6 days in Durban & Western Cape Itinerary

6 days in Durban & Western Cape Itinerary

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Start: Durban
1
Durban
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Cape Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Durban

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Durban Botanic Gardens, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple. On your second day here, make a splash at uShaka Marine World, then stop by Awesome Africa, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Durban trip itinerary website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Durban. In December in Durban, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Awesome Africa
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Shark Diving
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Durban Botanic Gardens ©
Durban Botanic Gardens

4
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Cape Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, and kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cape Town trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Durban to Cape Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Durban in December: high temperatures in Cape Town hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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