We believe that part of Southern Africa's charm is the wide variety of places to visit and the comprehensive range of travel options and safari activities to choose from. Your available time, interests and budget essentially determines the type of Southern African holiday that you choose and it is our aim to familiarise you with the different choices of safari types, styles and activities throughout the region.
The African authorities are known for changing the visa status of particular countries without much notice! Please be sure to consult the relevant diplomatic offices for current requirements. Check your Visa Requirements here.
You must have a valid passport that does not expire for at least six months after your return home. Please ensure your passport has sufficient blank pages for any visas required and for entry/departure stamps.
Southern Africa - General Information
|Country||Local Time||Language||Health Precautions||Currency|
|Namibia||GMT + 2
|Malaria (North & East)
|1 Namibian Dollar (NAD) = 100 cents|
GMT + 2
|1 Botswana Pula (BWP) = 100 thebe|
|South Africa||GMT + 2||English
|Malaria||1 South African Rand (ZAR) = 100 cents|
|Zambia||GMT + 2||English||Malaria
|1 Zambia Kwacha = 100 ngwee|
|Zimbabwe||GMT + 2||English||Hepatitis (recommended)
|USD & ZAR are the common tender|
|Mozambique||GMT + 2||
|1 Mozambican Metical = 100 centavos|
Southern Africa can be visited in various ways. View our Travel Options.
|Cost||The general cost of hired transport, tours, activities and accommodation.|
|Ease||The ease to travel either with public transport, rental vehicle and or scheduled tours. High will be easy and a low will be difficult.|
|Safari Experience||The safari experience in regards to the amount of animals that can be seen in game reserves.|
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