Choosing Wedding Photo Shoot Locations in South Africa

Choosing Wedding Photo Shoot Locations in South Africa

The Rockhaven Farm in the Elgin Valley in Western Cape is one of the most popular wedding photo shoot locations in South Africa. All wedding photos of this location are quite amazing and perfect settings are provided for a romantic wedding. The venues are amidst farms, orchards, valleys, forests and mountains. From Cape Town, The Rockhaven Farm is just 75 km away. On arriving here people feel that they are in a different world. The outdoor functions and activities can be conducted on the amazing lawn. The lawn is the ideal venue for pre-dinner drinks as well as the wedding photo session. The large reception venue is decorated with fairy lights and crystal chandeliers.

The Grand Beach

Another outstanding wedding photo shoot location in South Africa is The Grand Beach and Café. This wedding venue is close to the V & A Waterfront. This is the only beach café in Cape Town. The Grand Beach is amongst the very few beach venues in Cape Town and The Grand Beach is the closest beach to the water. For a wedding in the summer this is the most ideal venue. The photographs of the outdoor ceremony on this beautiful beach will be quite amazing and the video will cover the small waves also in the background. The reception venue is one of the biggest venues in Cape Town.


From Cape Town we can reach Kleinevalleij in one hour by car. This is one of the most impressive wedding venues in the Cape Vinelands. The exact location of the venue is Boland Town in Wellington. Its location at the foot of the awe-inspiring Bain’s Kloof mountain pass makes this venue a great choice for wedding photo shoots. The main wedding hall is in fact a modern Victorian manor. Its veranda connects to the stairway to the terraced lawns. This photo shoot venue is surrounded by vineyards and the majestic mountains form the backdrop.

Tintswalo Atlantic

This famous wedding venue is situated at the base of Chapman’s Peak which is in the Greater Table Mountain National Park. This place is at the foot of the ocean and is indeed an amazing location for wedding photography.

De Hoop Reserve

From Cape Town one can reach this venue in 3 hours. The Potberg Mountain is in the background and this mountain is home to the endangered Cape Vulture species.

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

This is an outstanding bush avenue in Cape Town. There are four amazing photo shoot locations here – the Embers ceremony venue, the Manor House Deck, the Manor House Lawns and the Peninsula Dam.

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