15 days in Eastern Cape Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Cape Itinerary

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Addo Elephant National Park
— 1 night
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Grahamstown
— 1 night
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Graaff-Reinet
— 3 nights
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Tsitsikamma National Park
— 5 nights
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Port Elizabeth
— 4 nights

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Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre and then walk around Parque Nacional dos Elefantes Addo. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with CrissCross Adventures.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Addo Elephant National Park trip app.

Johannesburg to Addo Elephant National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Addo Elephant National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grahamstown.

Things to do in Addo Elephant National Park

Wildlife · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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CrissCross Adventures ©
CrissCross Adventures
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre ©
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

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Grahamstown

Grahamstown
Grahamstown is a city of about 70,000 people in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see Beckmanns Tours & Safaris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Catholic Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St Michael and St George.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grahamstown holiday planner.

You can drive from Addo Elephant National Park to Grahamstown in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Graaff-Reinet.

Things to do in Grahamstown

Tours · Adventure · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Cathedral of St Michael and St George
Cathedral of St Michael and St George
St Patrick's Catholic Church ©
St Patrick's Catholic Church

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Graaff-Reinet

Graaff-Reinet ©
Regarded as the fourth-oldest town in South Africa, Graaff-Reinet represents a well-preserved historic Dutch colonial settlement, set 750 (2,460 ft) above sea level on the banks of the Sundays River.
When in Graaff-Reinet, make a side trip to see Mountain Zebra National Park in Cradock, approximately Cradock away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Valley of Desolation, sample the tasty concoctions at GRT Brewery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St James the Great Anglican Church, and examine the collection at The Reinet House.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Graaff-Reinet trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Grahamstown to Graaff-Reinet takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tsitsikamma National Park.

Things to do in Graaff-Reinet

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Valley of Desolation ©
Valley of Desolation
Mountain Zebra National Park ©
Mountain Zebra National Park
Dutch Reformed Church, Groot Kerk ©
Dutch Reformed Church, Groot Kerk

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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 23rd (Mon), hike the day away at The Dolphin Trail. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours, head outdoors with Face Adrenalin, hike along Waterfall Trail, and stroll through Otter Trail.

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Traveling by car from Graaff-Reinet to Tsitsikamma National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Tsitsikamma National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Tours
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Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours ©
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours
Untouched Adventures ©
Untouched Adventures
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge

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Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth ©

Windy City

The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Spend the 27th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Shamwari Game Reserve. Spend the 26th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kragga Kamma Game Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Mastertons Coffee and Tea Specialists, and make a short side trip with Afroventures Tours & Safaris.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Port Elizabeth itinerary website.

Drive from Tsitsikamma National Park to Port Elizabeth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Shamwari Game Reserve ©
Shamwari Game Reserve
Kragga Kamma Game Park ©
Kragga Kamma Game Park
Safaris

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