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South Africa

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Experience the ‘world in one country’ at the tip of the African continent where you will find a tapestry of quaint coastal and inland villages, cosmopolitan cities, breathtaking mountain scenery, lush green forests, pristine beaches, golden grasslands and an abundance of wildlife.

The natural blend of cultures, nationalities and rich history create a unique environment in which to welcome travellers from far and wide.

Our Team proudly offers you exclusive luxury tours, created through an accumulation of in-depth knowledge, operational expertise and long term relationships with our trusted suppliers, to ensure that your journey through South Africa is a first class and memorable experience.

Best Time to Visit:
September to April. The temperature is between 21 – 32 Degrees Celsius, the days are sunny and there is little rain.

Language:
There are 11 official languages in South Africa. However, English is the primary language of business, politics and media and is used across the country.

Currency:
The currency in South Africa is the Rand (ZAR). To check the exchange rate with your home currency click here.

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Helpful Information

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Please contact your local embassy for visa requirements, or click here to email us should you require assistance.

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Only single entry visas may be obtained from an embassy. Multiple entry visas must be applied for at the Department of Home Affairs on arrival.

Mosquito Icon Red Malaria Advice

It is recommended that an anti-malaria prophylactic is taken if visiting north-eastern Mpumalanga (Kruger National Park) and Kwa-Zulu Natal (Wildlife Reserves in Zululand).

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Tipping is customary in South Africa. A guideline for visitors is the following: Porters R10 - R15 per item, Taxis 10%, Restaurant service 10-15% of bill, Rangers / Guides +/- R100 per person/per day

Child Friendly Icon Travelling with Children

If you are travelling with children, please take note of these important requirements

South Africa Diplomatic Affairs and Visa Information

Department of Home Affairs

Faircape Building, 56 Barrack Street

Cape Town, South Africa

Tel: 0027 11 461 9252

E-mail: csc@dha.gov.za

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