24 days in South Africa Itinerary

24 days in South Africa Itinerary

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24 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  13​h
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Johannesburg
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Graskop
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Hazyview
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Skukuza
— 1 night
5
Skukuza
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hazyview
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Graskop
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
8
Johannesburg
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h
9
Port Elizabeth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Tsitsikamma National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
12
Knysna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
14
Mossel Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
15
Hermanus
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Stellenbosch
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
17
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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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.
To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Johannesburg vacation planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Johannesburg is an approximately 13-hour flight. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Johannesburg, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Graskop.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Graskop

Graskop ©
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Berlin Falls, Lisbon Falls, Three Roundavels, and other attractions you added. On the 28th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacle Rock and then explore the striking landscape at Three Roundavels.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Graskop route builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Johannesburg to Graskop takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Graskop, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Hazyview.

Things to do in Graskop

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mpumalanga
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Three Roundavels ©
Three Roundavels
Lisbon Falls ©
Lisbon Falls
The Pinnacle Rock ©
The Pinnacle Rock

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Hazyview

Hazyview
A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hazyview online attractions planner .

Getting from Graskop to Hazyview by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Hazyview can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 30th (Mon), you're off toSkukuza.

Things to do in Hazyview

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

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Skukuza

Skukuza
To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Skukuza trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hazyview to Skukuza. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for Skukuza.

Things to do in Skukuza

Wildlife Outdoors Golf
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

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Skukuza

Skukuza
To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Skukuza day trip planning tool .

You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Hazyview.

Things to do in Skukuza

Wildlife Outdoors Golf
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Hazyview

Hazyview
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hazyview fast, fun, and easy.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Skukuza to Hazyview. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll travel to Graskop.

Things to do in Hazyview

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Graskop

Graskop ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Berlin Falls as well as Lisbon Falls. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, admire the sheer force of Berlin Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lisbon Falls.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Graskop online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Hazyview to Graskop takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Graskop

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bourkes' Luck Potholes, Berlin Falls
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
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Berlin Falls ©
Berlin Falls
Bourkes' Luck Potholes ©
Bourkes' Luck Potholes
Lisbon Falls ©
Lisbon Falls

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg
For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Graskop to Johannesburg in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Graskop in October, plan for little chillier nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 13°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

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Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth
The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Elizabeth trip itinerary app .

Fly from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, expect nights in Port Elizabeth to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tsitsikamma National Park.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

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Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park ©
On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Untouched Adventures as well as Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours. There's more to do: hike along Waterfall Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tsitsikamma National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Elizabeth to Tsitsikamma National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Tsitsikamma National Park

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Waterfall Trail ©
Waterfall Trail
Untouched Adventures ©
Untouched Adventures
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours ©
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

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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.
For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay tour itinerary planning website .

Drive from Tsitsikamma National Park to Plettenberg Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Knysna.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:

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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.
You've now added Knysna Elephant Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Knysna Elephant Park and then take in the exciting artwork at Scarab Village.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Knysna journey planner .

Knysna is very close to Plettenberg Bay. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Knysna

Wildlife Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park

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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cango Caves as well as Highgate Ostrich Show Farm.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Oudtshoorn driving holiday website .

You can drive from Knysna to Oudtshoorn in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Oudtshoorn, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Mossel Bay on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Highgate Ostrich Show Farm ©
Highgate Ostrich Show Farm

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Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay
A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mossel Bay online route builder .

Traveling by bus from Oudtshoorn to Mossel Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Mossel Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for Hermanus on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:

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Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): go for a walk through Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, then kick back and relax at Grotto Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kwaaiwater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Springfontein Wine Estate, tour the pleasant surroundings at African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary, and then do a tasting at Creation.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hermanus itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mossel Bay to Hermanus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Hermanus, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Stanford, African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Kwaaiwater ©
Kwaaiwater
Creation ©
Creation

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Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch ©
Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Villiera Wines, do a tasting at Thelema Mountain Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards, and finally look for gifts at Bebe's Chocolaterie and Gluten Free Patisserie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Topiary Wines, admire the masterpieces at Dyman Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dutch Reform Church, then do a tasting at Stellenrust Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at DeMorgenzon Winery.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Stellenbosch trip maker .

You can drive from Hermanus to Stellenbosch in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Stellenbosch can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Cape Town.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Wineries Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Topiary Wines
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Villiera Wines ©
Villiera Wines
Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards ©
Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards
Topiary Wines ©
Topiary Wines

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Table Mountain National Park has been added to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Cape Point.

Before you visit Cape Town, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by bus from Stellenbosch to Cape Town takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Cape Town are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will leave for home on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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