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 see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mthatha trip tool.

George to Mthatha is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In December in Mthatha, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Mthatha

Wildlife · Parks
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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.
Visit Wilderness Beach and Robberg 5 Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Robberg Nature Reserve and Birds of Eden. Get out of town with these interesting Plettenberg Bay side-trips: Knysna (Jandreart Studio, Brenton on Sea, &more) and Sedgefield Craft Brewery (in Sedgefield). There's still lots to do: stroll through Knysna Elephant Park and do a tasting at Plettenvale Wines.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Mthatha to Plettenberg Bay in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mthatha in December: highs in Plettenberg Bay hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Birds of Eden
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