Weddings & Personal Celebrations

Discover the elegance of this historical landmark in Johannesburg

Our wedding venues in Johannesburg guarantee an unforgettable experience in the quaint suburb of Illovo

Amongst the 13 venues, The Wanderers Club can offer for your personal celebrations, there are some that are especially suited for your dream wedding.

If an opulent wedding is what you desire, the Grand Ballroom with its stunning chandeliers can comfortably seat 400 guests and can provide a stage and a dance floor. If you choose to have your wedding ceremony as well as your reception at the Club, the Vista room can provide a romantic setting overlooking a lush garden with a gazebo and can seat 100 people.

Whether you choose to have your personal celebration in any of the function rooms or in the Restaurant and Terrace or in the more cosy Players Lounge, we can cater for that special birthday party, anniversary, cocktail party or bar mitzvah whether you want it small and intimate or large and elaborate, whether your guests are vegetarian, vegan, kosher, halal or just meat lovers.

The staff of the Wanderers Club are constantly striving for excellence when entertaining our valued guests and it is our top priority to provide you with the highest standards.

For further information please fill in the enquiry form or call the Wanderers Club on 011 788 5010 for one of our consultants to assist you.

Easy Access

The Wanderers Club is conveniently located close to Sandton and Rosebank. It’s perfectly situated on the Gautrain bus route and a 2km drive from the Rosebank Gautrain station making it convenient for friends and family to celebrate your special day with you.


Situated a mere 100m from The Wanderers Club, the Protea Wanderers is perfect for our wedding couple and ideally suited for out-of-town guests. The hotel offers all the amenities you would expect from a world class 4-star hotel including an in-house gym and outdoor pool with a deck. The Protea Wanderers has well-furnished rooms with a flat-screen satellite TV. The private bathrooms include a separate bathtub and shower.

Our Wedding Checklist

12 Months to go!

  • Choose a date
  • Check with us The Wanderers Club to see if the date is open
  • Personalise and order your Save the date
  • Discuss your budget
  • Create a wedding website or Facebook page and choose a tagline for the whole wedding IE – #Gibbswedding #hardywedding
  • Start to collect ideas to bring along to your first meeting with our wedding planner
  • Choose your bridesmaids, maid of honour and ask them!
  • Choose your groomsmen, best man, master of ceremonies and ask them!
  • Choose a photographer
  • Choose an engagement photoshoot date
  • Compile your guest list
  • Start making a list of the suppliers you need

10 Months to go!

  • Send out the save the dates
  • Confirm your photographer | florist | minister | musicians | videographer
  • Start dress and suit shopping and order once found
  • Choose bridal party attire and accessories
  • Organise a food tasting with our wedding planners at The Wanderers Club

8 Months to go!

  • Finalise the guest list
  • Register with a retailer for your gift registry
  • Meet with a designer to create your invites
  • Research your honeymoon ideas and go and chat to a consultant about your ideas
  • Book accommodation at The Protea Hotel for the night before the wedding and the night of your wedding