Beach picnic at Azura Benguerra

Top 20 Honeymoon Experiences in Africa

Africa offers endless opportunities for romance, making it a dreamy destination for honeymooners. Imagine waking up to the roar of lion, enjoying a private dinner in the wild, or sailing on a dhow in the Indian Ocean, and you understand why so many savvy travellers choose Africa for their honeymoons. I am a romantic at heart, and love curating the ideal honeymoon experience.

Kissing Giraffe in Kenya
Kissing Giraffe in Kenya

To bring this to life for you, here is a curated list of my ‘Top 20’ honeymoon experiences in Africa. If you would like to understand how to weave these experiences together in an itinerary, please contact me to start planning!

Snorkeling in the Seychelles
Snorkeling in the Seychelles
  1. Sunset, champagne, and candlelit dinner on a jetty in the Zambezi River
  2. Outdoor bubble bath overlooking the plains of the Serengeti.
  3. Private dinner in the wild lit with lanterns to the chorus of birdsong
  4. Stargazing and overnight in a luxury open air treehouse
  5. Swimming in a pool at the top of Victoria Falls
  6. Taking a helicopter flight over the Okavango Delta
  7. Private picnic on a secluded island in Mozambique
  8. Sunset sailing on a traditional dhow in the Indian Ocean
  9. Cuddling up for an outdoor movie in Kirstenbosh botanical gardens
  10. Riding a hot air balloon over Sossusvlei Dunes
  11. Horse riding in the savannah amongst plains game
  12. Hiking to a remote waterfall feeding the Ngorongoro Crater
  13. A sunrise mokoro canoe ride amongst birds and hippo
  14. Relaxing together in an open-air bungalow on a secluded island
  15. Trekking and camping with a family of habituated chimps on Rubondo Island
  16. Horse riding on the beach at sunrise
  17. Wine and chocolate pairing in the Cape Winelands
  18. Kiss a giraffe in Kenya (!)
  19. Snorkeling in the Seychelles
  20. Sunset boat rides on Lake Tanganyika

I am sure this inspired you to ramp up the romance factor! Feel free to enquire for more amazing honeymoon ideas, or take my quiz to discover your unique travel style.