Venue Hire

Venue Hire

Would you like to host an event that will stay in your guests memory for a long time, why not have a rooftop party under the beautiful Durban skies. We have created a unique and comfortable enviroment for anyone to come and enjoy, from birthday parties to product launches our venue can accommodate most of your needs. Happy Hippo Durban

We can accommodate up to 250 people for a standing event (such as live music events), or 100+ people seating, but additional tables would need to be hired. We do not have catering facilities at Happy Hippo but if you are interested in food platters, we can easily organize and order for you. Similarly, you can hire your own catering company for your event. We have several picnic tables and umbrella’s available, the bar area is covered and has a small private mezzanine level. We have secure parking for up to 12 vehicles (subject to availability) and can look at additional security for street parking. You are welcome to decorate the venue as you please.

We are located just before the left turn to uShaka Marine World on Mahatma Gandhi Road. Dont want the hassle of getting home? We offer a variety of accommodation styles for those wanting to spend the night.

Please note that terms and conditions will apply. Speak to us when inquiring.

Gold Package: R25,000
Not satisfied with having to stop your function early. Want to eliminate drink driving? Then this is the package for you. You will get to use the whole building, including our 65 beds and parking garage, rooftop and bar. This allows you to relax in the knowledge that your guests will be safe and happy whilst enjoying your special event with you.

Silver Package: R10,000
If you do not need the accommodation and you would like exclusivity of the rooftop, the Silver package will fulfil your needs.

Bronze package: R3500 (50+people/R2500 (less than 50 people)
This is our basic package which gives you the venue and bar staff for your function. As we are a lodge our guests must be allowed to use the bar facilities. This package gives you the bar facilities until 23H00.



Happy Hippo have various packages specially designed for your function to make it a really memorable affair.

Download our brochure for all the details.


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