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Namibia & South Africa: Windhoek to Cape Town

Private Travel | Self-drive | Wildlife 18 Days & 15 Nights Lead-in price: £4995 Current prices from: £4995
This stimulating self-drive trip takes you south from Windhoek in Namibia to Cape Town in South Africa, stopping en route in a diverse range of breathtaking landscapes. Explore the towering sand dunes of the Namib desert; visit the ghost town of Kolmanskop; and marvel at the sunset views over Fish River Canyon. Cross the border into South Africa and discover the vast open spaces and wildlife of Namaqualand and the Cederberg Wilderness Area before arriving in the fishing village of Paternoster and ending your journey in the captivating city of Cape Town.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Sunset drives in the Namib Naukluft National Park & Fish River Canyon
  • Guided wildlife drives from Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg Wilderness Area
  • Experience an exceptional variety of scenery, from giant sand dunes & rocky wilderness to coastal fynbos & expanses of wildflowers (Aug - Sep)
  • Stay in 4- & 5-star accommodation

Caprivi Strip

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3188 3086 2882 2679 2679 2984 3493 3493 3391 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1559 1050 643 541 846 1355 1864 1966 1966
Sunshine hours 6 8 8 9 10 9 10 10 10 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1626 1526 883 201 20 10 0 0 20 231 713 1456
Rainy Days 15 13 9 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 10 13
Humidity E E E E VH H VH VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Damaraland

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2679 2679 2679 2475 2272 2170 2475 2679 2882 2882 2781
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1457 1050 745 745 846 1152 1355 1457 1457
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 542 643 813 251 30 0 0 0 20 100 201 171
Rainy Days 8 8 7 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 5
Humidity E E E VH VH H H VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Etosha National Park

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3391 3188 3086 3086 2882 2679 2679 2984 3391 3595 3493 3595
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1559 1050 745 643 948 1355 1763 1864 1864
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 9 10 10 10 11 10 10 9 9
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 954 1134 793 261 30 10 0 0 20 80 432 562
Rainy Days 14 13 9 4 2 2 0 0 1 3 7 8
Humidity H H H M L N N L H H H H
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Kalahari Desert (Namibia)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3595 3391 3290 2984 2679 2272 2373 2577 2984 3290 3493 3595
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 1966 1763 1254 643 236 134 337 846 1355 1661 1864
Sunshine hours 10 10 9 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 12
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 392 472 502 241 70 30 0 10 30 110 191 191
Rainy Days 8 8 7 5 2 1 1 1 1 3 4 6
Humidity E E E VH H M H H VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 7/H 5/M 6/H 7/H 9/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1661 1559 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1763

Luderitz

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2272 2272 2170 2068 1966 1966 1864 1864 1966 2068 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1457 1355 1152 1152 1050 1050 1050 1152 1254 1355
Sunshine hours 11 10 10 9 9 8 9 9 9 10 11 12
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 20 40 30 20 30 20 20 10 10 0 10
Rainy Days 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Humidity E E E VH H M M H VH VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 6/H 4/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 1661 1559 1457 1355 1355 1254 1355 1355 1457 1661

Okahandja

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3188 3086 2882 2577 2373 2373 2679 3086 3188 3290 331628
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1457 1050 745 745 948 1254 1559 1661 1763
Sunshine hours 10 8 8 9 10 10 10 11 11 10 10 10
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 783 1004 873 301 40 10 0 10 30 120 301 331
Rainy Days 12 11 10 5 2 1 1 1 2 4 6 7
Humidity E E E VH H H H VH VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 6/H 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1661

Okonjima

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3086 2984 2882 2679 2373 2475 2679 3086 3290 3290 3391
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1559 1355 948 643 643 745 1152 1355 1559 1661
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 9 10 10 11 11 11 10 10 10
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 964 1185 873 381 50 10 0 20 30 110 351 452
Rainy Days 14 13 10 5 2 3 0 1 2 4 7 9
Humidity E E E VH VH H H VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1661

Omaruru

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3188 3086 2984 2679 2475 2475 2679 3086 3188 3290 3391
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1559 1152 948 846 948 1254 1457 1661 1661
Sunshine hours 9 8 8 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 703 823 723 271 30 20 0 10 10 40 201 201
Rainy Days 11 10 8 4 2 2 0 1 1 3 6 6
Humidity E E E VH VH H H VH VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1661

