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Let AroundAboutCars help you plan your much-needed getaway according to the South African public holidays listed below:

South Africa Public Holidays 2024

  • 16 June - Youth Day
  • 17 June - Public holiday Youth day 
  • 09 August - National Women's day
  • 24 September - Heritage Day
  • 16 December - Day of Reconciliation
  • 25 December - Christmas Day
  • 26 December - Day of Goodwill

Note - In South Africa Public Holidays which fall on a Sunday are observed the following Monday.

South African Public Holidays 2025

  • 01 Janunaury - New years Day 
  • 21 March - Human Rights Day
  • 18 April - Good Friday 
  • 21 April - Family Day
  • 27 April - Freedom Day
  • 01 May - Workers Day
  • 16 June - Youth Day 
  • 09 August - National Women's day
  • 24 September - Heritage Day
  • 16 December - Day of Reconciliation
  • 25 December - Chrismas Day
  • 26 December - Day of Goodwill

Furthermore you need to plan for your kids break as well? Here is a list of South African School Holidays for 2024 - 2025 these are School Holidays for all the South African Provinces.

Term 1 

  • 17 January 2024 - 20 March 2024 (Holiday  - 21 March - 02 April 2024)

Term 2 

  • 03 April 2024 - 14 June 2024  (Holiday  - 15 June - 08 July 2024)

Term 3

  • 09 July 2024 - 20 September 2024  (Holiday  - 21 September - 30 September 2024)

Term  4

  • 01 October 2024 - 11 (13) December 2024 (Holiday  - 14 Decmber 2024 - TBA 2025)

 

Source: Department of education (RSA)