Africa is the perfect destination for a combination of romance and beautiful scenery. Our travel experts selected their favourite romantic activities to do in Africa.
1) Private honeymoon game drive at Tswalu Kalahari
Explore the scenic Kalahari in search of the rare Roan and Sable Antelope in the privacy of your own safari vehicle with a tracker and ranger to ensure you get the best wildlife experience.
2) Safari sleep out in Kingston Treehouse in Kruger’s Lion Sands Reserve
With your own private picnic basket filled with goodies to enjoy while sipping on a glass of wine at sunset, the Treehouse experience in the Lion Sands Private Game Reserve promises a unique and intimate experience. Sleep out in the African wilderness in complete luxurious comfort with 360° views of the wilderness and a perfectly starlit night sky.
3) Sundowners on Table Mountain
The iconic Table Mountain stands as a sentinel over Cape Town offering a unique view of the city and surrounding Table Bay. Summer sundowners can be enjoyed till shortly before 8pm so there is plenty of time to explore the different views and simply sit back and enjoy the fantastic views.
4) Star gazing at Wolwedans Namibia
Settle into the Mountain View suite in Namibia’s Namib Rand Nature Reserve with sweeping views of the burnt red sand dunes and wide open Namibian landscape. By night, the heaven’s open to reveal the Dark Sky Reserve with a seemingly endless starlit panorama. Each suite includes a ‘star gazing bed’ on the veranda providing a wonderful sleep out experience.
5) Beach picnic at Grootbos
As with all activities at Grootbos, the beach picnic promises an intimate and memorable experience. Each picnic basket is packed with great thought and care to your taste experience and personally constructed by the chef. Combined with the perfect wine - the beach picnic offers an incredible taste experience combined with unforgettable views of the beach, mountains and natural Fynbos surroundings.
6) Bush dinner in the Masai Mara
Surrounded by soft ambient lantern light, your dinner table is set in a private outdoor location with a private waiter and delicious meal. Enjoy your delightful meal with a glass of the best wine and enjoy the sounds of surrounding African night. A perfect setting for a proposal or simply to enjoy your loved one’s company in unique and unforgettable surroundings.
7) Hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti
Drift along with the breaking dawn as the wildlife of the Serengeti wakes for the day and starts on its journey in search of survival in the African wilderness. This unique view offers a close up of the wilderness with sweeping views across the African horizon. Private trips can be arranged for proposals and special occasions to ensure an intimate setting and freedom to explore.
8) Zanzibar sunset dhow cruise
Set sail on the azure waters of the Zanzibar coast on a traditional sailing dhow boat. Enjoy the gentle ocean breeze with a cocktail in hand or a glass of your favourite wine while the sun dips below the horizon painting the sky in hues of orange, red and blue.
9) Sampan dinner on the Zambezi
For those looking for a once in a lifetime experience, this certainly is the one! Tongabezi lodge guests can enjoy this unforgettable experience of dinner on their own floating ‘island’ in the middle of the Zambezi. Dinner is served by canoe as your waiter brings both meal and beverages to your table and even on occasion a choir or musician to serenade. Enjoy the sounds of the river, the surrounding animal nightlife and the ultimate private dinner experience.
10) Beach dinner Mozambique
With a table set on the pristine white beach in a private location, you’ll enjoy your dinner to the sounds of the waves gently lapping against the island shore. With ambient lantern light, the soft ocean breeze and the warmth of the tropical evening, there’s no better place to dig your toes into the sand and enjoy a private, intimate and delicious seafood extravaganza.
If you are interested in an incredible romantic holiday in Africa give us a call on 020 7843 3500 today and speak to a member of our friendly and experienced team to plan the holiday of your dreams.
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