12 days in George & Eastern Cape Itinerary

12 days in George & Eastern Cape Itinerary

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Start: George
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George
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Jeffreys Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Port Elizabeth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Port Alfred
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
East London
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Coffee Bay
— 2 nights
End: Coffee Bay

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George

George ©
Benefiting from a pleasant climate and prime location on the Garden Route, the town of George serves as the Southern Cape's premier tourism hub.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Outeniqua Transport Museum, relax in the rural setting at Redberry Farm, and then head off the coast to Groot Brakrivier Island.

You can plan George trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to George. In December, daily temperatures in George can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jeffreys Bay.

Things to do in George

Parks Nature Museums
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Redberry Farm ©
Redberry Farm
Victoria Bay ©
Victoria Bay
Outeniqua Transport Museum ©
Outeniqua Transport Museum

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Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay
Thanks to the proximity of top tourist spots, Jeffreys Bay vacations allow you to surf, fish, tag sharks, watch wildlife, ride horses along the beach, and experience the world's highest bungee jump all on the same day.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeffreys Bay holiday planner.

Getting from George to Jeffreys Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December in Jeffreys Bay, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Jeffreys Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Dolphin Beach
Dolphin Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Dolphin Beach Entertainment ©
Dolphin Beach Entertainment

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), kick back and relax at Sardinia Bay Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at King's Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hobie Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Port Elizabeth day trip tool.

Getting from Jeffreys Bay to Port Elizabeth by car takes about an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Alfred.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Beaches Parks Outdoors

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Port Alfred

Port Alfred ©
Port Alfred is a small town with a population of just under 26,000 in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. On the 29th (Wed), ride a horse along Beachcomber Horse Trails, enjoy the sand and surf at Kariega Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kowie River.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Alfred trip planning app.

You can drive from Port Elizabeth to Port Alfred in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to East London.

Things to do in Port Alfred

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kenton-on-Sea
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Kariega Beach ©
Kariega Beach
Beachcomber Horse Trails ©
Beachcomber Horse Trails
Kowie River ©
Kowie River

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East London

East London ©
East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province. Kids will appreciate attractions like Nahoon Beach and Cintsa Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near East London: Hogsback (The Chocolate Shoppe, Hogsback Arboretum, &more) and Emerald Vale Brewery (in Chintsa East). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at East London Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mpongo Park Game Private Reserve, explore the galleries of Ann Bryant Art Gallery, and browse the different shops at Hemingways Mall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the East London trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Alfred to East London takes 2 hours. December in East London sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Coffee Bay.

Things to do in East London

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Hogsback, Mpongo Park Game Private Reserve, Emerald Vale Brewery, Cintsa Beach
Highlights from your plan
East London Aquarium ©
East London Aquarium
Hogsback Arboretum ©
Hogsback Arboretum
39 Steps ©
39 Steps

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Coffee Bay

Coffee Bay ©
Kids will enjoy Mdumbi Beach and Lubanzi Beach. When in Coffee Bay, make a side trip to see Waterfall Bluff in Rhole, approximately Rhole away.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coffee Bay journey maker website.

Drive from East London to Coffee Bay in 4 hours. Traveling from East London in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Coffee Bay, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coffee Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Waterfall Bluff, Lubanzi Beach, Mdumbi Beach
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Mdumbi Beach ©
Mdumbi Beach
Waterfall Bluff ©
Waterfall Bluff
Hole in the Wall ©
Hole in the Wall

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