15 days in Cape Town & Garden Route Itinerary

15 days in Cape Town & Garden Route Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Oudtshoorn
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Jeddah

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.
Kids will enjoy Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Get outdoors at Cape Point and Signal Hill. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Greenmarket Square, stroll through Llandudno Beach, explore and take pictures at Robben Island Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Lion's Head.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Cape Town is an approximately 13- hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Jeddah in January since evenings lows in Cape Town dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Jandreart Studio and Elephant Walk Farm Stall. Attractions like Cola Beach and Plettenberg Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Knysna (Brenton on Sea, Knysna Heads, &more). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve.

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Fly from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cape Town in January, you will find days in Plettenberg Bay are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Knysna
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Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

4
nights
Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Kids will enjoy Wilderness Beach and Wilgewandel Holiday Farm. Take a break from the city and head to Cango Caves and Swartberg Pass. Explore Oudtshoorn's surroundings by going to Fernskloof Wines (in Prince Albert), Pharoah Art Gallery (in Wilderness) and La Chocolaterie Rococo (in Great Brak River). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch, experience rural life at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, and view the masterpieces at Cape Palette Art Gallery.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn trip website.

Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wilderness, Fernskloof Wines, La Chocolaterie Rococo, Cape Palette Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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