Grenada visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Grenadian Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 3 months

Entry Requirements

  • South Africans looking to visit Grenada can do so without a visa for no longer than 3 months.
  • Intending visitors must have proof of yellow fever vaccination to be presented on arrival.
  • South Africans visiting Grenada must have a passport valid for a period of six months upon arrival in Grenada. 
  • Visitors must have an onward/return ticket and all other documents pertinent to their next destination.
  • Intending visitors can get to Saint George’s, Grenada from any international airport in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town.
  • South African Airways, Qatar Airways, KLM, British Airways, Emirates, are some of the carriers that fly from South Africa to Grenada.
  • The estimated flight time from Johannesburg to Saint George’s is 1 day, 1 hour it is 1 day, 5 hours, from Cape Town, and 1 day, 4 hours from Bloemfontein.
  • The Eastern Caribbean Dollar which is Grenada’s official currency can be obtained in banks visa foreign exchange. 
  • ATMs are available in many parts of Grenada, and credit/debit cards are accepted in many high-end hotels, boutiques and other business outlets.
  • Grenada’s wet tropical climate is characterized by two seasons, the humid and hot rainy season between June and December and the dry season between January and May.
  • The driest months from January to May is the best time to visit Grenada.
  • Grenada’s numerous natural and historical beauties put it out as a great place for tourists and visitors looking to experience the richness of nature and to discover new cultures.
  • Grenada uses the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4) which makes South Africa six hours ahead of it. 
  • Power sockets and plugs used in Grenada are of type G. The standard supply voltage is 230 V, with a standard frequency of 50 Hz.
  • Christianity, Islam, Hindu and other traditional faiths make up Grenada’s diverse and vibrant religious landscape.
  • Getting around in Grenada is possible with public buses, taxis, car rentals, ferries, etc.
  • English is Grenada's official language is English, but the Grenadian Creole English and Grenadian Creole French are widely spoken.
  • Grenada is home to an interesting, unique and fascinating culture and history. Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Grenada best known for?
  • Grenada is best known as the Spice Isle with its major resources being nutmegs, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and cocoa.

Popular Grenadian dishes?

Oil down, Callaloo soup, Cou Cou Pois, Fried Bake & Saltfish Souse, Roti, Curry Goat, Pelau, are some of Grenada's popular dishes and have proved to be favourites for tourists and visitors.

Is Grenada safe for visitors?

Grenada is relatively safe, but visitors are advised to look out for petty crimes and other petty thefts.

What to wear in Grenada?

Light, loose-fitting and comfortable clothing are the best options when visiting Grenada.

Places to visit in Grenada?

Belmont Estate, Sendall Tunnel, Grenada National Museum, River Antoine Rum Factory, etc are some of the best places to visit in Grenada.