13 days in Centurion, Knysna & Cape Town Itinerary

13 days in Centurion, Knysna & Cape Town Itinerary

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13 days in Centurion, Knysna & Cape Town Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  1 h
1
Centurion
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h
2
Knysna
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Centurion

Centurion ©
Centurion is an affluent area with 236,580 inhabitants in Gauteng Province of South Africa, located between Pretoria and Midrand . Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Centurion: Dirt Ryder Adventures (in Lanseria), Sterkfontein Cave (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site) and Ukutula Conservation Center (in Brits). And it doesn't end there: try to win big at Montecasino, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Cradle of Humankind, explore the landscape on two wheels at Central Park Trails, and have fun at The Oval.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Centurion driving holiday planner.

Johannesburg to Centurion is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Centurion can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Knysna.

Things to do in Centurion

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Emperors Palace, Central Park Trails, Montecasino, Sterkfontein Cave, The Cradle of Humankind
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Montecasino ©
Montecasino
Emperors Palace ©
Emperors Palace

4
nights
Knysna

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Change things up with these side-trips from Knysna: Plettenberg Bay (St. Christopher Catholic Church & Robberg Nature Reserve), Cango Caves (in Oudtshoorn) and Birds of Eden (in The Crags). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Dolphin Trail, take in the views from Suspension Bridge, explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, and trek along Otter Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Knysna day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Centurion to Knysna with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Centurion in December: highs in Knysna hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Tsitsikamma National Park, Plettenberg Bay, Storms River bridge, Cango Caves
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

6
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, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, see the interesting displays at District Six Museum, and take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Knysna to Cape Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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