11 days in South Africa Itinerary

11 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Cape Town
— 4 nights
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Durban
— 1 night
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Hazyview
— 1 night
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Kruger National Park
— 1 night
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Hoedspruit
— 1 night
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Johannesburg
— 2 nights

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Greenmarket Square or Shimansky. Family-friendly places like Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Point, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Groote Kerk, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, and examine the collection at Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town road trip site.

London, UK to Cape Town is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to South Africa Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, expect Cape Town to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Durban.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Durban

Surf City

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, browse the different shops at Westville Junction, then look for gifts at Awesome Africa, and finally browse the different shops at La Lucia Mall.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Durban trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cape Town to Durban in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in August, expect Durban to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hazyview.

Things to do in Durban

Side Trips

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Shark Diving
Westville Junction ©
Westville Junction
La Lucia Mall ©
La Lucia Mall

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Hazyview

A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for gifts at Katundo Leather Shop and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hazyview trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Durban to Hazyview takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Durban in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hazyview, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hazyview

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
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Safaris

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night
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): hike along Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Kruger National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hazyview to Kruger National Park takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
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Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Kingfisher Gallery, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hoedspruit road trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Shopping · Museums · Spas
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Kingfisher Gallery ©
Kingfisher Gallery
Spas
iNyoka Art Gallery ©
iNyoka Art Gallery

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©

City of Light

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.
On the 24th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, stop by Maboneng Precinct, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Johannesburg trip planner.

You can fly from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hoedspruit in August since evenings lows in Johannesburg dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct
Jack Friedman Eastgate ©
Jack Friedman Eastgate

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