Merops Wedding & Conference Venue is named after the lovely bird, the white-fronted bee-eater (Merops bullockoides). The African-inspired venue is located 16 km east of Pretoria. It is the perfect destination for a nature-loving couple as well as corporate clients seeking a venue that's just outside the hustle and bustle of the city.

What other people say

"Their dedication, friendliness, hard work is beyond what anyone can ask for. Thank you very much for rendering the service you are called for!"


about us


The venue offers splendid views and a natural dam with indigenous gardens and birdlife (beautiful photo opportunities) - if you are lucky, you might spot our bee-eater feathered-friend that flies by for a visit now and then.


Merops is situated about an hour's drive from OR Tambo International, Wonderboom, and Lanseria, making it easy for people to join from all over the country.


We have the facilities to host just about any event you can think of - business meetings, workshops, birthday or graduation parties, product launches, and other special events. Our venue is ideal for groups who don’t want to travel too far to escape the busy pace of city life.

what we offer


Wedding ceremonies can be held in our chapel, small hall, or outdoor area. All provide the perfect setting to host an intimate, rustic-themed ceremony with a beautiful atmosphere.


Our large hall can seat up to a 120 guests at round tables for your reception or main event. It can be beautifully decorated to suit your theme and includes a bar area. *Cash bar and barman on the day of the main event is an additional cost.

We offer tables with tablecloths, chair covers, napkins, crockery, glassware, cutlery, and silver underplates (33cm), silver ice buckets & stands. *Centerpieces and flowers are not included.


Keep your guests happy, fed, and satisfied. We offer a kitchen, braai, and spit-braai facilities. *Please ask about our buffet or spit catering options and recommendations. 

We have two staff members on site from 07:00 - 17:00 to assist with your needs. *To make use of their services from 17:00 - 24:00 is an additional cost.


Don't forget the music for your event! You can hire our recommended DJ for your main event.


Don't let the stress of guests driving late at night worry you!


Book private accommodation for your closest friends and family. We offer accommodation for a maximum of 21 guests (three rooms and three chalets).

Bed and Breakfast option available. *R440 per person | R825 per couple sharing

We also have a camping terrain with ablution facilities (2 showers and 4 toilets)


weekend packages

Extend your wedding and make your big day a memorable weekend. Merops offers the perfect setting for a weekend wedding or function away. We only host one wedding or function per weekend to ensure you and your party exclusivity. Our DIY packages (self-catering) start at R18 500.


An all-inclusive weekend wedding venue to fit your budget. Host a weekend wedding or function for 60 guests from Friday 13:00 - Sunday 13:00 for R45 000. *T&Cs apply

Full-day venue package

Hire the entire venue for one full day. *Includes accommodation for 21. 

R12 100

Half-day venue package

Hire the entire venue for one full day. *Includes accommodation for 21. 

R7 700

*These prices exclude refundable breakage deposit, gas levy and camp terrain.

*For more information on the Terms & Conditions, availability, and more please contact us directly.


contact us

Lizané van den Berg

Marketing & Reservations

+27 71 382 8579 


Sean Host

Request viewing 

+27 78 291 9410  


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