South Africa has many exciting shopping opportunities. When visiting South Africa you’ll explore not only the beaches, mountains, and nature reserves but also the many great shopping opportunities. You will be spoilt for choice between curio shops, street vendors, and glamourous shopping malls. The exchange rate allows for many bargains to be discovered so take your time to browse through everything carefully.
If you’re in Cape Town visit the V&A waterfront shopping mall. Be sure to check out the Red Shed craft market while you’re there for unique handmade goods. Johannesburg offers Sandton city & Hyde Park – fantastic shopping extravaganza’s that have become tourist attractions of their own. Victoria Street in Durban boasts a wide range of fresh Indian produce as well as diverse arts and crafts for sale.
As you’re driving through South Africa you’ll notice traders on the side of the road. Often you will find unique handmade items for sale here – carvings, paintings, and jewelry. These make great household decorations or gifts and shopping off the beaten track will give you a chance to see another side of South Africa.