8 days in South Africa Itinerary

8 days in South Africa Itinerary

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8 days in South Africa Itinerary

New York City
Fly:  18​h
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
New York City

6
days
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Fly Cape Town Paragliding, Stoked School of Surf Lessons & Surf Trips, Shark Diving, and other attractions. Your inner history buff will appreciate Robben Island and Castle of Good Hope. Do some cultural sightseeing at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Klein Constantia. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Boulders Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Clifton Beaches, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town vacation trip planner.

New York City, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Cape Town to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Shark Diving, West Coast National Park
Accommodations
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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach ©
Boulders Beach

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