Africa's sensational mix of miles of unspoilt beaches, vast tracts of
game-rich wildlife reserves and wilderness areas, sunny climate and a
vibration totally 'African', make it a diverse, unparalleled holiday
: In general, South Africa is sunny all year round.
Mediterranean climate prevails along the Cape Coast with winter rainfall.
The KwaZulu-Natal coast, Mpumalanga and Limpopo Province are subtropical.
Elsewhere temperatures are moderate in the high interior plateau with summer
rainfalls, often in the form of late afternoon thunderstorms. Summer rains
fall between November and March with a peak summer rainfall in
December and January. Winter is May through to August.
South Africa can
easily be accessed by air, with many airlines flying directly into
Johannesburg and Cape Town. Access from Europe and the UK is particularly
easy, being an 11 hour flight within the same (or similar) time zone. Access
from India is also via Mumbai and Delhi from where there are regular flights
from South African Airways.
acts as a regional hub, with flights to all countries and major destinations
in Southern Africa. Victoria Falls, Namibia and Mozambique are all an hour
away, with regular connections.
- Countries exempt from South African Visa - African Union Laissez Passer, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand,
Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland.
What are the requirements for entering South
- A valid acceptable passport or travel document
good for a sufficient period to cover the intended stay.
- A valid visa, if required.
- Sufficient funds.
- A return or onward ticket.
- At least two blank pages in your passport.
- Yellow fever certificates are required if the
journey starts or entails passing through the yellow fever belt of Africa or