Honeymoons in South Africa

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South Africa Overview

South Africa has, in just a few short years, transformed itself into a world class destination, a place renowned for its mix of the modern and the untamed. Cape Town, with its mountain vistas, unique architecture, and proximity to wine lands and National Parks, has made it a popular destination. The area is rich with newly designed golf courses, which expertly wend their way through the rolling land. The Kruger National Park makes for an incredible wildlife experience, and was the scene of one of the most infamous and popular videos ever to appear online.

Key Facts for South Africa

Currency: South African Rand

Capital: Pretoria

Laguage: South Africa has 11 official languages

Flight time: 12 hours from London

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

South Africa is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and is a great choice for any couples planning on getting married abroad.  Not only does South Africa boast a very good climate, but it also has the contrast of both coastal and inland experiences.  The South African coast is famous for its beauty.  Marry over-looking South Africa’s southern most point, The Cape of Good Hope, or journey inland and experience your nuptials deep inside the African bush.  South Africa is big enough to explore after your wedding, so perhaps spend a few days soaking up some sun on the beaches of Cape Town or Durban and then enjoy a drive along the Garden Route before completing your wedding abroad in South Africa with a Safari.

Marriage Requirements

South Africa

Legal age for marriage is 21 years old for both men and women.

Parental consent is required to marry between the ages of 18-21 for men and 15-21 for women. For more information visit http://www.marryabroad.co.uk/how-to-marry-in-south-africa.shtml

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