Land border crossings with South Africa

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Most tourists who visit South Africa arrive by air. However, there are also numerous land border crossings which can be used to enter the country.

See the below list of ports of entry situated on South Africa’s borders with its neighboring countries.

Namibia border with South Africa

The border between Namibia and South Africa is 967 kilometres.

namibia border with south africa

  • Alexander Bay
  • Sendelingsdrif
  • Vioolsdrif
  • Onseepkans
  • Nakop
  • Rietfontein

Botswana border with South Africa

The border between Botswana and South Africa is 1,969 kilometres:

Botswana border with South Africa

  • Twee Rivieren
  • Middelputs
  • McCarthy’s Rest
  • Makopong
  • Bray
  • Ramatlabama
  • Skilpadshek
  • Swartkopfontein
  • Kopfontein
  • Derdepoort
  • Stockpoort
  • Groblersbrug
  • Zanzibar
  • Platjan
  • Pontdrif

Zimbabwe border

  • Beit Bridge

Beit Bridge Zimbabwe border south africa

Mozambique border

There are four border crossings between South Africa and Mozambique:

  • Pafuri
  • Giriyondo
  • Lebombo
  • Kosi Bay

Mozambique border with south africa

Swaziland border with South Africa

The border between South Africa and Swaziland is 430 kilometres:

  • Mananga
  • Jeppe’s Reef
  • Josephsdal
  • Oshoek
  • Waverley
  • Nerston
  • Emahlathini
  • Bothashoop
  • Mahamba
  • Onverwacht
  • Golela

Swaziland border with South Africa

Lesotho border with South Africa

The border between Lesotho and South Africa is 909 kilometres:

Lesotho border with south africa

  • Maseru Bridge
  • Peka Bridge
  • Ficksburg Bridge
  • Caledonspoort
  • Monantsa Pass
  • Sani Pass
  • Boesmansnek
  • Ramatsilitso
  • Qacha’s Nek
  • Ongeluksnek
  • Tele Bridge
  • Makhaleng Bridge
  • Sepapu’s Gate
  • Van Rooyen’s Gate