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About Liberia

Liberia is a country nestled on the West African coast. With a population of over 4 million people, it is home to more than 20 indigenous languages. Liberia is a vibrant land with amazing opportunities for outdoor spontaneity. Popular attractions include Monrovia Falls in Monrovia, Charles Taylor’s farm in Gbarngo and Cassava Point in Robertsport.

Cheap flights to Liberia are now available for a limited period of time, so get ready to explore this West African gem. The capital city, Monrovia (ROB), is located near Roberts International Airport (ROB), which is a 1 hour, 10-minute drive from the city centre. Roberts International Airport serves a multitude of airlines – including Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airways. Popular international flights depart from Cape Town and Johannesburg. Flight duration from Johannesburg to Monrovia is approximately 15 hours and 10 minutes.

Why visit Liberia

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Nature

Mind blowing national parks exceeds all expectations, with Sapo National Park boasting one of the highest mammal biodiversity counts in the world. Outdoor activities are abound for tourists to enjoy.

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Street Markets

Experience the authentic everyday life of Liberians on Bushrod Island. It is alive with the bustle of frequent vehicles hooting and jetties on the docks. Tourists can purchase goods at the markets displaying fruit and vegetables on the streets.

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History

Liberia is definitely a country to be marveled at, its history makes it so interesting. Founded by freed slaves, Liberia’s land definitely holds a certain charm that screams hope for a brighter Africa.

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip

Currency Liberian Dollar (LRD)
Exchange Rate 1 ZAR = 7.15 LRD
Language English
Hub Airport Roberts International Airport (ROB)
Time Zone GMT +0
Travel Adaptor Type A / B / C/ F

Best time to visit Liberia

Liberia has two main seasons, the rainy and dry. November to October marks the dry season in Liberia. The best time to visit the country would be towards the start of the dry season (November to January). Peak season occurs from December to March. During this time, prices are hiked in the city and crowds of tourists flock to the coastal resorts.

Weather & Climate in Liberia

Average temperature (°C) & rainfall level (mm) per month

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Low °C 22°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
High °C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 29°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 30°C 31°C 31°C
Rainfall (mm) 41 60 97 160 389 889 856 483 712 538 208 107

This West African coast of Liberia is beautifully dressed with mangrove trees on its coastline, while its populated inland has forests opening onto a plateau of drier greenlands. This vibrant land possesses so many stories of hope, with its identity rooted in the slave trade. Inhabited by citizens of the United States, ex-Caribbean slaves and their free descendants, Liberia has a unique African story. Combined with its powerful legacy, this destination has amazing natural aesthetics to intrigue all travellers.

Monrovia, the bustling capital city, boasts sensational sightseeing and spellbinding activities to experience. Witness the beautiful simplicity of life in Monrovia’s streets. Outdoor enthusiasts will have an amazing time at Monrovia Falls. Popular attractions include Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Liberian National Museum and Oceano Casino.

Harper is considered to be “A city of Sunshine and Happiness”. People from all walks of life come to Harper to work, live and stay in peace. Harper possesses the most beautiful unexploited beaches and has the most exquisite natural sceneries in West Africa.

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South African passport holders require a visa to enter Liberia. Your passport must be valid for at least six months after your departure date, and should have two blank pages available for entry stamps.

South African Embassy in Liberia:

Sophie Road House No. 5 Congo Town Monrovia

Travellers should be up-to-date on all routine vaccines before departing for Liberia. These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubellla, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, chickenpox and your yearly flu shot.

Tourists are advised to remain vigilant at all times in Liberia. Do not flaunt your jewellery or cash in public. Be wary of pickpocketers and bag snatchers. Do not walk around alone at night.

Item Johannesburg Cape Town Liberia
Meal (inexpensive restaurant) R 90.00 R 100.00 R 131.00
Domestic beer (0.5l draught) R 22.00 R 20.00 R 29.00
Cappuccino (regular) R 23.00 R 22.00 R 52.00
Taxi 1km (normal tariff) R 11.00 R 12.00 R 13.00
Pack of cigarettes (Marlboro) R 35.00 R 35.00 R 13.00
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