9 days in Port Alfred, Jeffreys Bay & Tsitsikamma National Park Itinerary

9 days in Port Alfred, Jeffreys Bay & Tsitsikamma National Park Itinerary

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9 days in Port Alfred, Jeffreys Bay & Tsitsikamma National Park Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly + Drive:  5 h
1
Port Alfred
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Jeffreys Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Tsitsikamma National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Durban

3
nights
Port Alfred

Port Alfred ©
Port Alfred is a small town with a population of just under 26,000 in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Get out of town with these interesting Port Alfred side-trips: Grahamstown (1820 Settlers National Monument, Cathedral of St Michael and St George, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Kariega Beach, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore by horseback at Beachcomber Horse Trails, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Alfred online journey planner .

Durban to Port Alfred is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jeffreys Bay.

Things to do in Port Alfred

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kenton-on-Sea, Grahamstown, The Big Pineapple
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Kariega Beach ©
Kariega Beach
Kowie River ©
Kowie River

2
nights
Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay
Thanks to the proximity of top tourist spots, Jeffreys Bay vacations allow you to surf, fish, tag sharks, watch wildlife, ride horses along the beach, and experience the world's highest bungee jump all on the same day.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Jeffrey's Bay Shell Museum (Charlotte Kritzinger Shell Museum) and then stroll through Paradise Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ride a horse along Papiesfontein Beach Horse Trails, then stroll through Dolphin Beach, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Brewhaha Craft Brewery.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read Jeffreys Bay driving holiday planner .

Getting from Port Alfred to Jeffreys Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. February in Jeffreys Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tsitsikamma National Park.

Things to do in Jeffreys Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Dolphin Beach
Dolphin Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Papiesfontein Beach Horse Trails ©
Papiesfontein Beach Horse Trails

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nights
Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park ©
On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
On the 28th (Fri), make a trip to Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree, then hike along Otter Trail, and then trek along Waterfall Trail. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Dolphin Trail and then snap pictures at Suspension Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tsitsikamma National Park trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Jeffreys Bay to Tsitsikamma National Park in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Tsitsikamma National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tsitsikamma National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Storms River bridge, Dutch Reformed Church
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Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge
Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree ©
Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree
Waterfall Trail ©
Waterfall Trail

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