Weddings in Botswana

How & where to get married

Botswana's safari game parks and natural wonders are one of Africa's best kept secrets, and they are incredibly romantic places to hold a wedding...


Top reasons to get married in Botswana

Why choose Botswana for your wedding?

  • Safari
    Combine a once in a lifetime safari holiday with a get away wedding.
  • Simple
    Civil Marriage relatively simple for foreigners in Botswana.
  • Locations
    Get married in the Chobe national park or Moremi game reserve.
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Nearly 20 per cent of the country's land surface, including the remote Chobe national park and Moremi game reserve, is protected as national reserves which provide magnificent settings for viewing game.

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Here you'll get the chance to watch large groups of elephants, prides of lions & thousands of buffalo.

There's also the Okavango Delta, the world's largest inland delta, which covers an area the size of Switzerland and creates a vast oasis of flora in the most peaceful of surroundings. Botswana is a true wilderness under blue fresh skies.

You can't apply for a marriage licence in advance - you must apply when you arrive. You can have a civil or religious ceremony.

The most popular locations are Maun, Kasane, Francistown and Gaberone. More unusual destinations are the Okavango Delta or the Central Kalahari Desert.

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