14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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14 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: George
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
1
Hermanus
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Plettenberg Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
End: George

2
nights
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
We've included these beaches for you: Grotto Beach and Kwaaiwater. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa and Phillipskop Mountain Reserve. There's still lots to do: stroll through Voelklip Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Lembu Gallery & Studio, and learn about winemaking at Domaine Des Dieux.

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George to Hermanus is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. March in Hermanus sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa, Phillipskop Mountain Reserve
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Voelklip Beach ©
Voelklip Beach
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach

4
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll explore and learn at The Franschhoek Motor Museum and District Six Museum. Visiting Boschendal Wine Estate and Scarborough Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Fairview Wine and Cheese in Suider Paarl (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, get to know the fascinating history of Dorp Street, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twelve Apostles, and learn about winemaking at Groot Constantia.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Cape Town route maker website .

Traveling by car from Hermanus to Cape Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Fairview Wine and Cheese, Dorp Street, Chapman's Peak Drive
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Fairview Wine and Cheese ©
Fairview Wine and Cheese
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Groot Constantia ©
Groot Constantia

5
nights
Plettenberg Bay

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.
Get some cultural insight at Jandreart Studio and Nelson Bay Cave. You'll get in some beach time at Brenton on Sea and Noetzie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plettenberg Bay: Knysna (Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park, Featherbed Nature Reserve, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Knysna Lagoon, learn about winemaking at Plettenvale Wines, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Sanctuary.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Plettenberg Bay visit planner.

Fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Knysna, Noetzie Beach
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Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary
Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea
Buffalo Bay ©
Buffalo Bay

2
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Boplaas and Montagu Pass Old Toll House. Let the collections at Outeniqua Transport Museum and Calitzdorp Museum capture your imagination. Take a break from Oudtshoorn with a short trip to Wilderness Beach in Wilderness, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Swartberg Pass, relax in the rural setting at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, and admire all the interesting features of Safari Ostrich Show Farm.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Oudtshoorn sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

George, Calitzdorp, Wilderness Beach
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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Outeniqua Transport Museum ©
Outeniqua Transport Museum
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass

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