O'Reilly logo

DK Eyewitness South Africa by DK Eyewitness

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Practical

Information

A little local know-how goes a long way in South Africa. Here you will find all the essential advice and information you will need during your stay.

Personal Security

Although South Africa has a reputation when it comes to crime, it’s fairly rare for visitors to encounter anything other than the usual petty crime associated with large cities. Security is good in most places that tourists are likely to visit and the risk of serious crime is low, but there is a small chance that you may encounter bag-snatching or pickpocketing. Take sensible precautions when walking around – don’t publicly flash expensive items such as jewellery and mobile phones and avoid going out alone, especially after ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required