At Kwalata we specialise in entertaining you and your guests, whether the occasion is an end of year function, corporate team building or your very special wedding day.

Team building courses area available and tailor made to suit you and your clients whether through fun motivating activities or simply enjoying the surrounds to get to know each other better.

Group package rates are available both for self catering or fully catered functions.


Kwalata Wilderness’ Valamanzi Lodge provides an idyllic African safari wedding venue day or night. Each wedding is tailor made to host an intimate function to grand scale weddings. The deck and thatched ceremony area overlooking the waterlily covered dam provides a stunning backdrop to saying your vows. The stunning wedding venue can host up to 150 seated guests for a banquet, dinner and dancing. The gardens and dam are dramatically lit with spotlights, for guests to pause and watch the Kudu come down to drink and highlight the indigenous trees in the garden.

Wedding photographs look fantastic against the backdrop of the Baobab trees in the landscaped garden or with the backdrop of the dam and Bushveld.


Various menus are available to suit your palate and pocket and are sumptuously prepared by our chefs.

A cash bar is available for guests. A selection of wine and champagne is on offer or alternatively we will purchase your preferred selection.


Valamanzi Lodge – sleeps 21 people: Zingela Lodge – sleeps 14 people: Farmhouse and cottage – sleeps 17 people. Please refer to the Accommodation section of the website. Accommodation close by will sleep an additional 162 guests.


  • Wedding & theme planning.
  • Floral arrangements.
  • Hairdressing & spa treatments on the premises.
  • Land Rover hire.
  • Guest activities.
  • Generators are included to ensure your day is hassle free.
  • Waiters and barmen.
  • No cut off time for your special evening!

Please feel free to contact us to assist you in any way to plan the event of a lifetime!