About Ollivanders Estate

Ollivanders Estate is located in Shongweni, KZN, overlooking the magnificent Shongweni Dam and Nature Reserve and is a sought after wedding and conference venue.

Here you will find peace, tranquillity and beauty in a natural African environment, only 20 minutes from Durban and 5 minutes from the Hillcrest, in the Upper Highway area.

The Estate offers two Wedding Venues. Argus, our more intimate venue, is unique in its design that’s perfect for your intimate, fairy-tale wedding; with stonewalls, and a gorgeous view over a pool and the Shongweni Dam. We know Argus will steal your heart with its quaint feel.View the Argus venues wedding information.

Emeric, is our larger venue, with a beautiful garden, it offers the perfect setting for a garden, forest, or rustic wedding.  Featuring an outdoor deck, flagstone floors and stunning views, we know Emeric will provide all you need for a bigger celebration. View the Emeric venues Wedding information. View the Emeric venues Wedding information.

Ollivanders offers both venues for hosting conferences.  With the quiet, tranquil surroundings, Ollivanders is the perfect location for a highly productive conference, team build or convention.Conferences Packages

Ollivanders offers accommodation for guests staying over, wanting a break, or attending a wedding or function. Our cottages all offer en-suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, tea and coffee making facilities, free WiFi and beautiful spacious outdoors.

Need goodnights sleep or some deep relaxation in our serene setting? Book or view our accommodation

2 Magnificent Independent Venues

Olivanders offers two completely independent venues, each one unique in its own way, both with breathtaking views over the Shongweni Valley, conservancy dam. Argus and Emeric create the perfect reception venues for an unforgettable wedding experience.

Surrounded by country gardens and tranquil scenery, Olivanders is synonymous with the best memories of our lives and provide the perfect venue for your wedding.



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Situated in the Heart of Shongweni Valley

Ollivanders Estate is a Wedding and Conference Venue located in Shongweni, KZN, overlooking the magnificent Shongweni Dam and Nature Reserve.

Ollivanders Proudly Affiliated With Happly

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Click here to embark on your journey with Ollivanders Estate and Happly, and let us make your wedding dreams a magical reality.