It’s hard to think of a place where this much history meets this much nature, but South Africa has it covered. Have you ever met an elephant? Or seen the unbelievable architecture of Stellenbosch? Maybe you’re a fan of heights and would prefer the staggering views from the Blyde River Canyon. Or perhaps you’d get your thrills from the river rapids below. Whether you’ve been to South Africa before or not, we can guarantee there’s still plenty left to see and do.
However, all of these sights and activities are out of reach unless you have some South African rand by your side. The local currency is your ticket to exotic dining in Cape Town, safari tours in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, and plenty of other adventures. Swap your Aussie dollars for some South African rand; with this in hand, the land is yours to explore.
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With over 140 convenient store locations across Australia, you can securely pick up your South African Rand with no hassles.
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Coins in South Africa are worth 5c, 10c and 20c, R1, R2 and R5 a piece. Notes range through R10, R20, R50, R100 and R200. So whether you’re in a fancy restaurant or lining up for the river rapids, there’s a note or coin to come in ‘rand’y.