5 days in Stellenbosch & Garden Route Itinerary

5 days in Stellenbosch & Garden Route Itinerary

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5 days in Stellenbosch & Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Belfast
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Stellenbosch
— 1 day
+3
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Belfast

1
day
Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch ©
Straddling the banks of the Eerste River, the university town of Stellenbosch enjoys international fame for its renowned wine estates and gourmet restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Franschhoek Motor Museum, engage your brain at Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, and then look for gifts at Bebe's Chocolaterie and Gluten Free Patisserie.

Plan my day in Stellenbosch using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Belfast, UK to Stellenbosch is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Belfast to Stellenbosch, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in January, things will get warmer in Stellenbosch: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Stellenbosch

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Franschhoek Motor Museum
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Franschhoek Motor Museum ©
Franschhoek Motor Museum

3
nights
Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
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.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route National Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden, then stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, stroll through Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, and then explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay vacation planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Stellenbosch to Plettenberg Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Stellenbosch in January, expect nights in Plettenberg Bay to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Knysna
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

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