South Africa Travel Guide
Cape Town
NEED TO KNOW

CAPITAL   Pretoria (administrative), Bloemfontein (judicial), Cape Town (legislative)
POPULATION   49,052,489
AREA   1,219,090 sq km
LANGUAGES   Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, Sepedi, English, Tswana, Sesotho, Tsonga, Swati, Venda & Ndebele
CURRENCY   South African Rand (ZAR)

WHEN TO TRAVEL

Best time to travel   January
Best time to travel   February
Good time to travel   March
Good time to travel   April
Good time to travel   May
Good time to travel   June
Good time to travel   July
Good time to travel   August
Good time to travel   September
Good time to travel   October
Best time to travel   November
Best time to travel   December

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TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

For current information on government travel advice, please refer to the U.S. Passports & International travel, the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office or the Australian Department of Foreign Affaires website.

For current information regarding health, recommended vaccines and the location of trustworthy doctors and medical clinics, please refer to the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers website.

AVERAGE ACCOMMODATION COST ($US)
  • 3 star hotel: $80
  • 4 star hotel: $100
  • 5 star hotel: $220
 Average in the good period to travel. Rates change throughout the year depending on high or low tourist seasons.
AVERAGE MEAL COST ($US)
  • Inexpensive restaurant: $7.83
  • Meal for 2, mid-range restaurant, 3 courses: $34.46
ELECTRICITY
Type M

220V/230V / 50Hz

REASONS TO VISIT
  • Beach
  • Outdoor and Adventure
  • Party
  • Food and Drink
  • Romance and Honeymoon
  • Animal encounter
  • Family
  • Culture and Art
  • Architecture and History
  • Road trip
OFTEN PAIRED WITH
QUICK FACTS
  • Almost half of South Africa’s wealth is concentrated among just 10% of the population
  • South Africa’s Shark Alley is nicknamed the ‘great white shark capital of the world’, and it’s one of the top commercial cage-diving destinations in the world
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