8 days in Cape Town, Paternoster & Yzerfontein Itinerary

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Cape Town
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Cape Town
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Paternoster
— 1 night
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Yzerfontein
— 2 nights
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Cape Town — 2 nights

Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, examine the collection at District Six Museum, do a tasting at Beau Constantia, and stop by Bo-kaap.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cape Town online trip planner.

Johannesburg to Cape Town is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cape Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Town.
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Cape Town — 2 nights

Mother City

Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of St Georges Mall, then don't miss a visit to Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium), then head off the coast to Robben Island Museum, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at Kumba Safaris. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Greenmarket Square, then kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches, then take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Lion's Head.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Town trip planner.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Paternoster.
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Paternoster — 1 night

Paternoster is one of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast of South Africa. To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Paternoster route tool.

Traveling by car from Cape Town to Paternoster takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You will leave for Yzerfontein on the 21st (Thu).
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Yzerfontein — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Darling Museum and then stroll through Gamkaberg Nature Reserve. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at !Khwa ttu and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at West Coast National Park.

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You can drive from Paternoster to Yzerfontein in an hour. In December in Yzerfontein, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.
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