Ongava Private Game Reserve

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3188 3086 3086 2781 2577 2577 2882 3290 3391 3391 3493
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1763 1457 1050 745 643 948 1355 1661 1763 1763
Sunshine hours 8 7 8 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 9
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 803 1004 773 241 20 0 0 0 20 50 321 462
Rainy Days 12 12 9 4 2 2 0 0 1 3 6 7
Humidity E E E E VH H H VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 7/H 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1966 1864 1763 1661 1559 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864

Sossusvlei

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 2984 2984 2781 2577 2373 2373 2373 2577 2679 2882 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1559 1355 1050 846 745 846 948 1152 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10 11 11
Daylight hours 13 13 12 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 90 110 151 40 10 10 0 10 10 0 10 0
Rainy Days 2 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Humidity L L L N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 5/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Swakopmund

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2272 2170 2170 2068 2068 1864 1864 1966 2068 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1661 1457 1254 1152 1050 1050 1152 1254 1457 1559
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 30 60 20 10 10 0 0 10 0 10 10
Rainy Days 2 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 7/H 6/H 6/H 7/H 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1661

Windhoek

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 2984 2781 2679 2373 2068 2170 2373 2781 2984 3086 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1661 1355 948 745 643 846 1254 1457 1661 1763
Sunshine hours 9 8 8 9 10 10 10 11 10 10 10 10
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 733 853 853 331 60 10 10 10 30 120 251 341
Rainy Days 13 12 11 6 3 1 1 1 2 3 6 7
Humidity M M L L N N N N L M M M
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 6/H 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Arniston

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2577 2272 2068 1966 1864 1864 1966 2170 2373 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1661 1457 1254 1050 948 948 1050 1254 1457 1661
Sunshine hours 9 8 7 6 6 5 6 6 7 7 8 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 291 331 351 572 422 512 492 582 331 412 321 231
Rainy Days 7 8 9 10 11 11 11 13 10 10 8 7
Humidity E E VH H M L L M H VH VH E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 3/M 2/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2068 1864 1763 1763 1661 1661 1661 1763 1864 1966

Cape Town

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2475 2272 1966 1763 1763 1763 1864 2068 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1457 1254 1050 846 846 846 948 1050 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 6 5 6 6 7 9 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 321 311 432 823 1365 1897 1646 1636 964 612 402 432
Rainy Days 5 4 5 8 12 13 13 14 11 9 6 6
Humidity L L L N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1763 1763 1661 1559 1559 1559 1661 1763 1864

Cederberg Wilderness Area

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2475 1966 1661 1355 1355 1355 1661 1966 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1050 1050 948 643 337 236 134 134 337 439 745 948
Sunshine hours 12 11 10 8 7 6 7 8 8 10 11 12
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 120 191 241 361 723 773 663 703 301 281 231 201
Rainy Days 2 3 4 5 7 7 8 8 6 4 3 4
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Constantia

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2475 2272 1966 1763 1763 1763 1864 2068 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1457 1254 1050 948 846 846 948 1050 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 6 5 6 6 7 8 10 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 341 351 422 1014 1576 1747 1667 1526 954 723 452 412
Rainy Days 5 4 5 8 12 13 13 13 11 8 6 7
Humidity E E VH H M L M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 3/M 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1966 1864 1763 1661 1559 1559 1661 1661 1763 1966

Durban

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2882 2781 2679 2475 2373 2272 2373 2373 2475 2577 2781
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2068 1763 1457 1152 1152 1254 1559 1661 1864 2068
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 6 6 6 6
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1406 1255 1185 683 562 311 301 542 763 984 1165 1014
Rainy Days 16 13 12 9 6 4 4 6 10 15 16 15
Humidity M M M L N N N N N N L L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M 4/M 5/M 7/H 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2577 2475 2373 2272 2272 2272 2272 2475 2577

Franschhoek

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2781 2373 1966 1864 1661 1763 1966 2170 2475 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1355 1152 846 745 643 643 846 948 1152 1355
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 6 6 6 7 7 9 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 261 271 321 793 1416 1456 1416 1385 793 622 402 301
Rainy Days 4 4 5 8 10 10 10 10 9 7 6 6
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Graaf Reinet

