17 days in Cape Town & Hermanus Itinerary

17 days in Cape Town & Hermanus Itinerary

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17 days in Cape Town & Hermanus Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
1
Cape Town
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Hermanus
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Cape Town

13
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You've added Dolphin & Whale Watching, South African Adventures, Greater Cape Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Grotto Beach and Bloubergstrand Beach. Do your shopping at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Darling Olives. Get out of town with these interesting Cape Town side-trips: Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden (in Stellenbosch), Hermanus (Rossouw Modern, Kwaaiwater, & more) and Stony Point Penguin Colony (in Betty's Bay). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Cape of Good Hope, cruise along Chapman's Peak Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Cape Town route planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Cape Town International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hermanus.

Things to do in Cape Town

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hermanus, Franschhoek Pass, Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, Stony Point Penguin Colony, Darling Olives
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Grotto Beach ©
Grotto Beach

3
nights
Hermanus

Hermanus
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Fernkloof Nature Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horse Riding Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernkloof Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hermanus online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Cape Town to Hermanus in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hermanus

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