32 days in South Africa Itinerary

32 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town
— 11 nights
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 6 nights
3
Hoedspruit
— 7 nights
4
Johannesburg
— 6 nights

11
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
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 Noordhoek Beach. Kids will enjoy Cape Point and Clifton Beaches. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, stroll through Camp's Bay Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Llandudno Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cape Town trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Cape Town is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Cape Town. 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
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

6
nights
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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

Knysna, Wilderness, Suspension Bridge
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea

7
nights
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 Tshukudu Game Lodge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Kruger National Park (Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park, Napi Wilderness Trail, &more), Idube Game Reserve (in Sabi Sand Game Reserve) and Amarula Lapa (in Phalaborwa). There's still lots to do: stop by Ukuthula Arts & Craft Shop.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Hoedspruit itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Plettenberg Bay to Hoedspruit takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in May, you will find days in Hoedspruit are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park, Amarula Lapa
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Tshukudu Game Lodge ©
Tshukudu Game Lodge

6
nights
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
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

Side Trips

Sterkfontein Cave, Lion and Safari Park, Montecasino
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Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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