Antbear Wedding Venue

Nearest Town: estcourt


Drakensberg wedding venue

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Drakensberg wedding venue

Enjoy your wedding in gracious elegance against a backdrop of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains. The scenic beauty of this renowned Drakensberg wedding venue, its personal service and the warm hospitality extended to guests will make your wedding day a memory to cherish for a lifetime.

Romantic Weddings

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Romantic wedding
venue in the Drakensberg

The charming stone-and-thatch chapel with its expansive view of the Drakensberg Mountains and rolling foothills of the Natal Midlands in a setting of gardens and view.  This is a Drakensberg wedding venue perfectly suited to an elegant country-style wedding. The lodge offers endless opportunities for wedding photos and horses are available if you would like to include them in your wedding pictures. Wedding packages are available. Choose from our set menus and or discuss your ideas with our professional staff. We can offer you contact details of local wedding service providers if there is anything we cant assist with ourselves. Antbear Lodge knows that this is your special day and we will make your wedding tailored to reflect your dream wedding.

The wedding venue

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Deck of the wedding reception hall

Our reception hall can accommodate up to 100 guests. This wedding venue is a particularly lovely space for smaller weddings. If you would like to drape and have fairy lights that can easily be arranged although the lodge already has a lovely earthy character that most people don’t even worry about the extra costs of draping. Our wooden chandeliers with real candles offer that touch of romance to the atmosphere.

The Wedding Chapel

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the Drakensberg wedding chapel

Our beautiful thatched chapel is in close proximity to the main venue. The Chapel has panoramic views of the Drakensberg and really requires very little decor but small touches can be added to the bridal parties discretion. The Chapel can accommodate 100 guests, and includes pots for flowers, central lighting, registry table and  an altar table. With fairy lights our Chapel is a picture perfect setting for our Bride and Groom to make their vows and their special day a flawless occasion with the backdrop of farm lands, blue skies, lush green gardens for that picture perfect moment. Fantastic, unlimited bridal couple photographic opportunities – African farmlands, dam, horses and farm animals in a perfect Drakensberg wedding setting. And its the views that really make this Drakensberg wedding venue so special.


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Wedding reception with a pig on the spit

The lodge includes a fully equipped professional kitchen and we will gladly cater for your event. We are experts at doing a sheep or pig on the spit too. And we do offer an option to bring in an outside caterer as we understand that personal preference, culture and budget are factors to take into consideration.

The Bar

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Wedding guests

Of course were are licensed. We have a number of options as far as the bar goes. You can supply your own drinks and we will only charge a corkage per bottle. or could also run a cash bar or have a set limit after which we then run a cash bar. We can supply waiters and barmen for your function.

Wedding coordinator

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Children are welcome

We can help you with your wedding planning or you can bring your own wedding planner with you. We know what we are doing but will accommodate whatever wishes you have and that includes bringing your own wedding planner if that what you would like.

Photograph sites

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Interesting photo opportunities

Our Wedding Venue with the backdrop of farm lands, blue skies, lush green gardens for that picture perfect moment. Fantastic, unlimited bridal couple photographic opportunities – African farmlands, dam, horses and farm animals in a perfect Drakensberg setting. And its the views that really make things special. And there are a number of great wedding photographers in the area and we will gladly supply you with details.

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What makes Antbear Wedding Venue Special?

Antbear Lodge specialises in tailor making your special day and there is little that is to much trouble for us to do. We host smaller wedding max up to 100 guests

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Nearby activities & attractions

  • Drakensberg Star Gazing Hammock Camp - This is a star gazing experience that is different. Sure we will point out some of the major constellations of the southern skies but its the traditional Zulu stories of myths and legends that really engage. About how the sky became so high and how the moon and the sun got into the sky.
  • Giants Castle Slackpacking Trail - Luxury hiking trail walking lodge to lodge for 3 days and sleeping at 3 different and interesting accommodation options. Your luggage is transported for you and all you meals are catered for.

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