3 days in Pretoria & Durban Itinerary

3 days in Pretoria & Durban Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
Train:  45 min
1
Pretoria
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Durban
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
Pretoria

Pretoria ©
A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rietvlei Nature Reserve, and then contemplate the long history of Union Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Kruger House Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, and finally stroll through Elephant Sanctuary Hartbeesport Dam.

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Johannesburg to Pretoria is an approximately 1- hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Johannesburg in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Pretoria, with highs around 28°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Durban.

Things to do in Pretoria

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hartbeespoort, Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre
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Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre ©
Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre
Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary ©
Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary
Rietvlei Nature Reserve ©
Rietvlei Nature Reserve

1
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Durban

Durban ©
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Royal Natal National Park and then appreciate the views at The Valley of a 1000 Hills.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Durban holiday planning app.

You can fly from Pretoria to Durban in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pretoria in December: highs in Durban hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durban

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Royal Natal National Park
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Royal Natal National Park ©
Royal Natal National Park
The Valley of a 1000 Hills ©
The Valley of a 1000 Hills

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