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Travel Guide of Port Elizabeth in South Africa by Influencers and Travelers

Port Elizabeth or Nelson Mandela Bay, often known by its initials PE and colloquially as "The Friendly City" or "The Windy City", is a major seaport city and most populous city in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

The Best Things to Do and Visit in Port Elizabeth


1 - Kragga Kamma Game Park

   14 km away

The Kragga Kamma Game Park is a small reserve within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. One of the cheetahs featured in the movie Duma used to reside at Kragga Kamma.

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2 - Addo

   27 km away

Addo Elephant National Park is a diverse wildlife conservation park situated close to Port Elizabeth in South Africa and is one of the country's 20 national parks.

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3 - Shore Excursions in Port Elizabeth

- Probably your best chance of viewing a lot of elephants at close range in their natural habitat. - A great opportunity to spot members of the Big 5 in their natural environment. - Visit the 3rd largest national park in South Africa. - Look out for lions, hyenas, antelopes, zebras, notoriously dangerous Cape buffaloes, black rhinoceros and many more. - An opportunity to learn about African wildlife through interpretations by our highly experienced Nature Guides. - For the time conscious, this is your best chance to experience the wild side of Africa in one day. - A great opportunity to experience South African cuisine through the traditional Braai (BBQ) freshly prepared by you guide whilst you refresh with local beverages, wines & beers. - Witness nature as it occurs natural with minimal human interference like natural ground water provision. - An awesome opportunity to test your photography skills at any level, all welcome. - Seat back, have your camera ready, relax and enjoy!

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4 - Kings Beach

   33 km away
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5 - Safaris in Port Elizabeth

Our cruise is unique in that we operate in the diverse Algoa Bay, rich in wildlife and history. Visiting St Croix island, home to half the worlds remaining endangered African Penguins. This tour is run just once a day instead of trying to run multiple cruises in one day. This ensures that our skippers and guides are fresh and alert for every cruise and makes it possible to spend more time and effort searching for wildlife in our Bay or observing something special that we come across provided that no one on board is in a rush to get back for a flight or bookings previously made. Our main focus is education, conservation and assisting in research which is made possible by the funds generated from our Marine Eco-Cruises out into Algoa Bay. Trees are planted to balance our carbon footprint for each cruise conducted. We use smaller boats so as to keep our cruises personal. Our skippers and Guides are very knowledge and are there to answer any questions and see to the needs of our Guests.

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6 - Surfing Lessons in Port Elizabeth

They say salt water can cure anything and a bit of time catching waves, chilling on the beach, and toasting the sunset at one of the most iconic surf locations in the world and the home of the perfect wave as well stop no. 6 on the World Surf League Tour (Jeffreys Bay Corona Open) is definitely an antidote for the stresses of daily life or simply a recipe to have the time and adventure of your life. Soak up the sunshine, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, and let Son Surf School take you there, Jeffreys Bay, the place of dreaming. Son Surf School established in 2003 provides an authentic unsurpassed surfing experience in JBay for all ages from beginner to advanced. Our services are professional, our staff are trained, experienced and SSA Accredited Instructors and are always willing to go the extra mile for our visitors and clients from all over the world.

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7 - Kayaking Tours in Port Elizabeth

The beaches around Jeffreys Bay are home to some of the biggest sand dunes in South Africa—perfect for trying out the sport of sandboarding. Similar to snowboarding, sandboarding is easy to learn and a fun way to enjoy this natural environment. An instructor and equipment are provided for this 2-hour activity. Choice of morning or afternoon departure time when booking. Make a day of it and combine it with our Kayaking Trip on the lagoon.

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8 - Sandboarding in Port Elizabeth

South Africa may be known for its fantastic surfing, but there’s plenty of action to be had on the dunes as well. Meet your guide who will outfit you with equipment and teach you the basics of sandboarding (think snowboarding, but on sand dunes). No experience is necessary and if you’re lucky, you can see whales and dolphins swimming in the bay.

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