Southern Off-Road 4x4 Hire

Relax in the experienced hands of our team who will help you to plan your 4x4 holiday in Southern Africa, and ensure that your trip is not only exciting, but also as safe and comfortable as you desire.

We are a business that prides itself with our personal touch. Pick up and drop off our vehicles at one of our depots in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Windhoek, or indeed any major town in Southern Africa.

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South Africa

  • Capital: Pretoria (Executive), Bloemfontein (Judicial), Cape Town (Legislative)
  • Area: 1,221,037
  • Population: 50,586,757 est
  • Official Language: English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Zulu, Venda, Tsonga, Swazi, Tswana, Sotho, North Sotho, Ndebele
  • Currency: South African rand (ZAR)
  • Time Zone: CAT (UTC+2)
  • Dialling code: +27
  • Rainy season: April-August
  • Dry season: September-March

Situated at the southern tip of Africa, South Africa is edged on 3 sides by nearly 3000km coastline washed by the Atlantic and Indian oceans. Bordered in the north by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, and also wraps itself around two independent countries, Lesotho and Swaziland. The country is strong on adventure, sport, nature and wildlife travel and is a pioneer and global leader in responsible tourism

Tap water is potable. However, ensure that you take bottled water with you when travelling to remote rural areas and the bush. The country is home to the famous Big Five (rhino, elephant, lion, leopard and buffalo). Watching wildlife is addictive. First you start with the Big Five in so many ways, then whales, penguins, meerkats, wild dogs, birds, dung beetles

Theme Parks, shopping, casinos, ostrich Farms and beaches are just a few activities to mention if not wanting to spend the whole time camping or game viewing. South Africa is the adventure capital of the world and is filled with over 130 adventure activities such as scuba diving and shark cage diving, bungee jumping, zip lining, hot air ballooning and many more.

Entry requirements

South Africa requires a valid yellow fever certificate from all foreign visitors and citizens over 1 year of age travelling from an infected area or having been in transit through infected areas. For visa requirements, please contact your nearest South African diplomatic mission.

Airports

The 3 major international airports in South Africa are: OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg), Cape Town International Airport and King Shaka International Airport (Durban) as well as 90 regional airports including the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) in Nelspruit.

Roads in South Africa

South Africa has an extensive road infrastructure including national highways and secondary roads. Speed limits are set at 120 kilometres on highways; 100 kilometres on secondary roads and 60 kilometres in urban areas.

Malaria

Most of South Africa is malaria-free, but always check with the game reserves you're planning to visit and take precautions if necessary. Make sure you have the latest safety tips from the establishment where you will be staying and take common sense precautions as you would when travelling

Electricity

The South African electricity supply is 220/230 volts AC 50 HZ. With a few exceptions (in deep rural areas) electricity is available almost everywhere.