Places to stay to for a night or three…
Stellenbosch and / or Franchhoek
51 kilometers from Cape Town.
Known for excellent restaurants and wine tasting.
Robertson and/or Montague
157 kilometers from Cape Town.
Wine tasting, mountain biking trips, hiking and dried fruit.
177 kilometers from Cape Town.
Hike the Wolfberg cracks and arch, Maltese cross and do wine tasting at Cederberg Wines.
Kalk Bay, Cape Point, Scarborough, Simonstown
40 kilometers plus from Cape Town.
This can also be done in a day trip.
Cape Point is where the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean meets. There are great hiking trails and you can swim in the tidal pools.
Eat fish & chips in Simonstown or Kalk Bay or swim in the various tidal pools. The water is slightly warmer than Cape Town.
The West Coast
Stop in Yzerfontein for Pasteis de nata.
The West Coast National Park (90 kilometers from Cape Town) has various bird hides and you can visit Kraal Bay.
Paternoster is famous for crayfish and seafood and long beach walks.
140 kilometers from Cape Town
Walk around the quaint town and taste chocolates at Von Geusau Handmade Chocolates. There are a few amazing waterfall hikes from the town – depending on the season.
Stay over in Swellendam (218 kilometers from Cape Town) or Wilderness.
Drive there on the N2 and drive back on the R60.
Visit Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Natures Valley and Addo Elephant Park.
Enjoy your road trips!