8 days in Western Cape Itinerary

8 days in Western Cape Itinerary

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8 days in Western Cape Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Cape Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

2
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Knysna Heads in Knysna (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve and cool off at Water World Wild Waters Fun Park.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay online trip itinerary builder .

Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Johannesburg in March: highs in Plettenberg Bay hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Knysna Heads
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Two Oceans Aquarium, hike along Platteklip Gorge, and take in the awesome beauty at Lion's Head.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town vacation builder site .

Traveling by flight from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©

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