4 days in Cape Town & Knysna Itinerary

4 days in Cape Town & Knysna Itinerary

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4 days in Cape Town & Knysna Itinerary

Knysna
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Cape Town
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 30​min
Knysna
— 1 night
Knysna

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
On the 29th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park and then take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Robben Island and then enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town travel itinerary creator.

Knysna to Cape Town is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Knysna.

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Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach
Robben Island ©
Robben Island

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve and then explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Buffalo Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Brenton on Sea.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cape Town to Knysna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Knysna: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Knysna

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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea
Buffalo Bay ©
Buffalo Bay

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