40 days in Durban & Cape Town Itinerary

40 days in Durban & Cape Town Itinerary

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Durban
— 9 nights
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Cape Town
— 30 nights

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Durban

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Explore Durban's surroundings by going to Springside Nature Reserve (in Hillcrest), The Puzzle Place (in Botha's Hill) and Holla Trails (in Ballito). Next up on the itinerary: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Umhlanga Main Beach, meet the residents at uShaka Marine World, and go for a walk through Umhlanga Rocks Promenade.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Durban trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Durban. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Durban

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, Lidgetton, Umhlanga, Springside Nature Reserve, The Puzzle Place
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Shark Diving
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Holla Trails ©
Holla Trails

30
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Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Town: Stellenbosch (Rustenberg Wines, Keermont Vineyards, &more), Simondium (Vrede en Lust Winery & Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons Tasting Centre) and Paarl (Ashia & Horseback Riding Tours). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Cape Point, explore and take pictures at Robben Island Museum, wander the streets of Bo-kaap, and visit Abseil Africa.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Town trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Durban to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in October, things will get a bit cooler in Cape Town: highs are around 27°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Hermanus, Betty's Bay, Paarl
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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