15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: Halifax
Fly:  25 h
1
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Hoedspruit
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
3
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Halifax

4
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town online vacation maker.

Halifax, Canada to Cape Town is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Halifax to Cape Town, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Halifax in November, with highs in Cape Town at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Cape Town

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

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at iNyoka Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, and then look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit travel route planning website.

You can fly from Cape Town to Hoedspruit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in November: highs in Hoedspruit hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Spas

3
nights
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.
Spend the 16th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kruger National Park, hike along Lonely Bull Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, and explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kruger National Park itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Kruger National Park, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Lonely Bull Trail ©
Lonely Bull Trail

3
nights
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, try your luck at Gold Reef City, and browse the exhibits of I was shot in Joburg.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Johannesburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Johannesburg, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trip

Montecasino
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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