6 days in South Africa Itinerary

6 days in South Africa Itinerary

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6 days in South Africa Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  25​h
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Cape Town
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Sydney

2
days
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 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, then take in the views from Storms River Suspension Bridge, and then push the limits with an extreme tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Elephant Sanctuary, then stroll through Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, and then explore the striking landscape of Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay vacation builder.

Sydney, Australia to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Plettenberg Bay due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Plettenberg Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife

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Storms River Suspension Bridge
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Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre
Storms River Suspension Bridge ©
Storms River Suspension Bridge
Elephant Sanctuary ©
Elephant Sanctuary

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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 17th (Sat), examine the collection at District Six Museum and then take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twelve Apostles, and then admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Cape Town sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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