3 days in Bloemfontein & Barberton Itinerary

3 days in Bloemfontein & Barberton Itinerary

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3 days in Bloemfontein & Barberton Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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Bloemfontein
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Barberton
— 1 night
Drive:  17​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

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Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein ©
Poetically hailed as the "city of roses" and the birthplace of J.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Anglo Boer War Museum and then get great views at Naval Hill.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bloemfontein travel itinerary planner .

Cape Town to Bloemfontein is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bloemfontein, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Bloemfontein

Museums
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Anglo Boer War Museum ©
Anglo Boer War Museum
Naval Hill ©
Naval Hill

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Barberton

Barberton ©
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Barberton History & Mining Museum, examine the collection at Barberton Museum, and then trek along Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Barberton trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bloemfontein to Barberton in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Bloemfontein in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Barberton. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barberton

Museums Trails Parks
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Barberton Museum ©
Barberton Museum
Barberton History & Mining Museum ©
Barberton History & Mining Museum

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