5 days in Port Elizabeth & Barberton Itinerary

5 days in Port Elizabeth & Barberton Itinerary

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Port Elizabeth
— 2 nights
Fly to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Drive to Barberton
— 1 night
Drive to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Fly to Port Elizabeth Airport


Port Elizabeth

— 2 nights

Windy City

The sprawling city of Port Elizabeth, nestled on the scenic Algoa Bay, draws visitors with its sandy beaches, mild climate, and an enviable location as the gateway to the famous Garden Route.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Kragga Kamma Game Park. Visit Seal Point and Cathedral of St Michael and St George for their historical value. Step out of Port Elizabeth to go to Cape St Francis and see Seal Point Lighthouse, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Shamwari Game Reserve and browse the exhibits of Ron Belling Art Gallery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Elizabeth online road trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Port Elizabeth. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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— 1 night
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Barberton History & Mining Museum and then examine the collection at Barberton Museum.

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Explore your travel options from Port Elizabeth to Barberton with the Route module. Traveling from Port Elizabeth in August, you will find days in Barberton are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barberton

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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