15 days in Mossel Bay & East London Itinerary

15 days in Mossel Bay & East London Itinerary

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Mossel Bay
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East London
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Mossel Bay — 7 nights

A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
Get in touch with nature at Robberg Nature Reserve and Santos Beach. Head to Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery and La Carla Mask Atelierfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mossel Bay: Wilderness (Parasailing & Paragliding & Wilderness Beach), Swellendam (Drostdy Museum & Swellendam Golf Course) and George (Dutch Reformed Mother Church, Cape Palette Art Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, get engrossed in the history at Janine Iron and Washing Museum, do a tasting at ReedValley, and stroll through Brenton on Sea.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mossel Bay trip site.

Johannesburg to Mossel Bay is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, you will find days in Mossel Bay are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to East London.
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East London — 7 nights

East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province. Step out of the city life by going to Nahoon Beach and Cintsa Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Marlene Neumann Center for Photography and Light and Mosaic Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from East London: St Patrick's Catholic Church (in Grahamstown), Clumber Church (in Bathurst) and The Kowie Museum (in Port Alfred). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Gonubie Beach, stop by Floradale Nurseries, tee off at West Bank Golf Club, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haga Haga Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read East London online holiday planner.

You can drive from Mossel Bay to East London in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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