8 days in Kimberley & Cape Town Itinerary

8 days in Kimberley & Cape Town Itinerary

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8 days in Kimberley & Cape Town Itinerary

Start: Kimberley
1
Kimberley
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Kimberley

1
night
Kimberley

Kimberley ©
As the heart of the Northern Cape's "Diamond Fields"--the region where the glittering jewels were discovered in the 1870s--Kimberley has evolved from a simple mining encampment to a thriving city rich in history and heritage.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Mokala National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Kimberley Mine Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Big Hole, then take in the exciting artwork at William Humphreys Art Gallery, and finally examine the collection at Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kimberley route app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kimberley. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kimberley

Museums Parks Nature
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The Big Hole ©
The Big Hole
Mokala National Park ©
Mokala National Park
Kimberley Mine Museum ©
Kimberley Mine Museum

6
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Step out of the city life by going to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Platteklip Gorge. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Robben Island Museum and Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Town: Kwaaiwater (in Hermanus) and Shark Diving (in Gansbaai). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, do a tasting at Klein Constantia, stroll through Clifton Beaches, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kimberley to Cape Town. While traveling from Kimberley, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cape Town, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Chapman's Peak Drive, Shark Diving, Kwaaiwater
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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