10 days in South Africa Itinerary

10 days in South Africa Itinerary

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10 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Toronto
ferry + Fly:  23​h
1
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hermanus
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Toronto

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Boulders Beach and Fish Hoek Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Biscuit Mill and Uwe Koetter. There's lots more to do: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, stop by Jack Friedman V&A WaterFront, kick back and relax at Bloubergstrand Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Canal Walk Shopping Centre.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Cape Town is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in September, with highs in Cape Town at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Hermanus.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Bloubergstrand Beach
Bloubergstrand Beach
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

2
nights
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Head to Funky Vibes and Quirk & Leopardfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grotto Beach and Stony Point Penguin Colony. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernkloof Nature Reserve, do a tasting at Ataraxia Wines, stop by Hemingways of Hermanus, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Book Collector.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hermanus trip site .

You can drive from Cape Town to Hermanus in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Stony Point Penguin Colony
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Stony Point Penguin Colony ©
Stony Point Penguin Colony
Ataraxia Wines ©
Ataraxia Wines

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