10 days in Cape Town, Springbok & Windhoek Itinerary

10 days in Cape Town, Springbok & Windhoek Itinerary

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Start: Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Springbok, South Africa
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
3
Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
Drive:  18 h
End: Cape Town, South Africa

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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.
Kids will enjoy Cape Point and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Cape Town road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cape Town. June in Cape Town sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Springbok.

Things to do in Cape Town

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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

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Springbok, South Africa

Springbok ©
Springbok is the largest town in the Namaqualand area in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Goegap Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Springbok sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Cape Town to Springbok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June, daily temperatures in Springbok can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will leave for Windhoek on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Springbok

Wildlife Parks
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Goegap Nature Reserve ©
Goegap Nature Reserve

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Windhoek, Namibia

Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, and finally walk around Zoo Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Windhoek online attractions planner.

You can drive from Springbok to Windhoek in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Springbok to Windhoek due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Springbok in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Windhoek, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

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