14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town
— 4 nights
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Cape Agulhas
— 1 night
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Swellendam
— 1 night
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Oudtshoorn
— 3 nights
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Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Relax by the water at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Clifton Beaches. Take a break from the city and head to Cape Point and Table Mountain National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape Town: Topiary Wines (in Wemmershoek) and Franschhoek Motor Museum (in Franschhoek). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twelve Apostles, examine the collection at District Six Museum, and steep yourself in history at Robben Island Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cape Town online visit planner.

New York City, USA to Cape Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is 7 hours. May in Cape Town sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Agulhas.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

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Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Cape Agulhas Lighthouse and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Agulhas online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Town to Cape Agulhas takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Swellendam.

Things to do in Cape Agulhas

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Cape Agulhas Lighthouse ©
Cape Agulhas Lighthouse

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Swellendam

Swellendam ©
Regarded as South Africa's third-oldest town, Swellendam contains over 50 provincial heritage sites and well-preserved examples of Cape Dutch architecture.
On the 3rd (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Drostdy Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Apostolic Church, and finally tee off at Swellendam Golf Course. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Hardys Memories of Africa African Art and Curios, view the masterpieces at Magpie Gallery, and then look for gifts at Inkaroo Jewellery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Swellendam trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cape Agulhas to Swellendam by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Swellendam

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Drostdy Museum ©
Drostdy Museum
Magpie Gallery ©
Magpie Gallery

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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©

Ostrich Capital of the World

Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex and Janine Iron and Washing Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Outeniqua Transport Museum and Calitzdorp Museum. The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, do sightseeing your way with Cango Ostrich Show Farm, take a memorable drive along Swartberg Pass, and explore and take pictures at Safari Ostrich Show Farm.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oudtshoorn trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Swellendam to Oudtshoorn in 3 hours. June in Oudtshoorn sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex ©
Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex
Outeniqua Transport Museum ©
Outeniqua Transport Museum
Calitzdorp Museum ©
Calitzdorp Museum

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Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Elephant Sanctuary The Crags and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Garden Route National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Oudtshoorn in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Plettenberg Bay, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary ©
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary
Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Elephant Sanctuary The Crags ©
Elephant Sanctuary The Crags

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