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Travel with Children: Frequently asked questions regarding the new visa regulations

To assist travellers to South Africa with their plans, Cape Town Tourism has created a summary of some of the typical questions that come up for parents travelling with children or who wish to send their children on a trip.

Why is the government changing the child laws?

Live the Journey's Bucket List: Nature's Wonders

There are so many wonderful things in the world to experience and be a part of. You may have a bucket list of specific experiences that you want to do. We would like to share Live the Journey's bucket lists with you ... yes, we have more than one. Let us add to your list and help you tick them off one-by-one.

Live the Journey's Natural Wonders bucket list:
1. Sit surrounded by a gorilla family in the forests of Uganda or Rwanda.
2. Experience the masses of game and wildebeest during the migration in Tanzania and Kenya
3. Follow the trail of the last wilderness lions and elephants in the Kaokoland of Namibia.
4. Witness the evolution of nature in Madagascar ... plants, insects, reptiles and the environment.
5. Observe a herd of gelada baboons high in the  Simien Mountains in Ethiopia.

South Africa included on Visa free list to Indonesia

Indonesia will soon allow tourists from an additional 30 countries to visit without a visa.

Yellow fever Vaccination requirement lifted

Travelers from Zambia, Tanzania, Eritrea, Sao Tome and Principe will no longer be required to produce proof of the yellow fever certificate when coming to South Africa after they were included on the World Health Organization low risk yellow fever countries list. During the 136th session of the WHO Executive Board meeting, a review of countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and countries requiring yellow fever vaccination was conducted and based on the recommendations of the meeting, all travelers arriving into the country from these countries will NOT be required to produce proof of vaccination against yellow fever.

Birth Certificate for under 18's required for travel

A new immigration law is coming into effect on 1 June 2015. Please note that this law was originally meant to come into effect on 1 October 2014, however, after engaging stakeholders on the matter, the Department has granted the postponement of the two particular requirements -- the unabridged birth certificate and written permission, to 1 June 2015.