The Oyster Box

With its spectacular setting right on the beach, The Oyster Box is an exceptional venue for all things business-wise. Offering all the facilities and services expected of an international hotel, The Oyster Box manages to remain personal and intimate at the same time. The hotel’s proximity to King Shaka International Airport, the city of Durban, The Ridge and the north coast, makes it an attractive option for corporate and business visitors.

Whether it’s for a large conference or workshop or intimate meetings or seminar, our selection of venues and technology support are available to suit the exacting demands of the corporate sector as well as the individual business traveller. Five unique venues, each with its own distinctive character brings an element of individuality to even the most ordinary business event.

The Palace

The Palace All-Suite is the perfect location for your next event – whether it’s a business conference, celebratory banquet or intimate Durban beach wedding, our venue’s central location along Durban’s Golden Mile makes it the perfect destination.

This modern eventing venue with an elegant setting overlooking the swimming pool and just a few steps from the Sun Lounge, offers sprawling views over Durban’s beachfront.

The Ridge Guest Lodge

The Ridge Guesthouse offers you luxurious, yet affordable, accommodation in Richards Bay that will suit your family holiday or business trip perfectly. In true Zululand hospitality Mark and Rozy Henderson with their dedicated staff welcome you to their “home away from home” guesthouse where each guest will experience excellence with a personal touch.

Conference Room

  • Private
  • Opens onto wooden deck
  • Natural Bush views
  • Seats up to 12 people – boardroom style
  • Seats up to 20 people – cinema style

The Riverside Hotel & Spa

Conveniently located in Durban North, The Riverside Business Centre is a mere 8 minutes from the Durban CBD (6 km away), 13 minutes from Umhlanga (11 km away) and 20 minutes from King Shaka International Airport (27 km).

Easy access via the M4 offers a direct link between the Beachfront, the CBD, Umhlanga and King Shaka Airport.

The Royal Meander Boutique Guest Lodge

Meander Manor Boutique Guest Lodge has 2 up-market conference centres which seats from 10 – 75 (small venue) delegates and up to 180 delegates (large venue) with its own spacious outdoor covered area. Corporate incentives and launches can also be accommodated as well as a variety of functions including birthdays, dinner parties, weddings, luncheons etc. Guests at this KwaZulu-Natal Boutique Lodge will have access to an internet station and Wi-Fi to keep in touch with family, friends and business associates.

The Silokazis

Silokazi’s has two venues now, one being a wedding and conference venue situated in a farm of Cato Ridge, other being a cuisine restaurant, also caters for weddings, parties, conferences and boats cruises situated at Inanda dam.

The Springbok Lodge

Springbok Lodge leads the way as one of only a few Big Five conferencing venues in KwaZulu-Natal. Join us and experience it!

For the corporate visitor we offer the convenience of a fully equipped conference venue and on-site accommodation for up to 40 delegates (when sharing). Our venue represents a perfect base for strategic meetings, team building or motivational sessions. If and when required, additional accommodation can be arranged at a nearby lodge on a bed-only basis.

The Square Boutique Hotel & Spa

Conferences at The Square Boutique Hotel

State-of-the-art conference venue which can accommodate groups from ten to five hundred delegates (Banquet style seating). The venue can be divided into two, allowing for multiple functions.

The View Boutique Hotel & Spa

Business & Conferencing

Host a conference, business workshop, or prestige launch at our various conference facilities.
Choose an all-inclusive package or request a tailor-made solution for your event.

The conference centre facilities offer

Banqueting and catering
Range of catering and refreshment options
Choose from our standard conference menu or customise your own
Dietary needs can be accommodated


Overhead projector on request
Function hire available

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi with high speed internet access


Large parking facilities for big events.
70 Secure parking bays
Private security

The Zunguness

The Zunguness, an exquisite contemporary wedding and conference venue in the idyllic Midlands offers an all-inclusive experience of beauty and taste. Lush gardens, tended with care and filled with indigenous plants add to the scenic views of the Inhlosane Mountains and the surrounding vista. Rich local wildlife and natural beauty create a perfect setting for every event or even a spontaneous visit.

With a chapel, hall, accommodation and spa, your every need is taken care of without the hassle of having to travel between venues. The Zunguness offers true hospitality and a unique experience as “the home of weddings”.