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  • Eastern Cape

    Sundays River

    Situated less than an hour from Port Elizabeth, the tranquil and evergreen Sunday's River Valley in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa is an important citrus growing area with seemingly endless stretches of lush citrus orchards, scenting the air with their blossoms and becoming heavy and colorful with fruit in the winter. The Sir Percy Fitzpatrick lookout point at Sunland and the ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Uitenhage

    The charming little town of Uitenhage is situated only 38 kilometers from Port Elizabeth and 30 kilometers from the sparkling Indian Ocean. Situated in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province, the city has just recently been made part of the greater Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality. Not only does Uitenhage serve as the automotive hub of the Eastern Cape, but it is filled with a rich history and ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Despatch

    A lonely brick chimney stands silently as a reminder of a lucrative era in the history of Despatch. Once part of a successful brickworks industry and built in 1882, the chimney now merely remains as a monument to what was a booming industry. But while one industry’s closure brought the end to an era, Despatch grew into a quaint little town on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth.

  • Eastern Cape

    Somerset East

    The picturesque town of Somerset East, in the Eastern Cape, was established in 1825 by Lord Charles Somerset. Its history can still be revisited at its numerous national monuments, buildings and museums, while the wildlife and nature of the surrounding landscape can be explored through a variety of activities. As a part of the Blue Crane Route, Somerset East is extremely conservation ...

  • Regions

    Eastern Cape

    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.

  • Eastern Cape

    Port Elizabeth

    Set on the beautiful beaches of Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth has an abundance of warm water beaches, an estuary, rivers and kloofs. There are endless opportunities for surfing, angling, yachting, power-boating, boardsailing and scuba diving.On the wild side, Port Elizabeth offers malaria-free game reserves where you can view lions, elephants, black and white rhinos, buffalos, ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Port Alfred

    Established in the 1820’s, Port Alfred has been able to hold onto its rich heritage while developing into a coastal town that can accommodate visitors and offer residents a comfortable life. Located between the two major cities of the Eastern Cape, namely East London and Port Elizabeth, Port Alfred is often referred to as the heart of the Sunshine Coast. The laid back atmosphere of the town ...

  • Eastern Cape

    Jeffreys Bay

    Home to a leg of the annual Billabong Pro surfing competition, Jeffreys Bay has become a favorite surfing destination for local and international surfers. It’s laid back and arty atmosphere is soaked up by thousands of visitors each year who come to enjoy the peacefulness and beauty of this holiday town. Breathtaking beaches and luxury accommodation is not all that Jeffreys Bay has to offer, ...

  • Eastern Cape

    St Francis Bay

    Located on South Africa's Sunshine Coast midway between Knysna and Port Elizabeth, St Francis Bay is a haven of peace and tranquility providing holidaymakers with an escape from the rigors of everyday life. St Francis Bay with its seven kilometer residential marina, known as 'The Canals', along with the Kromme River and estuary is a visual delight and offers superb opportunities for a ...

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    Cities

    Cape Town Western CapeCape Town, the epitome of a cosmopolitan community, is a city of opposites. The old 19th Century culture in the Bo Kaap area, is contrasted with the incredibly modern foreshore developments. Whichever your preference, you'll be amply pleased with variety that the City Bowl has to offer. By the world of standards.