold room for flowers

Banquet Room

  • Variety of 5 course menus available for selection

  • Banquet room for reception dinner

  • 8 Seater tables x 4 with restaurant chairs

  • White, black or grey table linen is included

  • RK crockery, cutlery and glassware for reception

  • Set up of banquet room using RK crockery, cutlery and glassware

  • 1 Bottle of white, 1 bottle of red wine per table

  • 1 Bottle of South African Method Champagne per table

  • Filtered coffee and tea will be served after dinner

  • Dance floor

Plus:

  • Canapés

  • Lawn games

  • Vehciles for veld photos

  • Picnic basket with 1 Bottle of South African Method Champagne for photos in the veld.

Bar Facilities

    • Full bar is available until midnight – see Additional Information for costs for extended hours

    • One barman is provided

    • Cash bar

    • Wines can be selected from the comprehensive Royal Karoo cellar

    • Corkage fee of R20 per bottle, by arrangement for any alcohol brought on site.

    • Specialty coffees available

Super Deluxe Wedding Package

 Three nights’ accommodation including breakfasts and dinners, for up to 16 guests.  One morning game drive per guest. Welcome bottle of wine and stocked mini-bar fridges in rooms. Includes wedding coordinator on the day.

A one night stay for 3 people to sample menu options and decide wedding details, after 50% deposit has been received.

Standard Ceremony Venue (Set up for 30 people)

  • Ceremony within the gardens

  • White wooden chairs

  • Set up of chairs

  • Wooden Lectern

  • Bad weather options available

  • Use of gardens for pre-drinks

  • Use of cold room for flowers

Banquet Room

  • Variety of 5 course menus available for selection

  • Banquet room for reception dinner

  • 8 Seater tables x 4 with restaurant chairs

  • White, black or grey table linen is included

  • RK crockery, cutlery and glassware for reception

  • Set up of banquet room using RK crockery, cutlery and glassware

  • 1 Bottle of white, 1 bottle of red wine per table

  • 1 Bottle of South African Method Champagne per table

  • Filtered coffee and tea will be served after dinner

  • Dance floor

Plus:

Canapés  and Cocktails

  • A selection of 4 canapés per person

  • 2 Cocktails per person

  • 1 glass of wine, beer or soft drink per person, served by wait staff.

  • Hosted in gardens

  • Alternate options are available in the case of bad weather

Veld Photos with vehicle and Picnic basket with Champagne

Wedding Officiant

Photographer with starting package – upgradable

Florist services excludes flowers

DJ for 5 hours – upgradable

Mood lighting in gardens

Spa treatments  on the premises for 3 ladies – upgradable

Draft on tap

Bar Facilities

    • Full bar is available until midnight – see Additional Information for costs for extended hours

    • One barman is provided

    • Cash bar

    • Wines can be selected from the comprehensive Royal Karoo cellar

    • Corkage fee of R20 per bottle, by arrangement for any alcohol brought on site.

    • Specialty coffees available

FIND OUT MORE

Wheelchair Friendly
Royal Karoo has wheelchair-friendly accommodation but it should be requested ahead of time.

Site Inspection
We believe that a visit to Royal Karoo Lodge would be very valuable.  Please arrange a visit with us so we can help you plan.

Smoking Policy
Royal Karoo does not permit smoking inside any rooms or lounges. Designated smoking areas are available.

Stay
Once the deposit has been received come and explore the different menu options available, at a discounted rate for 3 guests, for 1 night.

Cancellation policy
90% refund if cancelled 6 months ahead. 50% refund if cancelled 3 months ahead. 20% refund if cancelled 1 month ahead.

Generator
Royal Karoo is equipped with a generator that automatically switches over in the event of a power failure or load shedding.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:

Florist

Marriage officiant

DJ and sound equipment

Photographer

Videographer

Wedding Cakes

Canapes, Cocktails

Lawn Games