Bayala Private Safari Lodge and Camp is a welcoming and affordable safari lodge situated in a ‘Big 5’ game reserve just 3 hours north of Durban, South Africa, in the ancient kingdom of Zululand.  Vast and enchanting, the Bayala wilderness offers couples the opportunity to custom design the safari wedding of their dreams.

Celebrate beneath Zululand’s iconic acacia trees, or in a traditional, all-African boma, or in their elegantly appointed lodge. Wilderness watering holes and majestic bush panoramas create extraordinary photographic settings in which to capture your memories of the day.

The bride and groom are gifted with a complimentary stay on their wedding night.  Special rates are available for invited guests. A variety of add-on experiences are available to ensure a memorable occasion , including, including scenic sundowners at Rorher’s Deck, traditional Zulu dancing, a safari drive with your guests, pamper treatments or perhaps a bush walk.

Join us at award-winning Bayala Private Safari Lodge and Camp for a safari wedding you will never forget.

And for those who are looking for a romantic honeymoon destination, Bayala provides the perfect opportunity to escape to a bush wilderness with all the luxury and conveniences newly weds could wish for.

Contact Details

Contact: Liezel

Tel: 035 562 0498

Website: Visit their website

Address: Hluluwe, Northern KZN

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Venue Details

Guests: 40 - 150

Budget: Varies

Accommodation: B & B, Lodge

No. of Beds: 96

Cost: From R1680 pppn (B&B and 1 game drive daily)

Ceremony: Outdoor Ceremony

Catering: In House extra charge

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    We got married at Bayala and had the most amazing experience! Judy, Michelle and all the Bayala staff went above and beyond to make every tiny detail of the weekend absolutely perfect. Bayala is one of the most magical places I have ever been to and I cannot recommend it enough! Thank you Bayala for making our wedding dreams come true!

    Claire Sturgeon

    We have been going there for many years and it was always my dream to get married at this special place. We had our wedding there and it was perfect. We had a magical day and Judy and Michelle went above and beyond of what we asked for. The staff are friendly and the game rangers are excellent. Shout out to Emma and Dave V for the amazing sightings.

    Charlene Wilson