If you’re wanting a memorable way to say ‘I do’ and looking for a backdrop full of adventure, then why not consider tracking predators, scaling mountains and experiencing the real Hakuna Matata standing on the sweeping plains of Africa.
Just a fourteen hour plane ride away, Africa is full of amazing culture, wildlife and surroundings. The perfect place for animal lovers, adventure junkies or those who simply want an experience they’ll never forget. Africa offers a wide range of locations and activities for your destination wedding and honeymoon. South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya are just some of the incredible destinations available.
Africa is home to a number of beautiful and exotic wildlife parks, each with its own speciality and spectacular views. Your wedding can still be intimate and stylish but also unique.
Here are five great picks we’ve found: Camp Jabulani
If it’s elephants you’re after, Camp Jabulani could be just the place for you. Stay in one of their luxury suites while you and your partner exchange vows witnessed by their herd of elephants. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
If elephants aren’t your thing, enjoy the luxury and natural beauty of the award winning Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Situated on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater and home to numerous animals, this could be the perfect place for your destination Safari wedding. Take a game drive down the crater and picnic with the wildlife or stay and say ‘I do’ over-looking the Serengeti.
Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve
Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve is located in the South-Western section of the Kruger National Park, South Africa and is home to the big five (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant) as well as various other wildlife. Sabi Sabi offers award winning accommodation as well as a number of amazing bush locations for your special day. Ngala Safari Lodge
Ngala Safari Lodge offers a wide range of safari activities and an unforgettable experience. Celebrate your nuptials with a banquet on the banks of the Timbavati River or take a night game drive and catch a glimpse of the Ngala reserves famous predators. Serena Mountain Lodge
Serena Mountain Lodge, Kenya, stands amongst the forest of Kenya’s highest mountain, Mount Kenya. Make your wedding unforgettable by having a traditional Kikuyu wedding with local chief, dancers and choir or a forest wedding with a spectacular mountain backdrop. Take a helicopter tour of the mountain peaks or enjoy the view from your room of a popular watering hole. Story by Lilith Hardie Lupica