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Thornybush Safari Weddings

A guide to your luxury wedding

There are few occasions that rival saying your most sacred vows in the great African wilderness surrounded by nature and your loved ones.

At Thornybush, we pride ourselves on giving each couple and their guests a truly magical Kruger Park safari wedding that comes with unforgettable animal sightings, spectacular sunsets and open-air dance floors under vast starry skies.

From the first planning steps to the final preparations, our incredible teams at each one of our luxury safari lodges will go the extra mile to create the safari wedding of a lifetime. Ready to start planning?

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Rates &
Availability

Thornybush’s luxury safari lodges can accommodate up to 60 guests.

Depending on the size of your wedding party, each one of our safari lodges can be used exclusively, setting the scene for an intimate and unforgettable reception.

With daily airline connections from major South African cities and just over a five-hour drive  from Johannesburg, Thornybush is an easy wedding destination for local and international guests to reach.

2024 Wedding Package Rate: ZAR 47 500 Rate Excluded Accommodation
2025 Wedding Package Rate: ZAR 50 000 Rate Excluded Accommodation

AVAILABILITY FOR 2024
1 January – 31 December 2024

AVAILABILITY FOR 2025
1 January – 31 December 2025

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Perfect wedding!

My wife and I got married here a couple of months ago. It was a truly memorable experience for both us and our guests and we're so pleased we chose this lodge - we can't recommend it enough for anyone looking to do similar!

David S

Wedding of our dreams!

“Thornybush Game Lodge will always hold a special place in our hearts as they gave us the wedding of our dreams. There was no better place for an international wedding of 120 guests, and there was no greater experience they could have given to our guests.”

Griffenk

Trip of a Lifetime

“Trip of a lifetime that we will never forget - we hope we can return soon”

O.Kittrell

Included in your luxury bush wedding package

Wedding
Planner

Our on-site team will work with you to plan and prepare your big day.

Wedding
Venue

You can choose from one of our four world-renowned lodges as your reception venue. We will set-up your ceremony and reception.

Officiant

Whether you are a couple who wants a simple blessing or require an official marriage union with a marriage certificate, we have you covered. We will also guide International guests through the paperwork regarding legal matters.

Flowers

A beautiful, locally sourced bouquet and buttonhole detail.

Cake

Red velvet, vanilla, carrot or chocolate, our cakes are all about delicious decadence.

Romantic
Touches

A personalised turn-down service in your safari honeymoon suite on your wedding night

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