A UNIQUE WESTERN CAPE
A refined and rustic farm Western Cape wedding venue that specialises in 3 day festive weddings, that are memorable, unique, creative, fun and magical. Where families can gather and friends can celebrate. The farm buildings have been renovated to reveal the original charm and updated to provide a luxury experience where guests needs are always put first. With views of fynbos covered mountains, surrounded by trees and birdlife, with the streams and dams running through the property, De Uijlenes is a premier weddings and event venue in Gansbaai that is perfect for couples who seek rustic charm combined with a bespoke experience.
Snuggled within a stunning valley, near the seaside village of Gansbaai in the Western Cape of South Africa, you will find the totally inclusive venue, De Uijlenes. De Uijlenes is not just one of the best Western Cape wedding venues, the property has been a working stock, nut and vegetable farm for centuries while remaining in the same family for over two hundred years – since 1717. De Uijlenes is your home for gathering and celebrating with loved ones.
Be it a magical fairytale, modern-rustic affair, fun and festive, or just downright quirky wedding you are after, this Western Cape wedding venue can reflect your personalities and make your wedding totally unique to any other – Yours. De Uijlenes specialises in a three day wedding packed with festivities and quality time with your family and friends, with a full staff to cater and look after your guests while they stay in the different accommodation options on the farm. There are also self-catering options at the accommodation for those of you that like to do your own thing.
We offer a range of packages and catering options to suit your individual tastes and requirements. We have a team who love working with couples to create an unforgettable, fun wedding which will wow your guests and reach what you envision for your special day. With two equally unique and different wedding venues on the farm to choose from and surrounded by glorious countryside, our three day weddings are designed to be stress free events that focus on leaving you with quality time to spend with those you love most and creating unforgettable memories together during your time here at De Uijlenes.
If you are looking for a Western Cape wedding venue, De Uijlenes has two wedding venues to choose from with natural forest or water settings for the ceremony and a charming barn reception or Modern-rustic log cabin for the celebrations.
De Uijlenes can accommodate more than 150 guests on the farm in comfortable rooms adjacent to the wedding venues and just a short stumble away.
Stand beneath the boughs of a 200 year old oak tree in the centre of an indigenous forest full of Arum Lilly’s, while you say your vows beneath her overarching canopy. There really is no other way to say “I do”!
Discounted Rates For Winter 2024
Get married in the rain and count the many blessing that fall upon you. Getting married at a Western Cape wedding venue, you can have rain or shine at any time of the year. At De Uijlenes you can still celebrate an outdoor wedding in the winter. The forest canopy is so thick that the rain seldom penetrates to the floor. Our very own witblitz distilled onsite is sure to keep everyone warm on the inside. And who doesn’t want a dreamy winter wedding in a log cabin or barn, complete with a roaring fire place, Our venues are the perfect cosy space for a Western Cape winter wedding! The old oak is just as majestic when she sheds her leaves in the cooler months. With the brasiers burning and the sherry flowing, your guests will be toasty warm at a Forest ceremony before moving up to the Old Barn for the party. Out of season rates are valid for all weddings booked for the months of June, July & August 2024