karoo wedding venues

Karoo Wedding Venues

Karoo Wedding Venues

Karoo Wedding Venues has the charm of ‘less is more’.  Most venues are surrounded by open landscapes, the warm weather and the peace that only the vastness of the Karoo can provide.  Add to that the famous Karoo hospitality and you have yourself a set up that promises magic.  Here are a few Karoo Wedding Venues to consider:

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Above:  Image by Ruan Redelinghuys at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge 

Surval Boutique Olive Estate – Oudtshoorn

This is one of those karoo wedding venues that offers it all.  Situated just outside of Oudtshoorn, this venue offers the most beautiful views of the Swartberg Mountains.  There are different options for your ceremony with a chapel on the estate.  The venue offers accommodation, catering and in house coordinator.  There are different reception areas to choose from with the amphitheater venue that can seat up to 300 guests.

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Above:  Images by Anke Photography

 

Oaksrest Vinyard – Ladismith

Oaksrest Vinyard is a stylish, intimate venue situated just outside of the beautiful Karoo town of Ladismith.  It is one of those traditional that can accommodate up to 130 guests.  The venue offers in house caterers for formal sit down dinners and there are also facilities available for a spit braai option.  For your ceremony, you can choose between the lawn or the vineyards with a stunning mountain views.

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Above:  Photographer unknown at Boeteka Karoo Farm

 

The Vale Karoo Farm – Beaufort West

The Vale is a working farm that also features as one of our favourite Karoo wedding venues.  It is situated between Oudtshoorn and Beaufort West and  offers the most spectacular mountain views.  There are different ceremony options on the farm and the reception hall can hosts up to 200 guests.  The venue also offers accommodation and in house catering.

 

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Swartberg Country Manor – Swartberg Mountains

The Swartberg Country Manor is situated at the foot of the Swartberg Mountains which makes for idyllic setting for both summer and winter weddings.  Summer ceremonies can be held on the lawns overlooking the mountains or in the 1930’s chapel.  Winter weddings can be magical with the snow that the region often gets.  The reception area can seat up to 120 guests.  The venue offers accommodation and in house catering.

 

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Above:  Images by Anke Photography

 

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Above:  Image by Christelle Rall Photography, private venue Ladismith

 

Chandelier Game Lodge – Oudtshoorn

Chandelier Game Lodge is situated just outside of Oudtshoorn and pride itself in the luxury experience it offers guests.  Couples are spoiled for choice for the ceremony area with the area under the old pepper thorn trees a favourite as the bush, wildlife and ostriches are your backdrop.  The reception venue can seat up to 140 guests.  The venue offers an in house coordinator, catering and luxury tented accommodation.

 

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Calitzdorp Country House – Calitzdorp

Nestled amongst the vineyards overlooking Calitzdorp is the magnificent Calitzdorp Country House. It is beautifully furnished with antiques and offers spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains.Built in the style and luxury of a country residence Calitzdorp Country House boasts every amenity you would expect from a top, luxury guest house. Perfect for small, intimate weddings with up to 60 guests.

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Above:  Images by Michelle Photography

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Above:  Image by Ruan Redelinghuys at Surval Boutique Olive Estate, Oudtshoorn

Olive Grove Guest Farm – Beaufort West

Olive Grove is situated between Oudtshoorn and Beaufort West and offers beautiful karoo scenery.  It is a beautiful olive farm with a variety of ceremony options on the farm.  The venue offers in house wedding coordinating that includes pretty much everything you will need – from catering, decor, flowers, bar services to tables and crockery.  The reception venue can seat up to 200 guests and there is also accommodation for 60 guests.

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Buffelsdrift Game Lodge – Oudtshoorn

The wedding venue in Oudtshoorn is ideal for romantic Karoo weddings and a dream come true for those who prefer natural surroundings and tranquility. The deck is an extension to the restaurant and this creates a beautiful space for wedding guests to take their seats and witness the couple exchanging their wedding vows. Buffelsdrift can host weddings with up to 150 guest and offers accommodation for up to 50 guests. Each wedding is unique, and we make each one an unforgettable experience for both you and your guests.

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Above:  Image by Ruan Redelinghuys

We hope you enjoyed our recommendations for Karoo Wedding venues.  Please make sure to also visit our blog post regarding Karoo Wedding Ideas as well as our real Contemporary Karoo Wedding.

**Disclaimer:  Although we do extensive research for all our articles, we do miss things!  If you have any suggestions or corrections on this blog post, please do let us know at hello@gardenroute-weddings.co.za