6 days in Mthatha & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

6 days in Mthatha & Plettenberg Bay Itinerary

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Mthatha
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Plettenberg Bay
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Mthatha

Mthatha ©
On the 31st (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hluleka Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mthatha holiday tool.

George to Mthatha is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In December, daytime highs in Mthatha are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Mthatha

Wildlife · Parks
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Hluleka Nature Reserve ©
Hluleka Nature Reserve

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Plettenberg Bay: Tsitsikamma National Park (Otter Trail, Suspension Bridge, &more) and Knysna Heads (in Knysna). There's lots more to do: stroll through Birds of Eden, browse the fresh offerings at Harkerville Saturday Village Market, learn about winemaking at Plettenvale Wines, and steep yourself in history at Nelson Bay Cave.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Plettenberg Bay trip builder website.

You can drive from Mthatha to Plettenberg Bay in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Mthatha, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Plettenberg Bay, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve

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