17 days in South Africa Itinerary

17 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Johannesburg
— 2 nights
2
Hazyview
— 3 nights
3
Hoedspruit
— 3 nights
4
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
5
Cape Town
— 5 nights

2
nights
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.
Johannesburg is known for museums, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, stop by Jack Friedman Eastgate, get in on the family fun at Gold Reef City, and try your luck at Montecasino.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg day trip planning website.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Johannesburg is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to South Africa Standard Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in February, expect Johannesburg to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hazyview.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Montecasino, Jack Friedman Eastgate
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Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hazyview: Kruger National Park (Safaris, Tshokwane Picnic Site, &more), Idube Game Reserve (in Sabi Sand Game Reserve) and Joubert en Seuns Padstal (in Nelspruit). It doesn't end there: stroll through Elephant Whispers.

Plan a Hazyview trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Johannesburg to Hazyview in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Hazyview

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kruger National Park, Joubert en Seuns Padstal
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Safaris
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Nkumbe View Site ©
Nkumbe View Site

3
nights
Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Phalaborwa (Amarula Lapa & Qualito Craft Distillery) and Kruger National Park (Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park & Nyalaland Wilderness Trail). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, and look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hoedspruit day trip tool.

Drive from Hazyview to Hoedspruit in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hoedspruit are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Phalaborwa, Kruger National Park
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Nyalaland Wilderness Trail ©
Nyalaland Wilderness Trail
Amarula Lapa ©
Amarula Lapa

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary and then hike along The Dolphin Trail.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay travel planning tool.

You can fly from Hoedspruit to Plettenberg Bay in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hoedspruit in February, you will find days in Plettenberg Bay are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

The Dolphin Trail
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

5
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, and stroll through Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Cape Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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