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This week in our Rondekuil Venues photography series, we feature Suzette Vorster. Suzette is another very talented Cape Town photographer who is the owner at Kiekieme Photography. Suzette Vorster is a Cape Town based photographer with experience in weddings, portraiture and events. Suzette says: ‘Watching people living through meaningful and…
This week in our Rondekuil Venues Wedding Photography series, we feature talented photographer Jo-Ann Stokes. Jo-Ann was born in England and moved to South Africa as a child. She was fortunate enough to explore many parts of South Africa as her Dad was a traveller at heart and he also…
This week in our Rondekuil Venues Wedding Photography series, we feature Cape Town wedding photographer Mark Engelbrecht. Mark has been providing fine-art wedding images in Cape Town, the Winelands and the West Coast for close on 25 years. He has also been commissioned to shoot International Destination Weddings in Mauritius,…
Over the years we’ve seen some magical weddings here at our Rondekuil Venue in Durbanville just outside Cape Town. These events are truly special and a very important day in people’s lives. It comes down to the photographer to capture the moments of the day and when they get it…
This week we feature Anné Gray, a very talented Cape Town photographer who shot a beautiful wedding here at Rondekuil Venues in Durbanville. Anné Gray photographed the fairytale wedding of Campbell and Shelley. This is what she had to say about the delightful couple and their wedding: Campbell and Shelley…
This week we feature Elizma Hayman, another very talented photographer from Cape Town. Elizma photographed the colourful wedding of Heidi & Ludwig here at our versatile venue of Rondekuil Venues. Elizma said of the day: “We had a perfect day for photos…especially when the sun was setting. Rondekuil is a…
Just recently married in May this year, Ruan and Lieze Beneke have come to stay in the Rondawel on Rondekuil Estates for a few months while they await the transfer of the purchase of their new home which they bought in Aurora. Ruan is originally from the Free State ,and…
It was a lovely Spring day at Rondekuil Estates when Lucy and Bertus exchanged their wedding vows on the lawns overlooking the rolling hillside surrounding the farm. Their reception was held in our venue, where 60 guests, comprising family and friends joined them. Lucy and Bertus met 3 years ago…
Our Egyptian Geese, Maude and Marvin are back on the bottom dam again with their clutch of new chicks. This year they only hatched 6 chicks, but we are glad to report that the entire family are doing well, and the chicks are growing bigger by the day. They’re two…
PET FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION for the KUSA NATIONAL BREED SHOW Each year, the Kennel Union of South Africa hosts the “KUSA Nationals Breed Show”, and this year it was held in Durbanville on the 31st of May and the 1st of June. Because Rondekuil Estates offers pet friendly accommodation, we were…
After a few days of rain, the sun came out for the colourful wedding of Luthando and Thamali who shared their vows with each other in front of 41 friends and family at the Rondekuil Venue on Friday, the 27th of June. Dressed in her wedding gown, Thamalie was stylish,…
We were delighted when the prestigious brand of KPMG booked our venue facility to host their Team Building day for their Audit Department. The entire department had been working very hard over the past few weeks to meet important deadlines, and KPMG wanted to reward their hard working staff by…
It’s hard to believe that this popular choice for accommodation at Rondekuil was once a farm water reservoir. Filled with water, and used as a water source for cattle and horses. Today, the Rondawel on Rondekuil, boasts an authentic African theme, which creates an atmosphere of warmth and tranquillity enjoyed…
Shelley and Campbell enjoyed their Vintage Themed wedding at Rondekuil Estates on Saturday, the 26th April 2014. They have been dating for the past 18 months, and originally met each other through their mothers – their mothers are very good friends. On their one year anniversary as a couple, Campbell…
Once a year, the Cape Town Flight Training Centre host their “Solo and Wings Party”Held by the Cape Town Flight Training Centre. The training centre was originally conceptualised by Finley Smith, 10 years ago, who is himself, an aerobatic pilot. Since then, the business has grown from strength to strength,…
Rondekuil is well-known and loved as a wedding and function venue, but fewer people are aware of our excellent self-catering accommodation options at the same location. What makes Rondekuil unique is that we have such an interesting variety of places to stay – each with their own style. We like…
The 160 Blue Gum trees which line the entrance drive to the Rondekuil Country Estate were planted over 100 years ago, long before “alien vegetation” became a buzz word within our society. These Blue Gum Trees have become an emblem to our estate, and warmly welcome visitors as they enter…
It was a lovely summer’s day when Tanya Kotze and Paul Van Tonder shared their wedding with 62 of their friends and family at Rondekuil Country Estate on Saturday the 1st of March. A vintage 1931 Ford delivered the radiant bride to our venue on time, and everyone was buzzing…
How wonderful to see the first of our winter rains today, refreshing everything around us. Just after a bout of lighting, thunder and pouring rain, we dressed warmly, and took the dogs down to the river at Rondekuil for their walk. The wet grass and colder weather didn’t dampen their…
Look closely at a few wedding photos taken at our Rondekuil function venue and you’ll notice that most of them will in some way feature this American 1930s style tram. Spot the “Pacific Electric” lettering as couples dreamily lean against the outside panel or pose on the seating inside the…
In 2008 the new owners of Rondekuil introduced four ”Blue of Ham” rabbits onto the farm and since then, we have been fortunate to have free roaming rabbits hopping about the estate, enchanting and entertaining our guests and any other visitors. Our rabbits are predominantly the slate grey colour, some…
Mid-summer at Rondekuil Country Estate offers a distinctive and unique experience to our guests. The days are long and lazy, the air is dry and warm and the peace and tranquility experienced all play a part in creating a memorable getaway experience. The green landscape enjoyed during our winter months…
Each year, around spring time, we are privileged to be home to a breeding pair of Blue Cranes. They roost in the top field after the wheat has been harvested, and over the years have always hatched two chicks each season. As the spring and summer months go by, I…
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The Staff Christmas Party held within the Conference Venue at the Rondekuil Country Estate, was a very merry and cheerful occasion for the staff, residents and owners alike. Everyone arrived while the sun was silently sliding away behind the historical Durbanville hills, and seized the opportunity to enjoy sun-downers…
The warm South Easter winds died down for the dawning of an exciting 2012, and our first day of the year at RONDEKUIL was warm, with beautiful sunshine to be enjoyed by everyone. Visitors, residents, staff and owners all spent a relaxing day appreciating our wonderful summer weather, whilst pondering…
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For the past five years, Maude and Marvin, a pair of Egyptian Geese, have used the “bottom” dam at the RONDEKUIL COUNTRY ESTATE to breed and hatch their chicks, and this year was no exception. Five healthy chicks were born the beginning of December, and due to diligent attention…
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Rondekuil is located on a farm in a wine grape and grain growing area, some 11km from Durbanville and 28km from Cape Town. At this time in winter the countyside is a lush green, where lands have been planted to wheat, oats or canola. Wineyards are of course represented…
A barn located on the “werf” at Rondekuil is currently being converted into a multi-purpose venue. There are wonderful views from the barn: to the north-west is Koeberg Hill covered with vineyards and with lands being grazed by dozens of cattle, while to the south-west one has an iconic view…