Travelling to South Africa

Cape floral heritage site expands

The expansion of South Africa's Cape Floral Region as a World Heritage Site means an even greater area will continue to be protected. Almost doubling the size of the protected area is a chance to boost economic development, create jobs, develop skills and increase awareness.

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App to understand South African visa rules

Child Visa Checklist App has been designed to help travellers to and from South Africa understand the new child visa requirements, and ease them through the regulations. In three clicks it covers all the possible scenarios to get tourists on their way quickly and easily.


South African Airways voted Africa's best

Three awards were handed to South African Airways at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards. For the 13th year, the airline was named the Best Airline in Africa. Its staff got the thumbs up, too. Skytrax awards are the direct result of customer satisfaction surveys.


Protection sought for South Africa's sardines

The annual sardine run up the coast of KwaZulu-Natal is a spectacular event bringing visitors to the coast. But scientists are concerned the shoal is becoming less predictable. They are gathering data to try to pressure the authorities into giving the fish more protection.


New visa rules to visit South Africa

A new law has come into effect that requires unabridged birth certificates and other documentation for children under the age of 18 when visiting or leaving South Africa. The government says the move is to curb child trafficking, but there are concerns it will affect tourism.

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