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South Africa

Régime politique : Republic

Capital : Capetown

Area : 1 219 912 Km²

Population : 57 million

Official languages : English, Afrikaans, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, North sotho, (1, Sepedi), sesotho, setswana, siSwati, tshivenda, xitsonga.

Currency : Rand

Vaccines and health

Mandatory vaccination

No mandatory vaccination except a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate for all travellers over one year of age coming from a Yellow Fever infested region.

Recommended vaccinations

For adults, don't forget your vaccinations: Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid, and for those people at risk: Tuberculosis, Rabies.

For children, don't forget the vaccinations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Tuberculosis, Measles, German Measles, Mumps, Hepatitis A & B, (1, long stay), Typhoid (1, long stay for those over 5 years old).

Local diseases

In South Africa, you must be warned about AIDS, Amebiasis, Ascaris, Bilharziosis, Dengue, Hepatitis A & B, Malaria, Poisonous Fish, Snakes, Scorpions, Spiders, Polio, Rabies, Sexually transmitted diseases, Tetanus, Tuberculosis, Typhoid.

When to go ?

The best period to make safaris in South Africa is summer, which begins with June and ends with September.

Visas and diplomacy

For all information, please contact your embassy or the South African consulate.

Food and drinks

Good hygiene in restaurants, markets and shops. In general, avoid tap water, except in Johannesburg. Better to consume local bottled water : Schoon Spruit, Van Riebeeck Water.

Best places to go

The town of Johannesburg, the Greenmarket square and the botanical gardens Kirstenbosc in Capetown, the Cape of Bonne Espèrance, the Garden Route which follows the coast and goes from Still Bay to Plettenberg Bay, the town of Durban and the Kruger  National Park.

Contact Details

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19, rue des Longs Prés
92100 Boulogne - FRANCE

Our opening hours are from 9:00 to 18:00 Central Europe Time from Monday to Friday to contact our consultants. Our medical platforms are reachable 24/24 and 365 days a year..

Do you have questions on your insurance plan, you would like to purchase a travel insurance or receive a quote for an expat insurance ? Please send us an email ; we will answer you within 24h00 business days.