4 days in South Africa Itinerary

4 days in South Africa Itinerary

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4 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Sun City
— Few hours
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
2
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

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Sun City

Sun City ©
Sun City is a luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): play a few rounds at The Palace of the Lost City.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sun City travel planner .

Johannesburg to Sun City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle. When traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sun City, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Sun City

Golf Outdoors
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The Palace of the Lost City ©
The Palace of the Lost City

3
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Attractions like Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Cape Point make great kid-friendly stops. Shop till you drop at Greenmarket Square and Prins & Prins. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and buy something for everyone on your list at Cape Quarter Mall.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sun City to Cape Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sun City in September: highs in Cape Town hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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