Eastern Cape Sight Seeing

Situated between Western Cape and KwaZulu Natal, the Eastern Cape is the second largest of South Africa's 9 provinces. Show on Map

Destinations in Eastern Cape

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Hike the Dolphin Trail

Where? Tsitsikamma
For those hikers who know the rigours of the Otter Trail, and for those who have never had the luck or the courage to hike it, why not take a well earned break and come and enjoy the unrivalled beauty and ...

Egg Rock

Where? Cradock
If you are travelling near Cradock you may want to get onto Queenstown Road and visit Egg Rock. This fascinating tourist attraction stands 10 meters tall and weighs about 488 tons. This large piece of ...

Visit the Valley of Desolation

Where? Graaff-Reinet
Graaff-Reinet is a Karoo town surrounded by the Camdeboo National Park - 19 000 ha of veld covering plains with herds of Springbok, Gemsbuck and Cape Buffalo, mountain valleys lush with spekboom (foliage) and ...

Hood Point Lighthouse

Where? East London
At a height of 19 meters, the Hood Point Lighthouse stands as tall as the pine tress that flank its masonry tower like botanical bodyguards. Smart and proud this maritime hero, decked out in the white of a ...

Bird Watching at Umzimvubu Retreat

Where? Port St Johns
Over 40 species of birds have been identified at Umzimvubu Retreat alone, including the rare Cape Parrot. Many other spots provide excellent bird watching like the forests, the bass dam for water birds, First ...

Madonna and Child Falls

Where? Hogsback
Once you’ve tilted your head slightly and tapped into your imagination station, the shape of a mother and child will finally come to sight when looking at this popular formation of bed rock and waterfalls. ...

Mountain Biking and Cycling in Hogsback

Where? Hogsback
Hogsback is a tiny area in the mountains of the Eastern Cape, nestled away from the suburban hubbub or the city buzz, approximately three hours’ drive from Port Elizabeth. It is known for its breath-taking ...

Visit the biggest Pineapple in the World

Where? Bathurst
Bathurst is in the heart of one of the biggest pineapple growing areas in South Africa. Located on the outskirts of Bathurst just off the R67, only 15km from Port Alfred, is where you will find the world's ...

Martello Tower

Where? Fort Beaufort
The Martello Tower in Fort Beaufort is a little garrison dating back to the nineteenth century during the Napoleonic Wars. Many Martello’s were built in several different countries, with two of them being in ...

Donkin Lighthouse

Where? St Georges Park
The Donkin Lighthouse is the city's original lighthouse, located on Donkin Reserve and built in 1861. The light house is a National Monument and is also the best vantage point for an overall view of the city, ...

Voice of the Earth Eco-Shrine

Where? Hogsback
The Voice of the Earth Eco-Shrine is a unique outdoor garden shrine with paintings and sculpture overlooking the Hogsback mountains and Tyume Valley. Diana gives visitors a guided tour of the Eco-Shrine and ...

Fort Glamorgan

Where? East London
Visit the historical site of Fort Glamorgan in East London, named after the Earl of Glamorgan. Established in 1848 along the Buffalo River, this fort was used as troop barracks and to guard the supply line to ...

Woodcutters Journey

Where? Storms River
A specially designed off road vehicle in camouflaged green with a yellow canopy leads you to the resting spot of historic wagons that once travelled the forest. Guides take you along the elephant trail ...

39 Steps Falls and Arboretum

Where? Hogsback
39 Steps Falls is a very easy walk and only takes about 15 minutes to complete. The walk sets you off from Oak Avenue (adjacent to the Village Green), and takes you on a short walk through the lush green life ...

Old East London Wool Exchange

Where? East London
During the 1890’s, East London established itself as the epicentre of the wool trade in South Africa, with an entire trade and industry existing within the bounds of this beautiful province. The industry ...

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