Funny signs in Africa | African Overland Tours

Funny signs in Africa

On your African overlanding trip, you’re likely to come across some funny signs, whether they’re misspelled road signs or notices warning you about dangerous wildlife. These are some of our favourite funny signs in Africa – let us know if you spot any of them on your travels!

Seems the going rate for illicit affairs at this guesthouse is only R150 (about $15)!


In South Africa, Cape Town is known as a much slower-paced city than the far more buzzy Johannesburg. Even the road signs reflect this!


Ngepi Camp in Namibia’s Caprivi Strip has hilarious signs dotted all over the camp, including this one making fun of 4×4 drivers.


Even potholes equal adventure in Africa!


You may think that road signs are just for humans – in Africa they apply to wildlife too!


Watch out for penguin stowaways!

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The bumpy roads of Africa you’ll encounter on an overland trip…

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Only in Africa!

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Pack some extra bananas to tip your wildlife guide…


Travelling Africa is definitely not for sissies!


This is the perfect road sign to erect around the winelands of the Western Cape!


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