11 days in Namibia & Cape Town Itinerary

11 days in Namibia & Cape Town Itinerary

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Swakopmund, Namibia

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Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Desert Explorers. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Swakopmund Museum and Dune 7. Step out of Swakopmund to go to Walvis Bay and see Off-Road Tours, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take the plunge with Ground Rush Adventures, look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, and admire the striking features of Hohenzollernhaus.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip planning tool.

Cape Town, South Africa to Swakopmund is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Swakopmund. When traveling from Cape Town in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Swakopmund, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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Swakopmund Museum
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Safaris
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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Franschhoek Motor Museum and The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Robben Island Museum and South African Jewish Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Stellenbosch Toy & Miniature Museum (in Stellenbosch) and Franschhoek (Senechal-Senekal Art Gallery, First South African Perfume Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at HintHunt Cape Town, fly like a bird with Fly Cape Town Paragliding, see the interesting displays at Heart of Cape Town Museum, and explore and take pictures at Chapman's Peak Drive.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cape Town day trip planning site.

Getting from Swakopmund to Cape Town by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Swakopmund to Cape Town is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Platteklip Gorge
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