Travelling to South Africa

Here's where South Africans can travel without a visa

South Africa has the most powerful passport on the African continent, with its citizens able to enter a full 90 countries across the world without a visa, and able to gain a visa on arrival at a further 31 countries.

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South Africans get free access to parks for a week

With Heritage and Tourism Month under way, South Africa's natural wonders will be available to all citizens for free. During SANParks Week in mid-September, there is no charge for South Africans to the country's many beautiful national parks.

South African Tourism announces future of Indaba and Meetings Africa

South African Tourism has announced that its new Exhibition and Strategic Events division will now be driving its two flagship tourism trade show exhibitions, Indaba and Meetings Africa.

Bringing brain science to winemaking: SA's world-first 'neurowine'

A South African winemaker has developed a world-first "neurowine" by applying technologies used to study the brain to the winemaking process. As Pieter Walser tastes a selection of wines, the data collected from his brain activity is analysed to determine the most appealing blend.

Cape Town again named favourite city in the world

Cape Town was voted the favourite city in the world and South Africa the third favourite country in the Telegraph newspaper's annual travel survey. It is the fourth consecutive year that the Mother City has taken the top honour in the British newspaper's popular poll.

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