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Unveiling Africa’s Romantic Secrets: 5 Beautiful Places to Propose in Africa

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Written by Abraham Odhiambo

Are you looking for beautiful places to propose in Africa? Look no further because we got you covered with ideal destinations to go to when love is in the air. Guests from different parts of the world flock to Africa every year to propose to their partners, thanks to the continent’s amazing beauty, stunning sunset and unforgettable wildlife safaris.

If you ask ‘Will you marry me?’ in such an environment then why would you not get a resounding ‘Yes’ as an answer? Ready for a proposal that you and your partner will remember for a very long time? Here are six beautiful places to propose in Africa.

1. Kruger National Park

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Kruger National Park. Photo/ Discover Africa Safaris.

One of Africa’s leading tourist attractions, Kruger National Park is also one of those places you would love to ask you partner to be with your for the rest of your life. The Kruger is known for its incredible diversity of wildlife, breathtaking natural beauty and thrilling game drive.

Once you have seen all that the park has to offer, surprise your other half by going down on one knee when the sun is inching toward the horizon. It’s a moment that will not only take their breath away but will also remember if for a very long time.

2. The Famous Victoria Falls 

How about going on your knee during your trip to the Victoria Falls? One of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, Victoria Falls on the River Zambezi is the largest sheet of falling water in the world and an ideal place to make your proposal more romantic.

About 500-million liters of water per minute crash into a deep rocky gorge at the bottom of Zambezi throwing a cloud of mist and rainbow-lit spray into the air. The scene is epic and a proposal here will stick in the memory for a very long time.

3. Okavango Delta

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Okavango Delta. Photo/ GarminWorldmaps.

Immerse yourself in a vibrant journey into the heart of the Okavango Delta where abundant wildlife and stunning wetlands await you. The Delta, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and boasts one of the most unique ecosystems on the planet. Explore this vast wonderland with your partner and then make the trip even more memorable by going on your knee and popping the question.

4. Cape Winelands, South Africa

Whether you’re a wine lover or not, the Cape Winelands is one place you would love to propose. The Cape Winelands is known worldwide for its spectacular scenery, wonderful vineyards, captivating charm and an enticing sense of romance making it one of the beautiful places to propose in Africa. Once you’ve proposed, you can order from the award-winning wine collection and enjoy good moments with your life partner.

5. Zanzibar Archipelago 

Well, no list of beautiful places to propose in Africa would be complete without including at least one destination in East Africa. This side of the continent is blessed with numerous magnificent islands/beaches and wildlife attractions, but since we’ve already given you other destinations with wildlife, it’s time to experience a once-in-a-lifetime moment on an island.


Zanzibar archipelago. Photo/ andBeyond.

Surrounded by crystal clear waters, the Zanzibar archipelago off the Tanzanian coast has numerous islands that are perfect for a romantic getaway. Take a stroll with your partner in the evening along the sandy beaches and then out of nowhere go on your knee and propose. It will for sure be an unforgettable experience.

How to Propose in Africa 

Just like in many other places around the world, people in Africa propose by going down on one knee and then asking their partner if they’ll marry them. The good thing with Africa is that there are plenty of stunning places to go celebrate if your proposal is successful.

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The perfect place to get down on one knee and ask your special someone to stay with you for the rest of their life is Lalibela. This ancient city carved out of stone and filled with churches is surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty that makes it an ideal place to propose.

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About the author

Abraham Odhiambo

Abraham Odhiambo is a writer with interests in nature, travel, African safari and sports. I'm pursuing a bachelor's degree in Media and Communication at Egerton University.

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