Travelling to South Africa

South Africa's west coast explodes in colour

It's "flower safari" time as South Africa's West Coast National Park prepares for its annual influx of visitors, come to see the spectacular spring flower displays that take place every August and September.

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South Africa offers cheapest transport options: survey

South Africa has been rated as offering the cheapest average rate per 100 kilometres of bus, train and air travel out of 51 countries in online platform GoEuro's Worldwide Transportation Price Index.


South African Airways increases African flights

In response to "tremendous growth" in demand for premium travel on the continent, South African Airways is adding to an already extensive African schedule by increasing its flights between Johannesburg and Lagos - all on its Airbus aircraft, which offer lie-flat seats in business class.


South Africa's visa rules 'updated for security, efficiency'

South Africa's new immigration rules will allow for more efficient issuing of visas and easier sourcing of critical skills from overseas, while reducing the country's vulnerability to the security threats of the modern world, says Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba.


Exploring the culture that made Mandela

It was deep in the rural heartland of the Eastern Cape that Nelson Mandela learned the lessons that would help him to lead South Africa to freedom. Tour operator Ukubona Africa reveals his early life for visitors with a unique tour, Nelson's Transkei.

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