3 days in South Africa Itinerary

3 days in South Africa Itinerary

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3 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Hermanus
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cape Town
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

1
day
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at Grotto Beach and then stroll through Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hermanus trip site

London, UK to Hermanus is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 2 hours. While traveling from London, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Hermanus, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary
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Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary ©
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach

1
night
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town day trip planning site

Drive from Hermanus to Cape Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Shopping
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Shimansky Jewellers

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