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Richards Bay Accommodation

Daily Rates:
  • Single - R500 per person excluding breakfast
  • Sharing - R350 per person excluding breakfast
  • Breakfast - R85 per person
  • Lunch - R120 per person
  • Dinner - R135 per person

We offer an all-inclusive package that includes breakfast, take away lunch pack and fully home cooked dinner and daily laundry service for stays longer than 10 days at special rates.

Catering details:
We provide good hearty meals as follows:
  • Breakfast – cereals  - bacon/sausages/omelets etc.  Coffee/tea/juice.
  • Lunch-packs - consisting of, 2 x rolls chicken & mayo/ham cheese and tomato/bacon and cheese etc. fruit, chocolate, biscuits/chips and a 500ml fruit juice.
  • Dinner - main meal with salads or vegetables and juice.

We also provide and deliver meals for non-residents like crew staying on barges, boats and at other establishments.

Travelling Tips
What To Pack
Comfortable light cotton clothing, hat, sunglasses swimming costume, sunscreen, binoculars, camera, lots of film and most important comfortable walking shoes and insect repellent.

Public Holidays
Twelve in all, during which banks, administrations, some shops and businesses close.

School Holidays
Pupils take four holiday's a year. March - April. June - July . September - October. December - January.

It is forbidden to smoke in public places and on public transport. Restaurants are divided into smoking and non smoking areas.

Some tourist establishments are somewhat isolated from essential services. The purchasing of provisions for camping and outdoor pursuits is limited to small commercial outlets. Variety of choice, however, is limited and it is recommended that consumers purchase essentials in centers with greater consumer choice.

Money Matters
Banking hours are from Monday to Friday 09h00 to 15h30 and Saturday 08h30 to 11h00. automated teller machines ( ATM ) operate 24 hours and can be found in most shopping centers and garages.

The currency in South Africa is the Rand. There are 100 cents in the rand with bank notes in the denominations of R200, R100, R50, R20 and R10. Coins of R5, R2, 50 cents , 20 cents, 10 cents and 5 cents. ( 100 cents = R1.00 )

Credit Cards
Most shops, restaurants and hotels accept international credit cards such as American Express, Visa, Diners Club and Master Card. However, small entities such as bed and breakfast may not have this facility available and it is recommended that you enquire before hand. Please note that the uMfolozi / Hluhluwe Game Reserve only accept cash at the entrance gates.

Foreign Exchange
Foreign exchange is available at major banks

Sales Tax
Value Added Tax ( VAT ) of 14% is payable on all goods and services and the marked price is inclusive of VAT. Foreign tourists are able to reclaim this money on departure from the country.

Service charges ( 10% ) are not included. It is customary to leave a tip to the person servicing you, i.e. waiters, taxi drivers, porters, doormen, guides and petrol attendants.

The Law and You
Report incidents of loss or theft to your nearest police station. You will be given an affidavit that will be useful for further proceedings. If necessary inform your embassy or consulate.
Please note that KwaZulu Natal has a zero tolerance policy, so when on the road adhere to the speed limits and road traffic rules.
To travel in South Africa you must hold a valid drivers license ( international drivers license) . Keep your papers on you at all times.

On The Move
Tollgates are in operation on national roads. Make certain that you have South African currency with you when travelling.