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Country Guide - South Africa

Welcome to the Exodus Travel Guide to South Africa.

Our country guide to South Africa will provide you with all the travel information you need to prepare for your holiday.

 

  • Full Name

    The Republic of South Africa

  • Capital City

    Pretoria (official); Bloemfontein (judicial) and Cape Town (legislative).

  • Currency

    Rand

  • Timezone(s)

    GMT +2

  • Plug Types

    • South African/Indian-style plug with two circular metal pins above a large circular grounding pin

    Voltage: 220/230V
    Frequency (Hz): 50Hz

 

 

For the latest travel advice on visiting South Africa:

>> Foreign & Commonwealth Office advice for travelling to South Africa

>> BBC Country Profile on South Africa

 
To purchase guidebooks and maps for your visit to South Africa:

>> Exodus Travels on Amazon.co.uk 

 

South Africa Holidays

Kruger Safari

Kruger Safari

7 days From
USD $1,750.00

An exciting week wildlife viewing in South Africa's Kruger National Park

  • Take game drives in a specially designed open safari vehicle
  • Have game walks and game drives in a private reserve
  • Visit Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre
  • Enjoy great wildlife on a short week-long break.
Cape Town & the Garden Route

Cape Town & the Garden Route

12 days From
USD $2,100.00

Travel along the dramatic coastline at the bottom of South Africa

  • Look for elephants and, in season, whales
  • Explore beautiful coastlines
  • Discover the delights of Cape Town
Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Camping

Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Camping

20 days From
USD $3,675.00

Explore sand dunes, canyons and waterfalls from South Africa to Zimbabwe

  • Explore sand dunes, canyons and waterfalls
  • Look for cheetahs and elephants
  • Discover a rich and diverse culture
Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Lodge based

Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Lodge based

20 days From
USD $5,775.00

Explore sand dunes, canyons and waterfalls from South Africa to Zimbabwe

  • Explore sand dunes, canyons and waterfalls
  • Look for cheetahs and elephants
  • Discover a rich and diverse culture
Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Reverse Camping

Cape Town to Victoria Falls - Reverse Camping

20 days From
USD $3,675.00

Explore sand dunes, canyons and waterfalls from Zimbabwe to South Africa

  • Explore sand dunes, canyons and waterfalls
  • Look for cheetahs and elephants
  • Discover a rich and diverse culture
Cycling the Cape & Winelands

Cycling the Cape & Winelands

12 days From
USD $2,535.00

Cycle through vineyards, up passes and along South Africa's most spectacular coastline

  • Spot amazing wildlife and stunning scenery
  • Enjoy world famous wine estates
  • Cycle Chapman's Peak Drive
Cycling the Drakensberg & Kruger

Cycling the Drakensberg & Kruger

12 days From
USD $2,439.00

From the jagged peaks of the Drakensberg to the spectacular wildlife in Kruger, explore eastern South Africa by bike

  • Explore the magnificent Drakensberg mountains
  • Discover the wildlife of Kruger National Park
  • Cycle through forests, waterfalls and canyons
South African Walking Safari

South African Walking Safari

15 days From
USD $2,646.00

Trek South Africa's Drakensberg and go on safari in Kruger

  • Hike through the Drakensberg mountain range
  • Track game and go wildlife viewing in Kruger
  • Visit the kingdom of Swaziland
Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour

Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour

9 days From
USD $2,275.00

Cycle through South Africa's stunning Western Cape and take part in the world's largest individually-timed cyclosportive event.

  • Take part in the world's largest cyclosportive event
  • Cycle winelands, passes and coastal roads
  • Explore Cape Town and its environs
Johannesburg to Cape Town

Johannesburg to Cape Town

20 days From
USD $3,500.00

A classic journey through South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

  • Go on game drives in Kruger National Park
  • Discover Swaziland and Lesotho
  • Explore Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula

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