15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Fly
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Cape Town
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Stellenbosch
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Drive
4
Mossel Bay
— 1 night
Drive
5
Knysna
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Jeffreys Bay
— 1 night
Drive
7
Port Elizabeth
— 2 nights
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Cape Town

Mother City

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: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, examine the collection at District Six Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and do a tasting at Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cape Town online trip maker.

Manchester, UK to Cape Town is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in November, expect nights in Cape Town to be somewhat warmer, around 15°C, while days are much warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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2
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Stellenbosch

City of Oaks

Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Eikehof, examine the collection at First South African Perfume Museum, then do a tasting at Stellenbosch Farmers' Winery Group, and finally do a tasting at Waterford Estate. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Stellenbosch Village Museum, see the interesting displays at Franschhoek Motor Museum, then learn about winemaking at Stellenrust Winery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Van Ryn's Distillery.

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Drive from Cape Town to Stellenbosch in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Stellenbosch are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Wineries · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
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Waterford Estate ©
Winery / Vineyard
Waterford Estate
4.8

1
night
Oudtshoorn

Ostrich Capital of the World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm, Head underground at Cango Caves, and then cruise along Swartberg Pass.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Stellenbosch to Oudtshoorn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Stellenbosch in November, you will find days in Oudtshoorn are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Swartberg Pass ©
Scenic Drive
Swartberg Pass
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Cango Caves ©
Cave
Cango Caves
4.5

1
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Mossel Bay

Bay of Attraction

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.
On the 29th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Janine Iron and Washing Museum, stroll around Harry Giddy Park, and then stroll through Nkonzo Wildlife Research.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mossel Bay trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Oudtshoorn to Mossel Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Mossel Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Knysna.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
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Nkonzo Wildlife Research ©
Nature / Park
Nkonzo Wildlife Research
4.8

3
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Knysna

Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Knysna: Plettenberg Bay (St. Christopher Catholic Church & Robberg Nature Reserve) and Birds of Eden (in The Crags). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, walk around Garden Route Trail Park, explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, and look for gifts at Metelerkamps.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Knysna online journey planner.

You can drive from Mossel Bay to Knysna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Jeffreys Bay.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Nature / Park
Robberg Nature Reserve
4.8
Birds of Eden ©
Nature / Park
Birds of Eden
4.7
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Nature / Park
Knysna Elephant Park
4.5

1
night
Jeffreys Bay

Thanks to the proximity of top tourist spots, Jeffreys Bay vacations allow you to surf, fish, tag sharks, watch wildlife, ride horses along the beach, and experience the world's highest bungee jump all on the same day.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brewhaha Craft Brewery, see the interesting displays at Jeffrey's Bay Shell Museum (Charlotte Kritzinger Shell Museum), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jeffreys Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Knysna to Jeffreys Bay takes 2.5 hours. In December in Jeffreys Bay, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Jeffreys Bay

Beaches · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:
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2
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Port Elizabeth

Windy City

The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dockside Brewery and then stroll through Shamwari Game Reserve.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Elizabeth road trip app.

You can drive from Jeffreys Bay to Port Elizabeth in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Wildlife · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
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