South Africa honeymoon

An authentic South Africa honeymoon is wonderful for romantic holidays, especially for those who want to mix up the romance with outdoor pursuits such as game viewing and walking.

South Africa honeymoon_Singita Ebony Lodge

If it’s a bush luxury you are after for your South Africa honeymoon, look no further than a lodge in a private reserve(for instance, Sabi Sands, Madikwe or Phinda), many of which have honeymoon suites and can arrange romantic gaslit dinners on a private terrace or deep in the bush.

A romantic getaway in South Africa_Tintswalo Atlantic wedding

Another popular venue for a honeymoon safari in South Africa is the super-luxurious Sun City complex, which lies just two hours’ drive from Johannesburg and borders the excellent malaria-free Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

Ideally, pair up your South Africa honeymoon with a few days at a coastal resort such as Umhlanga Rocks and Ballito in KwaZulu-Natal, Plettenberg Bay and Knysna on the Garden Route, or even Cape Town itself.

Kruger as a honeymoon destination

Finally, no self-respecting foodie should miss out on the Cape Winelands, which host some of South Africa’s finest, most gracious and most romantic restaurants and wine-tasting venues.

Where to go on Safari in South Africa for your honeymoon

  • Thornybush lodge
  • Each lodge has a unique nature that lends itself to the romanticism of celebrating love; whether it’s a private candlelit dinner or simply the magic of being immersed in the bush, Thornybush lodge ensure you get only the best in special treatment.

    Thornybush Lodge Honeymoon

    Let us take care of the small things while you spend quality time together and enjoy your intimate moments in one of the most romantic destinations in Africa.

  • Lion Sands
  • Another popular African safari lodge for honeymooning in Southern Africa is Lion Sands – an award-winning lodge that was just rebuilt in 2016 with stunning views of the Sabie River in Kruger National Park.

    Lion sands honeymoon

    The rooms are huge and uber private with fireplaces, viewing decks, and private pools.

  • Tintswalo Private Safari Lodge
  • Sharing an unfenced boundary with the renowned Kruger National Park, Tintswalo Safari Lodge sits on the pristine Manyeleti Private Game Reserve, home to some of the best game viewing and game drive experiences that South Africa has to offer.

    Tintswalo Safari Lodge

  • Royal Malewane
  • For a six-star safari lodge experience that is delectably luxe, look no further than Royal Malewane, where you can actually watch elephants from your very own pool.

    Royal Malewane honeymoon

    Royal Malewane is easily accessible by air and road and is located in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve on the Western Border of The Greater Kruger National Park. The closest airport is Hoedspruit and there is a private landing strip at Royal Malewane, as well.

    This is an ultra-luxurious private safari lodge and an ideal South Africa honeymoon.


    Popular South Africa Safaris

    These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

     | Best of Africa Safari (16 days)

    Best of Africa Safari (16 days)

    Experience the best of Africa, from the Okavango Delta – one of Africa's Seven Natural Wonders – to the endangered mountain gorillas and East Africa's Great Migration...

     | South African Bush to Mozambican Beach Holiday (9 days)

    South African Bush to Mozambican Beach Holiday (9 days)

    In this exciting safari holiday, you'll get to experience both Southern Africa's bush and beach beauty...

     | South African Holiday Adventure (10 days)

    South African Holiday Adventure (10 days)

    Explore the southern-most city on the African continent, before jetting off to spot the Big Five...

     | South Africa and Mauritius Island Holiday (12 days)

    South Africa and Mauritius Island Holiday (12 days)

    South Africa has so much to offer, from spotting the elusive leopard, to exploring Johannesburg's historical sites. Include the tropical island of Mauritius for an even more unforgettable vacation....

    Exterior view of Ngala Tented Camp | Delightful Cape Town and Kruger Luxury Safari (12 days)

    Delightful Cape Town and Kruger Luxury Safari (12 days)

    Combine Cape Town and the surrounding Cape Winelands with a safari in the Kruger National Park for a relaxing and exhilarating South African safari...

     | Big Five Safari in the Kruger National Park (3 days)

    Big Five Safari in the Kruger National Park (3 days)

    Encounter the Big Five safari and discover the elusive leopard...

     | Kruger’s Sabi Sands and Timbavati Discovery Safari

    Kruger's Sabi Sands Discovery Safari (5 days)

    Enjoy an authentic African safari. Game viewing possibilities are unparalleled and include the Big Five in the Sabi Sands and white lions in the Timbavati Nature Reserve....

     | Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa Safari Adventure (19 days)

    Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa Safari Adventure (19 days)

    Africa safari adventure will take you to the tip of the African continent...

     | Cape Town to Kruger Luxury Holiday (8 days)

    Cape Town to Kruger Luxury Holiday (8 days)

    Explore two of South Africa's most desirable locations in this whirlwind safari tour...

     | Journey through the Highlights of Southern Africa (13 days)

    Journey through the Highlights of Southern Africa (13 days)

    Exploring these areas of the Southern African continent should on top of your bucket list...

    You might also like

    Have some ideas?
    Contact us and get a customised no-obligation itinerary

    +27 (0)21 422 3498
       discover.africa
        info@discoverafrica.com
        Mon - Fri: 8AM - 9PM GMT+2