SOUTH AFRICA

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why travel to
SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa is a bucket list destination for most of the world travelers. It is a place where everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime. It offers amazing adventures for everyone, from incredible safaris such as Kruger and Addo Elephant Park, amazing blue water beaches, incredible food and wine, friendly people, and stunning landscapes everywhere you go. 

Whether you are looking for an adventure trip, a diverse wildlife encounter, meet incredible local people, relax at the beach, or just enjoy yourself while sipping good wine, South Africa offers it all.

South Africa is a perfect destination for those who are looking to explore a very diverse culture and loves outdoor lifestyles, and even better? It is very affordable.

Enjoy all the amazing and exclusive Travel Guides on this page and Safe Travels!

SOUTH AFRICA at a glance

safari in remote areas of Botswana

lANGUAGE

The official languages are Pedi, Sotho, Tswana, Swati, Venḓa, Tsonga, Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Xhosa and Zulu.

CURRENCY

The currency is the South African Rand. The Rand is widely accepted in other countries in Africa. Click on the icon for the conversion of the day.

GEOGRAPHY

South Africa is located on the southern tip of the African continent. It borders Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and the kingdoms of Eswatini and Lesotho. The country is marked by several distinct ecosystems.

ECONOMY & BUDGET

The 3rd largest economy in Africa has been challenged in terms of growth and progress, and poverty is widespread. Backpackers' budget is around $30-450 per day, while mid-range travelers spend between $60 and $90 per day on average.

SAFETY

A visit to South Africa requires constant vigilance. Crime rates are high, however tourists are not normally subject to violent crime. Some areas are safer than others, but stay alert to avoid petty crime, theft and scams. Travel insurance is highly recommended.

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PLANNING

For all travel resources click travel planning

HOTEL

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ACTIVITIES

Book your tours and avoid lines Get Your Guide

RENTAL CAR

Book your car rental with Rental Car

INSURANCE

Protect your trip with World Nomads

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You can hire an expert local company for a tailor-made trip to South Africa. I recommend  Wild Wonderful World, and part of the profits are used on amazing conservation efforts.

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