16 days in Western Cape Itinerary

16 days in Western Cape Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Cape visit planner

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Witsand
— 1 day
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Swellendam
— 11 nights
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Montagu
— 2 nights
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De Hoop Nature Reserve
— 2 nights
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Witsand

— 1 day
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fish Eagle Boat Cruises. On the 3rd (Mon), get outside with Fish Eagle Boat Cruises.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Witsand online trip maker.

Swellendam to Witsand is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In February, daytime highs in Witsand are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Swellendam.

Things to do in Witsand

Outdoors · Tours

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Highlights from your trip

Swellendam

— 11 nights
Regarded as South Africa's third-oldest town, Swellendam contains over 50 provincial heritage sites and well-preserved examples of Cape Dutch architecture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swellendam: Barrydale (Tradouw Pass, The Makers Brew, &more), Caledon (SA Forest Adventures, The Caledon Casino, &more) and Hartenbos (Janine Iron and Washing Museum, Hartenbos Waterpark, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Drostdy Museum, stroll through Greyton Nature Reserve, tee off at Swellendam Golf Course, and explore the galleries of Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Swellendam route planning website.

Drive from Witsand to Swellendam in an hour. In February in Swellendam, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montagu.

Things to do in Swellendam

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Side Trips

Montagu

— 2 nights
A gateway to the fertile hills and valleys of the Little Karoo and a stop on historic Route 62, the scenic village of Montagu captivates with its quaint Cape Dutch architecture and mineral hot springs.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Montague Tractor Ride. On the 15th (Sat), do a tasting at Marbrin Olive Growers, then do a tasting at Viljoensdrift, and then stroll through Montague Tractor Ride. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and then take in the exciting artwork at IBIS Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Montagu itinerary planner.

You can drive from Swellendam to Montagu in an hour. February in Montagu sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to De Hoop Nature Reserve.

Things to do in Montagu

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trip

De Hoop Nature Reserve

— 2 nights
Sijnn Winery has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): hike along De Hoop Nature Reserve Whale Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our De Hoop Nature Reserve trip planner.

You can drive from Montagu to De Hoop Nature Reserve in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in De Hoop Nature Reserve

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wineries

Side Trip

Western Cape travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Nature & Parks · Mountains
Shifting landscapes of towering mountains, patchworks of farmlands, and sandy beaches draw visitors from all around the world to the Western Cape. Delve into the bustling commercial and industrial center of Cape Town, or tour quaint wineries dotting the countryside, where you'll receive a warm welcome and plenty of gastronomic delights. Active vacations in the Western Cape make the most of a large number of outdoor activities and extreme sports, such as bungee-jumping, 4x4 driving, and jeep safaris through the region's wilderness.