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Is it safe in South Africa?
Is anywhere safe these days? Like anywhere else, it's advisable to be aware of your surroundings & not take unecesary risks in terms of going to areas that have been flagged as dangerous. It's safer not to walk alone at night or flash valuable items or cash around. Our advice is to be careful, stay in your group & use your instincts when approached by strangers.
What animals are there in South Africa?
Aside from household pets like cats, dogs, birds etc, South Africa is fortunate to have over 100 000 species of animals, plants & fungi & more being discovered all the time!
How many airports does South Africa have?
Too many to list!
What language do South Africans speak?
There are estimated to be about 35 languages & dialects native to Southern Africa. In South Africa we have 11 official languages - yup, that's right - but you will be able to communicate with anyone using English as this is the offical first language. Afrikaans is also widely spoken along with Xhosa and isiZulu. Tour guides and lodge staff will always communicate in English.
What are the roads like in South Africa?
For the most part, our highways and other main roads are excellent although it is important to be careful of potholes and other road damage in certain areas. Large vehicles such as trucks often cause damage to the tarmac but it is not common for this damage to be so severe that you aren;t able to traverse it in a sedan or hatchback.
What is food like in South Africa?
Tasty & loads of it!
What's the weather like in South Africa?
This varies from region to region & per season. South Africa is a big country so you will find microclimates everywhere you go.
Is Coronavirus in South Africa?
Unfortunately South Africa has been affected by a few isolated cases. However, health professionals and the government are ensuring the safety of all local citizens and international guests by taking stringent measures with infections and the liklihood of an outreak is minimal.