15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cape Town
— 3 nights
2
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
3
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night
4
Sun City
— 1 night
5
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
6
Kruger National Park
— 4 nights
7
Hazyview
— 2 nights

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.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, meet the residents at Two Oceans Aquarium, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, and wander the streets of Bo-kaap.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Cape Town. In April, daytime highs in Cape Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

1
night
Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
On the 9th (Thu), experience rural life at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves, and then cruise along Swartberg Pass.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Oudtshoorn road trip website.

You can drive from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Oudtshoorn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm ©
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, thenstroll through Knysna Elephant Park, and then stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay trip planner.

Getting from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sun City.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Knysna Elephant Park
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park

1
night
Sun City

Sun City ©
Sun City is a luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa. On the 11th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pilanesberg National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Sun City tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Plettenberg Bay to Sun City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Plettenberg Bay in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Sun City, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Sun City

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Pilanesberg National Park ©
Pilanesberg National Park

2
nights
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, thenexamine the collection at Apartheid Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at I was shot in Joburg. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate, try your luck at Montecasino, and then wander the streets of Maboneng Precinct.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip website.

Drive from Sun City to Johannesburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Johannesburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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nights
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Spend the 15th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kruger National Park, hike along Bushmans Trail, stroll through Wolhuter Wilderness Trail, and steep yourself in history at Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kruger National Park trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hazyview.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Mphongolo Backpacking Trail ©
Mphongolo Backpacking Trail

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nights
Hazyview

A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll through Elephant Whispers and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Perry's Bridge Reptile Park and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hazyview trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Kruger National Park to Hazyview in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Hazyview, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hazyview

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers
Zipline

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