9 days in Knysna & Port Elizabeth Itinerary

9 days in Knysna & Port Elizabeth Itinerary

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9 days in Knysna & Port Elizabeth Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Knysna
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Port Elizabeth
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Kids will enjoy Robberg Nature Reserve and Knysna Elephant Park. Venture out of the city with trips to The Crags (Birds of Eden, Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, & more), Oudtshoorn (Cango Wildlife Ranch & The Cango Caves) and Doornkraal Padstal (in De Rust). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads, look for gifts at The Waterfront Knysna Quays, and explore the striking landscape of Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Knysna road trip planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Knysna is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. April in Knysna sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Elizabeth.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, Oudtshoorn, Doornkraal Padstal
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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park
The Cango Caves ©
The Cango Caves

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Shamwari Game Reserve and Kragga Kamma Game Park. Take a break from Port Elizabeth with a short trip to Addo Elephant National Park in Addo Elephant National Park, about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 20th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Elizabeth road trip app .

Drive from Knysna to Port Elizabeth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April in Port Elizabeth, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Elizabeth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Addo Elephant National Park
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Addo Elephant National Park ©
Addo Elephant National Park
Shamwari Game Reserve ©
Shamwari Game Reserve
Safaris

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