Steynsburg Places of Interest

Steynsburg is situated in Amatola, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND Steynsburg

Commando Drift Nature Reserve

The 6 000 hectare Commando Drift Nature Reserve lies roughly 60 km north of Cradock on the road to Tarkastad. At its heart is the Commando Drift Dam, fed by four rivers. On what is essentially a mixture of ...

Groot Doringhoek Pass

The Groot Doringhoek (great thorn corner) Pass is considered one of the highest mountain passes in the country, and thus one of its more dangerous roads,. It also makes its way onto a list of roads less ...

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Dontsa Pass

The Dontsa Pass is one of the most scenic passes in the area. It negotiates forested hillsides overshadowed by impressive mountain peaks and dotted with several dams, cutting through the little village of ...

East London City Hall

The foundation stone of the stately East London City Halll was laid in 1897. The clock tower commemorates the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria. Built in the Victorian Renaissance style, the marble for the ...

East London Museum

The East London Museum has the world's only dodo egg, a large natural science collection, collections ranging from the prehistoric times of South Africa to the early history of the Xhosa people. The Museum has ...

Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve

Set close to the little community of Blinkwater, Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve lies on the Post Retief road, almost equidistant between Adelaide and the historical town of Fort Beaufort, in the Amatola ...

Fort Hare University

Fort Hare, as its name suggest, began as a British fort built during the 19th century in the wars between British settlers and the Xhosa. Parts of the fort still remain as do the graves of those British ...

Hogsback Pass

High in the mountains, north of the Eastern Cape town of Alice, is the little fairytale town of Hogsback named such, or so the theory goes, for the three peaks of the village that when sighted from a certain ...

Katberg Pass

The Katberg Pass lies on the R351 just north of the little town of Katberg, west of Hogsback. 4x4 enthusiasts and adventure bikers usually drive this, together with Mitchellís Pass, when in the area. The ...

Maden Dam

Maden Dam lies in the otherworldly Phiri forest, close to King Williamís Town and 80 km from East London. Whilst its size is nothing to write home about, it is both incredibly pretty and highly regarded ...

Mpofu Nature Reserve

Mpofu Nature Reserve is situated in the heart of the Katberg Mountain Range, about 2.5 hoursí drive from Port Elizabeth. Mpofu Nature Reserve covers an area of 7 500 hectares and occupies the valleys and ...

St Patrick-on-the-hill

Donít make the mistake of driving past and not stopping. This beautiful stone, wood and thatch chapel has been voted one of the top 10 most beautiful places to visit in South Africa, and weíre not ...

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