We offer many different services. Please look these over and make contact with us should you have any queries or questions.
Religious / Christian
During the week Sikelele is open to religious leaders, pastors, and priests to fast and meditate. This service is donated to the leaders free of charge and with God’s Blessings.
Our facilities caters for large groups of school children and college students to get away and study for the purposes of catching up on any interruption in the school year due to unforeseen circumstances, boot camp type study or workshops and play rehearsals .
Our hall can accommodate up to 240 students and the seating can be arranged in either groups or cinema format. The grounds provide plenty of space and diversity to accommodate relaxation activities between sessions as well as swimming, hiking, river activities, games room and a tuck shop.
The sports field is large enough to accommodate various sporting activities. The hall is large enough to accommodate indoor activities such as karate, judo etc. The venue however does not provide mats, goal posts or nets, or sporting equipment so please bring your own.
A professional safety and or medical officer must accompany sporting groups.
Sikelele’s facilities are inducive to both workshops/seminars as well as team building. Sikelele can arrange for teambuilding through their association with Battlefield Live SA or will work with your own appointed team-building company to ensure the groups comfort.
Our hall can accommodate up to 250 people and the facilities can be arranged in either groups or cinema format.
Celebrations, events & launches
Our great hall can accommodate up to 250 people and the facilities can be arranged in either groups or cinema format.
We will work with your event coordinators and caterers. Sikelele does not do catering or decorating for any event personally.
We have an indoor chapel as well as outdoor areas where an outdoor event can be catered for. We will work with your wedding planners and caterers who can have the use of our kitchen and cooking facilities by prior arrangement which is equipped with gas stoves, walk-in-fridge, deep freezer, pots & pans. (Drying towels and cleaning equipment not provided). Sikelele does not do catering or decorating! We will work with your event planner to achieve the ultimate result.
There are beautiful photo opportunity areas down at the river, the dam and with the Magaliesburg as the backdrop to capture this special day.
Sikelele caters for the camper who wants to break away and explore the beauty and diversity of the Magaliesburg. Braai areas are available for self catering, or you can have all meals provided by prior arrangement.
We have conference facilities that are available either as a separate requirement or as part of your booking. Please make enquiries as to room availability.
In order to make your stay hassle free, we provide certain basic equipment for hire such as:
- Overhead projector
- Digital/data projector
- Projector screen
- Sound system
Our kitchen is available should you prefer to do your own catering.
GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
- We reserve the right to accept more than one group at a time. Should you wish to book the whole retreat centre the minimum charge will be for 150 people.
- We will need to know the minimum number of beds you will require and will reserve these beds for you. Should the size of your group increase, please contact us urgently to request additional accommodation and we will do our best to help you out.
Please note: You will be expected to pay for the number of beds you have booked. We cannot give credit for non-arrivals.
- You will need to bring your own toiletries, swimming towels, sports equipment, sound & projection equipment. You will also need to bring your own bedding and towels unless you have pre-booked linen.
- Alcohol policy: No alcohol is allowed on the property.
- Pets are not allowed.
- Radios are restricted to meeting halls.
- We have an outdoor activities course on site. Please enquire when booking about the use of this with our or with your own facilitator.
SAFETY & MEDICAL
Communications and Facilities
While we are out in the base of the mountains, we have the basic communications facilities. Cell phone reception is not too good, and we have no landline. Our communication is via a radio, laptop connection to the internet, and in cases of emmergencies, we can access cell reception just outside of the camp site on top of the hill.
How far is Sikelele from the closest town?
Sikelele is approximately 28 kms from Magaliesberg town itself, where we get our general supplies and stocks. We are approximately 45 kms from Rustenburg.
Sikelele has a helipad should there be an emergency that requires transporting to hospital.