7 days in Richards Bay & Pretoria Itinerary

7 days in Richards Bay & Pretoria Itinerary

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1
Richards Bay
— 4 nights
2
Pretoria
— 2 nights

4
nights
Richards Bay

Richards Bay ©
Richards Bay is a town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Visit Umhlanga Main Beach and Zinkwazi Beach for some beach relaxation. Makiwa Gallery and Brake Village Sri Siva Soobramaniar Alayam are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Richards Bay: St Lucia (Bhangazi Horse Safaris & Safaris) and Umhlanga Rocks (Awesome Africa & Gateway Theatre of Shopping). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Richards Small Craft Harbour.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Richards Bay attractions planner.

Cape Town to Richards Bay is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pretoria.

Things to do in Richards Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, St Lucia, Brake Village Sri Siva Soobramaniar Alayam, Zinkwazi Beach
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Umhlanga Main Beach ©
Umhlanga Main Beach
Safaris
Zinkwazi Beach ©
Zinkwazi Beach

2
nights
Pretoria

Pretoria ©
A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
On the 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct, and then steep yourself in history at Union Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Voortrekker Monument and then try your luck at Emperors Palace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pretoria trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Richards Bay to Pretoria. In December, daily temperatures in Pretoria can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pretoria

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Johannesburg, Emperors Palace
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Union Buildings ©
Union Buildings
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

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