The Advantages of Having a Safari Wedding at Ulusaba

Having your wedding in Africa will allow you to choose great venues that is not the same with the usual weddings in your native country. So why should you have a wedding at Ulusaba? Well, since everyone has a different idea of their perfect day, going for a place that can completely assist you in creating an affair that suits you perfectly while also giving you an array of choices for your budget is just what most are looking for. At Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, couples and their guests will have a once in a lifetime experience of joining Mother Nature as they say their wedding vows.

But, why is Ulusaba the right place in Africa? Ulusaba is known for the quality of safari experience that couples want in a safari wedding. They provide experienced rangers and trackers in the area, and once you have set foot at Ulusaba, you can expect luxurious accommodation, great food, twice-daily game drives, safari walks, great views, and plenty of adventure.

The Ceremony

The Lower Deck at Rock Lodge. One of the most popular places to hold weddings since this can be the perfect backdrop as you exchange vows while the sun is setting.

The Mabrak Dry Riverbet at Safari Lodge. A picturesque location. Your wedding photographer will have a wild fun day.

The Beach. Don’t worry, they have a beach in the middle of the African bush. But how? Near Safari Lodge at the far side of Xikwenga Dam, they have an area that is called “the beach” it is an exclusive location that is perfect for smaller weddings.

Xikwenga Dam. This is another great location since this is also exclusive and may even find hippos using the dam.

The Grassland Spot. Ideal for a big wedding where a big clearing is tucked away.

Rock Lodge Lounge. Provide stunning views for an intimate event.

Safari Lodge Wine Cellar Deck. Providing a great selection of international wines as well as outstanding South African wines in their own wine cellar, this location can also be a perfect sport for a romantic ceremony.

The Reception

For intimate weddings, Ulusaba offers their Stargazing Observatory and the Treehouse Suite. For any sized groups, you can have an informal setting with a dinner in the bush with flame torches and authentic sounds of wild Africa to create the right mood. You can also have the reception in Rock Lodge or Safari Lodge.

Wedding Options

Their usual wedding options include a 3 night accommodation for the bride and groom, all meals and beverages including fine wines, and unlimited French champagne, choice of ceremony location, wedding cake, twice daily game drive in the bush, complimentary room upgrades, and so much more. These options are given with their different packages such as their —

Pure Romance package – made for couples who want to have a romantic getaway without the fuss.

Pure Indulgence package – created for couples who mostly want their privacy, but still a lot of romance while still being pampered.

Simply Exclusive – for couples who are going to be joined by their friends and family.

Premium Exclusive – designed for couples who are also going to be joined by their friends and family plus all the added benefits that they can offer.


Brides and grooms can also enjoy having their pre-parties at Ulusaba. This location is perfect for a once in lifetime memorable bachelorette and bachelor parties. Boys can go fishing at the Xikwenga dam, then finish this up with a “bush Olympics” organize by the rangers. The girls on the other hand, can enjoy a spa morning at the Safari Lodge pool where they can get their manicure and pedicure plus enjoy sunbathing while drinking champagne.

Adventure on the Go

There are so many great activities that couples can do at Ulusaba. They can go around a helicopter ride and see the Blyde river Canyon. Follow this by going on a picnic with views of The Pinnacle, which most couples would love to see. And, while you are enjoying your wedding and honeymoon, every moment will be captured by professional photographers. The location is perfect for photography so there is no doubt that you will have thousands of great photos to print.

Getting Married in Africa

It is not that difficult to get married in South Africa. If you are going to stay in Ulusaba, they will be able to assist you with your planning. The place will help you arrange any type of wedding you will be having. They can arrange both religious and secular ceremony as well as same sex marriage. However, make sure to contact them for any further inquiries you may have so that they can also look into it for you.