16 days in Addo Elephant National Park, Graaff-Reinet & Jeffreys Bay Itinerary

16 days in Addo Elephant National Park, Graaff-Reinet & Jeffreys Bay Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Addo Elephant National Park
— 3 nights
2
Graaff-Reinet
— 3 nights
3
Jeffreys Bay
— 9 nights

3
nights
Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Addo Elephant National Park: Quin Sculpture Garden (in Alexandria), Somerset East (Walter Battiss Art Museum & Dutch Reformed Church) and Jah Drums (in Coffee Bay).

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Addo Elephant National Park travel route planner.

Port Elizabeth to Addo Elephant National Park is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Graaff-Reinet.

Things to do in Addo Elephant National Park

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Somerset East, Quin Sculpture Garden, Jah Drums
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre ©
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre
Quin Sculpture Garden ©
Quin Sculpture Garden
Jah Drums ©
Jah Drums

3
nights
Graaff-Reinet

Graaff-Reinet ©
Regarded as the fourth-oldest town in South Africa, Graaff-Reinet represents a well-preserved historic Dutch colonial settlement, set 750 (2,460 ft) above sea level on the banks of the Sundays River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes De Camdeboo Wijnkamer as well as GRT Brewery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Graaff-Reinet: Nieu-Bethesda (The Owl House & First People Centre at The Bethesda Art Centre). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Valley of Desolation, explore the striking landscape of Camdeboo National Park, explore the world behind art at Hester Rupert Art Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Obesa Cacti Nursery.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Graaff-Reinet sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Addo Elephant National Park to Graaff-Reinet by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Jeffreys Bay.

Things to do in Graaff-Reinet

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Nieu-Bethesda
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Camdeboo National Park ©
Camdeboo National Park
Valley of Desolation ©
Valley of Desolation
The Reinet House ©
The Reinet House

9
nights
Jeffreys Bay

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Seal Point, Sandboarding Jeffreys Bay - Wacky Wipeouts, Supertubes, and other attractions. Explore Jeffreys Bay's surroundings by going to Dutch Reformed Church (in Kareedouw), Plettenberg Bay (Global Village, Plettenberg Beach, &more) and Tsitsikamma National Park (Otter Trail, Suspension Bridge, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Dolphin Beach, make a splash at Dolphin Beach Entertainment, sample the tasty concoctions at Brewhaha Craft Brewery, and see the interesting displays at Jeffrey's Bay Shell Museum (Charlotte Kritzinger Shell Museum).

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jeffreys Bay online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Graaff-Reinet to Jeffreys Bay takes 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Jeffreys Bay are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Jeffreys Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, Tsitsikamma National Park, Dutch Reformed Church, Seal Point
Find places to stay May 25 — Jun 3:
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge
Son Surf School ©
Son Surf School

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