4 days in Hermanus & Cape Town Itinerary

4 days in Hermanus & Cape Town Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Cape trip planner

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Hermanus
— 1 night
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Cape Town
— 2 nights
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Hermanus

— 1 night
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kwaaiwater, then look for gifts at The Book Collector, then stroll through Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary, and finally browse the exhibits of Lembu Gallery & Studio.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hermanus day trip site.

Johannesburg to Hermanus is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Hermanus sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Cape Town.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Cape Town

— 2 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
On the 17th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, then kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and then do a tasting at Steenberg Vineyards.

Before you visit Cape Town, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Hermanus to Cape Town by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors