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Most Popular Honeymoon Safaris

4 Day Kapama Buffalo Camp Safari

This popular safari tour takes you to Kapama Private Nature Reserve which is 13 000 hectares of prime bushveld in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park.

From

R 28 900

4 Day Kapama River Lodge Safari

This is a prime Big 5 safari destination located in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park, with two perennial rivers running through the reserve that attract an abundance of game and birdlife.

From

R 26 500

4 Day Katekani Tented Lodge Safari

This tour takes you to a secluded private game reserve in the wildly popular Greater Kruger in northern Mpumalanga where you’ll enjoy two full days discovering this wilderness region.

From

R 17 695

5 Day Greenfire Lodge Safari

Balule Private Game Reserve is one of the unfenced reserves that falls within the Greater Kruger, which lies adjacent to the iconic Kruger National Park.

From

R 22 940

5 Day Hoyo Hoyo Lodge Safari

Spend your time exploring the vast wilderness region on sunrise and sunset game drives and enjoy hours of relaxation and pampering at the lodge, as well as a magical “sofa safari” from the privacy of your own viewing deck.

From

R 32 996

5 Day Imbali Lodge Safari Tour

Four full days at Imbali Safari Lodge are spent exploring the vast wilderness region on sunrise and sunset game drives and enjoying hours of relaxation and pampering back at the lodge, as well as a magical “sofa safari” from their own viewining deck.

From

R 40 156
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Honeymoon Safaris

Honeymoon tours are designed with romance in mind. We search for the most dreamy places to stay and romantic things to do on each tour to make sure you have the honeymoon of your dreams.

5 Day Kapama Southern Camp Safari

Enjoy three full days exploring Kapama Private Nature Reserve which is 13 000 hectares of prime bushveld in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park.

From

R 34 500

5 Day Kapama Buffalo Camp Safari

This popular safari tour takes you to Kapama Private Nature Reserve which is 13 000 hectares of prime bushveld in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park.

From

R 37 700

5 Day Kapama River Lodge Safari

Spend 4 full days in glorious bushveld surrounds, staying in luxury family-friendly accommodation in Kapama Private Game Reserve

From

R 33 300

5 Day Katekani Tented Lodge Safari

This tour takes you to a secluded private game reserve in the wildly popular Greater Kruger in northern Mpumalanga where you’ll enjoy three full days discovering this wilderness region.

From

R 19 795

5 Day Greenfire Lodge Safari

Balule Private Game Reserve is one of the unfenced reserves that falls within the Greater Kruger, which lies adjacent to the iconic Kruger National Park.

From

R 22 940

5 Day Imbali Lodge Safari Tour

Four full days at Imbali Safari Lodge are spent exploring the vast wilderness region on sunrise and sunset game drives and enjoying hours of relaxation and pampering back at the lodge, as well as a magical “sofa safari” from their own viewining deck.

From

R 40 156

5 Day Hamiltons Luxury Tented Camp Safari

The 5-day Hamiltons Luxury Tented Camp safari tour takes you to a private concession in the iconic Kruger National Park in northern Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.

From

R 44 700

5 Day Hoyo Hoyo Lodge Safari

Spend your time exploring the vast wilderness region on sunrise and sunset game drives and enjoy hours of relaxation and pampering at the lodge, as well as a magical “sofa safari” from the privacy of your own viewing deck.

From

R 32 996

4 Day Kapama Karula Lodge Safari

This popular safari tour takes you to Kapama Private Nature Reserve which is 13 000 hectares of prime bushveld in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park.

From

R 58 000

4 Day Kapama Southern Camp Safari

Enjoy three full days exploring Kapama Private Nature Reserve which is 13 000 hectares of prime bushveld in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park.

From

R 26 500

4 Day Kapama Buffalo Camp Safari

This popular safari tour takes you to Kapama Private Nature Reserve which is 13 000 hectares of prime bushveld in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park.

From

R 28 900

4 Day Katekani Tented Lodge Safari

This tour takes you to a secluded private game reserve in the wildly popular Greater Kruger in northern Mpumalanga where you’ll enjoy two full days discovering this wilderness region.

From

R 17 695

Most Popular Honeymoon Safaris

Honeymoon Safaris

Honeymoon tours are designed with romance in mind. We search for the most dreamy places to stay and romantic things to do on each tour to make sure you have the honeymoon of your dreams.

