6 days in South Africa Itinerary

6 days in South Africa Itinerary

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6 days in South Africa Itinerary

Durban
Durban
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
Durban

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Durban

Durban ©
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
On the 28th (Thu), cool off at uShaka Marine World, then kick back and relax at Umhlanga Main Beach, and then admire all the interesting features of Moses Mabhida Stadium.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Durban vacation builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Durban. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Durban

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Umhlanga Main Beach
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Umhlanga Main Beach ©
Umhlanga Main Beach
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Moses Mabhida Stadium ©
Moses Mabhida Stadium

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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.
Kids will enjoy Boulders Beach and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Escape the urban bustle at Robben Island and Llandudno Beach. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take some stellar pictures from Cape of Good Hope, do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate, and meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium.

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Traveling by flight from Durban to Cape Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Durban in December since evenings lows in Cape Town dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Robben Island ©
Robben Island
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape of Good Hope ©
Cape of Good Hope

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