8 days in Plettenberg Bay & George Itinerary

8 days in Plettenberg Bay & George Itinerary

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Plettenberg Bay
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George
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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.
Explore Plettenberg Bay's surroundings by going to Knysna (Knysna Heads, Eye Love, &more) and Tsitsikamma National Park (Otter Trail & Suspension Bridge). There's still lots to do: stroll through Birds of Eden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Christopher Catholic Church, and learn about winemaking at Plettenvale Wines.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay planning tool.

Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to George.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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George

Benefiting from a pleasant climate and prime location on the Garden Route, the town of George serves as the Southern Cape's premier tourism hub.
Explore George's surroundings by going to St Georges Mall (in Cape Town Central) and Oudtshoorn (St Jude's Anglican Church, Cango Wildlife Ranch, &more). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Redberry Farm, stop by Tiny Shop, take a memorable drive along Montagu Pass, and take in the exciting artwork at Cape Palette Art Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read George sightseeing planner.

Getting from Plettenberg Bay to George by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in George, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in George

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips