16 days in Kempton Park & Kimberley Itinerary

16 days in Kempton Park & Kimberley Itinerary

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16 days in Kempton Park & Kimberley Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  30​min
Kempton Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

Kempton Park

Kempton Park ©
Not far from the nation's largest city rests Kempton Park, a calm Bavarian suburb popular for its tasty foods, trendy nightspots, malls, and comfortable residences.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kempton Park: Lanseria (Lesedi Cultural Village & Dirt Ryder Adventures), Centurion (The Oval & Irene Farm) and RollEgoli (in Bryanston). There's much more to do: try to win big at Emperors Palace, explore the fascinating underground world of Wonder Caves, stroll through The Cradle of Humankind, and browse the different shops at Sandton City Shopping Centre.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kempton Park day trip planning tool .

Johannesburg to Kempton Park is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train. December in Kempton Park sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kimberley.

Things to do in Kempton Park

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Sandton, Centurion, Lanseria, Hartbeespoort Dam, RollEgoli
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 25:
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Monte casino bird park ©
Monte casino bird park
Emperors Palace ©
Emperors Palace
The Cradle of Humankind ©
The Cradle of Humankind


Kimberley ©
As the heart of the Northern Cape's "Diamond Fields"--the region where the glittering jewels were discovered in the 1870s--Kimberley has evolved from a simple mining encampment to a thriving city rich in history and heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kimberley: Bloemfontein (Kotze Kunsgalery / Art Gallery, Oliewenhuis Art Museum, & more). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Mokala National Park. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Big Hole, take in the history at Magersfontein Battlefield, see the interesting displays at McGregor Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Felidae Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kimberley visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kempton Park to Kimberley. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kempton Park in December: highs in Kimberley hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kimberley

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

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The Big Hole ©
The Big Hole
Kimberley Mine Museum ©
Kimberley Mine Museum
Mokala National Park ©
Mokala National Park

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