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Situated just 45 minutes outside Johannesburg, Emerald Resort & Casino’s venues provide the perfect setting to host your ideal wedding. The Resort lies in a natural river location with beautiful gardens that provide a romantic picturesque backdrop, allowing for photographs that will create lasting memories.

Plan the fairy-tale wedding that you’ve always dreamed of with us. Allow our staff to tailor-make your special day according to your budget, guest number and needs.

Select from our variety of venues to host your perfect wedding:

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View Kilimanjaro Venue


Kilimanjaro has been designed to reflect an African ambiance with a capacity range that can accommodate up to 160 guests in a banquet style, ideal for a wedding reception. There is also the option to have cocktails just outside this room. We will arrange it to best suite the style of festivities. Equipment such as a screen and PA system can be provided on request.

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River Resort Conference Venue

Overlooking the breath taking view of the Vaal River, this intimate and secluded venue is ideal for a small party. In close proximity to the River Resort Chalets, your guests can even stay over for the night. This venue can cater from 60 guests’ banquet style, suitable for a small and intimate wedding celebration with fewer numbers of guests.

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Event Arena

Spanning an enormous 3996m2, this is largest venue of its kind in the Vaal area. The Event Arena is perfect for larger wedding receptions catering up to 1500 people banquet style and can also be set-up to your most specific requirements and needs.

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Liquid Lounge

A river cruise wedding is ideal for small boat weddings to create lasting memories. The Houseboat is the first luxury 120 seater houseboat of its kind to grace the Vaal River and comes fully laden with home-style necessities and friendly staff to attend to your every whim. Rent a luxury houseboat and dazzle your guests on your special day.

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View Gazebo


Set-up is suitable for stunning wedding ceremonies. This option can seat up to 200 guests and overlooks the tranquil Vaal River.

View Game Park Lapa

Game Park Lapa

Ideal for a unique and rustic outdoor wedding. We arrange the venue according to specific to our clients’ requirements and needs. The venue’s availability is also weather dependant.

View River Boma

River Boma

Also situated on the lush banks of the Vaal River, the venue caters for up to 100 guests. The venue can be set-up in banquet or cocktail style with the option to host outdoor wedding.

*Optional extra:
Marquee: Tent can be hired in only when requested.

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