11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Kleinmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gansbaai
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Hermanus
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Caledon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
De Kelders
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

2
nights
Kleinmond

Kleinmond ©
Kleinmond is known for beaches, adventure, museums, golf, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Stony Point Penguin Colony, enjoy the sand and surf at Kleinmond Beach, browse the exhibits of Joe Lategan Fine Art Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kleinmond itinerary planner .

Cape Town to Kleinmond is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In December, daytime highs in Kleinmond are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gansbaai.

Things to do in Kleinmond

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Betty's Bay
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Stony Point Penguin Colony ©
Stony Point Penguin Colony
Betty's Bay Main Beach ©
Betty's Bay Main Beach

2
nights
Gansbaai

Gansbaai ©
Nature lovers will enjoy a holiday in Gansbaai, a fishing village and tourism haven notable for its diverse marine life and numerous opportunities for outdoor activities.
Fatbike Tours Cape Town has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), take a spin around town with Fatbike Tours Cape Town and then stroll through Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, do a tasting at Lomond Wine, and then stroll through African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Gansbaai sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kleinmond to Gansbaai takes 1.5 hours. December in Gansbaai sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hermanus.

Things to do in Gansbaai

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Stanford
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Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary ©
Fatbike Tours Cape Town ©
Fatbike Tours Cape Town
Lomond Wine ©
Lomond Wine

2
nights
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Hermanus Country Market has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Hermanus Country Market, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the pleasant sights at Hermanus Cliff Path. On the next day, get outside with Outdoor Activities and then enjoy the sand and surf at Grotto Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hermanus journey planner.

You can drive from Gansbaai to Hermanus in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Caledon.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hermanus Cliff Path ©
Hermanus Cliff Path

2
nights
Caledon

Caledon ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SA Forest Adventures. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Beaumont Family Wines, then try your luck at The Caledon Casino, and then get your game on at SA Forest Adventures.

Plan my day in Caledon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Hermanus to Caledon in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Caledon are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to De Kelders.

Things to do in Caledon

Fun & Games Wineries Casinos

Side Trip

Botrivier
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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SA Forest Adventures ©
SA Forest Adventures
Beaumont Family Wines ©
Beaumont Family Wines
Gabrielskloof ©
Gabrielskloof

2
nights
De Kelders

De Kelders ©
You've now added Fynbos Trail to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sat), do a tasting at Cold Mountain Vineyard. On the next day, Head underground at Klipgat Caves and then get in touch with nature with Fynbos Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our De Kelders day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Caledon to De Kelders takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in De Kelders can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in De Kelders

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Cold Mountain Vineyard, Fynbos Trail
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Fynbos Trail ©
Fynbos Trail
Klipgat Caves ©
Klipgat Caves

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