Experience South Africa from $1,077 return on South African Airways and Qantas

Posted: 5 June 2019 11:38 am News

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Whether you are visiting for the first time or you've experienced it in the past, there is no denying the breathtaking landscapes, thrilling wildlife, welcoming culture and limitless adventures on offer in Africa.

Flight Centre is offering up sale fares to South Africa, flying South African Airways (SAA) or Qantas.

Depending on your preferred dates there are return airfares with Qantas departing Sydney to the nation's capital, Cape Town, from $1,097, while SAA flights out of Sydney to Johannesburg start at just $1,089 return.

The cheapest fare is from Adelaide to Johannesburg at $1,077 return flying SAA.

South African Airways travel dates include:

  • 01 August - 19 September 2019
  • 02 October - 11 December 2019
  • 29 December - 31 March 2020

Those wishing to fly with Qantas can book travel dates ranging from 20 January 2020 until 31 March 2020.

Given the variety of dates available, you can plan your trip to avoid peak periods and overexcited crowds. It's important to note that all flights departing Sydney include a stopover in Perth for each leg of the journey.

South African Airways is a full-service carrier, so checked luggage, in-flight meals and drinks are included.

Don't miss out on these bargain sale fares. They're on sale until 11 June 2019, unless sold out prior.

Select and compare travel dates and book your flights with Flight Centre.

How good are these South African Airways fares to South Africa?

  • Price: Great. The last time South African Airways offered sale fares to Johannesburg and Cape Town prices were similar but there were more departure destinations available across Australia.
  • Airline: Great. Skytrax rates South African Airways as a 4-star airline. The carrier also boasts the Best Airline Staff in Africa, according to the 2018 World Airline Awards. Qantas is known for its safety.
  • Frequent Flyer Points: Good. You'll fly 6,862 miles and earn SAA Voyager Miles or Qantas Points.
  • Travel time: Great. All flights include a layover in Perth.
  • Weather: Great. There's plenty of dates throughout 2019 and 2020 to select from.


Experience the beauty of South Africa for less

From To Travel period Price Book
Adelaide Johannesburg 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,077 Book your flight now
Melbourne Johannesburg 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,079 Book your flight now
Perth Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,085 Book your flight now
Perth Johannesburg 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,085 Book your flight now
Melbourne Johannesburg 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,086 Book your flight now
Adelaide Johannesburg 10 Oct 2019 - 15 Nov 2019 / 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,086 Book your flight now
Adelaide Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,087 Book your flight now
Sydney Johannesburg 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,089 Book your flight now
Brisbane Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,093 Book your flight now
Brisbane Johannesburg 10 Oct 2019 - 15 Nov 2019 / 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,093 Book your flight now
Sydney Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,097 Book your flight now
Sydney Johannesburg 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,098 Book your flight now
Brisbane Johannesburg 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,099 Book your flight now
Melbourne Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,099 Book your flight now
Melbourne Cape Town 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,169 Book your flight now
Adelaide Cape Town 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,175 Book your flight now
Brisbane Cape Town 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,179 Book your flight now
Sydney Cape Town 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,186 Book your flight now
Perth Johannesburg 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,297 Book your flight now
Hobart Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,339 Book your flight now
Hobart Johannesburg 10 Oct 2019 - 15 Nov 2019 / 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,342 Book your flight now
Canberra Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,347 Book your flight now
Canberra Johannesburg 10 Oct 2019 - 15 Nov 2019 / 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,349 Book your flight now
Perth Cape Town 01 Aug 2019 - 19 Sep 2019 / 02 Oct 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 / 29 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,389 Book your flight now
Darwin Johannesburg 10 Oct 2019 - 15 Nov 2019 / 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,444 Book your flight now
Darwin Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,448 Book your flight now
Cairns Cape Town 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,449 Book your flight now
Cairns Johannesburg 20 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 $1,487 Book your flight now

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