For a traditional Zulu send-off down the aisle and a fabulous day in the warmth of another magical day in KwaZulu-Natal, Emdoneni Lodge has all the elements for just the most memorable wedding and reception.
The wedding party can relax and enjoy a sophisticated event combined with comfort and distinctive features. Let the lodge take care of all the details for an imaginative, once in a lifetime safari wedding in Africa.
At Emdoneni, the wedding couple have the opportunity to enjoy very special quiet moments with South African wild Cats at the Rehabilitation Centre in magnificent and secluded scenery.
The reception can be held under the open sky in the Boma (enclosure), especially atmospheric at night under the stars and with traditional Zulu dancing or in the lovely restaurant for an unforgettable safari wedding in South Africa.
The Wedding Night
For romance, luxury and privacy Windfall Cottage at Emdoneni Lodge is the ideal KwaZulu-Natal wedding accommodation and retreat for as long as you like. Luxuriate in garden and bush views from the bath or step into the ultimate private outdoor shower surrounded by nature.
This destination wedding in South Africa offers lodging in a grove of Marula trees and is spacious with a lounge and DSTV, romantic bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Guests have a private patio from which to view the Impala and Zebra as they roam around the cottage grounds.
Emdoneni Lodge has 33 Chalets and 6 Rondavels (round and thatched with 2 bedrooms each) for guests of the bride and groom. All the en-suite rooms at this beautiful KwaZulu-Natal wedding accommodation have air-conditioning, ceiling fans, tea and coffee facilities, laundry service and housekeeping twice a day. Children are welcome at Emdoneni Lodge.
The Wedding Venue
Emdoneni Lodge is located in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The lodge has a magnificent position between 2 Big Five game reserves and the World Heritage Site of Greater St Lucia Wetlands in Zululand - making it ideal for a destination wedding safari.
The gardens at Emdoneni are lush and game animals wander freely about the grounds, there is also a refreshing swimming pool. The lodge is a 2 and a half hour drive north from Durban on the Elephant Coast.
The lodge is situated on a small owner run game farm with wonderful bushveld scenery and indigenous sand forest which creates a stunning leafy and elegant backdrop for wedding portraits in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre for orphaned and injured animals has Cheetah, Caracal (Lynx), Serval and African Wildcat guests can get very close to these endangered creatures and enjoy special interaction with them.
Other animals that can be seen at this game park in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa include Wildebeest, Zebra, Impala, Red and Grey Duiker and Nyala.
A romantic wedding safari in Africa, and a picture or two with a Cheetah will set this special day apart for the newlyweds. Emdoneni Lodge offers a friendly and welcoming safari wedding venue and delightful honeymoon retreat.
- Unique personalised moments with the South African wild Cats.
- A nature lovers haven, unobtrusive wildlife and bird watching
- Big Five game viewing in Hluhluwe / iMfolozi Game Reserve
- Ideal forest / bushveld setting, photographs with wildlife
- A romantic wedding in Africa, perfectly tailor-made for you