Functions

 Weddings

The most Memorable day of your life will be your wedding day at Mattanu Private Game Reserve. We are honoured to host this special event.

Main lodge without using the 1st floor - 80 Guests including dance area.
Main lodge and using the 1st floor – 120 Guests including dance area.
For more than 120 guests an outside tent, drapes, lighting and floor can be arranged at approx R25 000 additional (A detailed quote can be arranged per enquiry)


 Basic pricing structure

  • The charge of R400 per person excl VAT is all inclusive of meals and venue hire and no additional or hidden charges exist.
  • All accommodation will be booked and billed to the wedding costs.
  • The catering will be done as a buffet, but starters and desert will be served at the table.
  • The provision of Mattanu’s standard furniture and equipment is at no extra charge.
  • The client at his / her cost should hire any additional items not listed under "venue hire".
  • No additional venue hire fee for weddings of 50 people or more. A venue hire of R5000 will be charged for fewer than 50 people.
  • For more than 80 guests additional cutlery and crockery will have to be hired and billed to the wedding costs.

Venue hire includes:

  • Rental of venue for the time period specified
  • Wedding Chapel (Thatched roof island in swimming pool)
  • Administration cost
  • Co-ordination, planning and executing of the function
  • Standard tablecloths in white.
  • Square tables seating 8 per table.
  • Black conference chairs.
  • Waitron charges are included in the cost per delegate
  • Basic table set-up including white crockery (starter plate, main course plate and desert plate/bowl, cutlery (2 forks, 2 knives and one spoon) and glassware (one champagne and one wine glass)
  • Podium

Venue Hire DOES NOT include the following, which is for the client's own account:


Wedding planners are also suggested.

 

  • Snacks, cocktails and Canapes before or after reception
  • Flowers, candles or any other decor
  • Napkin holders / serviette rings
  • Printed menus & place settings
  • Chair covers and round table cloths
  • Round Tables
  • Cutlery and crockery for more than 80 guests.

 

These and table setup can be supplied by Wedding planners as below:

Wedding concepts - Hannes Loubser 083 684 1413
Thyme and Lime events - Mark Thomas 083 310 9222 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Aretha van Rooyen 076 795 2464
Party designs in Bloemfontein - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mrs Barbara Lehman 053 832 1725/084 800 8028
Audio visual equipment and DJ: Jean 082 870 7171
Jacques Deyzel 0795170591
Tent and floor supplier:  Edwin 072 750 5459
Tent, draping and lighting - 082 552 6020 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A non refundable deposit payment of R5000 will serve as a confirmation of your booking.  

A further 50% deposit on the outstanding amount must be made 2 months prior to the function.

You are welcome to pay the deposit via electronic transfer or direct deposit into:


 

Banking details:                   

ABSA - Kimberley, Account number: 4052970231, Branch code: 500-902,
Cheque account, Johan Kriek familie trust.  Email proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Info for the bride to be...

 Conferences

At Mattanu Private Game Reserve we take pride in offering a lodge facility to suit your every conference, function or event need. We will tailor-make every package to suite your budget and requirements. A visit prior to your function can be arranged. Our conference venue is air-conditioned for your comfort.

Our air-conditioned facility can accommodate up to 120 delegates.

120 people – Congress/cinema style without tables
                                                     80 people – Classroom style
                                                     36 people – U shaped
                                                     20 People – Boardroom style

Rates are based on a minimum of 10 delegates.
All rates are excluding VAT.
Cost per person: R380

Rates include:

  • Morning/afternoon tea with biscuits/snacks
  • Cold/Hot lunch with juice
  • Water and mints on the tables
  • Venue Hire
  • Standard Audio-visual equipment

Standard Audio-visual equipment included in all our conference packages are:

  • Data Projector
  • Screen
  • Whiteboard with Pens

Additional - It can be arranged at additional cost:

  • PA System R700 per day.
  • Breakfast – R100
  • Dinner – R150 Selection of menus available
  • Accommodation (18 pax including a Game Drive, dinner and breakfast – 5 Luxury tents R1690/person sharing, one log cabin for 4 people and one suite sleeping 4 people sharing.
  • A 50% single supplement will be charged for guests not sharing
  • Game Drive – R80/person
  • Quad biking trails – R400 per person for 30min, 4 pax at a time
  • Helicopter flips – R750/person excl vat. More than 10 people- R5500/hour (25 people can be flown per hour)
  • Paintball – R200/person for 150 bullets (50c/bullet thereafter)
  • Drumming R140pp + travel costs of R1000.
  • Game Capture Safari:  If accommodation is booked a minimum of 1 hour helicopter flying time needs to be booked at R4900/hour and this includes flying time for 2 pax.  R750pp wanting to fly thereafter.
    As a day trip the package will be booked as above and R400pp will be charged additionally for a game drive and dinner.  (Prices excl VAT)

