South Africa

Stats and Helpful Info

The following are some stats as well as some info that might be helpful to future travelers:


(Please note that the prices are relevant at the time that we traveled and should therefore be adjusted. The cost of the accommodation does not include some “freebies” like staying at friends or bushcamping, and the amount reflected is per couple per night)


Country :                              South Africa the first time


Dates :                                   15th March 2008 to 27th March 2008


Exchange rate:                   N/A


Number of Nights:             13


Distance traveled:              2033km


Average distance per day:156km


Cost of Diesel p/l:               R8.59 (at 15/03/08) to R10.24(12/04/08) 


Average fuel consumption:6.15km/l


Diesel used:                                    365.62 litres


Worst Road/s:                     Coffee Bay


Best Road/s:                       Take your pick!


Favourite new destination:Port St Johns


Average cost of accommodation:R415 per night


Number of Bushcamps: none


Cheapest accommodation: Camping at municipal campsite in Coffee Bay R20

pp per night!


Most enjoyable( in this case excluding the stays with our wonderful friends!!!)    Under Milkwood, Knysna