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Home to some of the world’s greatest natural landmarks, architecture, cuisine, and music, South Africa offers travelers a blend of the world’s finest things. The incredible wildlife, peaks and valleys of the Drakensberg Mountains, and penguins of Cape point are top destinations for nature travelers. The country also offers lush history and vibrant culture that are sure to give any traveler the experience of a lifetime. Cape Town’s nightclubs, Johannesburg’s history, and surfing off Durban’s coast are sure to thrill. From surf to safari, to an energetic nightlife and three bustling metropolises of Cape Town, Pretoria, and Bloemfontein, South Africa’s cities and natural beauty are sure to impress any visitor.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for South Africa. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for South Africa:
measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
The yellow fever vaccine is not recommended for travelers to South Africa. However, a yellow fever vaccination may be required for entry to South Africa. If you are coming to South Africa from a country where yellow fever is present you may be required to show proof of immunization. For example, if you are traveling from Angola to South Africa, proof of yellow fever immunization may be required.
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