11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Cape Town
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Wilderness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Oudtshoorn
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Knysna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tsitsikamma National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Jeffreys Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Addo Elephant National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Cape Town

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Cape Town

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Hotspots2c Travel & Tours has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Cape Town side-trips: Cape of Good Hope (in Table Mountain National Park) and Boulders Beach (in Simon's Town). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, and do a tasting at Klein Constantia.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cape Town vacation trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cape Town. May in Cape Town sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wilderness.

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Table Mountain National Park
Cape of Good Hope

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Wilderness

On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Wilderness National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Wilderness travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Cape Town to Wilderness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Wilderness can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oudtshoorn.

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Wilderness National Park

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Oudtshoorn

Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
On the 8th (Mon), stop by Cali Craft & Gems and then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves.

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Traveling by car from Wilderness to Oudtshoorn takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Knysna.

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The Cango Caves
Cali Craft & Gems

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day
Knysna

Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
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Getting from Oudtshoorn to Knysna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Knysna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tsitsikamma National Park.

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Robberg Nature Reserve
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day
Tsitsikamma National Park

On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tsitsikamma National Park trip generator.

Traveling by car from Knysna to Tsitsikamma National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tsitsikamma National Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jeffreys Bay.
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Storms River Suspension Bridge

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Jeffreys Bay

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jeffreys Bay vacation trip planner.

Getting from Tsitsikamma National Park to Jeffreys Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Jeffreys Bay are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Addo Elephant National Park.

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Addo Elephant National Park

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Addo Elephant National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Jeffreys Bay to Addo Elephant National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Addo Elephant National Park
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

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