Weddings & Conferences

Planning a wedding or a small conference?

The quiet country life creates the perfect working and celebrating environment with unique venues backed by professional service and expertise.

Click on any of the links on the right for pictures and more information.


  • !Khwa ttu San Culture & Education Centre




    !Khwa ttu offers an ideal venue for small intimate weddings. The stunning natural environment, the magnificent views, neat old West Coast buildings and the superb food will ensure for an unforgettable experience.

    !Khwa ttu with its peaceful surroundings is an ideal place for convening conferences and workshops. The conference room offers air-condition and efficient equipment such as a projector with a VGA connection for power point presentations, an overhead and a slide projector, an internet connection, a DVD player and flip charts.

    The conference room can comfortably seat 40 participants. The tables can be arranged for either working groups or plenary sessions. The !Khwa ttu restaurant is able to cater for refreshments, coffee/tea brakes, lunches at the boma and other meals. San-guided experiences can also be arranged.

    contact: The General Manager to book
    tel: 022 492 2998
    fax: 022 492 3566
    GPS: 33º 22’11.00″ S / 18º 15’52.00″ E
    hours: Tues to Sun: 09h00 – 17h00


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  • Buffelsfontein Game Nature Reserve




    Buffelsfontein Game and Nature Reserve offers self-catering- and full-board accommodation.

    Self catering accommodation:

    We offer 2×2 bed chalets, 2×4 bed chalets and a guesthouse that can accommodate up to 20 people. All these units are fully equipped with all the bedding, linen, cooking utensils and private braai areas.

    Full-board accommodation:

    There are 5 units and each unit can accommodate 4 people. Each cottage consists of two en-suite rooms, open living area and deck (under construction). The following is included in the price: Dinner, bed and breakfast, game drive and a welcome drink.

    We also cater for weddings and private functions and have conference facilities available.

    We have a swimming pool area with bar where you can relax.

    address: (R27) West Coast Road, Darling, 7345
    tel: 022 451 2824
    fax: 022 451 2414
    all hours: 072 356 4797
    GPS: 33°15’55.22″S / 18°13’7.97″E


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  • Darling Lodge Guest House


    The charming guest house and the beautiful garden are lovingly tended to make any stay special, be it just for one night, a romantic weekend or for a whole week.

    The beautifully restored Victorian country home is an oasis of peace and tranquillity in the middle of Darling, the heartbeat of the West Coast.

    Darling Lodge Guest House offers a harmonious blend of old and new reflecting the romantic name of the little town. The main house, the Victorian charm of which has remained in tact, offers three individually decorated country style rooms. The more modern garden annex consists of three further generously appointed rooms with a grape-vine covered patio which overlooks the sparkling swimming pool. Two rooms are ideal for families as they are linked with a connecting door. Exquisite comfort and personal service is just waiting for you. We have a pillow with your name on it!

    We offer secure off street parking, a swimming pool, free internet access (Wi-Fi), a cosy TV lounge (DSTV) with honesty bar, a relaxing library and individual concierge services.

    Darling Lodge Guest House is the perfect venue for your business meetings and conferences, individual retreats, anniversaries or weddings of up to 30 people. Children of all ages are welcome.

    We are TGCSA-graded with 3 stars and a certified “birder friendly accommodation.

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    address: 22 Pastorie Street, Darling, 7345
    tel: 022 492 3062
    GPS: 33º 22′ 44.16” S
    18º 22′ 42.73” E
    special: celebration special
    Darling MTB-Special


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  • Evita se Perron




    Tannie Evita’s Pantry opens 10h00 – 17h00 from Tuesday to Sunday for breakfast and lunch, serving traditional South African fare. Dinner is served when there are shows or for pre-booked functions. This venue combines the restaurant-bar with cabaret and 90 people can be comfortably seated.

    address: Arcadia Street, Darling, 7345
    tel: 022 492 2851/022 492 2831


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  • Hilda’s Kitchen at Groote Post




    This restaurant is situated in the historic manor at Groote Post Wine Estate on the Darling Hills Road and serves modern country cuisine. Hilda’s Kitchen was selected best new restaurant – West Coast ‘2004 Eat Out’ restaurant awards. The perfect functions venue, ideally situated for weddings, conferences and parties.

    address: Darling Hills Road, Darling, 7345
    tel: 022 492 2825
    GPS: S 33˚ 29’ 0.5” E 018˚ 24’ 35.0”
    hours Wed– Sun: 12:00 – 14:00
    notes: Bookings are essential.


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  • Monda PR, Publicity & Events


    Your wedding day is one of the most special and exciting days in your life. It should be perfect from start to finish.

    MONDA PR, Publicity and Events can turn your wedding dreams into your dream wedding. As your consultant, planner and coordinator, and adviser, we assist you in areas such as proper protocol, etiquette, suggestions on designs and styles to help you create your day. Most importantly, our experience allows us to work every detail to make sure your day is unique and memorable so you can relax and enjoy your special day!

    MONDA PR, Publicity and Events realize how important this day is to you, your family, and your friends. We are delighted to plan this momentous event with you. With the demands of daily life, a wedding consultant has become a necessity.

    MONDA PR, Publicity and Events draws from knowledge in event planning, entertainment, business, and the arts to create an unforgettable wedding experience. At Monda, planning your wedding is a joy!

    contact: Nina Monda
    tel: 022 492 3139
    cell: 072 822 5518


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  • Rolls-Royce Hire




    Add that finishing touch to your wedding by arriving at your venue in our classic Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow.

    Our Rolls-Royce is finished in Peacock Blue with cream leather upholstery. A white satin ribbon is provided and your owner/chauffeur is formally dressed.

    Our fee includes complementary sparkling wine in the car as well as a flower arrangement in the rear.

    Our current fee (2011) for a wedding ceremony/photographs duration of 3 hours and travelling within a 30km radius of Darling is R 1 700. Additional time and distance can also be arranged.

    We also cater for other special occasions – birthdays, matric farewells, etc.

    contact: Charles van der Spuy
    tel: 022 492 3584
    cell: 083 404 8899


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