We arrive in JBerg on March 1st (Sunday) at 7am and were thinking to be picked up and head 2-4 nights to Kruger or a park/reserve you all suggest to get a taste of the big game and nature/wildlife. I am open to anything, even DYI or some other option that we have not considered. We then were going to fly down the coast and start a drive for the Garden Route for 5-7 days, need to be Capetown Wed March 11th.
Is there a popular park/safari option from JBerg you all suggest? I expect my…
Within 2 weeks i'm travelling to South Africa. I arrive in Johannesburg but 3 days later i have to be in Cape Town for a friends wedding. Now i see that the prices of flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town have become a little bit more expensive (i checked Mango and Kulula). Do you think it is cheaper to go to the airport the day of departure and search for a last minute flight? Or do you think it will not make a difference in price? I know there is also a train between…
anyone would recommend whether Umhlanga in the north or Amanzimtoti in the south is better for couple of days relaxation? If I understood right the Umhlanga is more "social" in a way with many restaurants available in walking distance, while Amanzimtoti looks like more quiet place? How do they compare when it comes to beaches?
I will appreciate any insights or advice on my transfer described below. We are US citizens.
We will be arriving at JNB on a South African Airlines flight, arriving at 15:00 on a Thursday. We depart at 20:25 on a British Airways flight. I am told that because the two tickets were purchased separately we will not be able to check our luggage through to our final destination when we depart from South Africa. Rather, we will need to pick up our luggage upon arrival at JNB, go though customs…
Hi, we are planning a 13 day break at the beginning of April - flying into & out of Cape Town.
Our original aim was to explore Cape Town itself & then hire a car to travel the Garden Route and on to Port Elizabeth. We are beginning to realise that this may be a tad ambitious!!
We would really appreciate some advice.....
- How long do you think we need in Cape Town itself?
- How far along the Garden Route is a sensible road trip in the remaining time?
- Where would you recommend to stop…