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Events & Packages

Who could ever forget the most magical of weddings, honeymoons or other extra special events held within the loving embrace of Makanyi? Or what could be more special than to share a reunion of friends or family with the entire lodge to yourselves and every amenity at your disposal? Contact us for a quote for any of our packages below, or to discuss exclusive Lodge hire and tailor-made events just for you and your loved ones.

Wedding Package

Rates on request*

Makanyi Lodge, set amid the unspoiled African bushveld is the most unforgettable dreamscape for an idyllic South African wedding. Be it an intimate ceremony for just the bride and groom or a celebration with friends and family, we are more than happy to assist with the arrangements to make memories that last a lifetime for the happy couple.

Includes for the Bride & Groom
  • An intimate Wedding in the heart of the African Bush, including neutral coloured lodge décor.
  • Minister for the ceremony, including the preparation and processing of all legal documents.
  • Makanyi Personal wedding co-ordinator & witness at the ceremony.
  • Local flowers for the ceremony – bridal bouquet, groom’s corsage, ceremony table.
  • Single layer cake made by our chefs.
  • Snacks & South African MCC wine at the wedding venue.
  • 1 hour massage for the bride and groom.
  • Wedding turn down and private dinner.
Excludes for the Bride, Groom / Wedding party
  • Accommodation and private vehicle.
  • Timbavati Conservation levy and gate fees.
  • Flights and transfers.
  • Photographer, videographer, hairdresser, make-up artist.
  • Cake and Flowers of your choice.
  • Shangaan dancers or choir to perform at the ceremony.
  • Anything additional to be purchased or rented

* The law in South Africa requires foreign couples to attend an appointment at the Department of Home Affairs before they can be legally married in South Africa. Since this is time consuming, we suggest that you process all legal marriage documents in your home country.

Tell us at the time of booking that you are on your honeymoon and let us make it a truly memorable experience!

What's inlcuded in the Honeymoon package
  • Bottle of South African MCC in your room on arrival
  • One romantic turn down
  • One Private dinner 
  • 2 x 30 minute complimentary massages