29 days in Kruger National Park, Cape Town & Mozambique Island Itinerary

29 days in Kruger National Park, Cape Town & Mozambique Island Itinerary

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
— 10 nights
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 16 nights
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Mozambique Island, Mozambique
— 1 night
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Kruger National Park, South Africa

— 10 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bourkes' Luck Potholes and Wolhuter Wilderness Trail. Visiting Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre and Idube Game Reserve will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kruger National Park: Hoedspruit (iNyoka Art Gallery, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, &more). Spend the 26th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Olifants Wilderness Trail, trek along Napi Wilderness Trail, and see human ingenuity at work at Klaserie Dam.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park vacation builder.

Johannesburg to Kruger National Park is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kruger National Park when traveling from Johannesburg in August, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Cape Town, South Africa

— 16 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Visit Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Voelklip Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chapman's Peak Drive and West Coast National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Hermanus (Grotto Beach, Domaine Des Dieux, &more), Darling Olives (in Darling) and Stony Point Penguin Colony (in Betty's Bay). There's still lots to do: stroll through Cape Point, take in the awesome beauty at Table Mountain National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Fish Hoek Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Cape Town is slightly colder than Kruger National Park - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Mozambique Island.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Mozambique Island, Mozambique

— 1 night
Once a capital of Portuguese East Africa, the World Heritage-listed Island of Mozambique today ranks among Mozambique's fastest-growing tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Governor's Palace Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de Sao Sebastiao.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mozambique Island attractions planner.

Drive from Cape Town to Mozambique Island in 44 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in September, expect Mozambique Island to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mozambique Island

Museums · Historic Sites
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