 Year End Function

We can combine any activities as required. A visit to Mattanu prior to your function can also be arranged. Our two venues that are available are the Outdoor lapa and the Main Lodge. With larger groups the rotation of people between activities works very well. Game drives can take 28 people at a time, quad biking 4, helicopter approx 25 people in an hour and paintball 16 players at a time.

Outdoor lapa and day visitor area (80 max) – The basic day rate for groups is R400/person and this includes a 3-course cooked meal or a braai (menus may be discussed) and a Game Drive (28 people per drive).  The Game drive is part of the package and prices do not differ should some guest not join on the Game Drive.  Game drives for morning functions will depart at 08h30 and followed by breakfast and for evening functions it will depart at 17h00 followed by dinner.

Guest can arrive 1 hour before the Game drive and depart 2 hours after their meal unless otherwise arranged.

There is a cash bar available in the lodge and guests may enter the lodge for this purpose alone.

Main Lodge (120 max) - The basic day rate for groups is R400/person and this includes a 3-course cooked meal or a braai (menus may be discussed) and a Game Drive (28 people per drive).  The Game drive is part of the package and prices do not differ should some guest not join on the Game Drive.  Game drives for morning functions will depart at 08h30 and followed by breakfast and for evening functions it will depart at 17h00 followed by dinner.

Guest can arrive 1 hour before the Game drive and depart 2 hours after their meal unless otherwise arranged.

There is a cash bar available in the lodge.

Additional activities include:

  • Helicopter rides at R5500/hour (approx 25 people can fly per hour and a max weight of 110kg is permitted)
  • Quad bike rides at R350/person for 30 min rides (4 riders per trip)
  • Paintball at R200/person including gun, gas, masks, overall and 180 bullets.
  • Face painting and jumping castle for kids
  • Drumming can also be arranged for up to 50 people (Cost depends on amount of people)
  • Lunch can be arranged depending on menu selection.
  • A Marimba quartet can also be arranged for evening entertainment.
  • Busses can be arranged for shuttle to and from Kimberley
  • San Bushmen dancers can also be arranged for entertainment

A cash bar is available so no drinks will be allowed on the premises. The bar and function will close as per prior arrangements.
No liquor will be sold before 14h00.
Morning functions close at 12h00
Afternoon/evening functions close at 23h00
Times may vary by arrangement
Music may be organised at additional cost and per availability.



All rates are excluding VAT

Hope you find all the information in order. Contact me for any further information at 083 235 1993
or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mattanu game lodge in the Kimberley area offers 4 star accommodation near the well know Big Hole.  Book you luxury accommdation in Kimberley, Northern Cape today in one of Mattanu's luxury safaris tents, log cabin or luxurious Chalet.  Mattanu is situated in the Kimberley area +/- 60 kilometres from the city & approximately 160 kilometres from the Mokala National Park.  When you stay at Mattanu Private Game Reserve, you can also visit Mokala National Park as it's within driving distance for a day visit.  Mattanu is also situated close to Kuruman, Danielskuil , Lime Acres, Kimberley & Jan Kempdorp & Hartswater.  Visitors to Mattanu is also within driving distance from the Taung Skull site, Boesmansgat and enroute to Upington, the Kalahari & Witsand Private Nature Reserve.  Mattanu is situated approximately 260 kilometres from Witsand Nature Reserve and 420 kilometres from Upington.  The Kriek Helicopters & Mattanu private helistop at the Kimberley Big Hole can be used for transfers to Mattanu, site visits in the Northern Cape or Tourism helicopter flight around Kimberley.  The activities at Mattanu Private Game Reserve in the Kimberley area includes:  Quad bike safaris & game viewing, game viewing in the form of game drives, helicopter bushveld dinner tours, helicopters flights & charter, game capture tours, fly-fishing tours, helicopter fly fishing tours and Spitskop dam helicopter tours all from this 4 star private game reserve