14 days in South Africa Itinerary

14 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Knysna
— 4 nights
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Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
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Cape Agulhas
— 1 night
4
Hermanus
— 3 nights
5
Cape Town
— 1 night

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4
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Knysna

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Escape the urban bustle at Garden Route National Park and Knysna Lagoon. Relax by the water at Brenton on Sea and Buffalo Bay. When in Knysna, make a side trip to see Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary in The Crags, approximately The Crags away. It doesn't end there: stroll through Featherbed Nature Reserve and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Knysna attractions app.

Halifax, Canada to Knysna is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Halifax in November, expect Knysna to be warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea
Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Buffalo Bay ©
Buffalo Bay

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves and then explore and take pictures at Swartberg Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, then experience rural life at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, and then do sightseeing your way with Cango Ostrich Show Farm.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Knysna to Oudtshoorn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Cape Agulhas.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Safari Ostrich Show Farm ©
Safari Ostrich Show Farm
Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass

1
night
Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Agulhas trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Oudtshoorn to Cape Agulhas takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hermanus.

Things to do in Cape Agulhas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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3
nights
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stony Point Penguin Colony and Grotto Beach. Visit Voelklip Beach and Kwaaiwater for some beach relaxation. Step out of Hermanus with an excursion to Pringle Bay Beach in Pringle Bay--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary and do a tasting at Domaine Des Dieux.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hermanus tour site.

You can drive from Cape Agulhas to Hermanus in 2 hours. November in Hermanus sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Voelklip Beach ©
Voelklip Beach
Stony Point Penguin Colony ©
Stony Point Penguin Colony

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll through Clifton Beaches and then take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Robben Island Museum and then kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town road trip planning site.

Getting from Hermanus to Cape Town by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In November, daytime highs in Cape Town are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Clifton Beaches ©
Clifton Beaches

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