8 days in Cape Town, Durbanville Hills & Garden Route Itinerary

8 days in Cape Town, Durbanville Hills & Garden Route Itinerary

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Cape Town
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Durbanville Hills
— 1 night
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Drive to Cape Town International Airport, Fly to George Airport, Drive to Oudtshoorn
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Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
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Plettenberg Bay
— 4 nights
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Cape Town

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at District Six Museum and then go for a stroll along the water at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town road trip tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cape Town. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Durbanville Hills.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Museums

Durbanville Hills

— 1 night
To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Durbanville Hills trip itinerary planning site.

Durbanville Hills is just a short distance from Cape Town. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Durbanville Hills

Wineries · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Oudtshoorn

— 2 nights

Ostrich Capital of the World

Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Jude's Anglican Church, then explore and take pictures at Swartberg Pass, then relax in the rural setting at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch, and then have some family-friendly fun at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oudtshoorn trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Durbanville Hills to Oudtshoorn with the Route module. Traveling from Durbanville Hills in January, expect nights in Oudtshoorn to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Plettenberg Bay

— 4 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plettenberg Bay: Knysna (Knysna Heads & Garden Route National Park) and Suspension Bridge (in Tsitsikamma National Park). There's more to do: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve and learn about winemaking at Plettenvale Wines.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will leave for home on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips