Events / Weddings / Functions / Conferences

Whichever venue you choose, rest assured that Gulu Private Resort is dedicated to providing an unforgettable experience tailored to your needs and preferences.

Gulu Private Resort: Your Ultimate Event Destination

Our onsite bar boasts a comprehensive selection of the most popular beverages. Should you have specific preferences, we're more than happy to accommodate your requests. Just let us know, and we'll ensure it's available for your selected day/s.

Each of our four uniquely designed venues offers different capacities and seating options. Choose between our wooden tables or round tables to suit your event's style and requirements. If you need additional tables and chairs, we're here to assist. Kindly note that extra costs may apply due to our distinctive oregon pine furniture.

We understand that celebrating special occasions can be costly. That's why we strive to make it as easy and affordable as possible for our valued guests. Enjoy the freedom to personalize your event with your own décor, flowers, set-up, break-down, and even catering in selected venues. Embrace the luxury of flexibility and creativity as you bring your unique vision to life in our exquisite spaces. At Gulu Private Resort, we're dedicated to providing an exceptional experience that exceeds your expectations. Let us be your partner in creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

A little more about our venues

The Reception - Introducing the enchanting venue nestled along the tranquil riverbanks of the Gulu River where every moment is a celebration of nature's splendor and timeless elegance.

Step into a realm of rustic charm and serene beauty, where the warm embrace of wood and the gentle murmur of the river create an ambiance of pure magic. As you enter, you're greeted by the grandeur of the New Zealand Christmas Tree, adorned with its vibrant red bottlebrush flowers, casting a spell of festive delight in December and January.

Within these walls lies a treasure trove of stories, embodied by the meticulously crafted Oregon pine wood furniture, each piece carrying a tale waiting to be unraveled. With a capacity to host up to 100 guests, the venue embraces an intimate atmosphere, accentuated by long wooden tables that beckon to be adorned with laughter and shared memories.

At the heart of the venue stands a marvel of design—a bar that transcends time, evoking echoes of the ancient stone ages, where libations flow freely, and conversations weave through the fabric of time.

Our culinary artisans, whether from our in-house brigade of qualified chefs or esteemed external talents, curate delectable menus that tantalize the palate and elevate every occasion to a gastronomic journey of delight. From weddings to grand year-end celebrations, birthdays, and conferences, this haven caters to every festivity with unparalleled grace and flair.

Embrace the simplicity of planning with our packages, starting from R1,680 per hour for a minimum of 4 hours, extending to a maximum of 8 hours. This offering encompasses everything you need for a seamless event—from cutlery and crockery to attentive staff, solar electricity, and the ethereal glow of fairy lights that adorn the space.

Join us as we embark on a voyage of enchantment and celebration amidst the timeless allure of our riverside sanctuary. Welcome to a world where every moment is a masterpiece, and memories are etched in the heart forever. 

The Chapel / Glass venue -Welcome to our panoramic paradise, where the serenity of the Gulu river meets the boundless expanse of open skies—a haven of joy and celebration awaiting your arrival.

Perched majestically overlooking the tranquil Gulu river, our 180-degree glass venue beckons with its seamless fusion of indoor comfort and outdoor splendor. At the forefront, expansive green lawns invite playful revelry, while the rear deck offers captivating vistas of the flowing river, setting the stage for unforgettable moments amidst nature's embrace.

Ideal for those seeking the perfect blend of indoor-outdoor ambiance and ample space, our venue is a playground for joyous occasions, particularly suited for bachelorettes, bachelors, kiddies functions, and intimate outdoor weddings catering to smaller groups of up to 60 guests.

Here, every corner is alive with the laughter and excitement of little ones darting in and out, weaving through the venue with unbridled joy, creating a tapestry of cherished memories.

Indulge in the simplicity of planning with our flexible pricing structure, starting from R150 per head for a minimum of 15 guests, and R120 per head for larger gatherings. Our offerings include all the essentials for a seamless event, from cutlery and crockery to a well-appointed bar and fridge freezer, ensuring your every need is met with effortless grace.

