14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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14 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Drive:  45​min
1
Paarl
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Worcester
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Montagu
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hermanus
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Wilderness
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Prince Albert
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Knysna
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Addo Elephant National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Port Elizabeth
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Cape Town

1
night
Paarl

Paarl ©
The town of Paarl remains best known for its landscape, dominated by a gargantuan granite outcrop--it's also notable as the birthplace of the Afrikaans language.
For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paarl vacation builder.

Cape Town to Paarl is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Paarl can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Worcester.

Things to do in Paarl

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Boschendal Wine Estate
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Boschendal Wine Estate ©
Boschendal Wine Estate

1
day
Worcester

Worcester ©
Worcester is a town in the Western Cape, South Africa. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): try to win big at Golden Valley Casino, then admire the natural beauty at Karoo Desert Garden, and then meet the residents at Fairy Glen.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Worcester holiday planner.

You can drive from Paarl to Worcester in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Worcester can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Montagu.

Things to do in Worcester

Tours Casinos Outdoors
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Fairy Glen ©
Fairy Glen
Golden Valley Casino ©
Golden Valley Casino
Karoo Desert Garden ©
Karoo Desert Garden

2
nights
Montagu

Montagu ©
A gateway to the fertile hills and valleys of the Little Karoo and a stop on historic Route 62, the scenic village of Montagu captivates with its quaint Cape Dutch architecture and mineral hot springs.
On the 17th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Drostdy Museum, then do a tasting at Marbrin Olive Growers, then admire the natural beauty at Van Loveren Family Cellar, and finally do a tasting at Viljoensdrift Wine Farm.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Montagu tour planner.

You can drive from Worcester to Montagu in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hermanus.

Things to do in Montagu

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Robertson, Drostdy Museum
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Marbrin Olive Growers ©
Marbrin Olive Growers
Drostdy Museum ©
Drostdy Museum
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve ©
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

few
hours
Hermanus

Hermanus
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hermanus travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Montagu to Hermanus in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Hermanus can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 18th (Sat), you're off toWilderness.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors Tours Parks
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1
night
Wilderness

Wilderness ©
On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve.
On the 19th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Wilderness Beach, see the interesting displays at Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Outeniqua Transport Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Mother Church, then enjoy the sea views from Cape St Blaize Lighthouse, and finally trek along St. Blaize Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wilderness holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hermanus to Wilderness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Wilderness can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prince Albert.

Things to do in Wilderness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mossel Bay, George
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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Shark Diving
St. Blaize Trail ©
St. Blaize Trail

few
hours
Prince Albert

Prince Albert
Prince Albert, South Africa is a small town in the Western Cape in South Africa. To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Prince Albert travel itinerary creator.

Drive from Wilderness to Prince Albert in 2.5 hours. In November in Prince Albert, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 54°F at night. You'll set off for Knysna on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Prince Albert

Parks Nature Tours
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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bollard Bay, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park, and then tee off at Simola Golf.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Knysna holiday planner.

You can drive from Prince Albert to Knysna in 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Knysna can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Knysna

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Bollard Bay ©
Bollard Bay
Simola Golf ©
Simola Golf

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Garden Route Wolf Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plettenberg Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Robberg Nature Reserve, and finally steep yourself in history at Nelson Bay Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Birds of Eden, then identify plant and animal life at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, and finally learn about winemaking at Plettenvale Wines.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary builder.

Plettenberg Bay is just a stone's throw from Knysna. In November, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Addo Elephant National Park.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

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nights
Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park ©
On the 24th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre and then stroll through Addo Elephant National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Addo Elephant National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to Addo Elephant National Park takes 3.5 hours. In November in Addo Elephant National Park, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Addo Elephant National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Addo Elephant National Park ©
Addo Elephant National Park
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre ©
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

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Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth ©
The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): snap pictures at Storms River Bridge (Paul Sauer Bridge), then try your luck at The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shamwari Game Reserve. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Seal Point and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Elizabeth trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Addo Elephant National Park to Port Elizabeth in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Seal Point, Paradise Beach
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Shamwari Game Reserve ©
Shamwari Game Reserve
Seal Point ©
Seal Point
Kragga Kamma Game Park ©
Kragga Kamma Game Park

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