South Africa

11 to 12 Hrs

South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of the African continent. It is known for its diverse population, wildlife, natural beauty, and history of apartheid. The country has 11 official languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Zulu. English is widely spoken and is the language of business and government.

The currency of South Africa is the South African Rand (ZAR). The exchange rate between the Rand and other currencies can vary over time.

The flight time from the UK to South Africa depends on the specific departure and arrival cities, as well as the airline and route taken. On average, it takes around 11-12 hours to fly from London to Johannesburg, which is one of the main entry points to the country.

The local time in South Africa is usually 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2). However, the country does not observe daylight saving time, so the time difference may vary depending on the season.

The main airport in South Africa is O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), located in Johannesburg. Its address is: O.R. Tambo International Airport Road, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa.

Top Local Attractions

Kruger National Park

South Africa's top game reserve, home to the Big Five animals (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino), as well as a range of other wildlife. Visitors can go on safari drives, guided walks, and stay in lodges within the park.

Table Mountain

A stunning flat-topped mountain in Cape Town that provides panoramic views of the city and ocean. Visitors can take a cable car up to the top or hike up the mountain for a more challenging experience.

Robben Island

A historic island off the coast of Cape Town, known for being the site of Nelson Mandela's imprisonment for 18 years during the apartheid era. Visitors can take a tour of the prison and learn about the island's history.
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