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3086 2781 2475 2170 1864 1966 2068 2373 2577 2781 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1457 1152 846 541 541 643 745 948 1152 1355
Sunshine hours 11 9 9 8 7 7 8 9 9 9 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 321 432 512 281 231 131 161 211 131 321 321 341
Rainy Days 5 7 8 6 4 4 3 4 4 6 6 6
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Grahamstown

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2577 2475 2272 2068 1966 2068 2272 2272 2373 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1559 1457 1152 846 643 541 643 846 1050 1254 1355
Sunshine hours 8 8 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 622 713 77030 492 452 341 371 532 622 773 703 683
Rainy Days 9 9 9 7 5 4 4 5 7 10 10 9
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Hermanus

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2373 2170 1966 1864 1763 1763 1864 2068 2272 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1457 1355 1152 948 846 948 1050 1254 1457 1559
Sunshine hours 10 9 8 7 6 5 6 6 7 8 9 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 201 231 291 462 693 833 763 783 512 482 331 201
Rainy Days 5 5 6 8 11 11 11 12 10 8 6 7
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1966 1864 1763 1661 1559 1661 1661 1661 1864 1966

Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 2882 2679 2475 2373 2373 2475 2577 2577 2272 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1661 1355 1152 1152 1254 1457 1559 1457 1864
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 9 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 11 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1255 1195 873 562 432 281 291 392 412 984 331 934
Rainy Days 12 11 10 8 6 4 5 5 8 11 6 11
Humidity E E VH H M M M H VH VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Johannesburg

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2577 2272 2068 1763 1864 2068 2373 2475 2577 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1355 1050 643 337 337 541 948 1254 1355 1457
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 9 8 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1345 934 924 562 151 90 40 80 281 763 1124 1134
Rainy Days 14 10 11 8 3 2 1 2 3 9 13 14
Humidity L L N N N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 5/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Knysna

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2475 2272 2272 2068 1966 1864 1864 1864 1966 2170 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1559 1457 1254 1050 948 1050 1050 1254 1355 1559
Sunshine hours 9 8 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 683 622 733 783 713 693 673 954 753 904 743 653
Rainy Days 10 10 10 9 9 9 8 10 11 12 10 11
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 3/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2068 2068 1966 1864 1864 1864 1966 2068 2170

Kruger National Park

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3493 3391 3290 3086 2882 2679 2679 2882 3086 3086 3290 3391
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2068 1763 1254 846 948 1152 1457 1763 1966 2170
Sunshine hours 9 8 8 8 9 8 9 9 9 8 9 9
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 813 622 381 301 100 60 70 90 131 422 572 823
Rainy Days 6 7 5 4 2 2 1 1 2 5 6 7
Humidity VH VH H M M L L L M M H VH
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 5/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Langebaan

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 3086 2882 2577 2272 1966 1864 2068 2272 2577 2781 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 1966 1661 1355 1152 1050 1254 1457 1661 1864 2068
Sunshine hours 11 11 9 8 6 6 6 7 8 9 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 60 60 90 261 392 532 492 361 271 161 120 80
Rainy Days 3 2 4 6 10 10 11 10 9 6 4 5
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1763 1763 1661 1559 1559 1559 1661 1763 1864

Montagu

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3086 2882 2475 2170 1864 1763 1966 2170 2373 2679 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1355 1050 745 439 439 541 745 948 1254 1355
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 7 6 6 7 7 8 9 9 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 141 181 251 392 381 412 371 442 261 271 251 171
Rainy Days 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 7 7 6
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Mpumalanga

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2475 2272 1966 1763 1763 1864 1966 2068 2272 2373
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 100 100 80 60 20 20 40 30 60 70 90 90
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Paarl

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3086 2984 2577 2170 1966 1864 1864 2170 2475 2781 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1559 1254 948 745 643 745 948 1457 1355 1559
Sunshine hours 12 11 10 8 6 6 6 7 8 9 11 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 171 211 261 743 1185 1335 1175 1094 161 492 291 211
Rainy Days 4 3 4 7 11 11 11 11 10 7 5 6
Humidity E E VH H M M M M VH VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 9/VH 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Paternoster

