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  • Regions

    Ports

    International trade is an essential element of a prosperous economy. Since sea transport is usually the most economical way to move bulk stock, the majority of international trade depends on efficient harbors. Sea transport certainly plays a large role in South Africa’s international trade and a number of ports around the country cater to various industries – seeing to both imports and ...

  • Sundays River

    Attractions

    The Sundays River is an incredibly beautiful part of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. The Sundays River Valley has a variety of great attractions to cater to every activity level and taste, along with accommodation to suit your individual needs and festivals to keep you entertained. The valley stretches from the coastline just outside of Port Elizabeth and heads inland through Addo and ...

  • Port Elizabeth

    Opera House

    The Port Elizabeth Opera House has a unique history. Preceding the railway lines by two years, it is not only the oldest Opera House in the Southern Hemisphere, but the only Victorian Theatre left on the continent.

  • Port Elizabeth

    Bayworld

    The Port Elizabeth Oceanarium is called Bayworld. It consists of three different components, the oceanarium, the museum and the snake park. Affiliated with Bayworld, is no 7 Castle Hill. This Victorian House Museum is not on the Port Elizabeth Oceanarium premises, but is located in the city center. It is one of the oldest houses in Port Elizabeth and dates back to 1827. ...

  • Parks

    Mountain Zebra National Park

    Mountain Zebra National Park is beautifully situated within the Eastern Cape Midlands. The Bankberg Mountains ease into large green plains and deep lush valleys. Home to a wide variety of wildlife, and featuring the Cape Mountain Zebra, this national park is a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the cities, though conveniently located near Port Elizabeth.

  • Port Elizabeth

    Donkin

    Port Elizabeth’s Donkin Reserve is better known for it’s historical interest than its wildlife. In fact, the only wildlife you’ll find here are birds. Situated near the beach in the midst of a historical and commercial hub interspersed by inner city suburbia, the Donkin Reserve is essentially a small open public space which was proclaimed by the founder of the city, Sir Rufane Donkin. The ...

  • Airports

    Port Elizabeth Airport

    In 1917, the first flight to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town was made by Major Allister Macintosh Miller. This was such an historical moment that this flight was brought to life on canvas by artist Ron Belling to be seen by many in the future. In close proximity to the city, Lieutenant Colonel Miller established the Port Elizabeth Airport in 1929. At this time however, the ...

  • Travel

    Airports

    No matter where you live or who you are, it is difficult to argue against the efficiency and convenience of air travel. Despite the fact that many foreigners may envision a single South African airport surrounded by wild jungle and rudimental facilities, South Africa actually has a well-developed airport infrastructure. Most major cities around the country have either a well-developed ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Sardinia Bay Beach

    Visitors to Port Elizabeth are often referred to beaches such as Kings Beach and Hobie Beach, as they are within the city limits and are surrounded by attractions such as the casino, restaurants, pubs and stores. But for those seeking tranquility and a peaceful family afternoon along the coast, a small piece of heaven is located a mere ten minutes from Port Elizabeth, and is a favorite ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Hobie Beach

    Port Elizabeth’s Hobie Beach is probably the city’s most popular beach. Though there are various stretches of beach around the city’s coastline, Hobie is the top swimming and entertainment beach. Complete with a pier, close proximity to an entertainment complex, a lifeguard clubhouse, public toilets, showers, swimming pools and even an esplanade, there isn’t much you won't be able to do at ...