8 days in South Africa Itinerary

8 days in South Africa Itinerary

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8 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Sioux Falls
Fly:  35​h
1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hermanus
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  36​h
End: Sioux Falls

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Clifton Beaches and Bloubergstrand Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to The Franschhoek Motor Museum and Fairview Wine and Cheese. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Biscuit Mill, learn about winemaking at Groot Constantia, take a stroll through Bo-kaap, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town tour planner.

Sioux Falls, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 35-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sioux Falls in June; daily highs in Cape Town reach 63°F and lows reach 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hermanus.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fairview Wine and Cheese, Franschhoek Motor Museum
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Clifton Beaches ©
Clifton Beaches
Bloubergstrand Beach
Bloubergstrand Beach
Fairview Wine and Cheese ©
Fairview Wine and Cheese

1
night
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): stop by Funky Vibes, look for gifts at The Book Collector, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Grotto Beach.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Hermanus vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Cape Town to Hermanus in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Hermanus sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Funky Vibes ©
Funky Vibes
The Book Collector ©
The Book Collector

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