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2373 2475 2373 2170 1966 1763 1763 1763 1864 2068 2170 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1457 1355 1152 1050 948 948 1050 1152 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 8 6 6 6 7 8 9 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 60 40 100 201 331 452 371 381 191 120 90 70
Rainy Days 3 2 3 6 8 9 9 10 7 5 4 3
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1763 1763 1661 1559 1559 1559 1661 1763 1864

Pilanesberg National Park

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3086 2882 2679 2373 2068 2170 2475 2882 3086 3086 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1559 1152 745 337 337 643 1152 1152 1661 1763
Sunshine hours 9 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 9 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1064 1014 773 522 151 90 40 30 161 572 793 1245
Rainy Days 11 9 9 5 1 1 1 1 3 7 10 12
Humidity E E E VH H M M H VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 5/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Plettenberg Bay

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2373 2272 2068 1966 1966 1966 1966 2068 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1559 1355 1152 948 846 846 948 1152 1355 1559
Sunshine hours 9 8 8 7 6 6 7 7 7 8 9 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 733 663 743 773 753 683 693 974 793 904 773 663
Rainy Days 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 10 10 11 10 10
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 3/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2170 2068 1966 1864 1864 1864 1966 2068 2170

Port Elizabeth

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2475 2272 2170 2068 2068 2170 2272 2373 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1763 1457 1152 846 846 948 1152 1355 1457 1661
Sunshine hours 9 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 351 392 502 522 512 492 422 582 542 552 492 341
Rainy Days 8 8 10 8 8 7 7 9 8 11 10 8
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2170 2068 1864 1864 1763 1763 1864 1966 2068

Pretoria

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2781 2475 2272 1966 2068 2272 2679 2781 2781 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1457 1152 643 337 337 541 1050 1254 1457 1559
Sunshine hours 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 9 9 9
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1345 753 793 552 120 90 30 60 201 753 1034 1144
Rainy Days 13 10 10 7 2 2 1 2 3 9 12 14
Humidity E E E VH H M M H VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 5/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Stellenbosch

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2679 2373 1966 1763 1661 1763 1864 2170 2475 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1355 1050 846 745 643 643 745 948 1152 1254
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 8 6 6 6 7 8 9 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 341 291 452 803 1325 1656 1506 1566 894 653 422 442
Rainy Days 5 4 5 8 12 13 12 13 11 9 6 6
Humidity L L L N N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Swellendam

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3086 2882 2577 2272 2068 1966 2068 2272 2475 2781 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1559 1254 948 643 643 745 948 1152 1457 1559
Sunshine hours 10 9 8 7 6 6 6 7 7 8 9 10
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 371 452 482 653 512 442 452 602 381 502 402 311
Rainy Days 6 6 7 8 9 9 10 10 9 9 7 7
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 3/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

The Drakensberg Mountains

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2373 2170 1966 1661 1661 1966 2170 2272 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1254 1254 1050 745 236 -228 -228 134 541 846 948 1152
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 9 8 7 7 8
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 11 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1978 1697 1536 572 181 131 120 231 311 773 1205 1757
Rainy Days 18 17 16 9 4 2 2 4 6 14 16 19
Humidity E E E VH M M M H VH E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 5/M 4/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Winelands

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 3086 2882 2577 2170 1864 1763 1864 2068 2373 2679 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1457 1254 948 745 643 745 846 1152 1355 1457
Sunshine hours 12 11 10 8 6 6 6 7 8 9 11 12
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 251 221 351 622 1225 1486 1275 1245 723 502 321 351
Rainy Days 4 4 4 7 11 11 11 12 10 18 5 5
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1864 1763 1763 1661 1559 1559 1559 1661 1763 1864

Worcester

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3086 2882 2577 2170 1966 1864 1966 2170 2475 2679 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1457 1254 846 643 541 643 846 1050 1254 1457
Sunshine hours 11 10 9 8 6 6 7 7 8 9 10 11
Daylight hours 14 13 12 11 10 10 10 11 12 13 14 14
Rainfall (mm)(in) 100 131 151 321 502 673 632 612 361 331 201 131
Rainy Days 4 4 5 8 10 10 10 10 9 7 6 6
Humidity E E VH H M M M M H VH E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 6/H 4/M 3/M 3/M 4/M 6/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Windhoek, Namibia

