3 days in Durban & Johannesburg Itinerary

3 days in Durban & Johannesburg Itinerary

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3 days in Durban & Johannesburg Itinerary

Start: Port Elizabeth
Fly:  2​h
1
Durban
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Johannesburg
— 1 night
End: Port Elizabeth

1
night
Durban

Durban ©
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
On the 4th (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at uShaka Marine World, then view the masterpieces at Andrew Early Design Studio, and then buy something for everyone on your list at La Lucia Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Puzzle Place, then explore the galleries of Makiwa Gallery, and then browse the different shops at Gateway Theatre of Shopping.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Durban planner .

Port Elizabeth to Durban is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, Durban is somewhat warmer than Port Elizabeth - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Durban

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, The Puzzle Place, La Lucia Mall
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uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Gateway Theatre of Shopping ©
Gateway Theatre of Shopping
The Puzzle Place ©
The Puzzle Place

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, make a trip to Constitution Hill, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Puri Thai Massage.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Durban to Johannesburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Durban in April; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Puri Thai Massage ©
Puri Thai Massage
Constitution Hill ©
Constitution Hill
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

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