3 days in Graskop & Newcastle Itinerary

3 days in Graskop & Newcastle Itinerary

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Graskop

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Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Mary Shire Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mac Mac Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacle Rock. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, cruise along Panorama Route, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonder View.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Graskop day trip planning site.

Johannesburg to Graskop is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, Graskop is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Graskop

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Newcastle

— 1 night
Newcastle is the third-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, with a population of 363,236 citizens as of the 2011 census. On the 29th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Fort Amiel.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Graskop to Newcastle takes 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Graskop in August since evenings lows in Newcastle dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Newcastle

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