I am hoping you can help. I am currently planning my honeymoon for late September and so far the itinerary looks like this:
Flight: London to Cape Town (arrive 24th September)
Accommodation: 6 nights in Camps Bay
Flight: Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
Accommodation: 3 nights at the Pumba Game Reserve
Flights: Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg to Mauritius
Accommodation: 6 nights in Mauritius
Flight: Mauritius to London
This itinerary is very appealing, but also very costly. My partner and I are unsure yet, but maybe it might prove to be too costly for us. We have done a good bit of research and we feel we wouldn't like to drop either Camps Bay or the Safari from our itinerary, meaning that Mauritius might have to be removed :(
If we decide to spend our entire honeymoon in South Africa and drop Mauritius, we were wondering what else we should consider doing for say another 5/6 days or so. I guess the reason we liked the Mauritius option was because of the warm temperatures and the opportunity to do some snorkelling etc. As a side question, would the temperatures in Camps Bay late September be at least around 20 oC? Also I've heard a lot of comments about the wind in Camps Bay, is it a very windy area? I am just thinking about sitting on the beach, might not be very enjoyable if the wind is strong.
It would be great and really appreciated if you folks could put forth some suggestions. As you might already see from the above itinerary we don't plan on driving, however, I wouldn't rule it out entirely. We have been told that the excursions we would like to do could all be done via a tour company whilst based in Camps Bay.
I realise this is a long question, but any feedback would be very helpful as I am trying to ensure our honeymoon is well planned.
Thanks a lot.