12 days in South Africa Itinerary

12 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: Tzaneen
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Tzaneen
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Hoedspruit
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Graskop
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Sabie
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kaapsehoop
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Badplaas
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Dullstroom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Tzaneen

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Tzaneen

Tzaneen ©
Tzaneen is a large tropical garden town situated in the Mopani District Municipality of the Limpopo province in South Africa. On the 15th (Mon), make a trip to Sunland Baobab and then admire the sheer force of Debengeni Waterfall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tzaneen trip itinerary site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Tzaneen. June in Tzaneen sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Tzaneen

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sunland Baobab
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Debengeni Waterfall ©
Debengeni Waterfall
Sunland Baobab ©
Sunland Baobab

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stop by Kumbaya Home Decor, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, and then stroll through Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hoedspruit online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Tzaneen to Hoedspruit in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Graskop.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Kumbaya Home Decor ©
Kumbaya Home Decor

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Graskop

Graskop ©
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
On the 17th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonder View, cruise along Panorama Route, explore the striking landscape at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, then stop by Delgoa Arts & Crafts, and finally make a trip to Pilgrims Rest. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at The Pinnacle Rock and then take in the dramatic natural features at Three Roundavels.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Graskop trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Hoedspruit to Graskop by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Graskop can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Sabie.

Things to do in Graskop

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Bourkes' Luck Potholes, Three Roundavels
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Panorama Route ©
Panorama Route
Bourkes' Luck Potholes ©
Bourkes' Luck Potholes
The Pinnacle Rock ©
The Pinnacle Rock

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Sabie

Sabie ©
Sabie is a forestry town situated on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga, South Africa. On the 19th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Lone Creek Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Mac Mac Pools, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mac Mac Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mary Shire Falls.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sabie tour planner.

Sabie is just a short distance from Graskop. In June, daytime highs in Sabie are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kaapsehoop.

Things to do in Sabie

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mac Mac Falls ©
Mac Mac Falls
Lone Creek Falls ©
Lone Creek Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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Kaapsehoop

Kaapsehoop or Kaapschehoop is a town in the Mpumalanga province (formerly Eastern Transvaal) of South Africa. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the mystery of Adam's Calendar.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kaapsehoop road trip planner.

Getting from Sabie to Kaapsehoop by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kaapsehoop can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Badplaas.

Things to do in Kaapsehoop

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Safaris
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Safaris
Adam's Calendar ©
Adam's Calendar

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Badplaas

Badplaas ©
Badplaas, also known as eManzana, is a small town on the R38 road in eastern Mpumalanga, South Africa. On the 23rd (Tue), play a few rounds at Badplaas Golf Club Guest House & Lodge.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Badplaas day trip website.

You can drive from Kaapsehoop to Badplaas in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kaapsehoop in June since evenings lows in Badplaas dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Dullstroom.

Things to do in Badplaas

Outdoors Golf
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Badplaas Golf Club Guest House & Lodge ©
Badplaas Golf Club Guest House & Lodge

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Dullstroom

Dullstroom, also known as Emnothweni is a small town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, and along with Underberg, it is one of South Africa's premier flyfishing destinations. Change things up with these side-trips from Dullstroom: Walking tours (in Kruger National Park) and Krugerhof Museum (in Waterval Boven). There's much more to do: stroll through Dullstroom Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre, trek along Dullstroom on the Dam, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anvil Ale Brewery, and look for gifts at The Rock Shop.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dullstroom itinerary planning site.

Getting from Badplaas to Dullstroom by car takes about 2 hours. June in Dullstroom sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dullstroom

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Walking tours, Krugerhof Museum
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Walking tours
Dullstroom Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre ©
Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate ©
Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate

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