KRUGER PARK HONEYMOON SAFARIS

The best way to start married life is on a fabulous honeymoon safari in the Kruger National Park. This iconic corner of southern Africa has an endless array of romantic places to stay and things to do to make your honeymoon a memory to cherish forever.

Why not get married in the Kruger Park and spend a few glorious days recovering from a wonderful wedding on honeymoon in the wild, beautiful bushveld surrounds? If you have Dollars or Pounds in your pocket, on the South African exchange rate, you’re spoilt for choice.

Why have a destination wedding and honeymoon in Kruger Park

Planning a wedding in your hometown is stressful, usually expensive and then there’s the big question of who to leave off the wedding list. Opting for an all-in-one destination wedding and honeymoon in Kruger Park solves all your problems.

Here are 5 reasons why?

  1. They’re hassle-free
    Choose a safari lodge in Kruger Park that specialises in destination weddings and offers incredible value-for-money honeymoon packages and all the stress of organising your own wedding and honeymoon dissolves away.The wedding coordinators at these venues have years of experience organising the most romantic weddings in the bushveld and lay on thick romantic gestures to make your honeymoon in Africa extra special.Having a professional coordinator takes the pressure and stress off you and your partner, meaning you can completely relax, enjoy quality time with your loved ones and soak up the joy of every moment of your wedding in the African bush.All you have to worry about is what you’ll wear and who you’ll invite to share your special day. The luxury safari lodges in Kruger Park organise everything else if you splash out on an all-inclusive wedding and honeymoon package.
  2. Your honeymoon can start the day after you’re married
    No hectic rush to the airport and long flight to your honeymoon destination. The fun and romance literally begins the moment you say “I do” under the stars in Africa. Wake up in the morning and enjoy a glorious sunrise game drive with incredible wildlife sightings, panoramic views of the vast savanna plains and breakfast in the bush.
  3. You can take your family and friends on honeymoon with you
    You have your whole life ahead of you to spend alone together; having family and friends you love dearly to celebrate the start of married life only means one thing… laughter, fun and special memories. That’s something to cherish for a lifetime.
    The best thing about having a Kruger Park wedding is it lasts longer. Your family and friends arrive on a day or two before your big day and leave after an early-morning game drive and scrumptious late breakfast. That gives you lots of time to spend with each person and make memories.
  4. You get so much for your buck (excuse the pun)
    To be honest, a lavish wedding in the African bush costs you a lot less than a mediocre wedding back home in the UK or Europe. Overseas newlyweds benefit from the current exchange rate and can afford an African wedding and honeymoon of their dreams.When else do you get to stay in a luxury safari lodge where your every need is catered for and you’re treated like a prince and princess, service is exemplary and facilities are world-class?
  5. You get to say ‘I do’ and start your married life in one of the most spectacular regions in the world
    Kruger Park is regarded as one of the finest Big 5 safari destinations in Africa and you’re guaranteed to love every minute of your wedding and honeymoon is such a special place on Earth.The luxury safari lodges in Kruger Park have exclusive access to pristine bushveld that’s teeming with game and birdlife is prolific. A dedicated ranger and tracker takes you on daily game drives in an open safari vehicle and guided bush walks in remote areas. Absolute peace and tranquility and immersed in beautiful bushveld surrounds has to be one of the best ways to start married life.

What to expect on your honeymoon in Kruger Park

The safari lodges in Kruger Park that cater for honeymoon guests in Kruger Park usually offer a tantalising all-inclusivepackage designed for a stress-free, uber-romantic and glorious honeymoon.

An all-inclusive honeymoon package generally offers newlyweds the following:

  • complimentary transfers from and to the nearest airport or collection and drop-off in Johannesburg
  • honeymoon suite or luxury suite with all the luxurious trappings
  • candlelit bath with bubbly
  • all meals and local beverages, including a private gourmet dinner in your suite or starlit dinners at the boma and bonfire area
  • morning and evening game drives in an open safari vehicle with a dedicated ranger and guided walks in pristine bushveld
  • sunrise and sunset drinks and snacks in the bush
  • pamper sessions if the lodge has a spa
  • private deck and plunge pool if you’ve booked the honeymoon suite
  • special activities like balloon rides, elephant interaction or private night drives


Where to stay in Kruger Park for the perfect honeymoon

If you’re honeymooning in South Africa on a budget, you have a wide choice of self-catering places to stay where you can soak up the peace and tranquility of the gorgeous Kruger Park and enjoy a few days of well-earned rest after a wonderful, but no doubt, stressful wedding.

