29 days in Cape Town & Kruger National Park Itinerary

29 days in Cape Town & Kruger National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Africa Trip Planner

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Cape Town

— 15 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Go for a jaunt from Cape Town to West Coast National Park to see West Coast National Park about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cape Town route planner.

Johannesburg to Cape Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Johannesburg in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cape Town: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. You will leave for Kruger National Park on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Kruger National Park

— 13 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Amarula Lapa (in Phalaborwa), Bourkes' Luck Potholes (in Moremela) and Hoedspruit (iNyoka Art Gallery, Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, &more). Spend the 21st (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Olifants Wilderness Trail, make a trip to Big Boabab, and trek along Wolhuter Wilderness Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Cape Town to Kruger National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: highs in Kruger National Park hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — Sep 2: