11 days in Western Cape Itinerary

11 days in Western Cape Itinerary

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Citrusdal
— 1 day
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Clanwilliam
— 6 nights
Drive
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Darling
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yzerfontein
— 1 night

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Citrusdal

— 1 day
On the 2nd (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Middelberg Pass and then relax and rejuvenate at The Baths.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Citrusdal travel site.

Stellenbosch to Citrusdal is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In September, daytime highs in Citrusdal are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Clanwilliam.

Things to do in Citrusdal

Scenic Drive · Spas · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Clanwilliam

— 6 nights
Clanwilliam is a town in the Olifants River valley in the Western Cape, South Africa, about north of Cape Town. Explore Clanwilliam's surroundings by going to Bird Island Nature Reserve (in Lamberts Bay), Elands Bay Beach (in Elands Bay) and Tankwa Karoo National Park (in Calvinia). There's much more to do: hike along Sevilla Rock Art Trail, do a tasting at Klawer Cellars, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pakhuis Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cederberg Wilderness Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Clanwilliam road trip planning site.

You can drive from Citrusdal to Clanwilliam in an hour. When traveling from Citrusdal in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Clanwilliam, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Darling.

Things to do in Clanwilliam

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 9:

Darling

— 2 nights
Darling is a small town in a farming area on the west coast region of the Western Cape, about 75 km from Cape Town.By the beginning of the 18th century about 29 farmers lived in an area called Groenkloof and on one of these farms, Langfontein, Darling was founded in 1853. On the 10th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on Buffelsfontein Game & Nature Reserve - Day Tours and then stop by Darling Olives. On your second day here, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Darling Brew and then examine the collection at Darling Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Darling online holiday planner.

You can drive from Clanwilliam to Darling in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Clanwilliam, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Darling, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yzerfontein.

Things to do in Darling

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Yzerfontein

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): browse for treasures at Blikaspaai, see the interesting displays at !Khwa ttu, and then kick back and relax at Yzerfontein's Main Beach.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Yzerfontein itinerary builder.

Yzerfontein is just a stone's throw from Darling. September in Yzerfontein sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night.

Things to do in Yzerfontein

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:
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Western Cape travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Mountains · Nature & Parks
Shifting landscapes of towering mountains, patchworks of farmlands, and sandy beaches draw visitors from all around the world to the Western Cape. Delve into the bustling commercial and industrial center of Cape Town, or tour quaint wineries dotting the countryside, where you'll receive a warm welcome and plenty of gastronomic delights. Active vacations in the Western Cape make the most of a large number of outdoor activities and extreme sports, such as bungee-jumping, 4x4 driving, and jeep safaris through the region's wilderness.