However, if you can afford to splash out on a luxury safari lodge on one of the private concessions in the Kruger Park, you’ll be treated to a honeymoon of your dreams.

The luxury lodges in Kruger Park certainly know how to lay on the romance and spoil newlyweds with luxurious suites, starlit dinners, rose-strewn King-size beds, spa pamper sessions, and champagne and bubble baths fit for royalty.

Our choice of the best luxury honeymoon destinations in Kruger Park are:

Imbali Safari Lodge

Imbali Safari Lodge is located in a private concession in central Kruger Park, nestled in a wooded riverine forest on the banks of the beautiful N’waswitsontso River. The intimate lodge is renowned for its immaculate accommodation and unrestrained luxury.

Imbali offers newlyweds a spacious, luxury suite decorated in understated elegance with exquisite views from a wooden deck and splash pool of the river, where large herds of elephant and buffalo come to drink during the day. Enjoy daily game drives in an open safari vehicle, guided bush walks and couple massages in the comfort of your suite.

Hamiltons Tented Camp

Hamiltons Tented Camp is an iconic safari lodge located within the 10 000-hectare Mluwati Concession in the western section of Kruger Park. This region shares an unfenced border with the world-renowned Sabi Sands and Manyeleti Game Reserve.

Named after Colonel Stephenson Hamilton who was instrumental in establishing Kruger National Park, the luxury tented camp exudes timeless safari elegance. Hamiltons offers newlyweds pure luxury in a magnificent canvas safari tent that is decorated in timeless elegance; complete with teak floorboards, dreamy mosquito nets over King-size beds, slipper baths, outdoor shower and a superb view of a seasonal river.

Enjoy daily game drives in an open safari vehicle, guided bush walks, couple massages in the comfort of your suite and starlit dinners in the outdoor boma and bonfire dining area.

Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge

Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge is an idyllic honeymoon destination, located within the 10 000-hectare Mluwati Concession in the western section of Kruger Park. This region shares an unfenced border with the world-renowned Sabi Sands and Manyeleti Game Reserve.

Hoyo Hoyo is a unique lodge that seamlessly blends ethnic luxury with modern safari chic. It offers newlyweds an intimate atmosphere and a luxurious suite, complete with a King-size bed draped in a dreamy mosquito net, ensuite bathroom with a stone bath, outdoor shower and private game viewing deck.

Guests dine under the stars around a sunken firepit or on a spacious wooden deck overlooking a busy waterhole. Enjoy daily game drives in an open safari vehicle, guided bush walks and couple massages in the comfort of your suite.

Lukimbi Safari Lodge

Lukimbi Safari Lodge is located on the 15 000-hectare Lwakahle Private Concession in the southern section of Kruger Park. The luxury lodge features carved plaster panels showing intricate mystical creatures and African patterns, in a subtle yet extremely decorative way.

Lukimbi offers newlyweds the choose of two ultra-luxurious honeymoon suites, complete with a separate bedroom, ensuite bathroom with a ‘bath for two’ and outside shower as well as a spacious lounge and dining area that leads out onto a wooden deck with a private pool.

Plains Camp at Rhino Walking Safaris

Plains Camp at Rhino Walking Safaris is an exclusive lodge located on a 12 000-hectare private concession in the lower-central section of Kruger Park. The concession shares a 15 kilometre unfenced boundary with the famous Mala Mala and Sabi Sands so game roams freely between the two wilderness regions. Plains Camp is renowned for its excellent Big 5 game viewing which is best enjoyed on foot on their famos walking safari tours.

The luxury safari camp offers newlyweds an incredible walking safari experience and the option of sleeping out in remote bushveld surrounds in permanent canvas tents on wooden decks. Between walks, soak up the solitude of the hidden bush camp which exudes the elegance of a bygone safari era.

Shishangeni Private Lodge

Shishangeni Private Lodge is a gorgeous bushveld retreat located within a 15 000-hectare private concession in the south-eastern section of Kruger Park. It borders the perennial Crocodile River to the south and Lemombo Mountain that lies on the Mozambique border to the east.

Shishangeni offers newlyweds the choice of three beautiful bush camps, each offering guests a unique safari experience. The private suites are exquisitely decorated and have their own private deck with panoramic views of the pristine bushveld surrounds.

Camp Shawu

Camp Shawu is an intimate camp located within a 15 000-hectare private concession in the south-eastern section of Kruger Park. The camps overlook the game-rich plains around Mpanamana Dam, with panoramic views of the Lebombo Mountain in the distance.

