The Moon and Sixpence, Avianto, Memoire and Oakfield Farm are all names synonymous with Muldersdrift Wedding Venues. They offer beauty, charm and a country feel just on the outskirts of Jo’burg. Below we review 5 lovely Mulderdrift Wedding Venues as well as look at other areas in SA that you could consider for your wedding day.
1. Moon and Sixpence Country Venue
This lovely Muldersdrift wedding venue conveniently has two venues to choose from depending on the size of your wedding party. There is a smaller chapel with bell tower overlooking a fountain or the larger thatched chapel with a true African feel, each with its own wedding reception venue.
Capacity: The smaller venue caters for up to 120 guests and the larger for up to 160 guests. There is also the option of a garden wedding ceremony.
Accommodation: There are 16 luxury rooms available for accommodation and the venue provides professional and experienced both before your wedding and on the day.
The Moon and Sixpence Chapel
Avianto is another wedding venue situated in Muldersdrift that offers luxury and a more modern than country feel.
Capacity: There are two options available at Avianto, the Ballroom which hosts up to 300 guests and the Banquet Hall for up to 200 guests with a dance floor.
Venue Hire Cost: Avianto offers staggered pricing according to time of year and day of the week. This is great for those bridal couples wanting to save on venue hire. For example peak season Saturday is priced at R592 per person and low season Monday to Thursday is priced at R414 per person, with a range of options in between.
Accommodation: Avianto offers 29 luxury rooms and 5 suites onsite for wedding guests.
Avianto Reception Venue
3. Memoire Wedding and Function Venue
Memoire is a more recently built wedding venue in the heart of the Muldersdrift Wedding mile. There are a number of Garden venues or an indoor chapel for your wedding ceremony and a large hall for your wedding reception.
Capacity: The maximum capacity for the venue is 300 people
Venue hire cost: Venue hire costs range from R22,000 to R35,000 or you can choose from one of their four packages that include a variety of different benefits.
Accommodation: There is accommodation onsite with 14 en-suite guest rooms and two executive suites.
4. Oakfield Farm
Another Muldersdrift Wedding Venue favourite is Oakfield Farm. There are two beautiful venues to choose from.
Capacity: The Summerhouse is perfect for 80 to 120 guests and the larger Homestead is perfect for up to 350 guests.
Venue Hire Cost: Oakfield Farm offers a variety of packages depending on season and day of the week. They also offer a sliding scale, so the more guests you invite, the cheaper the per head cost becomes. For example for 120 guests you will be paying R570 per person for a Saturday in December and for 350 guests you will be paying R500 per person for the same date.
Accommodation: There is a guesthouse and three bridal suites onsite. Your wedding guests therefore may need to overnight at alternative accommodation.
Oakfield Farm Reception Venue
Valverde Country Hotel
Valverde is consistently one of the top 15 hotels in Johannesburg. There are a variety of chapel and receptions sites available at Valverde. They are one of the only wedding venues to offer wedding shoots onsite and offer a free re-shoot in case of rain (even going as far as sponsoring your make-up for the re-shoot).
Capacity: Available to host up to 250 guests per wedding.
Accommodation: There are 25 rooms available onsite for wedding guests and the bridal party.
Valverde Eco Hotel
If you’re not really sure that Muldersdrift is the right place to host your wedding, have a read through Not a Muldersdrift Wedding Venue for some alternative ideas.
There are, for example, beautiful wedding venues in places such as Cullinan and Parys which are both close to Jo’burg.
Wedding venues such as The Nutcracker Country Wedding Venue, which is an exquisite tranquil country wedding venue situated on the banks of the Vaal River, 90 minutes from Johannesburg, offers all that is needed for the perfect wedding. The Nutcracker is for the exclusive use of the bride and groom and their guests for the entire weekend.
The Nutcracker Country Wedding Venue
For ideas for even further afield, have a read through 10 Unique Wedding Venues for more inspiration.