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Port Elizabeth is known as the Friendly City, a major seaport and tourist destination along the dazzling shores of Algoa Bay, with an unbeatable and diverse mix of eco-attractions and adventure holiday destination.

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3 Way Ocean Charters

Deep Sea Fishing Charters

3 Way Ocean Charters offers you game fishing, bottom fishing charters and sea cruises off the Port Elizabeth coastline, South Africa in the province of the Eastern Cape.

Alive Survival School

Adventure Tour Operators

Good survival training is not only interesting but essential to the outdoor enthusiast and the general public who may be exposed to the elements whether by choice or forced to be in a hazardous situation.

Apple Express

Steam train trips

The Apple Express Train travels to Assegaaibos and Patensie. The trips are to quaint getaways perfect for the whole family. There are various Day Trip packages and Weekend Trip packages available to choose from.

Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex


In the grounds of the Dias Museum Complex are four mountain tortoises, ducks and two museum cats.



Bayworld offers a variety of live animal displays, including dolphins, seals, penguins, fish, snakes and crocodiles

Beachview Resort

Caravan & Tent Camping sites

Beachview Resort is a popular family holiday destination. They offer 37 Caravan and tent sites with electrical power points. There is also a restaurant and shop available.

Big John Fishing Charters

Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Deep Sea Fishing excursions exiting P.E. harbour by very experienced fishing guide.

Bruintjieskraal Campsite

Tent Camping sites

The camp is located in a tranquil setting amongst indigenous trees and riverine vegetation on the banks of the Grootrivier between the Kouga and Winterhoek Mountains.

Bushpig Adventures

Team Building

Bushpig Adventures is the perfect setting for Team Building, Leadership Camps, Weekend Retreats and Outdoor Educational Days.

Calabash Tours

Heritage Tour Operators

Calabash Tours has gained an outstanding reputation for the quality of its cultural tours and for its ability to take care of its clients

Eastern Cape Mountain Biking Adventures

Mountain biking

The Eastern Cape is a region rich in diversity! Not only in culture but also in mountain biking terrains. Test your technical riding skills in the forests around Stutterheim or Hogsback.

Ezethu Tours

Heritage Tour Operators

Ezethu Tours specialises in authentic experiences of our rich heritage ranging from Culture, History and Big 7 Safaris.


Caravan & Tent Camping sites

The campsite is situated on the banks of the Gamtoosriver with a high cliff on the opposite side. Private, spacious, peaceful campsite with deep river (11m) for swimming and a beautiful cliff.

Green Adventures

Adventure Tour Operators

Green Adventures is dedicated to satisfying your craving for exhilaration and something new. They provide unique adrenaline-pumping action which will build bonds within your office and study teams.

Heritage Trails

4x4 adventure

“Heritage Trails” are excursion programs offered by Pegasus Hospitality and Marketing providing intrepid travelers the opportunity to experience the rich wilderness, cultural heritage and magnificence of the Eastern Cape.

Hobie beach


Popular Hobie beach, located in the Summerstrand area of Port Elizabeth, is the ideal base from which to explore Port Elizabeth and its beautiful coastline.

Humewood Beach


A typical Eastern Cape sandy beach with good waves. The beach is situated on the outskirts of the main city area on the sea side of Happy Valley, a well-known landmark in town.

Humewood Golf Course

Golf Courses

Humewood Golf Course is found in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, the golf course is a genuine seaside links, frequently lashed by the winds off Algoa Bay.

Kwanti Safaris

4x4 adventure

Kwanti Safaris & Tours specialize in 4x4 adventures, eco-tours, game viewing, hiking trails, camping and outdoor bush adventures in a malaria free environment.

Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Private Game Reserves

Kwantu private game reserve is home to 42 species of mammals including the Big 5.

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Sport Stadiums

The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is situated in Port Elizabeth on South Africa's south-east coastline. The stadium has carrying capacity of 48 000.

Nelson Mandela Bay Tours

Adventure Tour Operators

They specialise in the Eastern Cape, the Garden Route to Cape Town and the Wild Coast to Durban and Lesotho. From day trips to the Addo National Park.

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum


The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, formerly the King George VI Art Gallery, was opened on 22 June 1956 and renamed in December 2002.

Ocean Divers International

Scuba diving

Ocean Divers International offers the public both a training facility and a retail shop that covers all aspects of sport diving.

Paintball Heaven


Come to Paintball heaven & enjoy an action-packed experience on any of our 5 AWESOME fields. Paintballing is ideal for corporate team-building, social get-togethers or kids parties. Bring your friends or the family for a rad day out.

Pine Lodge Resort

Caravan & Tent Camping sites

Their 4-star, well grassed caravan sites are carefully situated around tranquil surroundings and all have electrical points.

Port Elizabeth Golf Club

Golf Courses

This quality 6121 meter course, in Nelson Mandela Bay, with magnificent fairways and bent grass greens offers a true, but fair challenge to all golfers.

Port Elizabeth Opera House


The Opera House is the oldest theatre on the continent of Africa and the Southern Hemisphere.

Ron Belling Art Gallery

Art galleries

Ron Belling was South Africa's foremost aviation artists who produced 1 650 paintings during his lifetime, of which 500 are aviation subjects.

Sahara Oval St George’s

Sport Stadiums

This was the ground where South Africa played its last test match before ICC pronounced its ban on it from international cricket.

Shambala Wellness Spa


Shambala Wellness Spa in Walmer, is the Premier Day Spa in Port Elizabeth, for him and her.

Shark River Golf Club

Golf Courses

Shark River Golf Club is a great place to enjoy golf and make friends. The challenging 9-hole course is within the military base at Forest Hill, Port Elizabeth.

St. Croix Motor Museum


St.Croix Motor Museum was founded by Eben de Vos in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 1986 and is at present housed in an old aeroplane hangar in the heart of the suburb of Westview abutting Mill Park.

The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World


The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment World is a complete entertainment destination located on the Port Elizabeth Beach front in the exclusive suburb of Summerstrand

The Hippo Backpackers


Feel right at home at our warm and cosy hostel in the heart of historical Port Elizabeth, The Hippo Backpackers.

The Willows Resort

Caravan & Tent Camping sites

Situated on Marine Drive just 15km from all the main Port Elizabeth beachfront attractions, The Willows is the ideal spot to use as "home base" for your excursions.

Umzantsi Afrika


Experience the “Realization of your African Dream” and allow Umzantsi Afrika to take you on an exclusive luxury tour of your choice.

Walmer Country Club Golf Course

Golf Courses

Walmer Country Club Golf Course,Port Elizabeth with its warm and friendly atmosphere, is 54 years old. It has grown from strength to strength and has over 550 members.

Wedgewood Golf Course

Golf Courses

At Wedgewood Country Club, 18-holes of lush, tree-lined parkland course is at your disposal.

Wells Estate


Wells Estate is a large recreational centre, approximately 25 km northwards of Port Elizabeth.




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