How to Plan the Best Bush Wedding

Magical bush weddings
Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and the venue that you choose should be extra special. Why not plan something out of the ordinary and have your special day at a safari lodge in Limpopo? The first step to planning the ideal bush wedding is to find the perfect venue. Finding the venue will help you to secure a date which in turn will then help you to book photographers, caterers and all other important suppliers.There are a number of safari bush lodges located within the Limpopo Province that specialise in bush weddings. Ideal positioned within a few hours' drive from the busy, bustling hub of Johannesburg, these lodges offer special wedding packages to suit your specific needs and will work with you to ensure that your wedding day is everything you have ever dreamed of and more.Start by putting together a list of the specific details you are looking for, for your wedding day. This list can be a rough note jotted down or you might want to make an inspiration board of images you find, or a Pinterest board.Would you like Elephants in the background of some of your photos? Are you wanting to have a small intimate wedding or does your husband or wife-to-be have a large family that you will need to invite? The size of your wedding and specific requirements will help to narrow down the list of options for venues.Once you have written down your specific requirements, the details that you know you definitely want at your wedding take a look at some of the safari lodges that host weddings; some of our top wedding safari lodges include:

Garonga Safari Camp

Garonga Safari Camp is located in the Makalali Conservancy just to the west of the Kruger National Park. Offering a full wedding planning service, Garonga Safari Camp will happily help you arrange, organised and coordinate even the finer details of your wedding, allowing you to relax and simply enjoy the day. The bride-to-be can spend the morning of her wedding day relaxing in the spa, pampering herself and relaxing while the highly trained staff members take care of every little detail of the wedding. The lodge is even happy to arrange a priest and all the documentation. After the ceremony and a light lunch the wedded couple than then embark on a game viewing game drive, or simply spend the evening relaxing under a canopy of African stars.

Mhondoro Game Lodge

If you have ever thought about planning a wedding in South Africa, on a game reserve, then Mhondoro may be the ideal destination for you. Providing a full range of services to create the ideal intimate wedding, Mhondoro's staff will help you plan every detail to ensure your special day is 'a dream come true'.Have your wedding ceremony down near the watering hole and then head up to the lodge for a delicious gourmet meal, some celebratory champagne and of course, delicious wedding cake, or spend the entire day out in the African bush, in the magical setting surrounded by a wide array of African wildlife.

Ants Nest Safari Lodge

Walk down the aisle to a chorus of African song, or ride up to the top of the mountain on horseback alongside your husband or wife-to-be, or get married under and acacia tree and the African sun turns the sky varying shades of red and orange. All of this and more is available when you plan your wedding at Ants Nest Safari Lodge.For those looking for a more traditional wedding ceremony, Ants Nest even has its own beautiful thatched church, situated right in the middle of the bush. An ideal location for a small, intimate wedding of just your spouse and yourself or close family members of up to 28 guests, and all the finer details will be carefully arranged by the friendly and helpful staff.

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