If you’re planning on getting married in the surrounds of the picturesque, rolling hills of the Natal Midlands, you’ve certainly picked the right region for a breath-taking wedding venue. The Natal Midlands really is an idyllic setting that adds a certain romantic charm to your wedding celebration. And Antbear Drakensberg Lodge is the perfect venue for your special day. Our dining room seats up to 80 people for a smaller style reception with an intimate style that is certainly unique. In fact it would be more like celebrating in an art gallery than just another wedding venue. Antbear Drakensberg Lodge offers an intimate thatched chapel with stained glass windows and a spectacular view of the Bushman’s river valley and onto the Drakensberg Mountains.
The lounge, wine cellar, bar, dining-room and thatched veranda offer generous and comfortable spaces with a 100km long panoramic view of the central and northern Drakensberg overlooking the rolling hills of the Natal Midlands. It is said to be one of the best views of the Drakensberg and Natal Midlands. Antbear Drakensberg Lodge with its numerous lounges and fireplaces is comfortably furnished and blends rustic charm with old fashioned elegance. Antbear Drakensberg Lodge has a spacious dining room with a wood-burning fireplace a comfortable lounge with a fireplace and a large verandah. In short this is a warm and cozy wedding venue even in mid winter.
The Lodge has 14 tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms and a number of bedrooms have their own lounges; some with fireplaces and jacuzzi baths. The lodge accommodation can accommodate a maximum of 36 persons. Wedding groups can book the whole lodge for their exclusive use and if there are extra guests that would like to stay over they can be accommodated at various other accommodation options in the area.
There is a chapel that can accommodate 100 guests. But if you would prefer an outside wedding there are a few prime locations on the farm that are just perfect. One such site overlooks a dam and has a view over the Natal Midlands with a backdrop to the Drakensberg Mountains. The great thing about our outside wedding option is that if the weather is poor there still is an excellent plan “B”
Wedding groups can choose between self catering or fully catered accommodation. Our excellent chefs can provide delicious meals and cater for vegetarians, gluten free diets” and vegans.
We will be there to assist you in planning your special day. Personal attention to detail and taking your choices into consideration and understanding how important your wedding is to you, your guests and family.