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 Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre. Visiting Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre and Wolhuter Wilderness Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kruger National Park: Hoedspruit (iNyoka Art Gallery & Kumbaya Home Decor). Spend the 26th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. There's still lots 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, and tourist information, read Kruger National Park trip planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can fly to Cape Town.
Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors
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Cape Town, South Africa — 16 nights

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 Bloubergstrand 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: Stony Point Penguin Colony (in Betty's Bay), Darling Olives (in Darling) and Hermanus (Grotto Beach, Domaine Des Dieux, &more). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twelve Apostles, explore and take pictures at Cape Point, go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cape Town itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kruger National Park in September; daily highs in Cape Town reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mozambique Island.
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): explore the world behind art 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.
Museums · Historic Sites
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