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

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

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

Start: Gothenburg
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Kruger National Park
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Cape Town
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Gansbaai
— 3 nights
+3
taxi + bus + taxi + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Gothenburg

4
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.
When in Kruger National Park, make a side trip to see Big Boabab in Gravelotte, approximately 1h 40 min away. Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Spend the 3rd (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Sweni Wilderness Trail, contemplate the long history of Masorini Archaeological Site, explore the stunning scenery at Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, and stroll through Lonely Bull Trail.

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Gothenburg, Sweden to Kruger National Park is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Gothenburg in February, things will get much warmer in Kruger National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Big Boabab, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sweni Wilderness Trail ©
Sweni Wilderness Trail

6
nights
Cape Town

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Attractions like Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden and Cape Point make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Signal Hill, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, and take a memorable drive along Chapman's Peak Drive.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kruger National Park to Cape Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Cape Town are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gansbaai.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapman's Peak Drive
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

3
nights
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.
On the 13th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

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Traveling by car from Cape Town to Gansbaai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. February in Gansbaai sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gansbaai

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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