There are 11 official language spoken in South Africa! A few of these are English, Southern Sotho, Swati and Zulu.
South African Rand (ZAR).
100 South African Rand is approximately $7.33
South African Standard Time is UTC +02:00, and is ahead of Washington DC by 7 hours.
A bottle of local South African beer costs on average 25R (around $1.80).
A sit-down meal in an inexpensive restaurant will be about 100R (approx $7.33), or street food from as little as 16R!
A basic dorm bed in South Africa can cost you as little as 103R (about $7.50) per night.
For a mid-range double room in a hotel or guesthouse, it costs between 400-1500R (approx $29-$110).
Taxi journeys in Cape Town starting at 10R (approx 73c) and the starting rate in Johannesburg is around 22R (approx $1.60).
Hop-on hop-off is a great way to travel. We offer passes with Baz Bus, with fixed routes starting at $166.
*Visa and entry requirements are subject to change at any time. Please always check the current status with your applicable embassy prior to travel.