3 days in Port Elizabeth & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

3 days in Port Elizabeth & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

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Port Elizabeth
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Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night

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Port Elizabeth

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Windy City

The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at King's Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Recife Local Authority Nature Reserve.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Elizabeth online day trip planner.

In May, daily temperatures in Port Elizabeth can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Plettenberg Bay

— 1 night
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.
Radical Raptors has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Christopher Catholic Church and then stroll through Radical Raptors.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Plettenberg Bay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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