7 days in Durban, Port Shepstone & Port Edward Itinerary

7 days in Durban, Port Shepstone & Port Edward Itinerary

Created using Inspirock KwaZulu-Natal trip planner

Make it your trip
— 3 nights
Port Shepstone
— 1 night
Port Edward
— 2 nights
Drive to King Shaka International Airport, Fly to Cape Town International Airport



— 3 nights

Surf City

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Umhlanga Main Beach and Durban Botanic Gardens will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Golden Mile, see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum, stop by Joe's Corner Shop, and observe the fascinating underwater world at uShaka Marine World.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Durban trip planner.

Cape Town to Durban is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in November, things will get a bit warmer in Durban: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Shepstone.

Things to do in Durban

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

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Port Shepstone

— 1 night
Port Shepstone is a town situated on the mouth of the largest river on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Mzimkulu River (the great home of all rivers). Your day by day itinerary now includes Umzumbe Beach as well as Lake Eland Zip Lines. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Oribi Plaza, kick back and relax at Umzumbe Beach, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Lake Eland Zip Lines.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Shepstone travel site.

You can drive from Durban to Port Shepstone in 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Durban in November: high temperatures in Port Shepstone hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Port Edward.

Things to do in Port Shepstone

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

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Port Edward

— 2 nights
Port Edward is a small resort town situated on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, right on the Eastern Cape Province border.Port Edward is a tourist resort for seasonal visitors from more affluent regions of South Africa. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): let little ones run wild at S'khumba Crafts and then tee off at Southbroom Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Beaver Creek Coffee Farm, cool off at Wild Waves Water Park, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Mangwanani Boutique Spa Wild Coast.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Edward trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Port Shepstone to Port Edward takes an hour. November in Port Edward sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Edward

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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