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Victoria Falls

One Week in Southern Africa

One week in Southern Africa means you have to use every minute to get the most out of it. It’s hard to choose from so many amazing experiences. However if you are travelling long haul you want to make the most of it and our suggestions are below. It depends if you are coming during the summer or winter months and also what kind of experiences you wan

Your itinerary for a week in Southern Africa – during the months May to October

Fly into Johannesburg – and transfer to Kasane
3 days of game viewing in the Chobe game reserve on a houseboat, 2 days at a game lodge and then transfer to Victoria Falls. 2 nights at Victoria FallsImpala

Itinerary for 1 week in South Africa – during the months November to April

Fly to Johannesburg and on to Port Elizabeth. Then drive up to a game lodge in the Addo area for 2 nights. Fly to George and spend 2 nights in Knysna, then fly George Whale fin Hermanusto Cape Town  for 3 nights. In November you may still catch whales along the Garden Route coastline.


Alternatively, fly to Johannesburg and transfer to George. Spend 3 Knysna paddlecruisernights in Knysna or George, fly to Cape Town and 4 days in Cape Town.

Your highlights in Cape Town are to go up Table Mountain, take the ferry to Robben Island from the V&A Waterfront, Take a drive along the coast from the V&A Waterfront past Sea Point, through Bantry Bay and Clifton to Hout Bay and then if time allows continue via Chapman’s Peak Drive to Noordhoek and then on to Cape Point.

Cae Town V&A WaterfrontAlternatively  go inland from Hout Bay to Constantia and past Kirstenbosch and the University of Cape Town back to the city.