12 days in South Africa Itinerary

12 days in South Africa Itinerary

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12 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Cape Town
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Kimberley
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

9
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get outdoors at Cape of Good Hope and Clifton Beaches. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lion's Head, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Llandudno Beach.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town trip generator.

Johannesburg to Cape Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, you will find days in Cape Town are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kimberley.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

2
nights
Kimberley

Kimberley ©
As the heart of the Northern Cape's "Diamond Fields"--the region where the glittering jewels were discovered in the 1870s--Kimberley has evolved from a simple mining encampment to a thriving city rich in history and heritage.
Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Mokala National Park. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Big Hole Kimberley, examine the collection at Kimberley Mine Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Magersfontein Battlefield, and head outdoors with Felidae Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimberley travel itinerary creator.

Explore your travel options from Cape Town to Kimberley with the Route module. Traveling from Cape Town in December, you will find days in Kimberley are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kimberley

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mokala National Park ©
Mokala National Park
The Big Hole ©
The Big Hole
Kimberley Mine Museum ©
Kimberley Mine Museum

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