South Africa is becoming more and more popular as an elopement wedding destination and rightfully so. But how does it work? Can you for example get legally married as a foreigner, in South Africa?

When planning an elopement in South Africa, the first thing you’ll notice is the huge variety of landscapes to choose from. In this blog, I will list a few of the options and places to help you navigate planning your elopement in South Africa.

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Couples wanting to get married in the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, can do so in various ways. But when two South African hiking guides contact you about their elopement in ‘The Berg’, then you know what’s coming…

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The Cape Town area is a perfect and oh-so-versatile location for an adventurous elopement wedding. With both ocean and mountains close, Lou and Dan had plenty of options to choose from. Their pick? Mountains!

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What if your environment expects you to ‘marry in a certain way’, but you just feel so strongly that this isn’t for you? Marie and Daniel from Germany decided to elope in South Africa and have a wild wedding with just the two of them.

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Namibia is one of Africa’s most accessible countries. Perfect for an elopement wedding and road trip, even if you’ve never been to the mother continent before.

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