26 days in South Africa Itinerary

26 days in South Africa Itinerary

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26 days in South Africa Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Johannesburg
— 1 day
2
Wilderness
— 7 nights
3
Johannesburg
— 16 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
On the 15th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Acrobranch Melrose.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg travel route planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Johannesburg is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Johannesburg. When traveling from Singapore in November, plan for little chillier days in Johannesburg, with highs around 32°C, while nights are colder with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Wilderness.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Theme Parks
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Acrobranch Melrose ©
Acrobranch Melrose

7
nights
Wilderness

Wilderness ©
On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve.
Kids will enjoy Buffalo Bay and Santos Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plett Puzzle Park and Wilderness National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Wilderness: Plettenberg Beach (in Plettenberg Bay), Wilgewandel Holiday Farm (in Oudtshoorn) and Sedgefield Craft Brewery (in Sedgefield). And it doesn't end there: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, view the masterpieces at Pharoah Art Gallery, observe the fascinating underwater world at The Shark Lab, and stroll through Birds of Eden.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Wilderness tour site .

Fly from Johannesburg to Wilderness in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, you will find days in Wilderness are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Wilderness

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Mossel Bay, Outeniqua Transport Museum, Wilgewandel Holiday Farm
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Buffalo Bay ©
Buffalo Bay
Plett Puzzle Park ©
Plett Puzzle Park
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm ©
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm

16
nights
Johannesburg

Johannesburg ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ukutula Conservation Center and Sci-Bono Discovery Centre. Attractions like Monte casino bird park and Lory Park make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Pretoria (National Zoological Gardens of South Africa, Pretoria National Botanical Garden, & more), Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens (in Roodepoort) and Croc City Crocodile and Reptile Park (in Fourways). Spend the 27th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 28th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Explore Johannesburg further: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, get engrossed in the history at Liliesleaf, find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City, and explore the world behind art at Origins Centre Museum.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Johannesburg trip planner .

Fly from Wilderness to Johannesburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Wilderness in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Johannesburg: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pretoria, Sandton, Croc City Crocodile and Reptile Park, Lesedi Cultural Village, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre ©
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
Monte casino bird park ©
Monte casino bird park

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