There are 11 official language spoken in South Africa(not many, then)! A few of these are English, Southern Sotho, Swati and Zulu.
South African Rand (ZAR).
South African Standard Time is (GMT+2)
A bottle of local South African beer costs on average 25ZAR - the most popular and well-known is Castle Lager, but you can also get imported beers.
For a sit-down meal in an inexpensive restaurant you're looking at an average of 100ZAR, or if you prefer the street food scene ask for a Kota (bread filled with loads of different ingredients) from as little as 16ZAR!
A basic dorm bed in South Africa can cost you as little as 103ZAR per night.
For a mid-range double room in a hotel or guesthouse, it costs between R400-1500. If you're looking for a bit more high-end, you'll be spending around R2,500 a night.
Taxis vary in price, depending on where you are in South Africa. On average, they're cheaper in Cape Town, with journeys starting at 10ZAR and the starting rate in Johannesburg is around 22ZAR.
One of the best ways to get around South Africa is by a hop-on hop-off bus, which can either be bought for a specific route or for flexibility. We offer passes with Baz Bus, with routes starting at R2,690