11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Coffee Bay
— 1 night
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Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
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Cape Agulhas
— 1 night
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Hermanus
— 3 nights
5
Cape Town
— 3 nights

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Coffee Bay

Coffee Bay ©
On the 30th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Coffee Bay Beach and then don't miss a visit to Hole in the Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Mdumbi Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coffee Bay road trip planning app.

Cape Town to Coffee Bay is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cape Town in January: high temperatures in Coffee Bay hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Coffee Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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Mdumbi Beach ©
Mdumbi Beach
Hole in the Wall ©
Hole in the Wall

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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 1st (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Brenton on Sea, kick back and relax at Buffalo Bay, and then explore the striking landscape of Garden Route National Park. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plettenberg Beach.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Coffee Bay to Plettenberg Bay takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Coffee Bay in January, Plettenberg Bay is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Agulhas.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea
Garden Route National Park ©
Garden Route National Park
Buffalo Bay ©
Buffalo Bay

1
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Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): awaken your taste buds at Wine Boutique on the Shipwreck Coast, get to know the fascinating history of Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Agulhas Lighthouse.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Agulhas trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Agulhas takes 5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Cape Agulhas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hermanus.

Things to do in Cape Agulhas

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours
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Cape Agulhas Lighthouse ©
Cape Agulhas Lighthouse
Wine Boutique on the Shipwreck Coast ©
Wine Boutique on the Shipwreck Coast

3
nights
Hermanus

Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Grotto Beach and Kwaaiwater. Get a sense of the local culture at Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate and Sumaridge Wine Estate. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Voelklip Beach, kick back and relax at Onrus Beach, see the interesting displays at The Whale House Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Hermanus Cliff Path.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hermanus sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cape Agulhas to Hermanus in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Hermanus can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach
Voelklip Beach ©
Voelklip Beach

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Escape the urban bustle at Bloubergstrand Beach and Chapman's Peak Drive. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Franschhoek Motor Museum and Fairview Wine and Cheese. When in Cape Town, make a side trip to see Eikehof in Franschhoek, approximately Franschhoek away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, see the interesting displays at South African Jewish Museum, steep yourself in history at Groot Constantia, and do a tasting at Constantia Glen Winery.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hermanus to Cape Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Vergelegen Estate ©
Vergelegen Estate
Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum
Bloubergstrand Beach
Bloubergstrand Beach

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