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South Africa located on the southernmost tip of the Africa, is been growing since the 1990s into a thriving and popular tourist destination. The countries Bio-diversity is remarkable stretching from the penguins waddling on the Cape to the hippos in the Limpopo River. South Africa’s picturesque landscapes cannot be regiven on a photograph, it’s displays truly unique and breathtaking diversity.  Namakwa’s springtime blossoming of wildflowers, the deserted Kalahari, or the wildlife of the savannahs in the Kruger National Park give travellers a chance to witness the beauty of this remarkable country.  Talking about diversity the KwaZulu-Natal’s iSimangaliso Wetland Park alone has five distinct ecosystems, attracting both dolphins and zebras. Find your flights to South Africa and book your flight by clicking through to one of our suppliers.

Once a gold mining settlement, Johannesburg grew into South Africa’s biggest city and it is currently the capital of Gauteng province. Johannesburg is also known as Jo’burg or Jozi, and is a dynamically developing city with the wish to forget it’s once infamous reputation.  Districts like Newtown and Braamfontein, are a real tourist gems booming with cafes, restaurants, museums and theatres. Although the city is looking towards a positive future, crime and poverty still haven’t been eliminated and some districts should be avoided. Johannesburg still remains a friendly city and is truly a gem that is still off the beaten tourist tracks. Jo’burg is served by O. R. Tambo International Airport and welcomes direct flights to South Africa from all continents (except Antarctica). The airport is near the city and it is the busiest airport of the country with up to up to 28 million passengers annually.

Find flights to South Africa’s second most well-known city, Cape Town. This vibrant a port city befits on South Africa’s southwest coast. The city is proud for its golden beaches, vineyards and a Table Mountain rising over the city. Cape Town is a truly multicultural city where traditional African beliefs coexist peacefully with Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Hindu. Take a ride in cable car and climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are amazing views of the city or visit the busy harbor of Cape Town where you can jump on a boat heading for Robben Island in Table Bay. Also while in Cape Town don’t forget to visit the infamous prison that once held Nelson Mandela, which is now a living museum. Cape Town also has a notorious nightlife with nightclubs along Long St you will definitely find a place to relieve some steam. Due to it’s multicultural background the city offers an exquisite culinary experience from seafood to Cape Malay dish you’ll find something for your taste. The Cape Town International Airport is located around 20 km’s outside the city and it’s the second busiest airport in the country with direct flights to several major cities within South Africa. Find direct flights to Cape Town and book your flight to this amazing city by clicking through to an airline or travel agent.

While is South Africa make sure to visit Lesotho, a truly underrated destination. Lesotho is  affordable culturally rich and most notably a safe destination, easily accessible Johannesburg. This mountainous region offers a unique opportunity to discover the countries rural parts and is perfect for outdorr activities such as hiking or trekking.

The climate in South Africa is a temperate one with sunny, dry days and generally is influenced by two main factors altitude and the surrounding oceans. The peak tourist season is during November to February , when tourists invade the countries beaches. If you would like to book a cheap flight to South Africa it is recommended to plan your trip during April to September. Try avoiding June and August as temperatures drop during both the morning and night.

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Capital city

The capital city of South Africa is Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial)

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Best time to visit

The best time to visit South Africa is during spring , when it is the best time to benefit from warm temperatures and enjoy the flowering vegetation whilst avoiding the summer crowds.

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Popular airports

Most flights to South Africa are welcomed at Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Wonderboom Airport (PRY), Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) 

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Where To Buy Cheap Flights to South Africa?

The best way to find affordable flights to South Africa is to search multiple websites. When you do a search on wegotego, we will help you search multiple sites and airlines all at once – which is why we think wegotego is one of the best places to find cheap airline tickets online. Airlines often adjust rates for flights to South Africa based on the time and day that you decide to book your flight ticket. We have collected data from all major airlines and websites, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights.

How far in advance should I book tickets to South Africa?

The best time to book a flight ticket to South Africa is 21 to 30 days before departure.

Cheapest Day To Fly to South Africa

We’ve analyzed multiple itinerary searches for the next 60 days with arrivals to South Africa and found that the cheapest day to fly to South Africa is Saturday . Check out our fare finder tool and compare prices for other days of the week.

Compare Flight Prices to South Africa

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance.

Round Trip Flights vs One Way Flights to South Africa

There is often no price difference between booking a round trip ticket versus a one way ticket. The main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight to South Africa is the increased flexibility. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.