8 days in Addo Elephant National Park & Garden Route Itinerary

8 days in Addo Elephant National Park & Garden Route Itinerary

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8 days in Addo Elephant National Park & Garden Route Itinerary

Kruger National Park
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Addo Elephant National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Plettenberg Bay
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
Cape Town

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Addo Elephant National Park

On the 13th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre and then stroll through Addo Elephant National Park.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Addo Elephant National Park itinerary planner.

Kruger National Park to Addo Elephant National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kruger National Park in July, you will find days in Addo Elephant National Park are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are slightly colder (10°C). On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Addo Elephant National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Addo Elephant National Park
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

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Plettenberg Bay

As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Storms River Suspension Bridge, Redberry Farm and Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours. Bring the kids along to Birds of Eden and Bollard Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Knysna Heads and Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Knysna (Brenton on Sea & Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park) and Tsitsikamma National Park (in Tsitsikamma National Park). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park and steep yourself in history at Nelson Bay Cave.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay holiday planner.

Kruger National Park to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 8-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kruger National Park in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Plettenberg Bay, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Knysna, Tsitsikamma National Park, Redberry Farm, Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours
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Birds of Eden
Knysna Heads
Knysna Elephant Park

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