About Bathurst

Bathurst is situated on the Sunshine Coast, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Eastern Cape DestinationsBathurst, Sunshine Coast

Bathurst is situated on the fringes of both the Sunshine Coast and Frontier Country, a half hour drive from Grahamstown or 10 minutes from Port Alfred.

Halfway between Port Elizabeth and East London, Bathurst is a short 10 minutes from Port Alfred, with it's fabulous beaches, restaurants, shops and the popular Royal Port Alfred Golf Course.

Seeped in the history of the Eastern Cape's tumultuous past and personifying the essence of the brave and hardy English Settlers which while giving it a distinctly English rural feeling, it's beautiful indigenous trees such as the giant wild fig trees and the brilliantly coloured Coral trees which predominate remind one that this is still Africa. Today Bathurst brings together the past and the present, being the hub of one of the largest pineapple growing areas in South Africa.

Additional Reading
For an in depth review of this charming town, see our article at "Explore Bathurst".

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Sweet Fountain Cottage

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Sweet Fountain Cottage

Sweet Fountain Cottage is situated on a working crop and cattle farm about 5km from Bathurst in the Eastern Cape. The ... more

Morley House Historical Accommodation

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Morley House Historical Accommodation

Morley House is an 1820s settlers' cottage in the picturesque rural village of Bathurst in the Eastern Cape. Morley House ... more

Lyndhurst Guest Cottage

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Lyndhurst Guest Cottage

Country living at itís best on a beautiful pineapple farm in the heart of the Sunshine Coast and Frontier Country ... more

Reviews of Bathurst

Bathhurst is such a cute little village and we just loved seeing the big pineapple! The pineapple farms all around made some stunning photos and the...

Annelize & David, Pretoria

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