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South Africa holidays by Cox & Kings

South Africa’s extraordinary natural beauty and cultural diversity often amazes visitors. Superb infrastructure, a great variety of accommodation and world-class service mean that South Africa has something to offer the most discerning traveller. From South Africa safaris and spotting the Big 5, to cosmopolitan cities, the Garden Route, whale watching, world-class food and wine, a fascinating mix of indigenous inhabitants and immigrants, nine provinces to explore and some superb wildlife parks – South Africa is culturally, scenically and naturally inspiring.

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Key facts

  • Capital Pretoria
  • Currency Rand
  • Flying time from London 12 hours
  • Official language(s) English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Southern Sotho, Tswana, Northern Sotho, Tsonga, Venda, Swati, Ndebele
  • Time difference +2 GMT
  • Visa requirements Not required for UK passport holders.

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