Overnight flight from London to Windhoek, via Johannesburg. (N)

Day 2: Windhoek

Arrive and transfer to Galton Guesthouse for 1 night. Your hire car will be delivered this afternoon (thus avoiding airport queues). The remainder of the day is at leisure. (N)

Days 3-4: Namib desert

Drive to the Namib desert. Stay 2 nights at Hoodia Desert Lodge on the banks of the Tsauchab river, surrounded by majestic mountains. The following day take a drive through the Sesriem Gate to the giant sand dunes of Sossusvlei, the eerie colour contrasts of Deadvlei and the 30-metre-deep Sesriem Canyon. Evening sunset drive. (B, D)

Days 5-6: Aus

Drive to Aus, a village once used as a prisoner of war camp in WWI. Stay 2 nights at Klein- Aus Vista (Eagle’s Nest Chalets). Optional activities here include hiking, nature drives and viewing the wild horses. The following day we recommend a morning visit to Kolmanskop, a former diamond rush town which has long since been abandoned and engulfed by the desert sands. In the afternoon, travel to the nearby town of Lüderitz, famed for its German colonial architecture and range of wildlife that includes seals, penguins, flamingos and ostriches. (B)

Days 7-8: Fish River Canyon

Drive to the spectacular Fish River Canyon, one of the world’s largest. Stay 2 nights at Fish River Lodge. Take an evening drive and watch as the sun slowly dips behind the canyon walls, casting magnificent hues over the chasm below. Following day at leisure to enjoy the region which is home to a wide variety of wildlife and incredibly beautiful picnic spots. (B, D)

Day 9: Namaqualand, South Africa

Drive south to Naries Namakwa Retreat in Namaqualand, South Africa, just west of Springbok. Stay 2 nights. (B, D)

Day 10: Namaqualand

Journey through Namaqua National Park. Fields of wildflowers (usually during August and September), star-studded night skies, quiver trees and enormous granite outcrops are some of the memorable features of this area. (B, L, D)

Days 11-12: Cederberg Wilderness Area

Drive south to the Cederberg and stay 2 nights at the ecological oasis of Bushmans Kloof. Join a guided afternoon wildlife drive searching for Cape leopards, African wildcats and aardwolves, among many other species. The following day, choose from a variety of morning and afternoon activities including a visit to the Bushman rock art sites, a guided wildlife drive or nature walk, hiking, biking, canoeing, swimming or fly-fishing. (B, L, D)

Days 13-14: Paternoster

Morning activity at Bushmans Kloof, then drive to Paternoster, a sleepy white-washed fishing village on a bleak but beautiful part of the west coast. Stay 2 nights at Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House. Following day at leisure to browse the art galleries, stroll along the pristine white beach, go sea kayaking, walk among beautiful coastal fynbos or enjoy the magnificent wild flower displays in the spring (August to September). (B)

Days 15-16: Cape Town

Drive south to Cape Town and stay 2 nights at More Cape Cadogan. The remainder of your time here is at leisure to enjoy the vibrant city’s many highlights, including Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Cape of Good Hope and the penguins of Boulders Beach. (B)

Days 17-18: Fly to London

Morning at leisure then drive to Cape Town Airport and drop off your car. Fly to London, arriving the next day. (B) (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

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  • Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House
    Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House

    Located in the small village of Paternoster on South Africa's west coast, the Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House enjoys an envious position overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Guests have private access to a patch of indigenous strandveld, leading to a quiet, sandy beach. The characterful interior creates a relaxing atmosphere while facilities include an honesty bar and a solar heated outdoor pool.Features: 7 guestrooms, outdoor pool, spa, library, breakfast room, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Minibar, air conditioning, kettle, television, hairdryer.

