Honeymoons in South Africa

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South Africa Overview

South Africa is a land of contrasts, featuring some magnificent scenery, cosmopolitan cities, and exotic wildlife with the additional benefit of boasting a Mediterranean climate. Table Mountain dominates vibrant Cape Town, with the contrasting quaint appeal of the winelands only a short drive away. The beautiful coastal belt of the garden route is home to many golf courses and beach resorts, or take a step back in time and enjoy the historic battlefield tour at Kwazulu Natal. Hunt down the ‘Big Five Game’ (lion, elephant, Buffalo, leopard and rhinoceros) at Kruger National Park.

Key Facts for South Africa

Currency: South African Rand

Capital: Pretoria

Laguage: South Africa has 11 official languages

Flight time: 13 hours from Sydney

When to Honeymoon in South Africa

When to go :
A pleasant climate with plenty of sunshine year round. With seasons reversed, this is an ideal destination to visit during the winter months.

Flight Information :
Cape Town is approx 10 ½ hours from London with direct flights operated by British Airways, South African Airways and Virgin Atlantic.

Currency :
South African Rand

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Getting Married in South Africa

If you're looking for a destination in which to get married that is full of diverse landscapes and amazing wildlife, then you might like to think about visiting South Africa. With a plethora of gorgeous beaches, botanical gardens, chapels and hotel resorts in which to exchange your vows, weddings abroad in South Africa are extremely popular. There's plenty of large banqueting venues or even small, intimate bush lodges in which to hold a celebratory party or reception and with so many places to visit and activities to offer, a honeymoon in South Africa also takes some beating.


Marriage Requirements

South Africa

It is fairly easy to get married in South Africa and a couple will be obliged to prove that they are legally able to get married and that their marriage falls within the law. Solemnisation and registration of the marriage is managed by the Department of Home Affairs. Paperwork on the wedding day includes photo ID, valid Passports and birth certificates as well as divorce/death certificates if applicable. After the ceremony you will be given a hand written marriage certificate free of charge and the marriage officer will organise the registration with the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit http://www.home-affairs.gov.za/

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