Welcome to the enchanting world of wild romance, where love blossoms amidst the untamed beauty of the Greater Kruger Area. Join us as we delve into the captivating story of Emily and Matt, a couple from England whose dream wedding became a reality in the heart of the bushveld.
Setting the Scene:
In the sprawling wilderness of the Greater Kruger, Emily and Matt’s love story unfolded against the backdrop of private lodges that redefine luxury and immerse you in the wonders of the wild. The unparalleled service, exquisite rooms, captivating decor, and delectable cuisine set the stage for an extraordinary celebration.
A Windy Prelude:
As the African breeze whispered through the trees, we captured the essence of Emily and Matt’s journey. Their intimate moments getting ready, shared under the canvas of a calming atmosphere, showcased the love and friendship that bound them together.
Under the Shady Canopy:
A sweet rendezvous beneath a shady tree marked the beginning of their ceremony. However, not without a moment of forgetfulness – the rings left behind in the room added a touch of spontaneity to an otherwise perfect day.
Boarding the game viewing vehicle, we embarked on a journey to the ceremony spot. Nature, a willing accomplice, presented a poetic dance of clouds and distant thunder, creating an atmospheric setting for the union of two souls.
A Riverbed Vow Exchange:
Amidst the dry riverbed, Emily descended to meet Matt and Louise, their officiant. Words of love echoed in the air as rings were exchanged, sealed with wet kisses that mirrored the gentle drizzle. A celebration of love unaffected by the elements.
Champagne Showers and Wildlife Wonders:
Post-ceremony, the celebration continued with champagne toasts and rain-kissed snacks. A wet safari back to The Last Word Kitara Lodge turned into a thrilling wildlife adventure, with an unexpected encounter with an elephant and a pause to marvel at a hippo at a watering hole.
Sealing the Union at Kitara Lodge:
Back at the lodge, Emily and Matt formalised their union, signing the wedding registrar. An intimate dinner, culminating in the surprise of a beautifully crafted wedding cake, epitomised a perfect day.
In the heart of South Africa’s bushveld, where the wild meets the intimate, Emily and Matt’s wedding serves as an inspiration for couples seeking a unique safari experience. The Greater Kruger Area, with its private lodges, promises not just a wedding day but an adventure of a lifetime. Are you ready to say “I do” surrounded by the untamed beauty of the African bush? Your dream wedding awaits in the heart of the wild contact me today.
Some more interesting blogs to read before embarking on this wild journey
Elope to Enchanting South Africa: A Perfect Destination for International Couples
6 Savvy Suggestions To Consider When Eloping To South Africa
Some more beautiful love stories of other couples that have embarked on this amazing adventure:
Lions Sands Elopement in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Muriël and Diederick’s African Bush Wedding in Monwana, Hoedspruit