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  • Naries Namakwa Mountain Suites
    Naries Namakwa Mountain Suites

    In the remote Northern Cape just outside Sprinkbok lies Naries Namakwa Mountain Suites on the edge of the Spektakelberg. The three exclusive suites are nestled well behind the manor house against giant granite boulders on top of the mountainside, surrounded by unique Namakwa vegetation and facing west for the setting sun and spectacular mountain scenery. They are built entirely from thatch and resemble the boulders that surround them. Meals are served in the manor house and there is a small swimming pool. A short drive or walk takes you to the manor house and a torch is provided for guests walking at night. Explore the hiking trails, take to the mountains on bike rides and go stargazing.Features: 3 thatched suites, manor house dining room, small swimming pool.<br>Room amenities: Bathroom with bath and shower with a view, hairdryer, free-standing heaters, electric blankets, free-standing fans, honesty minibar, tea &amp; coffee station, private small deck. ...

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  • More Cape Cadogan
    More Cape Cadogan

    The Cape Cadogan dates back to the early 19th century and is a stately Georgian and Victorian building located just off Kloof Street. Bohemian chic is a trademark if this charming boutique hotel as it has been themed on the Irish literary figure Oscar Wilde. The 12 luxurious en suite bedrooms are lavishly decorated with an eclectic mix of contemporary and antique furniture. Most open onto a private balcony, courtyard or deck. The Cape Cadogan Mews offers four superior self-catered flats that are fully serviced and just a short walk from the hotel's reception. Guests staying in the apartments can use all of the hotel's facilities. Guest areas comprise a comfortable lounge with open fireplace, a library to relax and read, a pool area and a wonderful garden. Sumptuous breakfasts are served overlooking the grounds and shaded courtyard and although dinner is not available at the hotel, Kloof Street, with some of ...

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  • Hoodia Desert Lodge
    Hoodia Desert Lodge

    On the banks of the Tsauchab River lies the Hoodia Desert Lodge, 60 km from Sesriem. 12 ensuite and air conditioned tented bungalows offer privacy and relaxation. Each bungalow has an open air bathroom, shaded porch and stargazing platform. The restaurant offers traditional and international cuisine accompnaied by a selection of South African wines.

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  • Fish River Lodge
    Fish River Lodge

    Fish River lodge is situated on the western rim of the canyon. Guests are accommodated in 20 contemporary stone chalets. Each chalet features an outdoor shower and, for those that would like to experience sleeping under the stars, an outdoor bed is available. Activities available from the lodge include walks and drives into the canyon.

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  • Eagle's Nest Chalets
    Eagle's Nest Chalets

    Eagle's Nest Chalets are built into rounded granite boulders with a rugged granite-gneiss mountain as a backdrop. A 7-km drive from the main lodge, the Eagle's Nest Chalets are private self-catering retreats combining natural elements and boulders into their interiors in a rustic and luxurious blend. Choose whether to cook in the kitchen, on the fire, or to eat in the Desert Horse Inn restaurant; take-away breakfast or barbecue packs are available on request. Eagle's Nest is an attractive base for those who appreciate boundless space, a sense of privacy, innovation, the out-of-the-ordinary and the spectacular. <br>Features: 7 chalets, restaurant, bar, swimming pool (free Wi-Fi at Desert Horse Inn, the sister property of Eagle's Nest Chalets, 7km drive away on a sand road).<br>Room amenities: Self-catering facilities (small kitchen), barbecue facility, en sute bathrooms with shower, ceiling fan, fireplace, fridge, minibar, safe, tea and coffee facilities, veranda.

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  • Bushmans Kloof
    Bushmans Kloof

    Located 270 km north of Cape-Town, unique and unspoilt, this one time hunting ground of the intrepid San, is home to an incredible variety of wildlife and plant species, and is a premier spring flower destination. Since 1992, Bushmans Kloof has embodied the rebirth and development of this sanctuary, with a mission to create a thriving wilderness. In recognition of its rich cultural, historical and environmental significance, Bushmans Kloof has been declared a South African Natural Heritage Site. Activities include daily rock art excursions, botanical tours, game viewing and sunset drives in open game viewing vehicles, bird watching, nature trails and river walks.

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Dates & prices

WCT2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £4995 per person

High season from £5125 per person

 

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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 4- & 5-star accommodation
    • Private hotel transfer on arrival & car hire delivery service to avoid queues
    • 4x4 car hire (Group W) from Windhoek to Cape Town
    • Guided safari & nature activities
    • 15 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 8 dinners

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