South African Hotels

Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort

Plot 64
White River
South Africa
Hotel Type

The Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort was initially established to host a visiting football team during the FIFA World Cup in 2010. The results of this structure are a world-class sports and training destination which is situated just before the town of White River on the right-hand side of the R40 coming from Nelspruit.

This 64-hectare property features a hotel, various conference venues, cricket fields, FIFA accredited soccer pitches, a high-performance gym as well as a training centre. This is what makes it one of the largest hotel, conference, corporate venues and sports facilities in Southern Africa and also throughout the world.

This is the ideal location for off-season training, hosting sports tournaments, conferences, functions and other sporting events. The resort is located just a few kilometres from the Mbombela World Cup Stadium as well as from the world-famous Kruger National Park in South Africa and other famous heritage sites, making it an ideal destination for a variety of travellers. As a venue, it is truly spectacular, offering indoor and outdoor facilities which can cater towards small and large groups.


Room amenities include:

  • Flat screen TV with satellite channels
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Telephone (internal calls only)
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Personal valuables safe
  • Private patio.


There are nine conference venues which can cater towards any function. A variety of team building activities can also be arranged for groups. The resort's modern conference facilities offer some of the most technologically advanced equipment available. Among others, the conference equipment includes:

  • Motorised Projection Screen
  • Data/video projector
  • Full NTSC,PAL,SECAM and HDTV video playback capability
  • VHS video player
  • DVD/CD player
  • Multi-frequency roving microphone
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Flip charts
  • Overhead projectors
  • Data lines.

Sporting Facilities

There are some world-class sporting facilities, which include, for example, action cricket and netball as well as a golf driving range and a swimming pool.

Sports facilities:

  • Action cricket and action netball
  • Indoor hockey and indoor football
  • Fully equipped gym with ground floor and upper level
  • Boxing area and free weights
  • Circuit training
  • Cardio training and stretch area
  • Treadmills, steppers, bicycles, rowers
  • Pilates and aerobics
  • Ice bath and showers
  • Two multi-purpose fields: rugby, hockey, soccer and cricket
  • Beach volleyball
  • Golf driving range
  • Obstacle course
  • Swimming pool.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Internet Access
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Terrace


Dining at Ingwenyama

The Ingwenyama Restaurant is available to cater for special occasions or functions for over 1 000 people. The restaurant is able to offer a variety of set menus, a la carte selections, buffet spreads, braais, themed evenings, buffet breakfasts and champagne breakfasts.

  • Action Cricket
  • Action Netball
  • Indoor Hockey
  • Indoor Football
  • Fully equipped gym with ground floor and upper level
  • Boxing area
  • Free weights
  • Circuit training
  • Cardio training and stretch area
  • Treadmills
  • Steppers
  • Bicycles
  • Rowers
  • Pilates
  • Aerobics
  • Ice bath and showers
  • Two Multi purpose fields - (Rugby, Hockey, soccer and cricket)
  • Cricket nets - 2 turf and 3 concrete nets
  • Paintball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Golf Driving Range
  • Cricket Pitch
  • Obstacle Course
  • Swimming Pool.
  • Abseiling & Rapp Jumping
  • Survivor Challenge
  • Archery
  • Climbing Wall
  • Obstacle Course
  • Film Making
  • T-shirt Making
  • Drumming
  • Paintball
  • Amazing Race
  • Gumboot Dancing
  • Treasure Race
  • Cluedo Dinner
  • Creative Building
  • Cocktail Competition
  • Icebreakers
  • Casino Evening
  • Raft Building
  • Game Walks
  • Mobile Massage
  • Mind Games
  • Plank Walk
  • Golf
  • Multi Soccer
  • Sumo wrestling
  • Cook offs and potjies
  • Panorama Tour
  • Fire dance show
  • Karaoke
  • Comedy shows
  • Motivational speakers
  • Industrial Theatre
  • Mechanical Bull
  • Bingo evening
  • Theme evenings.
Nearby attractions and activities
  • Sudwala Caves - the oldest known caves in the world.
  • Sudwala Dinosaur Park - life sized, scientifically accurate models of dinosaurs.
  • Croc River Enviro Park - the largest reptile park in Africa offers a touch farm, picnic spots next to the river; kiddies play area, nursery and coffee shop.
  • The Jane Goodall Institue Chimpanzee Eden - a sanctuary in the forest for rescued chimpanzees.
  • Lowveld Botanical Garden
  • Tsakani House of African Silk
  • Elmswood Furniture Showroom
  • Emnotweni Casino
  • Riverside Mall
  • Paragliding
  • Blue Moon - a unique music venue between the mountains
  • Graskop Gorge
  • Panorama Falls
  • The Pinnacle Rock
  • God's Window and Wonder View
  • Kruger National Park
  • Lisbon Falls
  • Berlin Falls
  • Bourke's Luck Potholes
  • Blyde River Canyon
  • The Three Rondawels
  • Echo Caves
  • Pilgrim's Rest
  • Forest Falls
  • Mac Mac Falls
  • The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Swadini Reptile Park
  • Swadini Retile Park
  • Hoedspruit Cheetah Breeding Project
  • Bridal Veil Falls
  • Horseshoe Falls
  • Shangana Cultural Village.

