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Address: 1 Langhorne Lane, Harare 04, Zimbabwe
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+263 71 233 3965

Raintree is a true paradise hidden away in the Umwinsidale Valley. The...

Raintree is a true paradise hidden away in the Umwinsidale Valley. The property has been developed into a unique up market venue providing an ideal setting for any event, from weddings to corporate and private functions. This breathtaking venue maximizes on the best that any venue has to offer with pine forests, landscaped gardens and sweeping lawns that roll down to meet the Umwinsi River which is a clear water stream that cascades over a granite rock waterfall to settle in an idyllic pool below.

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Needs one final touch

This place is totally worth $5. It is beautifully kept and the sound of the water is so serene. has plenty benches to sit, enough space for a picnic and some quiet areas to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saleha P
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is totally worth $5. It is beautifully kept and the sound of the water is so serene. has plenty benches to sit, enough space for a picnic and some quiet areas to get lost in a book. They could add a couple more swings on the other trees as there is only one at the moment. The final... More 

Thank Saleha P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a few friends and had a BBQ. It was very pleasant, peaceful and very nice gardens. Very relaxing and enjoyable.

Thank Anthony G
Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Raintree is an amazing venue, with a river flowing through. Its garden with a manicured lawn looks out of a fairy tell book, it is truly enchanting. You can either book it for a venue where to organize weddings or events, or just spend a day there picniking. I would recomend it for people who look for an outing in... More 

Thank Stefyoliviero
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

I attended a wedding here in December. The venue was beautiful, the grounds are so well maintained and make a beautiful backdrop for photographs. The photographer took a lot of photos on the rocks by the river which was a stunning location. I don't know what other events they cater to but you couldn't ask for a prettier location. The... More 

Thank 55natty
Harare, Zimbabwe
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164 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Nice venue for big functions...immaculate landscape... But you have to bring everything for set up...

Thank DzivaSambiri
Harare, Zimbabwe
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53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

On Saturday the 27th August I had the joy and privelage of conducting a wedding at Raintree. The venue is stunning, typical riverbank trees & well rounded rocks in the stream, the lawns were well trimmed & the shrubs cared for. A great venue for multiple types of events. The only thing that could be a problem is the number... More 

1 Thank Dan I
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Beautiful serene environment. Great for weddings and business functions. I attended a wedding as well as a business function. Enjoyed the quietness and calmness. Beautiful venue

Thank Judith G
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We had a baby shower picnic at Raintree and it was so peaceful and serene. The spot we chose was kind of hidden and that added to the allure of the event. We sat on blankets and used some of the benches available. The place was clean. I will definitely host another function at Raintree.

1 Thank ruzivo g
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Oh my! This is the most amazing place for picnics they charge $5 per person entry..great place to be and as for weddings this i tell you is the best by far place for weddings...the owner Ian is a great host...what a place

3 Thank Devo Z
Harare, Zimbabwe
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We come here so often its just so beautiful and peaceful! Always a lovely fun time with the whole family and the picnic by the river. Just perfect! Thank you for sharing the beauty with us all! Much appreciated!

1 Thank Ave O

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