8 days in Bloemfontein & Mossel Bay Itinerary

8 days in Bloemfontein & Mossel Bay Itinerary

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8 days in Bloemfontein & Mossel Bay Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h
1
Bloemfontein
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mossel Bay
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein ©
Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Naval Hill Planetarium and then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery on Leviseur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Loch Logan Waterfront, then take an in-depth tour of Anglo Boer War Museum, and then browse the fresh offerings at Langenhoven Park Farmers Market.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bloemfontein trip website .

Johannesburg to Bloemfontein is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November in Bloemfontein, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
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Anglo Boer War Museum ©
Anglo Boer War Museum
Langenhoven Park Farmers Market ©
Langenhoven Park Farmers Market
Loch Logan Waterfront ©
Loch Logan Waterfront

6
nights
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.
Attractions like Wilderness Beach and Brenton on Sea make great kid-friendly stops. Visit Buffalo Bay and Santos Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Mossel Bay's surroundings by going to Pharoah Art Gallery (in Wilderness), Knysna (Knysna Elephant Park & Knysna Heads) and Oudtshoorn (Cango Wildlife Ranch, Cango Caves, & more). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, trot along with a tour on horseback, tee off at Pinnacle Point Golf Club, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Make your Mossel Bay itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Bloemfontein to Mossel Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Bloemfontein in November, plan for slightly colder days in Mossel Bay, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Wilderness
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Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea
Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

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