Camp Shawu offers newlyweds a rich cultural experience, staying in luxury African-chic suites complete with authentic buffalo dung walls and a spacious lounge area that leads out onto a private game viewing deck.

Camp Shonga

Camp Shonga is a small, beautifully-appointed bush camp located adjacent to Camp Shawu within a 15 000-hectare private concession at the foothills of the Lebombo Mountains in the south-eastern section of Kruger Park.

Mirroring its sister camp, this stunning luxury bush camp in Kruger Park offers newlyweds an authentic safari experience with an emphasis on environmental and conservation awareness. Guests stay in private tented suites, complete with a ball-and-claw bath, outdoor shower and a private game viewing deck. Dinner is under the stars in the boma around a roaring firepit.

Singita Lebombo Private Game Lodge

Singita Lebombo is an exclusive, award-winning safari lodge that offers newlyweds the ultimate honeymoon in contemporary luxury. Located in the central-eastern section of Kruger Park close to the border of Mozambique, Singita Lebombo looks out over the Nwanedzi River and Lebombo Mountain.

Guests stay in superb suites, suspended high above the river valley. The lodge’s cutting-edge design and exemplary facilities has earned it international acclaim.

Singita Sweni Private Game Lodge

Singita’s other magnificent luxury safari lodge is positioned around the corner, overlooking the scenic Sweni River. Built on stilts with decks made of dark timber, Singita Sweni exudes authentic African safari chic with earthenware pots, ethnic artwork and contemporary pieces creating a warm, inviting atmosphere.

Guests stay in luxury suites tucked away in a grove of indigenous riverine trees. Glorious romantic days revolve around daily game drives in pristine bushveld, exclusive guided bush walks, pamper sessions in the comfort of your luxury suite and starlit dinners around a roaring fire.

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge

Tinga Lodge is located in a 5 000-hectare private concession in upper-southern Kruger Park, close to Skukuza Rest Camp. Part of the prestigious Lions Sands family, Tinga Lodge offers newlyweds the penultimate honeymoon experience in gorgeous bushveld surrounds overlooking the Sabie River.

Guests stay in luxury eco-friendly suites with a spacious open-plan bedroom and lounge area that leads out onto a private deck with its own plunge pool. Tinga Lodge’s exclusive-use villa is situated deep in the bush and offers honeymooners complete privacy and tranquility.

Pafuri Camp

Pafuri Camp is an elegantly-rustic tented camp located in the far north-east of Kruger Park, lying deep within the 24 000-hectare Makuleke Concession. The area is renowned for its prolific birdlife and incredible biodiversity. As they say, Pafuri Camp is far from the maddening crowd, situated on the banks of the scenic Luvuvhu River in a remote corner of Kruger Park.

The camp is nestled in a beautiful fever tree and wooded riverine forest overlooking the perennial Limpopo River. You’re guaranteed wonderful sightings of large herds of buffalo, elephant and antelope coming down to the river every day to drink.

Pafuri Camp offers newlyweds luxury canvas safari tents beautifully appointed along the river bank. The luxury tented suites are stylishly decorated in a warm but casual manner to exude rustic-genteel elegance. The spacious bedroom and lounge leads out onto a wooden deck, designed for privacy and relaxation. Guided walking and birding safaris are a popular drawcard at Pafuri Camp.

Popular honeymoon packages in Kruger Park

If you search for honeymoon packages in Kruger Park, you’ll find a selection that offer a magical combination of days that revolve around collection from Johannesburg, daily game drives and guided bush walks, all-inclusive meals and drinks and romantic gestures like ‘bubbly and bubble baths’, private dinners in your suite, spa pamper sessions and intimate sundowners and bush picnics in the Kruger Park.

Getting married in Kruger National Park

If getting married and having your honeymoon in Kruger Park sounds like a dream come true, it’s actually very easy and relatively inexpensive for foreign visitors on the current SA exchange rate. The luxury lodges in Kruger Park that offer an all-inclusive wedding and honeymoon package organise all the formalities for you.

They have ministers available from the nearby town who’ll can perform either a religious or secular ceremony. The minister will process the legal documents in preparation for the wedding ceremony and prepare your marriage certificate.

You’ll receive an abridged Marriage Certificate after the ceremony and a full unabridged marriage certificate will be mailed to you after you return home. It takes approximately two months for the Department of Home Affairs in South Africa to process and issue marriage certificates.

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