11 days in Paarl & Durban Itinerary

11 days in Paarl & Durban Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paarl
— 5 nights
2
Durban
— 5 nights

5
nights
Paarl

Paarl ©
The town of Paarl remains best known for its landscape, dominated by a gargantuan granite outcrop--it's also notable as the birthplace of the Afrikaans language.
Explore Paarl's surroundings by going to Franschhoek (Senechal-Senekal Art Gallery & First South African Perfume Museum), West Coast National Park (in West Coast National Park) and Hermanus (Originals Gallery, Lembu Gallery & Studio, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Franschhoek Motor Museum, grab your bike and head to Rhebokskloof MTB Trails, test your problem-solving skills at Escapetrix, and have fun at Shootopia Shooting Adventures.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Paarl trip builder tool.

Cape Town to Paarl is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August in Paarl, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Durban.

Things to do in Paarl

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hermanus, Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, West Coast National Park
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Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
West Coast National Park ©
West Coast National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Durban

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Durban is known for zoos & aquariums, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, buy something for everyone on your list at Westville Junction, admire the natural beauty at Durban Botanic Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Durban journey site.

Traveling by flight from Paarl to Durban takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paarl in September; daily highs in Durban reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga, Galleria Arbour Town
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Shark Diving
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Golden Mile ©
Golden Mile

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