20 days in Western Cape Itinerary

20 days in Western Cape Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  14 h
1
Plettenberg Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
George
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Mossel Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Swellendam
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Hermanus
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Drive:  14 h 30 min
End: Johannesburg

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Plettenberg Bay: Knysna (Jandreart Studio, Knysna Heads, &more). There's more to do: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve and do a tasting at Plettenvale Wines.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Plettenberg Bay planning app.

Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in June since evenings lows in Plettenberg Bay dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to George.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

2
nights
George

George ©
Benefiting from a pleasant climate and prime location on the Garden Route, the town of George serves as the Southern Cape's premier tourism hub.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Outeniqua Transport Museum, relax in the rural setting at Redberry Farm, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Robertson Brewing Co.. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Wilderness Beach, look for gifts at Tiny Shop, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Mother Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read George holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to George takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in George, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in George

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Wilderness
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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Redberry Farm ©
Redberry Farm
Outeniqua Transport Museum ©
Outeniqua Transport Museum

2
nights
Mossel Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): kick back and relax at Santos Beach, thenget outside with Outdoor Activities, and then look for gifts at Township Angels. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, stroll around Harry Giddy Park, and then play a few rounds at Pinnacle Point Golf Club.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mossel Bay day trip app.

Getting from George to Mossel Bay by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from George in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mossel Bay, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Swellendam.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Shark Diving
Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex ©
Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex
Santos Beach ©
Santos Beach

2
nights
Swellendam

Swellendam ©
Regarded as South Africa's third-oldest town, Swellendam contains over 50 provincial heritage sites and well-preserved examples of Cape Dutch architecture.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): learn about winemaking at Marbrin Olive Growers, play a few rounds at Swellendam Golf Course, thenget engrossed in the history at Drostdy Museum, thenview the masterpieces at Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery, and finally stop by Chocolat Etc.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marloth Nature Reserve and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bontebok National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Swellendam online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mossel Bay to Swellendam takes 2 hours. Traveling from Mossel Bay in June, Swellendam is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hermanus.

Things to do in Swellendam

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marbrin Olive Growers
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Marbrin Olive Growers ©
Marbrin Olive Growers
Drostdy Museum ©
Drostdy Museum
Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery ©
Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery

2
nights
Hermanus

Hermanus ©
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Grotto Beach, thendo a tasting at Sumaridge Wine Estate, and then take in the pleasant sights at Hermanus Cliff Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at The Book Collector, thenhave unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hermanus online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Swellendam to Hermanus takes 2 hours. June in Hermanus sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Shark Diving, Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary
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Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Shark Diving
Hermanus Cliff Path ©
Hermanus Cliff Path

6
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, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, and head off the coast to Robben Island Museum.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Town trip planner.

Getting from Hermanus to Cape Town by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. June in Cape Town sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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