Welcome to a world where every celebration is a symphony of joy, and every gathering is an ode to life's precious moments. Welcome to our riverside sanctuary, where memories are made and hearts are forever intertwined.

The Braai Lapa - Welcome to our haven of relaxation and rustic charm, where the allure of nature intertwines with the joy of shared moments—a sanctuary for intimate gatherings and cherished celebrations amidst the whispering trees and gentle breeze.

Nestled within a secluded enclave, our venue offers a haven of tranquility and privacy, providing the perfect backdrop for those seeking an intimate escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With two inviting braai areas, a well-equipped kitchen, and spacious bathrooms, every element is crafted to ensure your comfort and convenience.

Step onto the expansive deck, where the boundaries between indoor and outdoor blur, inviting you to bask in the dappled sunlight filtering through the canopy of trees. Here, amidst the rustling leaves and birdsong, you'll find a space that feels like home—a place where laughter echoes and memories are born.

Designed for gatherings that cherish the bonds of family and friendship, our venue is the ideal setting for baby showers, year-end functions, and private get-togethers where every moment is infused with warmth and joy.

Savor the simplicity of planning with our flexible pricing options, starting from R180 per head for intimate gatherings of 15 or fewer guests, and scaling down to R140 per head for larger parties of up to 50 guests. Our comprehensive offerings include everything you need for a seamless event—from cutlery and crockery to attentive staff, fairy lights, and the essential spices and equipment for a memorable braai experience. Plus, wood, blitz, and charcoal are provided, ensuring your fireside festivities are fueled with ease.

With a minimum hire of 4 hours and a maximum of 8 hours, immerse yourself in a day of carefree celebration and connection, as you create cherished moments in the embrace of our secluded retreat.

Welcome to a space where time stands still, and every gathering is a testament to the beauty of togetherness. Welcome to our sanctuary in the woods, where memories are made and hearts find solace amidst the tranquil embrace of nature.

The Conference room -  Our conference room offers a picturesque setting alongside the tranquil river, providing a serene backdrop for productive meetings and gatherings.
Benches outside ensure delegates can enjoy refreshing coffee and tea breaks amidst the natural beauty of our surroundings.

Package Inclusions:

Standard rate: R550.00 per person per day.
Comprehensive offerings tailored to meet the needs of most conferences: Coffee, tea, and juice available throughout the day.
Two bottles of still or sparkling water provided per delegate.
Cordials and nibbles for refreshment breaks.
Homemade sweet and savory treats to tantalize the taste buds.
Light lunch served with a beverage of choice.
One book and pen per person for note-taking.
Complimentary WIFI and solar electricity for uninterrupted connectivity.

Additional Services: 

Optional add-ons available at extra cost: Data projector and sound system for presentations.
Microphone for enhanced communication.
Extra snacks to keep energy levels up.
Accommodation packages with special rates, including breakfast.


We are committed to meeting your specific requirements. If there's anything else you need for your event, please don't hesitate to let us know, and we'll ensure it's provided on the day.
Booking Information:

We are excited to welcome you to Gulu Private Resort for your next event. Contact us to discuss your needs and secure your booking today.
We look forward to hosting your next event at Gulu Private Resort.

Venue Features:

Each venue offers a unique atmosphere and amenities tailored to different occasions.
Amenities include braai areas, kitchens, bathrooms, spacious decks, and scenic surroundings.

Suitable Events:

Venues cater to various events, including baby showers, year-end functions, weddings, and private gatherings.
Ideal for intimate and private functions, as well as larger celebrations with up to 100 guests.


Minimum 4-hour hire with additional hourly rates.
Pricing varies based on the number of guests and ranges from R150 to R180 per head.
Generators are available on standby if needed, with costs deducted from the security deposit.


Venues can be hired from 08:00 am till 21:00 pm, providing ample time for festivities.

Terms and Conditions:

Rates and policies are subject to terms and conditions.
Prices may differ for weddings or functions with specific demands.

Please download our wedding and function packages for 2024 below. 

Download Wedding & Function Packages pdf