Best Destinations to go in November

If you enjoy travelling to less crowded beaches, booking a trip in November will allow you to beat the crowds and experience these amazing destinations in off peak times. While November heralds the arrival of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, it is one of the most pleasant months to travel in the Southern Hemisphere. 

For this month, our top 5 destinations to visit in November are Tasmania, New Zealand, Cape Town, Florida Keys and Mauritius. Read on to discover the reasons why these 5 destinations are our best options to travel in this month.

1. Tasmania, Australia


Explore the scenic beauty, deserted beaches and snow-capped mountains that Tasmania has to offer. Bursting at the seams with natural beauty, Australia’s rugged island state is top on our list of places to visit this month. Beat the crowds and head over in November before summer truly kicks in. Whether you embark on a scenic self-drive or an escorted tour, discover Hobart the gateway to historic Port Arthur, the wildlife of Bruny Island and the breathtaking Wineglass Bay in Freycinet. 

2. New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand

With November being the last month of Spring, visiting New Zealand in November brings the warmth of summer and the blooming spring landscape. From escorted touring to motorhome, self-drive to wildlife viewing, New Zealand has something for every traveller. Eat, drink and be merry at the annual Dunedin Craft Beer Festival, go out with a bang on Bonfire night or go hiking, fishing, bungee jumping, mountain biking, skydiving and more before the busy high season begins.

3. Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

Marking the beginning of South Africa’s summer, the average temperature in November is 18°C. It is the perfect time to drive the Garden Route, and you can still see whales off the coast before they migrate south. Expect short downpours of rain in Kruger National Park and KwaZulu-Natal, this means fewer visitors on your safari trip.

We recommend discovering the Garden Route and Safari on a self-drive tour arriving in Cape Town, driving east to Paarl, then Oudtshoorn and onto Kynsna. 

4. The Florida Keys, USA

Florida Keys,

These small islands off the coast of Miami are connected by one long highway, the last leg of the country-spanning US-1. Unlike other parts of the United States, The Florida Keys have consistently warm temperatures. Popular areas included Key Largo and Islamorada with Key West being the most well-known of the 800 ‘keys’. Read our blog of top things to do in the Florida Keys.

5. Mauritius

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Famed for its palm-fringed beaches, crystalline waters and volcanic mountain backdrops, Mauritius is undeniably a luxurious beach getaway, but there’s so much to explore on the island. Experience stunning beaches, authentic cuisine, and championship golf courses. Located 1250 miles off the African coastline, why not pair an island stay with Cape Town and enjoy some beach time after your touring holiday. Two holidays in one trip, what could be better? 

Inspired to explore these amazing destinations, request our brochures here. If this blog has inspired you to visit any of the above destinations, our team of expert advisors would be happy to personalise your perfect holiday, just call us on 0161 888 5632 or click here to explore more holidays with First Class Holidays.



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