Port Elizabeth

South Africa ( Middle East And Africa )
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Port Elizabeth is categorised as Beachside

St Georges Park Cricket Ground
Islands around Port Elizabeth - Photo Courtesy Zerbet
Hartebeest in Addo - Photo Courtesy Gouldingken
Male Lion in Addo - Photo Courtesy Gouldingken
Elephant in Addo - Photo Courtesy Brian Snelson
City Centre - Photo Courtesy Leo Za1

Reasons to Visit
  • Port Elizabeth is a popular beach destination in South Africa renowned for being the Watersports Capital of South Africa.
  • Port Elizabeth is also the end point for the renowned Garden Route driving holiday.
  • Renowned for Algoa Bay, the coastal strip of Nelson Mandela Bay, having a 40 km stretch of beaches
  • Bird Island ex-Algoa Bay is renowned for rare Sea birds species such as African Penguins, Bryde's whales, bottlenose dolphins etc
  • Algoa bay is home to scuba diving, game fishing, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding.
  • Port Elizabeth is a destination for whale watching with humpback whales sighted between June and August, and again between November and January, Southern right whales sighted between July and November, and Bryde's whales sighted all year round
  • Algoa bay offers many cruises including sunset cruises, dolphins and whale watching tours.
  • Port Elizabeth is renowned for the Addo Elephant National Park which is third largest reserve forest in South Africa and only one in the world to have Big 7 (elephant, rhinoceros, lion, buffalo, leopard, whale and great white shark)in their natural habitat
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Port Elizabeth

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Destination Ideas

  • Greater Addo National Park - Big 5 and more on Garden Route
  • Islands off Port Elizabeth - Bird Watching, Whale Watching

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    Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial is a provincial heritage site in St George's Park in Port Elizabeth. The Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial is one of the largest and heaviest architectural products in the Victorian era manufactured by the Saracen foundry of Walter MacFarlane of Glasgow in Scotland. The structure is a tribute to the memory of the officers and men who made the supreme sacrifice in the Transkei War (1877), Basuto War (1880-1881), Bechuana War (1897) and the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902).
    The South African Air Force Museum exhibits and restores material related to the history of the South African Air Force.
    Aerospace Museum
    A museum in New Brighton township that portrays both the horrors of institutionalised racism and the heroic efforts of the anti-apartheid movement
    The St Georges park is the oldest park in Port Elizabeth and most commonly associated with the St George's Oval cricket grounds located within the park.
    Situated at the entrance of the St George's Park in Port Elizabeth, the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, formerly known as the King George VI Gallery, has a collection of British art, international printmaking, Oriental art, as well as South African art, particularly art from the Eastern Cape.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Art Gallery
    The Bayworld Oceanarium situated along the Marine Drive in Humewood, is part of the Port Elizabeth Museum complex. The focal point of the oceanarium is the 'Dolphin Lake', which provides an amazing display of the beauty and grace of the Indian Ocean Bottlenose dolphin.
    Seaview Predator Park in Port Elizabeth is a Wildlife Educational park with free roaming game, wildlife sanctuary and a big cat (lion) conservation programme. The park is also home to free roaming animals such as Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest and many species of Antelopes.
    Nature Park
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    The Kragga Kamma Game Park is a small reserve within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in Port Elizabeth. The lush coastal forest and grassland is home to vast herds of African game, including White Rhino, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Nyala, Bontebok, Lechwe and many more species. All the animals roam freely, unrestricted in natural surroundings. You can take a drive in your own vehicle through the park (no need for 4x4) or choose the 2 hour guided tour in an open Landrover with a professional guide.
    Jeep Safaris
    Greater Addo National Park near Port Elizabeth is the only park in the world to house Africa's "Big 7" (elephant, rhinoceros, lion, buffalo, leopard, whale and great white shark) in their natural habitat. The park receives about 120,000 visitors annually.
    Jeep Safaris

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Airport in Port Elizabeth
  • Port Elizabeth Airport ( PLZ ) , Port Elizabeth
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