About Cape Town

Cape Town is located in the Western Cape Province, forming part of the metropolitan municipality of the City of Cape Town. It is the Provincial Capital of the Western Cape, as well as the legislative capital of South Africa, where the national Parliament is located. Cape Town is famous for its harbour as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, including well known landmarks such as Table Mountain, Cape Point and Robben Island.

Regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful cities because of its geography, Cape Town is one of the most popular tourist destinations and has a population of 3.5 million people.

About South Africa

Why should a discerning traveller visit South Africa? Is it our excellent climate, our dazzling sunshine, our wild life and our breath-taking scenery? Is it our remarkable history and fascinating culture? Is it the lure of the great outdoors? Or is it our Fine World quality of life amid the wild beauty of Africa? South Africa has all of this, but there is so much more — a rich and diverse selection of experiences combining exciting Africa with facilities and entertainment that meet the highest international standards.

The Republic of South Africa is at the tip of the African continent and is surrounded by both the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans. The country has a generally temperate climate due in part to this fact as well as its location in the climatically milder Southern Hemisphere and due to its average elevation, which increases steadily towards the North (towards the Equator, and further inland. Due to this varied topography and oceanic influence, a great variety of climatic zones exist.

Climate

VISA information/requirements for entering/visiting South Africa

Requirements for South African visitor visas differ from country to country, and the requirements are subject to change.

As we are not able to arrange visas for participants, it is recommended that you make enquiries with your nearest South African Embassy in your country to see whether or not you are required to apply for a visa and what the requirements are, or please visit:

https://www.vfsglobal.com/dha/southafrica/ or http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/immigration-services/apply-for-a-south-african-visa