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Port Elizabeth, situated on South Africa's Eastern Cape, is an inviting coastal city known for its warm waters, picturesque beaches, and rich cultural heritage. Explore the Donkin Heritage Trail to discover historical landmarks, or visit the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum for a taste of local art. Enjoy water sports like surfing, sailing, and scuba diving in the azure Algoa Bay, or simply relax on the pristine sands of Hobie Beach. Encounter wildlife at Kragga Kamma Game Park or Addo Elephant National Park, located nearby. Port Elizabeth's delightful blend of history, nature, and leisure make it a must-visit destination.

EXPERIENCES

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Art Scene


Discover the city's vibrant history and art scene by exploring the Donkin Reserve and Route 67. This walking trail highlights 67 public art pieces, celebrating Nelson Mandela's 67 years of service to South Africa. The Donkin Reserve also features the iconic lighthouse and the colourful mosaic pathway known as the "Piazza Mosaic."

Addo Elephant National Park


A short drive from Port Elizabeth, Addo Elephant National Park is the third-largest national park in South Africa and a sanctuary for the densest population of African elephants on Earth. Embark on a guided game drive or self-drive safari to encounter these gentle giants, along with other wildlife such as lions, hyenas, and various antelope species.

Marine Safari


Algoa Bay is home to an incredible diversity of marine life. Join a marine safari to spot bottlenose dolphins, African penguins, and various whale species, including humpbacks and southern right whales during the migration season. The bay is also home to Bird Island, where you'll find the largest breeding colony of Cape gannets in the world.

Game Park


The Kragga Kamma Game Park offers visitors the opportunity to experience an authentic African safari without venturing far from the city. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including rhinos, zebras, and buffalo. Enjoy a self-drive tour or join a guided game drive for a more informative experience.

Seabird Rehabilitation Centre


The SANCCOB Seabird Rehabilitation Centre in Cape Recife Nature Reserve is dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating seabirds, particularly the endangered African penguin. Visit the centre to learn about their important work, meet the resident penguins, and even participate in a "penguin encounter" experience.

Apartheid History


The Red Location Museum offers visitors a unique insight into South Africa's history of apartheid and the struggle for freedom. The museum uses multimedia exhibits, artifacts, and personal stories to create a thought-provoking and educational experience.