16 days in Western Cape Itinerary

16 days in Western Cape Itinerary

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Cape Town
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yzerfontein
— 1 night
Drive
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Darling
— 2 nights
Drive
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Langebaan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Velddrif
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Helena Bay
— 4 nights
Drive
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Paternoster
— 3 nights
Drive

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Cape Town — 2 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and then go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and then step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cape Town. In September in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yzerfontein.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Yzerfontein — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): look for gifts at Salt, browse the exhibits of !Khwa ttu, and then pick up some local products at West Coast Farm Stall.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yzerfontein tour website.

Drive from Cape Town to Yzerfontein in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Darling.
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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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Buffelsfontein Game & Nature Reserve - Day Tours, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Evita se Perron, and then see the interesting displays at Darling Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at The Darling Wine Shop, do a tasting at Ormonde Vineyard, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Darling Brew.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Darling holiday builder.

Darling is very close to Yzerfontein. In September, daytime highs in Darling are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Langebaan.
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Langebaan — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at West Coast Fossil Park and then explore the striking landscape of West Coast National Park. On your second day here, stop by Gaia Crystals, then stroll through Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Langebaan online trip maker.

You can drive from Darling to Langebaan in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Langebaan sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Velddrif.
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Velddrif — 1 night

Velddrif or Velddrift is a coastal fishing town in the Bergrivier Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa. On the 22nd (Thu), look for gifts at Emmertjie Velddrif, see the interesting displays at SA Fisheries Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocherpan Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Velddrif online visit planner.

Velddrif is very close to Langebaan. In September, daily temperatures in Velddrif can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to St. Helena Bay.
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St. Helena Bay — 4 nights

St. Helena Bay is known for golf, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Stompneus Point Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Shelley Bay Beach, tee off at Shelley Point Country Club, and pause for some photo ops at Vasco Da Gama Statue.

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St. Helena Bay is just a short distance from Velddrif. In September, daytime highs in St. Helena Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll set off for Paternoster on the 27th (Tue).
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Paternoster — 3 nights

Paternoster is one of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast of South Africa. Paternoster is known for parks, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Stone Fish Studio and Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Columbine Nature Reserve Tietiesbaai, look for gifts at Jem & Pantoffels, and buy something for everyone on your list at Weskus Mall.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paternoster day trip planning website.

Paternoster is just a short distance from St. Helena Bay. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
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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.
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