Eastern Cape – Diverse and Popular
The Eastern Cape Province in South Africa is a diverse region, with varied landscapes, activities and attractions. The province is popular with tourists due to the selection of cities and luxury nature reserves that are located in the province. From dry Karoo areas to dense forests, breathtaking mountains and spectacular coastal destinations, the Eastern Cape can offer it all to visitors.
Port Elizabeth and East London are the two major cities in the province, and stretching out from them, across the region, is a world of adventure and excitement. Natural attractions such as the Addo Elephant Park, Shamwari Game Reserve, Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, Tsitsikamma National Park and the Amatola Mountains attract thousands of tourists each year. The chance to take a glimpse at the Big Five while still being close enough to internationally known beaches such as in Jeffreys Bay is a convincing lure to the province. Those looking for some major action can also try bungee jumping at Bloukrans Bridge, after which they can discover the magnificence of the Storms River area.
The Eastern Cape is a melting pot of activities that include fishing, bird watching, hiking, water sports, extreme adventures, historical landmarks and unforgettable landscapes. Discover a region that became home to the 1820 settlers and where prominent South African leaders such as, Steve Biko, Nelson Mandela and Charles Coglan grew up and lived. It is a province filled with entertainment, amazement and unmatched beauty.