11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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11 days in South Africa Itinerary

Baden-Baden
Fly:  27​h
Cape Agulhas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Hermanus
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h
Addo Elephant National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Jeffreys Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Tsitsikamma National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Knysna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
Baden-Baden

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Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at De Mond Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Agulhas custom trip planner.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Cape Agulhas is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Baden-Baden to Cape Agulhas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Baden-Baden in December: high temperatures in Cape Agulhas hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Hermanus.

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De Mond Nature Reserve
De Mond Nature Reserve

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Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): kick back and relax at Kwaaiwater, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grotto Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hermanus trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Agulhas to Hermanus takes 2 hours. December in Hermanus sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Addo Elephant National Park.

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Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary
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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach

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Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hermanus to Addo Elephant National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jeffreys Bay.

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Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre ©
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

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Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Seal Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jeffreys Bay custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Addo Elephant National Park to Jeffreys Bay takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Jeffreys Bay can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tsitsikamma National Park.

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Seal Point
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Seal Point ©
Seal Point

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Tsitsikamma National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Tsitsikamma National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tsitsikamma National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Jeffreys Bay to Tsitsikamma National Park in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Tsitsikamma National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Knysna.

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Tsitsikamma National Park ©
Tsitsikamma National Park

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Knysna

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.
On the 11th (Mon), kick back and relax at Bollard Bay and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Radical Raptors.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Knysna trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tsitsikamma National Park to Knysna in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Oudtshoorn.

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Radical Raptors
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Radical Raptors ©
Radical Raptors
Bollard Bay ©
Bollard Bay

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Oudtshoorn

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Meerkat Magic and then experience rural life at Safari Ostrich Show Farm.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn trip planner.

You can drive from Knysna to Oudtshoorn in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Oudtshoorn can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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Safari Ostrich Show Farm ©
Safari Ostrich Show Farm
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
C.P Nel Museum ©
C.P Nel Museum

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