18 days in Cape Town, Bazaruto Archipelago & Swakopmund Itinerary

18 days in Cape Town, Bazaruto Archipelago & Swakopmund Itinerary

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Cape Town, South Africa
— 6 nights
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Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
— 5 nights
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 4 nights

6
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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Groot Constantia and St. George's Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Franschhoek Motor Museum and La Motte Wine Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape Town: Franschhoek (First South African Perfume Museum & Eikehof) and Stellenbosch (Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden & Delaire Graff Estate). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, see the world from above with Sport Helicopters, and trek along Platteklip Gorge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cape Town sightseeing planner.

Johannesburg to Cape Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You'll set off for Bazaruto Archipelago on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Franschhoek, Stellenbosch
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Groot Constantia ©
Groot Constantia
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

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Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

Bazaruto Archipelago ©
Bazaruto Archipelago comprises six islands formed by sand deposits from the Save River.
Explore hidden gems such as Two Mile Reef and Parque Nacional de Bazaruto.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bazaruto Archipelago trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Cape Town to Bazaruto Archipelago with the Route module. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: high temperatures in Bazaruto Archipelago hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. You'll set off for Swakopmund on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Bazaruto Archipelago

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Parque Nacional de Bazaruto ©
Parque Nacional de Bazaruto
Two Mile Reef ©
Two Mile Reef

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Swakopmund, Namibia

Swakopmund ©
Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Explore hidden gems such as Desert Explorers and German Evangelical Lutheran Church. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Laramon Tours. Step out of Swakopmund with an excursion to Photography Tours in Walvis Bay--about 40 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stop by Kristall Galerie, and stroll through Snake Park.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Swakopmund online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bazaruto Archipelago to Swakopmund. The time zone difference when traveling from Bazaruto Archipelago to Swakopmund is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bazaruto Archipelago in August; daily highs in Swakopmund reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Desert Explorers ©
Desert Explorers
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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