7 days in Port Elizabeth & Knysna Itinerary

7 days in Port Elizabeth & Knysna Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Africa vacation planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Port Elizabeth & Knysna Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Port Elizabeth
— 1 night
2
Knysna
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through Shamwari Game Reserve. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Port Elizabeth trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Port Elizabeth is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Port Elizabeth. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Knysna.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Shamwari Game Reserve ©
Shamwari Game Reserve
Safaris

3
nights
Knysna

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Robberg Nature Reserve and Knysna Elephant Park. Get out of town with these interesting Knysna side-trips: The Crags (Birds of Eden, Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads, tour the pleasant surroundings at Featherbed Nature Reserve, examine the collection at The Motorcycle Room, and explore the striking landscape of Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Knysna vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Port Elizabeth to Knysna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Plettenberg Bay
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

Similar Plans

8 days in Port Elizabeth BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Knysna BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Knysna BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Knysna BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Knysna BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Knysna BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Knysna BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Port Elizabeth BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Knysna BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Bloemfontein, Western Cape & Gariep Dam BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in South Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans