47 days in Cape Town & West Coast National Park Itinerary

47 days in Cape Town & West Coast National Park Itinerary

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47 days in Cape Town & West Coast National Park Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Cape Town
— 41 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
West Coast National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h
End: Bangkok

41
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Grabouw (Iona Wine Farm & Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve), Gansbaai (Shark Diving & Danger Point Lighthouse) and Hermanus (SANSA Space Science, Hermanus Cliff Path, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Cape Point, take a leisurely stroll along Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and see the interesting displays at District Six Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cape Town vacation planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Cape Town is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Cape Town is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in October, expect nights in Cape Town to be colder, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to West Coast National Park.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl, Robertson, Hermanus
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

3
nights
West Coast National Park

West Coast National Park ©
Witness the spring blossoms and vivid birdlife in West Coast National Park, among the richest in Western Cape.
Explore West Coast National Park's surroundings by going to Hopefield (The Mill Country Fair & Simply Bee Obsevation Centre). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of West Coast National Park and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gamkaberg Nature Reserve.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our West Coast National Park route planner.

You can drive from Cape Town to West Coast National Park in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in West Coast National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Coast National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Hopefield
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West Coast National Park ©
West Coast National Park
Simply Bee Obsevation Centre ©
Simply Bee Obsevation Centre
The Mill Country Fair ©
The Mill Country Fair

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