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Namaqua Land Road Trip

Johannesburg - Bloemfontein - Upington - Kgalagadi N.P. - Springbok - Garies - Lambert's Bay - Langebaan - Cape Town

Expect on your Namaqua Land Road Trip Itinerary

Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Landscape Landscape
Wildlife Wildlife
Urban life Urban life
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Security Security
Beach Beach
ACTIVATE MAP Stages8 km2,629 h/stage3.7

Best months to drive Namaqua Land Road Trip

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Namaqua Land Road Trip in Republic of South Africa?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 630EUR drive & more 300EUR sleep & more 616EUR eat & more 504EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,420EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 2,050EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 945EUR drive & more 400EUR sleep & more 1,232EUR eat & more 672EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 2,304EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 3,249EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,680EUR drive & more 488EUR sleep & more 2,156EUR eat & more 1,008EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 3,652EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 5,332EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 3,150EUR drive & more 588EUR sleep & more 385EUR eat & more 504EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,477EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 4,627EUR
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Namaqua Land Road Trip Itinerary

Namaqua Land Road Trip offers a superb opportunity to enjoy wonderful places around Republic of South Africa. tourist will be especially delighted with this road trip. Johannesburg, Upington, and Kgalagadi N.P. are places that you will be passing while behind the wheel. The road plan presented in this article was designed for 14 days of travel, but travellers can easily complete it in 10. If you are charmed with the beauty of what Republic of South Africa offers, you can always extend your road trip. There are 2,629km to travel, and you will spend approximately 3.7 hours a day driving. Sit comfortably in the driver’s seat and let’s start set out!
number of days 14 number of days
route length 2,629 km route length
budget fair budget
good for tourist good for
traffic direction on the left traffic direction
accident level fair accident level
Natural landscapes enthusiasts will be surely interested in the breathtaking natural gems that can be admired during Namaqua Land Road Trip. The adventure promises stress-free experiences with plenty of interesting places to see. The high density of green areas on our adventure gives you with an opportunity to spot multiple wildlife examples. If holidayers are expecting to take advantage of comfortable places for an overnight stay, the accommodation options on the way do not offer top comfort, yet they still are value for money. In terms of security, constant awareness of what is happening on the road will ensure the safety of you and your passengers. A fair number of accidents and moving on the left are characteristic features of the road environment in the region. The period between August and April are the recommended months for the adventure.

START Johannesburg

Distance 2,629 km Driving time 29.8 h Pace: fast Airports JHB
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Your journey starts at the Johannesburg Airport. It is precisely the place where you can collect your rental vehicle.

1 Johannesburg - Bloemfontein

Distance 424 km Driving time 3.8 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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2 Bloemfontein - Upington

Distance 570 km Driving time 5.5 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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3 Upington - Kgalagadi N.P.

Distance 249 km Driving time 3.7 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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4 Kgalagadi N.P. - Springbok

Distance 629 km Driving time 6.1 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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5 Springbok - Namaqua N.P. - Garies

Distance 204 km Driving time 4.1 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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6 Garies - Lambert's Bay

Distance 279 km Driving time 3.0 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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7 Lambert's Bay - Langebaan

Distance 136 km Driving time 2.1 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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8 Langebaan - Cape Town

Distance 137 km Driving time 1.5 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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  Cape Town

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Namaqua Land Road Trip Summary

Hopefully, the presented Namaqua Land Road Trip has become an ideal inspiration for your future holiday excursions.
We’ve provided you with a bunch of useful tips that can be easily expanded with your own creative travel ideas.
If car travel is the preferred travel mode for you, there are a number of important traffic regulations to follow and a list of things to be mindful of to ensure safety. These tips will surely become useful for tourists who are considering renting a car or hiring a camper.
There are a number of traffic rules to be mindful of while on a tour around Republic of South Africa. Avoiding alcohol is the best way to ensure full safety of you and your passengers. Travellers should remember that the legal alcohol limit is low and equals only 0.5‰. Exceeding the maximum speed limit, which is 60km/h, around the city streets may result in a speeding fine. On the other hand, the maximum car speed in undeveloped areas is 120km/h. While on motorways, you can drive at the maximum speed of 120km/h. In order to stay safe, it is best to drive with your headlights on at daytime and equip your vehicle with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit.
One of the decisive factors when scheduling an itinerary is costs. The expenses can be easily adjusted to your expectations by choosing the appropriate budget option. Check out the available budget possibilities.
The cost of gasoline for the cheapest option to cover the planned 2,629km across Republic of South Africa can amount to 300 EUR. Economy accommodation options may cost holidaymakers roughly 616 EUR. Those who opt for this option will spend about 504 EUR on restaurants and food. Travellers will have to pay around 630 EUR if they aim for the budget rental car offer as well. Thus, the estimated cost of the whole trip will amount to 1,420 EUR if you are interested in the option without car rental and 2,050 EUR if you will rent a vehicle.
Travellers who seek greater comfort and the standard option will pay approximately 400 EUR for the fuel needed to cover the itinerary. Those who are considering standard accommodation should be ready to pay about 1,232 EUR. Holidaymakers can expect that the standard option in terms of food and restaurants will cost approximately 672 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the trip in a standard hire vehicle should expect a cost of around 945 EUR. Drivers who would like to rent a car will pay around 3,249 EUR for the whole itinerary, whereas those who are not interested in car rental will spend approximately 2,304 EUR.
The available premium option has been prepared with the most demanding holidayers in mind. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total approximately 5,332 EUR for holidaymakers who are considering vehicle rental and 2,304 EUR for those who will not be renting. Travellers who want to cover the trip in a premium hire car should expect a cost of approximately 1,680 EUR. In the premium version of the itinerary, the fuel cost will amount to 488 EUR. You should expect to pay approximately 2,156 EUR for accommodation options and 1,008 EUR for restaurants and food if you are interested in the highest standard of services during your tour.
Our trip will also meet the expectations all camper enthusiasts. If you are considering this transport option, the expenses may amount to roughly 3,150 EUR. If you are wondering about the gasoline expenses for the whole trip, they will amount to more or less 588 EUR. Drivers who opt for camper rental should expect to pay around 385 EUR for accommodation and about 504 EUR for expenses connected with food.
The Road Trip Costs section shows all the above-mentioned details in an easy to follow manner.
The period between August and April is perfect to explore the part of Republic of South Africa showed in our adventure idea. There are plenty of beautiful scenic drives and road trips that are available on our website if Namaqua Land Road Trip has sparked your creativity. Hopefully, the great versatility of travel opportunities will surely live up to the expectations of the most demanding holidayers.

Facts for safer driving in Republic of South Africa

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 60 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 120 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 120 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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