Inbubezi Conference Venue

This Conference & Sports Resort features nine conference venues and offers some of the most updated equipment available.  The Inbubezi Conference Room can accommodate 100 pax in U-Shape seating, 220 pax in Cinema style seating, 180 people in a Schoolroom style seating and 150 people for a Banquet.

Conference equipment:

  • Motorised Projection screen
  • Data / Video Projector
  • Full NTSC,PAL,Secam and HDTV video playback capability
  • VHS Video Player
  • DVD/CD Player
  • Multi Frequency Roving Microphone
  • Lapel Microphone
  • Gooseneck podium microphone
  • 8 channel audio mixing desk
  • DMX audio permanently connected Crestron Touch panel for control of all AV equipment and house lighting
  • Audio Processor with pre-set feedback reduction, limits and speaker delays, thus providing excellent audio for speech and/or show sound. 
  • Alighting system has been designed to facilitate the multi-purpose functionality of the venue.
  • Stage area fitted with 12 Parcan theatre lights with optional color gels.
  • White board and markers
  • Flipcharts
  • Overhead projectors 
  • Data lines.
Indlovu Conference Venue

Indlovu is the hotel's biggest conference venue. The room is fully air conditioned and is ideal for exhibitions, vehicle and equipment launches, gala dinners and award ceremonies. The venue can accommodate 650 delegates in classroom style seating, 900 pax cinema style and 500 people for a banquet.

Imvubu Conference Venue

Imvubu is the 2nd biggest conference venue at the hotel. This venue can accommodate up to 430 delegates in classroom style seating, 500 delegates cinema style and 400 delegates for a banquet.

Ingwe Conference Venue

Ingwe is the oldest conference venue at the hotel and features a beautiful thatched roof. The venue can seat 50 delegates in U-shape seating, 70 pax in a classroom style seating, 100 delegates cinema style and 56 people for a banquet.

Inyathi Conference Venue

Inyathi has a built in stage making it ideal for presentations. The room can seat 60 delegates in U-shape seating, 80 delegates classroom style, 100 people in cinema style and 54 people for a banquet.

Sport Lapa Conference Venue

This multipurpose venue is fully air conditioned and is ideal for dinners, events and parties. The venue can seat 80 delegates in U-shape style seating, 120 people in classroom style seating, 160 delegates cinema style and 130 diners for a banquet.

Breakaway rooms

The three breakaway rooms at the Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort are versatile and air conditioned. They can be used for board meetings and small intimate meetings. The rooms can each seat 15 delegates in U-shape seating, 27 delegates classroom style, 40 delegates in cinema style seating and 24 for private dining.

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball field

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Room service
  • Tours & Transfers on Request

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

The Resort features 6 double bedded standard rooms and 62 twin bedded rooms. A disabled room is available and all the rooms at the hotel are non-smoking. There are 3 rooms with a bath while the rest of the rooms have a shower only.

Standard Room amenities:

  • Flat Screen TV with satellite channels
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Telephone (internal calls only)
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Private patio.
Single Room R1250
Double Room R1830

Deluxe Room

Single Room R1410
Double Room R2050

Family Room

Single Room R1490
Double Room R2180

Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

South African Resident rates for Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 January - 31 December 2018 & 1 January - 31 December 2019
  • Minimum 3 nights stay required over long weekends and Peak Periods
  • Subject to availability
  • Block out dates may apply
  • Only valid for South African Residents, ID will be requested on check in

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Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort offers an airport transfer service. To receive a quote or make an airport transfer booking, please click the button below.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.344646

Longitude: 31.007906


Driving directions to the Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort from Pretoria/Johannesburg:

1. Head onto the N4 Toll road toward Nelspruit
2. Exit onto R36
3. Continue onto R539
4. Turn left onto N4. Partial toll road
5. Slight right onto N4 Nelspruit Northern Bypass
7. Turn right toward R37. Go through 1 roundabout
8. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto R37
9. Turn left onto Madiba Dr
10. Continue onto Eastern Blvd
11. Continue onto Provincial P9 or 2 Rd or the R40
12. Turn right
13. Take the 1st left
14. Turn right
15. Turn left.

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

3 Star

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