19 days in Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls & Cape Town Itinerary

19 days in Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls & Cape Town Itinerary

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19 days in Kruger National Park, Victoria Falls & Cape Town Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
2
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Perth, Australia

4
nights
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Masorini Archaeological Site and Ukuthula Designs. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Kruger National Park: Wonder View (in Graskop), Hoedspruit (Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre & Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre) and Bourkes' Luck Potholes (in Moremela). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Three Roundavels.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary maker .

Perth, Australia to Kruger National Park is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Perth in July: highs in Kruger National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hoedspruit, Wonder View, Three Roundavels, Bourkes' Luck Potholes
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3
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. Spend the 15th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park, look for gifts at Cultural Vibes Music Shop, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Victoria Falls tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kruger National Park to Victoria Falls in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Kruger National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Victoria Falls: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
River Rafting & Tubing

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nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fairview Wine and Cheese and District Six Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Platteklip Gorge and Chapman's Peak Drive. Explore Cape Town's surroundings by going to Suider Paarl (Spice Route Destination & Cape Brewing Company), Boschendal Wine Estate (in Groot Drakenstein) and The Franschhoek Motor Museum (in Franschhoek). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Signal Hill, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and kick back and relax at Bloubergstrand Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Victoria Falls in July, you will find days in Cape Town are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Paarl, Chapman's Peak Drive
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Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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