5 days in Cape Town & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

5 days in Cape Town & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

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5 days in Cape Town & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
1
Cape Town
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Cape Town

1
night
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Gourmet Wine Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and then indulge your senses at Gourmet Wine Tours. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Klein Constantia, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, and then kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Town online trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is Cape Town International Airport. In mars, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, then stroll through Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, then stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay road trip website .

You can fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In mars, daily temperatures in Plettenberg Bay can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

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