aha River Place Lodge offers a host of beautiful venues and delicious menus for your corporate function, including: product launches, awards dinners, charity drives, year-end functions or family days.
From a 3-course jazz luncheon to an executive boma spit-braai or family day year-end party, you can do it all in style at aha River Place Lodge.
Just 20 minutes from the key centres of Fourways/Bryanston and Centurion/Pretoria East, we are conveniently central and offer special accommodation rates for those that wish to stay over-night.
Venues include a couple of fully-equipped conference rooms, a riverside restaurant, rock boma, poolside venue, sprawling lawns and indigenous gardens – all in 18 hectares of a picturesque mountain valley estate.
Venues at River Place
al Fiume Riverside Restaurant
Italian for ‘at the river’ – al Fiume has all the ingredients for a great restaurant: a beautiful setting with a shady wooden deck built around indigenous tress on the banks of the Hennops River and a restaurateur with a passion for food and outstanding levels of service. Stargazing evenings with our large Meade telescope and professional astronomers combined with delicious cuisine, is a “must do” (must be booked 2 days in advance).
The Serendipity Cafe Restaurant & Deck (180-250 seater) offers al fresco wining and dining in a beautiful riverside environment – includes a cocktail bar and large nomadik tent with wooden and tiled deck areas. An extensive lawn area is perfect for activities and/or family seating. Bush and river views from all areas ensure a unique party ambience. Various affordable menu options are available, including traditional braai, executive spit-braai, function platters and buffet spreads.
Built from local stone in a farmhouse style to create a uniquely beautiful venue for up to 120 delegates – includes a patio with sweeping views and a bar area.
An executive lapa-style venue for seating up to 60 cinema style, offers 270° views of the river and surrounding hills and includes a viewing deck.
A very special stone bridge across the Hennops river. Local legend says that lovers will be granted eternal love and bliss if they kiss on this bridge at sunset.
A rock-clad venue that offers traditional boma seating ideal for spit-braais or seated functions.
Family Fun Days
aha River Place Lodge offers various full-facility venues, including the popular Italian riverside restaurant al Fiume, ensuring truly unique Corporate Family Days.
The estate is set in a lush river valley with sprawling lawn areas and spectacular river views, conveniently situated just 20 minutes from Fourways (off the William Nicol Drive extension), Centurion and Lanseria International Airport.
Options for the Kids: Animal Farm, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Airbrush Tattoos, Nail Glitter Décor, Balloon Sculpting, Magicians, Jugglers, Water Slides and much more…
Today, team building is an integral part of many conferences. It’s a way of reaching across cultural barriers… networking throughout departments…getting to know one’s colleagues… creating a sense of company pride and team spirit.
The facilitators we use are specialists in designing and delivering world-class team building experiences with meaningful impact.
With world-class technical facilities, a unique setting and varied terrain, a wide variety of team building activities can be accommodated at aha River Place Lodge, whether it’s adrenaline-inducing adventure, something more spiritual or just plain fun you’re after. Together with our facilitators, we will create a team building experience that’s tailored to your specific needs.
You want your conference or seminar to give delegates a different perspective, a fresh approach. You want them to consider new ways of being, thinking and doing. At aha River Place Lodge, even the cuisine reflects that approach. Catering is provided by al Fiume restaurant situated near to the conference centre. The restaurant’s outstanding food will get your delegates talking about more than just the business at hand.
Year End Function Ideas
A taste of the options available to you at our beautiful estate:
Chilled river-side, gourmet luncheon party at the impressive al Fiume Restaurant, exotic cocktails and shooters to kick off an event full of fun and laughter
Executive Spit-Braai in our exquisite River Lapa & Deck followed by Brandy/Chocolate-tasting at the unique Rock Boma with our resident Brandy Master
Family Fun Day with magicians, water slides, carousels and buskers entertain children whilst adults enjoy a spa treatment, gourmet meal and sip a chilled chardonnay
Pre-drinks and canapes on our Stone Bridge followed by a riverside Executive Picnic on our sprawling lawns with live jazz & dancing
This is just a taste of what aha River Place Lodge can do for you. We can always custom cater to your needs so book a time with any of our coordinators to come up with a tailor made package for you.