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South Africa Travel Guide

 

Travel Information for Tourists,  with Travel Tips, Driving, Safety, Transport and Customs

 

PEAK SEASONS
South Africa’s peak tourist seasons are between October and February and again between March and April

Tourist accommodation is in high demand
during these seasons and visitors are advised to book well in advance to avoid disappointment

  • Driving

  • Financial

  • Health

  • Safety

  • Transport

  • Travel-Tips

  • Visas


  • Driving

  • Financial

  • Health

  • Safety

  • Transport

  • Travel-Tips

  • Visas

 

  • Driving

  • Financial

  • Health

  • Safety

  • Transport

  • Travel-Tips

  • Visas

 

WEIGHTS & MEASURES
South Africa operates on the metric system.
Distances are measured in metres and kilometres (1 mile = 1, 621 km)

Weight is measured in grams and kilograms.
Liquids are measured in litres
Temperature is measured in degrees Celsius

10 ° C = 50 ° F
20 ° C = 68 ° F
30 ° C = 86 ° F

TIME
South Africa is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), one hour ahead of Central European Winter Time, eight hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Time and seven hours ahead of Eastern Standard Winter
Time, USA.

There is no daylight saving.

There are no time-zone changes between South Africa and its neighbouring countries, or between the nine provinces of South Africa.

 

 

take the easy way by bus or coach - start or finish your tour from all major destinations

  • Antelope

  • Antelope 2

  • Antelope 3

  • Buffalo

  • Cheetah

  • Elephants

  • Giraffe

  • Hippo

  • Hyena

  • Leopard

  • Lions

  • Photography

  • Primates

  • Rhino

  • Small-animals

  • Warthog

  • Wild-Dogs

  • Wildebeest

  • Zebra
 
 
 

Countries

ss Botswana

ss Mozambique

ss Namibia

ss South Africa

ss Zambia

ss Zimbabwe


Safaris

ss Special Tours

ss Victoria Falls

ss Livingstone

 

Houseboats


Adventure

ss Canoe Safaris

ss Mobile Safaris

ss Walking safari

ss Fishing Safari

ss Horse Safaris


Weddings

Honeymoons

Conferences

 

 

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