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Public and School Holidays in South Africa

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EASTER WEEKEND, PUBLIC & SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 2015

Planning a family getaway? Book your dream holiday spot long before the rush…

Don’t miss out on getting away for that much needed family holiday. During the December to January peak season and long weekends, particularly over the Easter break, most places along South Africa’s coast are booked a year in advance.

If you're searching for a perfect beach destination, we've got South Africa's 3000km coastline covered. So take your pick and book a stay at one of South Africa’s top beaches.

Living outside South Africa? It is worth noting that on public holidays banks are closed, shopping hours are often reduced and shops close for Good Friday during Easter, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.



Public Holidays, Easter and School Holidays 2015

1 January – New Year's Day

21 March – Human Rights Day

3 April – Easter Weekend 2015: Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)

6 April – Easter Weekend 2015: Easter Monday / Family Day (Monday after Easter Sunday)

27 April – Freedom Day

1 May – Workers' Day

15 June – School Holiday

16 June – Youth Day

9 August – Women's Day

10 August – Public holiday

24 September – Heritage Day

25 September – School Holiday

16 December – Day of Reconciliation

25 December – Christmas Day

26 December – Day of Goodwill



2015 School Holidays for Coastal Provinces: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, Western Cape

11 December 2014 – 14 January 2015

2 April – 12 April

27 June – 19 July

3 October – 11 October

10 December 2015 – 12 January 2016



2015 School Holidays for Inland Provinces: Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West

11 December 2014 – 13 January 2015

26 March – 12 April

27 June – 19 July

3 October – 11 October

10 December 2015 – 12 January 2016



Public Holidays, Easter and School Holidays 2016

1 January – New Year's Day

21 March – Human Rights Day

25 March – Good Friday

28 March – Family Day

27 April – Freedom Day

1 May – Workers' Day

2 May – Public holiday

16 June – Youth Day

17 June – School holiday

8 August – School holiday

9 August – Women's Day

24 September – Heritage Day

16 December – Day of Reconciliation

25 December – Christmas Day

26 December – Day of Goodwill



2016 School Holidays for all Provinces:

December 2015 – 12 January 2016

19 March – 4 April 2016

25 June – 17 July

1 October – 9 October

8 December – 17 January 2017 (tbc)



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