12 days in Jeffreys Bay, Plettenberg Bay & Knysna Itinerary

12 days in Jeffreys Bay, Plettenberg Bay & Knysna Itinerary

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Jeffreys Bay
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Plettenberg Bay
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Jeffreys Bay

— 2 nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin Beach and St.Francis Links. Relax by the water at Paradise Beach and Seal Point. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jeffreys Bay: St Francis Bay Beach (in Saint Francis Bay) and Surf Camp South Africa (in Cape St Francis). Next up on the itinerary: ride a horse along Papiesfontein Beach Horse Trails and sample the tasty concoctions at Brewhaha Craft Brewery.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jeffreys Bay trip itinerary planning app.

Port Elizabeth to Jeffreys Bay is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Jeffreys Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Jeffreys Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay

— 3 nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary and Robberg Nature Reserve. Explore hidden gems such as Plettenberg Beach and Goose Valley Golf Club. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Ocean Safaris, tour the pleasant surroundings at Radical Raptors, indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Massage Healing Hands, and look for gifts at La Carla Mask Atelier.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Plettenberg Bay online travel planner.

Drive from Jeffreys Bay to Plettenberg Bay in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Plettenberg Bay are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Knysna.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Knysna

— 6 nights
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Escape the urban bustle at Meiringspoort and Bollard Bay. Relax by the water at Buffalo Bay and Noetzie Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Knysna side-trips: Boplaas Garden Route Tasting Room (in Klein Brak River), Mossel Bay (The Shark Lab, Shark Diving, &more) and Oudtshoorn (Nature & Wildlife Tours & St Jude's Anglican Church). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Meiringspoort Waterfall, play a few rounds at Knysna Golf Club, learn about winemaking at Doornkraal Padstal, and take in the exciting artwork at Jandreart Studio.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Knysna day trip app.

Knysna is just a stone's throw from Plettenberg Bay. June in Knysna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips