6 days in Durban & Western Cape Itinerary

6 days in Durban & Western Cape Itinerary

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6 days in Durban & Western Cape Itinerary

Start: Durban
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Durban
— 1 night
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Cape Town
— 4 nights
End: Durban

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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, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at uShaka Marine World, then stop by Awesome Africa, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Durban day trip website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Durban. In December, daily temperatures in Durban can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

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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, parks, shopping, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cape Point, head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, identify plant and animal life at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and take in the waterfront activity at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Durban to Cape Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Cape Town is slightly colder than Durban - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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