The Ultimate African Honeymoon Safari
Hello from Africa. Today you are going to learn the number one Africa honeymoon Safari package, four and five star pricing options, honeymoon exclusive offers and other destinations you may be interested in. Here is our number one most requested South Africa safari honeymoon package. The honeymoon kicks off in Cape Town South Africa located at the southern most point of the African continent.
Start in Cape Town
Cape Town is frequently voted the number one city in the world to visit and offers a wide variety of attractions for honeymooners. The iconic Table Mountain forms the backdrop to this beautiful city with endless views over the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans below. The highlight of your stay in Cape Town will undoubtedly be a tour of the Southern Peninsula. Here you’ll discover quaint fishing villages, a breath taking scenic drive, far stretching white sandy beaches including the memorable Boulders Beach where you can swim with a local penguin colony. Cape Town is also the food and wine capital of Africa, boasting multiple world top-50 rated restaurants and several award-winning wine estates.
The area of Franschhoek located a short drive outside of Cape Town is a must visit destination on your Africa honeymoon. When you enter Franschhoek, you can be forgiven for thinking you’ve entered the South of France. Nestled at the foothills of the Cape Fold mountains lies Africa’s most romantic town, an area rich with boutique hotels and mouth-watering restaurants. Franschhoek is considered by many to be the gem of the Cape. If you’re looking for adventure on your Africa honeymoon, consider shark cage diving.
Half-day or full-day tours can be arranged where you’ll be collected from your hotel and taken to the local charter where you can get up close to the hunters of the ocean.
So how long should you stay in Cape Town? The recommended stay is 3 to 4 nights. This depends on whether you would like to spend one to two nights in Franschhoek. Cape Town offers a wide variety of luxury four and five-star hotels as well as five-star premier hotels.
Okay, moving on from Cape Town and up to the Kruger National Park, Africa’s most popular wildlife safari destination. Now that you’ve settled into the spirits of Africa it’s time to embark on a wildlife safari. No destination offers a wider variety of animals than the Kruger National Park.
Kruger National Park Honeymoons
The Kruger National Park is in the northeast of South Africa and easily accessible from Cape Town. Daily flights depart to Hoedspruit or Skukuza, depending on which camp you are staying at within the game reserve.
The Kruger Park is home to the big five animals, namely lion elephant buffalo rhino and the notoriously shy leopard. In addition to the big five The Kruger has over 140 large mammal species, more than any other game reserve in Africa. The Kruger Park is also home to more than 500 bird species of which more than 240 are year-round resident species. On your Africa honeymoon in the Kruger Park, you will enjoy 2 daily game drives, one in the early morning and one in the late afternoon.
Game drives are in a 4×4 open top vehicle where your experienced guide will take you through the reserve highlighting the local wildlife.
You’ll also be accompanied by an experienced tracker. In addition to the local wildlife, you’ll enjoy unique experiences like sundowners in the bush. This is a superb way to connect with nature in a serene setting while you enjoy your favourite cocktail and listen to stories from your guide and tracker. After your evening game driving the bush, you’ll return to the lodge to freshen up before dinner.
Dinners in the Kruger Park are typically served indoors in the lodges dining area or outdoors under the boma with the evening capped off sitting around a fireplace sharing stories and rehashing the events of the day.
The four and five-star accommodation in the Kruger Park offers the best value in Africa with a wide variety of luxury lodges to choose from. On your Africa honeymoon if you have an adventurous spirit consider sleeping under the stars in one of the luxury treetop accommodations available in the Kruger Park. Perched high above the ground in complete safety from the animals below you’ll experience the sounds of the wild. This is sure to make for an experience you’ll remember for the rest of your lives. So how long should you stay in the Kruger Park on your Africa honeymoon?
We recommend four nights and typically this is split between two lodges giving you two unique experiences.
Honeymoon at the Victoria Falls
Moving on from the Kruger Park we go to our last destination, the Victoria Falls located on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The Victoria Falls is home to the world’s largest waterfall and is an adventure lover’s dream location. Located on the mighty Zambezi River the Victoria Falls is truly a sight to behold either from the ground or with an aerial heli tour. The Victoria Falls is more than just the world’s largest waterfall.
If you love adventure and you want more of it on your africa honeymoon consider the attractions around the Victoria Falls. Here you’ll enjoy whitewater rafting, bungee jumping, zip lining, Wildlife safaris in the neighbouring reserves or if you want to take it easy, romantic riverboat cruises on the Zambezi River. The Victoria Falls region offers a great selection of luxury four and five-star accommodation with the average stay here two to three nights.
So how much can you expect to pay for your dream South Africa honeymoon safari? A luxury four-star package for eight nights will start at around five thousand six hundred and ninety seven dollars per person sharing and a luxury five-star eight night safari will start at around seven thousand three hundred and forty seven dollars per person sharing. If you would like to hear about all the available options, please contact us
PLanning an African Safari Honeymoon
The below are a list of things you should consider when planning your African Safari Honeymoon:
– Ask about activities and meal times at the safari location. It is important to ask about the schedule so that you can make sure that you will not be missing out on any events or experiences. On most honeymoon safaris, there is a limit of how many guests can be on the safari. If you would like to have an intimate safari for just you and your spouse, then you may want to choose a safari that allows you to have the number of guests that you would like with you.
– Ask about the availability of an activity guide or someone who will help you plan your honeymoon safari. Most safari operators will only allow you to bring a certain number of guests with you.
– Make sure that you are comfortable with the activities that are offered as part of your honeymoon safari package. Some operators offer activities such as cooking classes or spa treatments.
– Consider what type of lodging you would like to stay at on your honeymoon safari. Many lodges offer a choice between rooms with shared bathrooms and rooms with private bathrooms.