Johannesburg to Cape Town, South Africa

Sarah from The Five Foot Traveler

If you’re headed to South Africa, there’s no better way to see the country than renting a car!

South Africa Road Trip Five Foot TravelerStart in Johannesburg and end in Cape Town – give yourself about three weeks to complete the journey, but longer if you don’t want to move quickly. Admire the vast differences in landscapes, wildlife, and tribes as you move from a big, bustling city, to the vast plains en route to St. Lucia and the South African coast.South Africa Road Trip Five Foot Traveler

Do yourself a favor and detour to the stunning Drakensberg Mountains with a day trip up the Sani Pass and into Lesotho. Learn to live like a Nqileni woman while staying at Bulungula and open your eyes to realities of some African tribes. Admire and squeal over the elephants you’ll encounter in Addo Elephant National Park. Soak in the beauty of the Garden Route. Jump off the world’s highest bungee bridge. Go Shark Cage Diving with Great Whites. Hang out with penguins on Boulders Beach. Drive Chapman’s Peak and discover Hout Bay.elephants on a South African Road Trip Five Foot Traveler

By the time you end in Cape Town, you will be filled with a sense of awe over South Africa. End your trip by climbing Table Mountain via the India Venster Route — stand on top of the world and take in your incredible journey.


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