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Destination Orientation - Southern Africa

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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.

Visa Requirements 
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.

Passport 
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.
 

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Southern Africa - General Information

Country Local Time Language Health Precautions Currency
Namibia GMT + 2

English
Afrikaans
German
Malaria (North & East)
Hepatitis (recommended)
1 Namibian Dollar (NAD) = 100 cents
Botswana

GMT + 2

Setswana
English

Malaria
Tetanus 1
1 Botswana Pula (BWP) = 100 thebe
South Africa GMT + 2 English
Afrikaans
Malaria 1 South African Rand (ZAR) = 100 cents
Zambia GMT + 2 English Malaria
Yellow Fever
Bilharzia (dams)
1 Zambia Kwacha = 100 ngwee
Zimbabwe GMT + 2 English Hepatitis (recommended)
Malaria
USD & ZAR are the common tender
Mozambique GMT + 2

Portuguese
English

Malaria
Yellow Fever
Hepatitis (recommended)
1 Mozambican Metical = 100 centavos


Vacation Preferences 

Southern Africa can be visited in various ways. View our Travel Options.

Country Cost Ease Safari Experience
Namibia Mid High Mid  
Botswana H-Super Med Super  
South Africa L-Mid Super High  
Zambia High Low Mid  
Zimbabwe Mid Med Mid  
Mozambique M-High Low Low  


Key

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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