South Africa

Travelling to Johannesburg, South Africa? Book To Fly With Air Zimbabwe , and we will ensure you are you’re clued up with what you need to know about the city and its happenings!

Currency: Rands


Before travelling to Johannesburg ensure you have the following:

  • Covid19 vaccination card *if you do not have it, ensure to get a Covid19 PCR test done before travelling*
  • Approved Visa *if applicable*
  • Valid passport

Also known as ‘Jozi’, ‘Joburg’, or "The City of Gold", it is home to 11 official languages and the most popular languages in South Africa are Zulu, Xhosa ,Sesotho and Africans:

  • isiZulu : Sawubona
  • isiXhosa: Molweni
  • Afrikaans: Hallo
  • Sesotho: Lumela (pronounced Dumela)

Street/ informal phrases to greet in: Eta’?, Yebo, sharp, sharp, lekker

Johannesburg features an array of influences and flavor profiles due to the various cultures it holds. If you are a food lover with a large appetite for game meat and African delicacies, don’t leave South Africa without trying:

  • Mealie Pap
  • Biltong and  Boerewors
  • Bunny chow
  • Vetkoek (Fried Bread)
  • Koeksisters

What to do in Johannesburg for a day:

  • Experience the Gautrain
  • The Nelson Mandela Square
  • Orlando Towers
  • Souvenir Street
  • Gold Reef City

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