Pretoria Wedding Venue: Real Weddings – Hein & Lorette’s Golden Sunflower Wedding

Hein & Lorette – 16 April 2016

Hein and Lorette, two professionals from Pretoria, celebrated their Wedding Day at Intundla Game Lodge & Bush Spa just outside Pretoria, on a glorious autumn day in the Dinokeng Bushveld. Their love for each other blossomed like the golden yellow that radiated from the Sunflowers they chose for their wedding. Because they had the Lodge exclusively for their wedding, the bride and groom and their bridesmaids and groomsmen, could all get ready at the lodge. Watch the video for scenes of when they enter the Chapel and the couple's first dance as husband and wife.

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Kick your corporate function off on the right foot

A great corporate function doesn’t just happen, where the team relationships are built upon through effortless communication, strong bonds are formed and the team leaves as a pumped-up-dynamic-lean-cohesive-machine, ready to tackle the next project.

Be ready for the early arrivals
There will always be people that get there early – especially if they are traveling separately to the function venue.
You need to be ready to greet people as they arrive and make them feel welcome. If there is no one there for the early arrivals, they may feel like they are not important and this will affect the mood of the team.

Greet warmly
There may be many people coming but make sure you take the time and have the support to ensure that each and every arrival feels like they were expected and are welcome. Make first-contact with a warm handshake, good eye contact and use their name as you greet them.

Don’t delay with the food and drinks
Corporate Functions have an agenda and the refreshments can be dangled tantalisingly out of reach of the team with a firm do-not-touch-until-the-end. Now if your purpose is to the get the team to connect, any networking done will be stiff and formal until people have a drink in hand and some snacks on a plate. Team connections are built most effectively over food and drinks. People feel more relaxed when there is something to eat and drink and this opens the floor for great networking.

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7 Reasons to Book your next Conference at Intundla


1. Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve

Intundla Game Lodge falls within the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve area, this is the first free-roaming Big 5 residential game reserve, next to an urbanized area, in Gauteng. The last of the Big 5, the buffalo, were introduced in late 2012 and they have settled in well.

2. Location

Our Conference Venue is only 55 minutes from OR Tambo / Johannesburg and 30 minutes from Pretoria, surrounded by nature, Intundla is the perfect combination of business and bush.

3. Conference Venue

We have 7 meeting rooms that can be arranged to suit your conference size and requirements. Our Conference Coordinating Team are dedicated to helping you get the maximum value from your conferencing experience at Intundla.

4. Bomas

We have 2 bomas at our lodge, one for large groups and another for more intimate groups. This is the perfect place to unwind after a long day of conferencing. The Boma is also perfect for our famous Potjiekos Competitions.

5. Team Building

The Game Lodge grounds are ideal for all sorts of Team Building activities like Treasure Hunts, Survivor, Adventure Games and all out-door Team Building Exercises that require plenty of space and fresh air. Next to the lodge is a stunning lake that is perfect for water based Team Building Activities like our famous Raft Building and Canoe Races.

6. Spa

This is our own little hidden gem where you can truly experience peace and tranquility while relaxing and detoxing in magnificent natural surroundings. Make this part of your Conference or Team building package and see how much more effective your Team can be!

7. Birds

Intundla is a Birder Friendly Venue, and we cater to the specific needs of birders. We are also a responsible Tourism establishment and support BirdLife South Africa' strategic objective of conserving wild birds and their habitats.

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