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Moving to South Africa

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Our South Africa relocation services

Thinking about moving to South Africa? Moving to another country can be stressful and complicated, however, if you use our services, things will be a lot easier for you. WridgWays expert teams of relocation specialists will guide you through your journey.

There are many things needed to be considered before moving overseas, but WridWays have you all covered. From packing your belongings, managing your insurance, to settling into a new place and many more. We know it sounds like a lot, but don’t worry, we will take care of everything. So, sit back and enjoy the fun part of moving abroad.

Why WridgWays?

With over 125 years of moving experience, you can trust our team of specialists to organise your move to South Africa from packing up to settling in.

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Anywhere In The World

We have an extensive network of branches right across the globe, so no matter where you’re moving to in South Africa, we can assist with all of your relocation needs.

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Relocation Services

Our relocation specialists can provide you with a complete suite of services from visa and immigration assistance, home and school finding, to medical system overviews and spousal support services.

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Nil Excess Insurance Option

We offer some of the lowest rates for moving insurance in Australia. Your possessions can be covered during transit to South Africa and when in storage.

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125+ Years’ Experience

We’ve been helping Australians move house for over 125 years, and we continue to collaborate with the best relocation service providers in the world.

Ready to organise your move with WridgWays? Get started with our international relocation service in minutes.


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Reasons to move to South Africa


South Africa is a beautiful country. Exploring the country’s beautiful landscapes, lakes, and montains will give you satisfactions. Other than that, you can also see the amazing wildlife up close, visiting some national parks can bring you very close to the animals. If you are more of a plant person, you will be surprised that the country has 10% of the world flowering species.

Cost of living

Generally speaking, South Africa’s cost of living is much lower than in Australia. From consumer prices, rent, restaurant prices to groceries prices. For example, consumer prices can be 39% lower, and groceries are about 46% lower than in Australia. So, you can enjoy a higher standard of living for less money.


A lot of people will notice this when they first arrive at South Africa, that South Africans are very friendly. This is a country that consists of many different skin colours, nationalities, and different cultures. They embrace and are happy to share their experience with new comers. So, don’t be afraid to ask questions and share your own stories, they will be happy to listen to them.


Sport lover? South Africa is the right place for you! South Africans are passionate about sports, including rugby, soccer, cricket and so on. Also, South Africa’s coastline is great for some water sports such as swimming and surfing.

South Africa moving facts

  • The population of South Africa is 57.4 million
  • The population density in South Africa are very different across the country, it can be from 4 people per square kilometres to 700 people per square kilometre.
  • South Africa’s drinking water is very safe, it is ranked as the 3rd best drinking water in the world
  • South Africa’s coastline is about 2,500 kilometres long
  • There are 11 official languages is South Africa