6 days in Western Cape Itinerary

6 days in Western Cape Itinerary

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6 days in Western Cape Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Hermanus
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Cape Town
— 3 nights
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
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 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Voelklip Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Grotto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernkloof Nature Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kwaaiwater.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hermanus online day trip planner .

Johannesburg to Hermanus is an approximately 5-hour combination of train, taxi, and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

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Voelklip Beach ©
Voelklip Beach
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Kwaaiwater ©
Kwaaiwater

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Boschendal Wine Estate. We've included these beaches for you: Bloubergstrand Beach and Boulders Beach. Step out of Cape Town to go to Franschhoek and see The Franschhoek Motor Museum, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clifton Beaches, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and admire all the interesting features of Robben Island.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town tour planner.

You can drive from Hermanus to Cape Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Franschhoek
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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