8 days in Kruger National Park, Gansbaai & Cape Town Itinerary

8 days in Kruger National Park, Gansbaai & Cape Town Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kruger National Park
— 2 nights
2
Gansbaai
— 2 nights
3
Cape Town
— 3 nights

2
nights
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tshokwane Picnic Site and then stroll through Idube Game Reserve.

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Cape Town to Kruger National Park is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Cape Town in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kruger National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Gansbaai.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Tshokwane Picnic Site ©
Tshokwane Picnic Site

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Gansbaai

Nature lovers will enjoy a holiday in Gansbaai, a fishing village and tourism haven notable for its diverse marine life and numerous opportunities for outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Gansbaai holiday planner.

Getting from Kruger National Park to Gansbaai by combination of taxi and flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, Gansbaai is little chillier than Kruger National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cape Town.

Things to do in Gansbaai

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary
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Shark Diving
Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary ©
Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary

3
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: explore and take pictures at Cape Point, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Two Oceans Aquarium, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Mountain National Park, and visit Abseil Africa.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

Getting from Gansbaai to Cape Town by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Cape Town, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Table Mountain National Park ©
Table Mountain National Park
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony

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