4 days in South Africa Itinerary

4 days in South Africa Itinerary

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4 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Wilderness
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
2
Knysna
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
3
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
George
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
End: Cape Town

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Wilderness

Wilderness ©
On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get great views at Map of Africa Viewpoint.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Wilderness sightseeing planning tool .

Cape Town to Wilderness is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Knysna.
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Map of Africa Viewpoint ©
Map of Africa Viewpoint

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Knysna

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Knysna trip app .

Drive from Wilderness to Knysna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Nature
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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Plettenvale Wines, stroll through Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, then make a trip to Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree, and finally snap pictures at Suspension Bridge.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay trip planner.

Plettenberg Bay is just a short distance from Knysna. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to George.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Wineries

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Tsitsikamma National Park
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Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge
Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree ©
Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree

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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.
For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the George online journey planner .

Getting from Plettenberg Bay to George by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in April, George is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in George

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