15 days in South Africa Itinerary

15 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: London
Train + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Middelburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dullstroom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sabie
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Phalaborwa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Musina
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
Lephalale
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Zeerust
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Rustenburg
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: London

1
night
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum and then don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Mandela House, then laugh and play at Gold Reef City, and then browse the different shops at Jack Friedman Eastgate.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip planning tool.

London, UK to Johannesburg is an approximately 15- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Johannesburg is 2 hours. In February, Johannesburg is warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Middelburg.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jack Friedman Eastgate, Nelson Mandela Square
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

1
night
Middelburg

Middelburg ©
Middelburg is a large farming and industrial town in the South African province of Mpumalanga.Origin and historyMiddelburg was established as Nasareth, , in 1864 by the Voortrekkers on the banks of the Klein Olifants River. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the engineering at Loskop Dam Nature Reserve and then stroll through MBIDI Resort & Animal Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Middelburg trip app.

Traveling by car from Johannesburg to Middelburg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Dullstroom.

Things to do in Middelburg

Parks Wildlife
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MBIDI Resort & Animal Sanctuary ©
MBIDI Resort & Animal Sanctuary

3
nights
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. Explore Dullstroom's surroundings by going to Krugerhof Museum (in Waterval Boven) and Kruger National Park (Safaris & Walking tours). Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate, stop by The Rock Shop, sample the tasty concoctions at Anvil Ale Brewery, and hike along Dullstroom on the Dam.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dullstroom trip planner.

Drive from Middelburg to Dullstroom in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sabie.

Things to do in Dullstroom

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, Krugerhof Museum
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Safaris
Walking tours
Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate ©
Highland Gate Golf and Trout Estate

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night
Sabie

Sabie ©
Sabie is a forestry town situated on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for gifts at Delgoa Arts & Crafts, admire the sheer force of Mac Mac Falls, then admire the sheer force of Mary Shire Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Lone Creek Falls.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sabie trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Dullstroom to Sabie in 2 hours. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Dullstroom in February since evenings lows in Sabie dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Phalaborwa.

Things to do in Sabie

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Delgoa Arts & Crafts
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Lone Creek Falls ©
Lone Creek Falls
Mac Mac Falls ©
Mac Mac Falls
Delgoa Arts & Crafts ©
Delgoa Arts & Crafts

2
nights
Phalaborwa

Phalaborwa is a town situated in the Mopani District Municipality, Limpopo province, South Africa. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Qualito Craft Distillery, then stroll through Tshukudu Game Lodge, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally stop by Kumbaya Home Decor. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Phalaborwa travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Sabie to Phalaborwa takes 3 hours. Traveling from Sabie in February, expect cooler with lows of 19°C in Phalaborwa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Musina.

Things to do in Phalaborwa

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hoedspruit
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Safaris
Spas
Qualito Craft Distillery ©
Qualito Craft Distillery

1
night
Musina

Musina ©
Musina or Messina is the northernmost town in the Limpopo province of South Africa. On the 10th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Musina Nature Reserve and then examine the collection at Mapungubwe Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Musina online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phalaborwa to Musina takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Lephalale.

Things to do in Musina

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Musina Nature Reserve ©
Musina Nature Reserve

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night
Lephalale

Lephalale
On the 11th (Tue), stroll through Mokolo Dam Nature Reserve and then stroll through Mama Tau White Lions Breeding Project.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lephalale online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Musina to Lephalale takes 4 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zeerust.

Things to do in Lephalale

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mama Tau White Lions Breeding Project
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night
Zeerust

Zeerust ©
Zeerust is a commercial town situated in Ngaka Modiri Molema district North West Province, South Africa. On the 12th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Madikwe Nature Reserve.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zeerust trip builder tool.

Drive from Lephalale to Zeerust in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lephalale in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Zeerust. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Rustenburg.

Things to do in Zeerust

Parks Wildlife
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Madikwe Nature Reserve ©
Madikwe Nature Reserve

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nights
Rustenburg

Situated at the base of the Magaliesberg Mountains, the town of Rustenburg boasts a rich history and heritage as the site of a platinum mining rush, the location of several Boer War battles, and the hometown of Paul Kruger, a famous South African politician.
On the 13th (Thu), have fun at Sun City Resort and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rustenburg holiday maker site.

Getting from Zeerust to Rustenburg by car takes about 2 hours. February in Rustenburg sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rustenburg

Outdoors Casinos Fun & Games
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Zipline
Sun City Resort ©
Sun City Resort

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