Eastern Cape DestinationsSunrise On Sea, Sunshine Coast
Sunrise-On-Sea is an idyllic little town that may be quiet and tucked away, but certainly has no shortage of natural beauty all around it. It is situated in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, an administrative area that comprises East London, King Williamís Town and Bisho. This part of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa is known for its extensive coastline and largely untouched countryside, while the towns therein provide for all of the urban and commercial needs of international visitors.
Sunrise-on-Sea is perched on the border of the East London Coast Nature Reserve, which is an important protected area that consists of a number of parks. These comprise both inland and coastal parks and cover more than 3 400 hectares in total. The East London Coast Nature Reserve area extends from the Great Kei River to the Tyolomnqa River. Some of the parks that are part of this umbrella reserve are Cape Morgan, Chintsa West, Nahoon, Cave Rock/Gulu, Kidd's Beach, The State Forest and Untiza Forest.
With such gorgeous natural surrounds, the restful town of Sunrise-On-Sea has much to offer in the way of spectacular natural vistas and idyllic retreats from the hustle and bustle of city living. Laze on the beach, explore the trails of the nearby parks, take photographs to capture the memories, or visit with the hospitable locals. When the shopping bug bites, East Londonís city centre will not disappoint. There are also a number of restaurants, bars and clubs in the city, which are great for young ones and the young at heart.