Idlewild Country Estate is a magnificent privately owned venue with a unique, newly built chapel overlooking the Rietvlei Nature Reserve. Idlewild Country Estate is situated on a property between Johannesburg and Pretoria, only 30 kilometers from O.R. Tambo International Airport. The venue has immaculately trimmed rolling lawns where Blesbok roam freely. Our country yet elegant style give you the feeling of tranquility and peace. This timeless space with beauty and detail at every turn is the perfect location to host your wedding.

At Idlewild, we provide the perfect setting for your wedding. This elegant countryside wedding venue offers both indoor and outdoor venue options. Wedding ceremonies can be held in our newly built chapel or in our beautiful garden. Your ceremony forms the fundamental part of your wedding day, our charming chapel is the perfect place to make your vows. Our chapel can accommodate up to 300 guests. The breath-taking natural surroundings can be admired from the chapel’s patio.

The reception area offers something truly special, the hall is a blank canvas decorated with chandeliers and a generous scattering of fairy lights for a touch of glamour. The reception hall is sure to impress all with its beautiful modern wooden furniture, layout & draping opportunities. Our venue is tailored to host between 80 and 500 people.

Our specialist in-house team of experts will guide you through every precision, ensuring that every detail falls perfectly into place on your special day. Our personalized food offerings are designed by our in-house Chef, Nduduzo Nkanbane. The menu options epitomize the rich fusion culture of South African food today, giving the traditional recipes he grew up with a modern twist and an injection of flavor.

Our promise is to create lasting memories with our understated luxury combined with exceptional service, facilities, finest catering and professionally trained staff.


Vendor Category: Wedding Venues
Price Range: Moderate
Guest Capacity: 300+
Setting: Ballroom, Garden, Farm, Country
Venue amenities: Bridal Suite, Handicap Accessible, Liability Insurance, Reception Area, Wireless Internet, Children Friendly, Pet Friendly, Chapel
Venue Service Providers: Wedding Planning, Decor, Catering, Flowers, Transport, Audio Visual, Bar , Lighting
Wedding Activities: Engagement, Rehearsals+Parties, Lobola ceremony, White wedding, Wedding night
Dietry options: Kosher, Halaal, Vegetarian, Vegan, Banting
Food and Catering: A la carte, Buffet, Cocktail Style
Religious Affiliations: Christian, Jewish, Islam, Buddhist, Hindu, Greek Orthodox, Catholic, Other
Rentals and Equipment: Tents, Dancefloors, Chairs, Tables, Cutlery, Crockery, Candles, Tablecloths, Photobooth, Food trucks, Audio visual, Couches, Helicopters & boats, Sound and Lighting
Service Staff: Waiters, Barstaff, Host & Hostess, Security, Valet Parking, Ushers, All
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Idlewild Country Estate

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

South Africa


PHONE: 082 907 0192

ADDRESS: Moonlight Road, Olifantsfontein, 1666

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