A natural Paradise for your special function

Functions at Grootbos

The spectacular location coupled with superb service and an impressive range of recreational activities make Grootbos Private Nature Reserve the ultimate function destination.


A wedding at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is guaranteed to fulfil your fantasies of this special day. Located in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, between mountain and sea, you cannot find a more natural setting to embrace your love for one another.

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The natural setting and tranquil environment at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, lends itself to a creative and productive conference getaway. We can cater for groups from 10-60 delegates and provide the perfect escape from the busy city environment.

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Grootbos Foundation and global recognition

Grootbos is a world leader in sustainable tourism and has been awarded some of the highest international accolades possible, making us one of only a handful of lodges to achieve this.

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At Grootbos we celebrate and conserve the natural beauty of South Africa. Become immersed in the natural world with our unique experiences and indulge in unparalleled luxury at our breathtaking lodges and villas.

We welcome South Africans and invite you to experience Grootbos with our special offer.

What's new at Grootbos - New Garden Lodge and Florilegium

The last year has been a busy one at Grootbos. We rebuilt our beloved Garden Lodge entirely and re-opened it in April 2022. We also officially launched the Grootbos Florilegium - Africa's first contemporary florilegium - which is a collection of botanical illustrations created by local and international artists, depicting the charismatic plants found on our reserve and the surrounding regions.

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