24 days in South Africa Itinerary

24 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  11 h
1
Johannesburg
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
2
Graskop
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Hazyview
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Skukuza
— 1 night
5
Skukuza
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Hazyview
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
7
Graskop
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Johannesburg
— Few hours
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Port Elizabeth
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
10
Tsitsikamma National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
11
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
12
Knysna
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
13
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
14
Hermanus
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
15
Stellenbosch
— 1 night
16
Stellenbosch
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
17
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

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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.
For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Johannesburg is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, you will find days in Johannesburg are a bit cooler (79°F), and nights are colder (51°F). You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Graskop.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lone Creek Falls, Bourkes' Luck Potholes and Three Roundavels. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Lone Creek Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Graskop online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Johannesburg to Graskop in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in September since evenings lows in Graskop dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Hazyview.

Things to do in Graskop

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Three Roundavels, Bourkes' Luck Potholes, Lone Creek Falls
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Three Roundavels ©
Three Roundavels
Bourkes' Luck Potholes ©
Bourkes' Luck Potholes
Lone Creek Falls ©
Lone Creek Falls

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Hazyview

Hazyview
A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hazyview road trip website.

You can drive from Graskop to Hazyview in an hour. In September in Hazyview, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 57°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Skukuza.

Things to do in Hazyview

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

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Skukuza

Skukuza
For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Skukuza tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Hazyview to Skukuza takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Skukuza.

Things to do in Skukuza

Golf Outdoors Spas
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

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Skukuza

Skukuza
For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Skukuza holiday planner.

You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Hazyview.

Things to do in Skukuza

Golf Outdoors Spas
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:

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Hazyview

Hazyview
To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hazyview trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Skukuza to Hazyview takes 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Graskop.

Things to do in Hazyview

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:

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Graskop

Graskop ©
Lisbon Falls has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Lisbon Falls, then admire the sheer force of Berlin Falls, and then take in panoramic vistas at God's Window.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Graskop road trip app.

Traveling by car from Hazyview to Graskop takes an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Johannesburg.

Things to do in Graskop

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mpumalanga
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Lisbon Falls ©
Lisbon Falls
Berlin Falls ©
Berlin Falls
God's Window ©
God's Window

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg
To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Graskop to Johannesburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Graskop in October, plan for little chillier nights in Johannesburg, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

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Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth
The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Elizabeth journey builder website.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Johannesburg in October: highs in Port Elizabeth hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tsitsikamma National Park.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

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Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park ©
On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Untouched Adventures as well as Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours. On the 5th (Sat), find your balance on the water with Untouched Adventures. On your second day here, kick your exploration up a notch at Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours and then trek along Waterfall Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tsitsikamma National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Elizabeth to Tsitsikamma National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Tsitsikamma National Park, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 56°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Tsitsikamma National Park

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Waterfall Trail ©
Waterfall Trail
Untouched Adventures ©
Untouched Adventures
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours ©
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

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Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay day trip planner.

Getting from Tsitsikamma National Park to Plettenberg Bay by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Plettenberg Bay can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Knysna.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Knysna Elephant Park
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park

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Knysna

Knysna
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Knysna trip builder tool.

Knysna is just a stone's throw from Plettenberg Bay. October in Knysna sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 56°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Knysna

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:

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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Cango Caves has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): Head underground at Cango Caves.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oudtshoorn trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Knysna to Oudtshoorn in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Oudtshoorn, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Hermanus.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves

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Hermanus

Hermanus
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hermanus fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Oudtshoorn to Hermanus takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In October, daytime highs in Hermanus are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Hermanus

Outdoors Tours Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:

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Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch
Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Stellenbosch trip planner.

You can drive from Hermanus to Stellenbosch in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Stellenbosch sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Stellenbosch.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Wineries Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:

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Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look for gifts at Bebe's Chocolaterie and Gluten Free Patisserie.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Stellenbosch trip planner.

On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cape Town.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

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Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Robben Island Museum as well as Table Mountain National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Cape Point.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town trip planning website.

You can take a bus from Stellenbosch to Cape Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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