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Honeymoon Safaris

Some easy plans for making the most of a honeymoon safari or a simple romantic break to Africa’s wilderness and beaches.

Your honeymoon is the most important holiday you’ll ever plan; a special journey together creating memories that last a lifetime.

Whatever a couple has in mind, they should be suitably catered to in Africa. Would you prefer remote adventures or exclusive lodges with fine dining, pampering and personal butlers? Vast open plains teeming with wildlife or idyllic deserted beaches? Either way, Africa has everything you need.

If you’re after a barefoot ‘Robinson Crusoe’-style escape, try a dhow safari in Mozambique’s Quirimbas Archipelago. Here you can sail among mangroves and deserted islands, sleep on their shores at night or island-hop around Mauritius or the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.

For the perfect combination of bush and beach, explore Southern Tanzania’s less-visited National Parks – like Ruaha or the Selous – as both have stunning wildlife and smaller crowds. Then, head to the exotic Spice Island of Zanzibar to dip your toes in turquoise waters and walk for miles along pristine white sands.

Iconic destinations make for memorable honeymoons too, like the spectacular Victoria Falls with lunar rainbows in its spray. This could be combined with a safari in Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe or Zambia, as these all offer beautiful, exclusive lodges. Or for unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime adventures together, try climbing Kilimanjaro or canoeing the mighty Zambezi.

All that really matters is that you have the honeymoon you want, and for this, Africa rarely disappoints.

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Diving off Benquerra Bazaruto

Bazaruto Beach Holiday

The simple beach holiday during our winter safari season, great weather, quiet beaches and easy from South Africa at affordable prices

From $3127 6 days / 5 nightsMore info
Dhow safari moored along sandbank island by Roger de la Harpe

Quirimbas Dhow Safari

Become a beach bum for a week. 4 nights island hopping on a dhow in Mozambique followed by 3 nights chilling on Ibo Island.

From $2395 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
Skeleton coast safari hoanib Polisieman by Olwen Evans courtesy Wilderness Safaris

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Safari

The standard Hoanib Skeleton Coast Safari is a 5 day fly in tour into the remote Kaokveld of Namibia in search of desert elephants and shipwrecks

From $3995 5 days / 4 nightsMore info
Lake Chada in the dry season, Katavi National Park courtesy John Corse of Nomad Safaris

Katavi & Mahale safari

The Katavi and Mahale safari is an 8 night trip offering outstanding resident game in the wild Katavi plus chimpanzees in the remote forests of Mahale

From $7745 9 days / 8 nightsMore info
Botswana Classic Duma Tau giraffe in the Okavango by Dana Allen courtesy Wilderness Safaris

Botswana Classic

The Classic Okavango safari with first class accommodation and top notch professional guides in the Linyanti

From $4890 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
Selous elephant in the sunset courtesy Azura zanzibar

Selous and Zanzibar Getaway

The traditional East African safari and beach combination of Selous and Zanzibar. Big game, wilderness with Swahili culture and a beach break.

From $2835 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
Kruger elephants courtesy MORE

Kruger – Private Reserves

6 nights in the Kruger - one of South Africa’s best places for leopard viewing and elephant, lion, rhino and buffalo. A great family safari option

From $2470 7 days / 6 nightsMore info

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