Female Travelers in South Africa
Information for female travelers in South Africa. Guides for women traveling to South Africa.
There's little reason a levelheaded woman can't travel to the same places as a man, though there can be specific cultural attitudes and etiquette directly related to gender. Sometimes women are victims of crime because they're perceived as softer targets.
Please submit information on known threats for female-travelers in South Africa, and how women can stay safe. Tips, tricks, and techniques for South Africa are greatly appreciated.
What are some of the dangers for a woman traveling in South Africa? Are there any particular things that a female traveler in South Africa should do above and beyond what she's already doing elsewhere?