Weddings in South Africa
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You can enjoy your wedding at the Roaring Forties venue aboard the CS Cable Restorer, docked in historical Simon's Town.
Weddings in South Africa give brides and grooms a wealth of choices when it comes to that perfect event.
For starters, there are many different locations to choose from – the bush, the beach, the mountains, the desert or a simple farm in the middle of nowhere.
And in South Africa, weddings are certainly not run of the mill: the choice of venues is vast and varied, and the local hospitality industry provides top-class service to suit any budget or need.
The South African wedding industry is booming, and many visitors to South Africa take advantage of local talent, exquisite venues and gorgeous settings to start their lives together.
Each province has something different to offer the couple looking for a unique wedding experience in South Africa.
Popular wedding destinations include the Cape winelands, and weddings at wine estates in Stellenbosch, Constantia and Franschhoek are always a combination of beautiful settings and world-class food and wine.
In Gauteng province, there’s a great choice of "wedding farm" venues in the Muldersdrift region, close to where humankind's journey began.
In Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces, you have the option of perfect bush weddings, while in the Northern Cape enormous skies and lunar landscapes make the ideal backdrop for couples seeking a wedding with a sense of adventure.
For glitz and glamour, Sun City in North West province is a superb choice, and for those in the Eastern Cape, some of the country's best beaches are part of the offering. This province offers a bush and beach experience.
For couples who want to get hitched in the Free State, there are quaint towns like Clarens, Ficksburg and Parys, where welcoming home-grown hospitality is part of the deal.
In KwaZulu-Natal, there's the option of a bush wedding, an oceanside wedding, a wedding in the mountains ot a traditional Zulu wedding.
Whatever your needs or dreams are for that special day, South Africa is a choice wedding destination.