What is the unit of currency in South Africa?

US dollars and South African rand

The currency of South Africa is the rand (ZAR). The exchange rate between the Rand and the US Dollar is at an all-time high, currently fluctuating from 12:1 to 17:1. This is great news for our North American travelers!

We recommend that you exchange your dollars for rand upon your arrival at the airport in Johannesburg. Should you need to exchange more during your trip, your guide will suggest the best place to do so.

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