9 days in South Africa Itinerary

9 days in South Africa Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
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Coffee Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Jeffreys Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
5
Mossel Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Cape Agulhas
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Robertson
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Paternoster
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Cape Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

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Coffee Bay

Coffee Bay ©
On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Hole in the Wall.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coffee Bay trip planner.

Johannesburg to Coffee Bay is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Coffee Bay, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jeffreys Bay.
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Hole in the Wall ©
Hole in the Wall

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Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay ©
Thanks to the proximity of top tourist spots, Jeffreys Bay vacations allow you to surf, fish, tag sharks, watch wildlife, ride horses along the beach, and experience the world's highest bungee jump all on the same day.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tee off at St.Francis Links and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jeffreys Bay trip maker site.

You can drive from Coffee Bay to Jeffreys Bay in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Jeffreys Bay when traveling from Coffee Bay in March, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Jeffreys Bay

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

St.Francis Links
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St.Francis Links ©
St.Francis Links
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
On the 23rd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Birds of Eden and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay vacation planner.

You can drive from Jeffreys Bay to Plettenberg Bay in 2 hours. March in Plettenberg Bay sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
On the 24th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of St Jude's Anglican Church, then stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Oudtshoorn online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in March, expect nights in Oudtshoorn to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are little chillier, around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
St Jude's Anglican Church ©
St Jude's Anglican Church

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Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay
A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Mossel Bay trip planner.

You can take a bus from Oudtshoorn to Mossel Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Oudtshoorn in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mossel Bay: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 19°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Cape Agulhas.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stroll through Struisbaai Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cape Agulhas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mossel Bay to Cape Agulhas in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Robertson.

Things to do in Cape Agulhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Robertson

Robertson
A small town with a big heart, Robertson lies in beautiful Wineland surrounded by mountainous scenery, charming visitors with jacaranda-lined streets, vineyards, and Edwardian and Victorian houses.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Robertson day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Agulhas to Robertson takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Paternoster.

Things to do in Robertson

Outdoors Tours Wineries
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Paternoster

Paternoster ©
Paternoster is one of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast of South Africa. On the 26th (Thu), look for gifts at Jem & Pantoffels and then head outdoors with Kayak Paternoster with Dianne Heesom Green - Private Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paternoster trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Robertson to Paternoster takes 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Paternoster are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Paternoster

Outdoors Shopping
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Jem & Pantoffels ©
Jem & Pantoffels

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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.
Kids will enjoy Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and Cape Point. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Fish Hoek Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and head off the coast to Robben Island Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town holiday planning site.

You can drive from Paternoster to Cape Town in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Cape Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

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

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