Port Elizabeth, commonly known as “PE” is located on the South-East coast of Africa, along the shores of beautiful Nelson Mandela Bay, bordering the Indian Ocean. Also known as “The Friendly City”, PE is a favourite family fun holiday destination, offering a diverse selection of attractions (Boardwalk & entertainment world), scenic nature trails, historic heritage, malaria-free big 5 game viewing less than 1 hour drive away, and countless water sport activities, along 40km of breathtaking coastline and beaches.
Things to do when visiting PE:
Stroll on the beaches, visit the Cape Receife Reserve, the village of Skoenmakerskop and Sardinia Bay.
Book a surfing or kitesurf lesson/outing (weather permitting).
Enjoy the experience of scuba diving in the bay, book a deepsea fishing cruise, a sail on a yacht, a cruise in the bay or a sundowner, an expert daily or longer marine safari (“sardine run”, whale watching, sharks etc.)
Book a day trip on the Apple Express Train which will take you inland.
Take a morning trip to the ADDO elephant park and an afternoon visit a big 5 game reserve less than 100 kms from town (Schotia and others).
Take a trip to the Sundays’ river and visit its beautiful unspoiled dunes (the Alexandria dunes), the river mouth, 45 min drive away.
Take a drive (80km) to JBAY (Jeffreys bay, the surfers mecca), and visit its popular surfing clothes factory shops like billabong, quicksilver etc..
Golf fans will find a 5 min drive away the Humewood Golf Course, and 10 minutes away at the PE Golf Course.
We look forward to planning out some rich and stimulating outings with you.