32 days in South Africa Itinerary

32 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town
— 11 nights
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Plettenberg Bay
— 6 nights
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Hoedspruit
— 7 nights
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Johannesburg
— 6 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Clifton Beaches. Kids will enjoy Cape Point and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp's Bay Beach, kick back and relax at Llandudno Beach, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Cape Town is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from Singapore in April, plan for little chillier days in Cape Town, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 21 — May 2:
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World heritage site
Table Mountain National Park
4.7
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Must see
Cape Point
4.6

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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.
Visit Wilderness Beach and Brenton on Sea for some beach relaxation. Jandreart Studio and Holy Trinity Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Plettenberg Bay side-trips: Knysna (Buffalo Bay & Margaret's Viewpoint), Dolphin Point Lookout (in Wilderness) and Suspension Bridge (in Tsitsikamma National Park). The adventure continues: stroll through Birds of Eden.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay itinerary tool.

Getting from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Plettenberg Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 2 — 8:
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Nature / Park
Robberg Nature Reserve
4.8

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Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Kids will enjoy Kruger National Park and Ukuthula Arts & Craft Shop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Idube Game Reserve (in Sabi Sand Game Reserve), Kruger National Park (Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park, Napi Wilderness Trail, &more) and Amarula Lapa (in Phalaborwa). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tshukudu Game Lodge and look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Plettenberg Bay to Hoedspruit takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Plettenberg Bay in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Hoedspruit, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 15:
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Nature / Park
Idube Game Reserve
4.8
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National Park
Kruger National Park
4.6
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Nature / Park
Tshukudu Game Lodge
4.3

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©

City of Light

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Kids will enjoy Apartheid Museum and Lindfield Victorian House Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Maboneng Precinct. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Johannesburg: Sterkfontein Cave (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site) and Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom). Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Gold Reef City. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Mandela House, try to win big at Montecasino, get in on the family fun at Acrobranch Melrose, and have some family-friendly fun at Orlando Towers.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg route planning app.

You can fly from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hoedspruit in May, Johannesburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Casinos · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 21:
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Casino
Montecasino
4.3
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Specialty Museum
Apartheid Museum
4.5

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