9 days in Tankwa Karoo National Park & Cape Town Itinerary

9 days in Tankwa Karoo National Park & Cape Town Itinerary

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9 days in Tankwa Karoo National Park & Cape Town Itinerary

Start: Pretoria
Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Tankwa Karoo National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​h 15​min
End: Pretoria

2
nights
Tankwa Karoo National Park

Tankwa Karoo National Park ©
Explore hidden gems such as Shamrock Chapel and River Rafting & Tubing. Take a break from the city and head to Tankwa Karoo National Park and Blesfontein Farm. Take a break from Tankwa Karoo National Park with a short trip to Southern Africa Large Telescope in Sutherland, about 1h 30 min away.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tankwa Karoo National Park trip itinerary builder.

Pretoria to Tankwa Karoo National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Tankwa Karoo National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sutherland, Tankwa Karoo National Park, Shamrock Chapel
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Tankwa Karoo National Park ©
Tankwa Karoo National Park
Southern Africa Large Telescope ©
Southern Africa Large Telescope
Blesfontein Farm ©
Blesfontein Farm

4
nights
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 appreciate attractions like Cape Point and Bloubergstrand Beach. Popular historic sites such as Boschendal Manor & Winery and Castle of Good Hope are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Grotto Beach (in Hermanus) and Fairview Wine and Cheese (in Suider Paarl).

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip builder.

Traveling by car from Tankwa Karoo National Park to Cape Town takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grotto Beach, Fairview Wine and Cheese, Boschendal Wine Estate
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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Boschendal Wine Estate ©
Boschendal Wine Estate
Fairview Wine and Cheese ©
Fairview Wine and Cheese

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