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Meetings & Incentives

While the Garden Route and Klein Karoo attract many leisure visitors, it should not be sidelined as a business tourism destination too.  The region is ideally situated for corporate getaways, whether for small business meetings and strategy sessions, or for a leisurely team building or incentive destination.  

 

Reconnect with your team, realign your company goals and objectives, and focus on your values or work on company cohesion through team building activities or fun outings to nearby adventure activities.   

Strategy session, lekgotla or bosberaad, Blackwaters River Lodge just outside Knysna has all it takes to realign your team and company goals. 

Is your team zoom’ed out?  Is effective communication a challenge?  Is it time to refocus?

Get your team ready for the tasks of the year ahead!  Meet in small groups, socially distanced and with lots of fresh air.

 

Rates advertised are per person, and ‘starting from’.  Strict Covid-19 protocols in place.

 

Strategy Session / Business Meeting Package includes:

  • Classroom set up in lounge;
  • Stationary, dataprojector and screen, flipchart, wifi;
  • Water with lemon/mint on the tables;
  • Mid-morning or -afternoon coffee/tea with savoury/sweet treat.

Optional extra’s:

  • Brunch: instead of mid-morning coffee/tea;
  • Dinner: choice of set menu or braai;
  • Zoom connection – virtual participation;
  • Additional AV equipment;
  • Photographer;
  • Outdoor yoga to start or end the day;
  • 1-hour facilitated intro / ice breakers;
  • 2-hour intro + team building;
  • Accommodation: sharing, twin beds or single occupancy;
  • Transfers from George (Airport), Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, Sedgefield;
  • etc.

 

FROM R450.00 per person

Has your team not seen each other for a while?  Have team structures changed?  Is it time to do some bonding?

From ice breakers to get to know each other to team efforts focusing on (re)building relationships, chose the goals you want to focus on to tailor-make your teambuilding or engage in different set-ups just to have a bit of fun!

 

Rates advertised are per person, and ‘starting from’.  Strict Covid-19 protocols in place.

Teambuilding packages include:

  • Choice of activities, for leisurely team-bonding; or
  • Purpose built, goal-oriented programs.
  • Mid-morning or -afternoon coffee/tea with savoury/sweet treat.

Optional extra’s:

  • Brunch: instead of mid-morning coffee/tea;
  • Dinner: choice of set menu or braai;
  • Photographer;
  • Outdoor yoga to start or end the day;
  • Accommodation: sharing, twin beds or single occupancy;
  • Transfers from George (Airport), Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, Sedgefield;
  • etc.

FROM R325 per person

There is work to be done, but also some fun to be had?  Start the day getting to know your team and each other, before sitting down to crunch those numbers.  Or get the ideas going before strategizing on your next company moves.  Mix and match, while the creative juices flow in and outside the boardroom.

 

Full day Strategy Sessions and Team Building package includes:

  • Classroom set up in lounge;
  • Stationary, dataprojector and screen, flipchart, wifi;
  • Water with lemon/mint on the tables.
  • Choice of activities, for leisurely team-bonding; or
  • Purpose built, goal-oriented programs;
  • Mid-morning and -afternoon coffee/tea with savoury/sweet treat;
  • Lunch – set menu.

Optional extra’s:

  • Brunch: instead of mid-morning coffee/tea;
  • Dinner: choice of set menu or braai;
  • Zoom connection – virtual participation;
  • Additional AV equipment;
  • Photographer;
  • Outdoor yoga to start or end the day;
  • Accommodation: sharing, twin beds or single occupancy;
  • Transfers from George (Airport), Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, Sedgefield;
  • etc.

 

FROM R895 per person

Does your strategy need a complete overhaul?  Can Marketing and Finance not be covered in one day?  Our 2-, 3- and 4-day packages boost company morale, while making headways with your corporate structure and goals. 

Want to show appreciation for your teams and loyal staff?  Do you want to share the pride and excitement of having reached your company goals?  Thank and incentivise by combining your business meeting with tailor-made programs on- and off-site.

Rates advertised are per person, and ‘starting from’.  Strict Covid-19 protocols in place.

2-day / 1-night Booster Package includes:

Conference / teambuilding:

  • 2 x (half day conference + half day team building) OR
  • 1 x full day conference + 1 x full day team building

Including:

  • Classroom set up in lounge;
  • Stationary, dataprojector and screen, flipchart, wifi;
  • Water with lemon/mint on the tables;
  • Choice of activities, for leisurely team-bonding; or
  • Purpose built, goal-oriented programs;
  • Mid-morning and -afternoon coffee/tea with savoury/sweet treat;
  • 2 x lunch:

               1 x lunch – set menu;

               1 x picnic lunch;

  • 1 x dinner:

               choice of set menu or braai;

  • 1 x accommodation:   

               Sharing (twin beds) or single occupancy.

 

3- / 4-day Booster Packages include 3rd and 4th day tailormade at additional cost (on- or off-site).

 

Optional extra’s:

  • Zoom connection – virtual participation;
  • Additional AV equipment;
  • Photographer;
  • Outdoor yoga to start or end the day;
  • Transfers from George (Airport), Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, Sedgefield;
  • Off-site activities;
  • etc.

FROM   R2,150   per person sharing;

              R2,500 single occupancy.

Terms & Conditions

  • Price per person does not include any alcoholic drinks or cold drinks, except specifically mentioned;
  • Price per person is based on a minimum of 10 people;
  • The on-site Earth & Fire Restaurant is fully licensed and NO alcohol can be brought onto the property.   Please inquire about our wine list with excellent South African wines to choose from;
  • Reservations will be held for 48 hours, subject to availability.  To confirm your booking a 50% deposit is required within these 48 hours;
  • Final confirmation of numbers attending needs to be done in writing 14 days prior to your event.  No decrease in numbers will be accepted after that.  Should numbers increase, final invoice will be based on actual number of people attending and is due upon presentation;
  • Minimum gratuity of 10% will be added to your bill and is not included in the quote;
  • Children under 12 will be charged 75% of the price per person.  Children need to be under adult supervision at all times;
  • The pool is for private use by hotel guests ONLY.  Should you wish to swim in the river, you are more than welcome to do so at your own risk.  Please bring own towels/blankets;
  • Should you wish to make use of the Mashie Golf Course kind request to bring own golfing gear, clubs and balls;
  • Please inform us with regards to any dietary requirements (allergies, vegetarian, etc.);
  • Blackwaters River Lodge as well as Earth & Fire Restaurant follow strict Covid-19 Protocols and Regulations.

For more info and bookings: +27 (0)82 771 1859 | corporate@destinationgardenroute.co.za