Crossing borders in Africa, SA Green Book is for Go!
Crossing borders in Africa as a South African traveler is easier in Africa. The South African passport may not be the golden key that magically opens the doors to countries worldwide, but it definitely is your easy ticket to much of Africa.
As many South Africans may well have experienced, travel as a South African national can be a bureaucratic process involving much paperwork and many different sometimes expensive visas. This is not the case for travel on the African continent, where South Africans are largely free to roam without visa hassles.
According to travel experts at Overlanding Africa and Rainbow Nation citizens of South Africa are exempt from visa requirements for: