12 days in South Africa Itinerary

12 days in South Africa Itinerary

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12 days in South Africa Itinerary

Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  34​h
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
Kruger National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
Honolulu, Oahu

6
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Iziko Koopmans-De Wet House. Get in touch with nature at Boulders Beach and Abseil Africa. There's still lots to do: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, look for gifts at Baraka Gifts and Decor, admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and explore and take pictures at Greenmarket Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town itinerary builder.

Honolulu, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Cape Town is 12 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in September; daily highs in Cape Town reach 67°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Johannesburg.

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Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

2
days
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Idube Game Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Tshokwane Picnic Site and then stroll through Idube Game Reserve. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lonely Bull Trail.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cape Town to Kruger National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in September, with highs in Kruger National Park at 80°F and lows at 58°F. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve

1
day
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct and then see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kruger National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Johannesburg, with lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct

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