Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve
eastern cape | wild coast | beach | bush | country
Inkwenkwezi Wedding Venue – Tucked along South Africa’s breathtaking Wild Coast, Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve is a world-class big five game reserve with an emphasis on luxury and thoughtful details.
Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve’s prime location in the malaria-free Eastern Cape of South Africa offers many unique opportunities, as it encompasses five different regional ecosystems (biomes) and a tidal estuary. This rich diversity of landscape offers unparalleled wildlife viewing. Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve is just five minutes from magnificent beaches and a short, convenient drive from the East London airport.
About Inkwenkwezi Weddings
Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve’s charming thatched open-air chapel with its red carpet laid out for the bridal couple to walk down to say “I do” in your wedding ceremony. The chapel is situated at Emthombeni (under the old wild fig tree) and paradise garden settings with water features incorporating waterfalls, small ponds and streams with rapids. To capture this beauty way into the night, strategically placed lights light up the garden.
After the service the couple may wonder into our paradise garden for their photo session. The variety of breathtaking scenes, interesting features will give you the opportunity to have a range of unique photographs to keep as mementoes of this important day.
During the photo session the guests are invited to have a pre-arranged Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve welcoming drink. While the tranquil sound of running water relaxes the guest and their chatter carries through the garden as you are being photographed.
On walking into the thatched Emthombeni, you are welcomed and you become one with the enchanting gardens when the big sliding glass doors are opened.
Our beautiful, well-designed and equipped bar is operated as per your instructions. We offer a Cash Bar or a Tab Bar. We however require you to hand in your Tab Bar requirements prior to your special day.
Our kitchen will cater accordingly to your requirements and only the finest and freshest ingredients are used. On our buffet, more than generous portions are served. We include to this letter options for you to choose your buffet menu. The MC invites the bridal table and then each table for their turn at the buffet.
Your unique table décor and artistic displays will ensure that your special occasion is not short of being exclusively to your needs.
Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve’s Bush Camp Lodge, which is situated within the Game Reserve, offers luxury accommodation for 12 guests in six en-suite safari tents. The Bush Camp tents are approximately 20 meters apart.
All tents have electricity, twin beds with Cloud 9 mattresses and slatted headboards, bedside tables and bedside lamps, fans, heaters, a chest of drawers and a personal tea and coffee station.
Spacious and well-appointed, the Valley Camp, which is situated within the Game Reserve, offers luxury tented accommodation at Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve in an intimate, leafy setting.
Six custom-designed luxury tents can accommodate a total of 12 guests. One of the tents has a special children’s tent attached, accommodating an extra 2 guests. The Valley Camp tents are approximately 50 meters apart.
Each tent is positioned on its own elevated timber deck nestled among indigenous trees and offering absolute privacy. The tents each boast an inside sitting area, as well as a covered and uncovered private viewing deck.
Situated just 6km from Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve at Glen Eden and 1km from our pristine beaches. All roads to the establishment are tarred. Umnenga Lodge is ideal for accommodating tour groups. Umnenga Lodge has 15 Twin rooms, 3 Double rooms, 1 Honeymoon Suite and 6 Single rooms. Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner ) can be enjoyed at one of the venues i.e Umnenga Lodge or Chinsta Bay Restaurant.
For larger groups Umnenga Lodge provides charming lodging and opportunities for visiting the beach, fishing, and swimming on the Wild Coast. If you supply us with your invited guests’ email or postal addresses, we will gladly assist them with accommodation arrangements at our establishment at extra special prices.
Chintsa Sands Guesthouse is situated 4km from Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve at Chintsa West only 50 meters from the beach. Chintsa Sands Guests House offers en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee facilities, a communal lounge with television and televisions in all rooms The guest house consists out of 2 Double Rooms and 3 Family Rooms, each sleeps 4 guests.
A stone’s throw away from the beach. Chintsa Sands is also ideal for accommodating smaller tour group’s that would like a closer stay to the beach. The guest house consists of 4x Double Rooms of which two have double bunks in each and 1x twin room with a double bunk . Chinsta Bay restaurant is situated just above the guest house where meals are available. Guests can book separately for tours e.g Game drives, Quad Biking, Canoeing, and our Umtiza Forest Walk directly with Inkwenkwezi.
Inkwenkwezi Fact Sheet
Guests – 200
Accommodation – Yes
Conference Facilities – Yes
Chapel – Yes