Location type

Large, thatched room space which can accommodate up to 30 people, tiled flooring, private toilet facilities. Set in a spacious paved area with trees, suitable for teatime and break away meeting groups.

Event type

Organisational meetings, talks, lectures, training courses and workshops. No decorations (including sticking anything to walls), draping or music allowed.

Location Character

Homely and welcoming with thatched roof, wood frame windows.


Self-catering, food should be ready-made as there are no cooking facilities. No fires, braais or gas fires are permitted.

Kitchen facilities

Small, with domestic fridge, single sink.

The Garden is a Bin Free zone, please take your refuse home and recycle it.

Tables and chairs

Small, with domestic fridge, single sink.

The garden is a Bin Free zone, please take your refuse home and recycle it.

Linens, drapes, crockery, cutlery, glasses etc.

20 litre urn, 10 water jugs x, 50 x glasses, 50 x cups & saucers (bring own teaspoons and tablecloths)

Access to garden

Hiring fee does not include entry into the Garden.  This needs to be arranged separately.

  • Hours of use 8.00 – 18.00, during normal Garden hours
  • Setup from 8.00 on day of event
  • Clean-up immediately following event
  • Washing up of cups/saucers/glasses is provided, however the hirer undertakes to ensure that the facility is clean and tidy following use.

Meeting/Conference amenities

  • Pull up free-standing screen for presentations (projector not provided)
  • Stand for flip chart (bring own paper and pens)


  • In main parking area, with car guard services
  • Venue has private entrance from parking area

Fee structure

  • Flat rate of R3 500 per day
  • R1 000 deposit secures booking, with the balance to be paid a minimum of 7 days prior to the event date.
  • R1000 is refundable providing there are no damages or breakages, the venue is properly clean and the terms.
  • Failure to do so will result in automatic cancellation.
  • Venue hire contract and terms & conditions apply.

For bookings:
Tel.: +27(0)86 100 1278
E-mail: Sisulugarden@sanbi.org.za

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