08h30/09h00 - 15h30/16h00 Mon-Fri
08h30/09h00 - 11h00/11h30/12h00 Sat

Shopping hours in South Africa
09H00- 17h00/18h00 Mon-Fri08h30/09h00 - 13h00 Sat (smaller centres)
09h00 - 17h00/18h00 Sat (urban areas)
10h00 - 15h00/16h00 Sun (urban areas)

Office hours in South Africa
08h30/09h00 - 17h00 Mon - Fri

Government department hours in South Africa
08h30 - 16h40 Mon - Fri

Post Offices hours in South Africa
08h30 - 16h30 Mon - Fri
09h00 - 12h00 Sat

Public holidays
While supermarkets and bigger shopping malls stay open on public holidays from around 10h00 - 15h00 or 16h00, this is not the case with the corporate world which closes on public holidays.