Currency in South Africa
South Africa's currency is the Rand, which offers visitors great value for their money. The rand comes in a range of coins (R1 = 100 cents) and note denominations of R10, R20, R50, R100. With the exchange rate in your favor, you'll find South Africa offers great value.
It is advisable to exchange US Dollars into Rands upon arrival for tips and small purchases where credit cards are not normally used.
Exchanging large denominations of US Dollars at game lodges can be challenging so come prepared.