41 Places of Interest in Port Elizabeth

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Botanical Gardens / Landmarks

Pearson Conservatory

This striking Victorian conservatory was officially opened in 1882 and named for the then mayor of Port Elizabeth. The 25 foot wide central building opens up to a skylight, whilst down either end of it are perfectly balanced east and west ...

Uniquely South African / Popular Tourist Routes / Penguin Route

Penguin Route

The diminutive African Penguin is found mainly on islands off our shoreline. It has also taken up residence amongst us in mainland colonies, like Boulders beach and Stony Point, both of which have become major tourist ...

Beaches

Port Elizabeth Beaches

What makes the beaches of Port Elizabeth so gorgeous is that the water is warm, thanks to its being from the Indian Ocean, and most of the beaches are safe for swimming. On average, the water in the bay is between 18 and 21 degrees Celsius in summer and ...

Landmarks / National Monuments

Port Elizabeth City Hall

Port Elizabeth City Hall dates back to the mid-19th century, when the European colonisers were settling on the shores of Algoa Bay and taking advantage of the untouched expanses of farmlands and countryside. Construction of the City Hall began in 1858 ...

Golf Courses

Port Elizabeth Golf Club

Port Elizabeth Golf Club, which is commonly known as "The Hill", was founded in 1890 and is one of South Africa's oldest golf clubs. Today the place is a hive of activity for its 1 600 members, and the emphasis is placed on good food and entertainment as ...

Landmarks / Museums

Prince Alfred's Guard Drill Hall

The Prince Alfred's Guard Drill Hall stands on the corners of Castle Hill, Prospect and Daly Streets in Port Elizabeth's centre. The beautiful building, built in 1880, is the headquarters of one of the oldest volunteer regiments in South ...

Museums

Red Location Museum

The Red Location Museum is situated within the oldest township in South Africa, New Brighton. This massive informal settlement is on the outskirts of the industrial area of Port Elizabeth in Nelson Mandela Bay and represents a huge segment of the local ...

Landmarks

Sacramento Cannon

Sometimes called the 'miracle cannon' because of the mint condition in which it was found, the cannon salvaged from the wreck of the Sacramento, a Portuguese man o' war that ran aground just outside Port Elizabeth in June 1647 on her maiden ...

Marine Protected Areas

Sardinia Bay Marine Protected Area

This bay, adjacent to the Sardinia Bay Nature Reserve, is a marine protected area - a 7 km rocky and sandy coastline that also extends one nautical mile (1 852 metres) offshore to include subtidal rocky reefs and sandy benthos (the organisms that live in ...

Nature Reserves

Settlers Park Nature Reserve

The Baakens River Valley runs through the heart of Port Elizabeth, and is frequented by picnicking families, bridal couples having beautiful photographs taken and hikers taking in the beauty of the lush surrounds. The entire nature reserve of Settlers ...

Port Elizabeth as a destination

In the neighbourhood

Amsterdamhoek, Beachview, Blue Horizon Bay, Bluewater Bay, Central Hill, Charlo, Chelsea Conservancy, Colleen Glen, Despatch, Fern Glen, Framesby, Glendinningvale, Greenacres, Humerail, Humewood, Kini Bay, Kragga Kamma, Lorraine, Lovemore Park, Maitlands, Mill Park, Newton Park, North End, Parsons Vlei, Redhouse, Richmond Hill, Sardinia Bay, Schoenmakerskop, Seaview, South End, St Georges Park, Summerstrand, Sunridge Park, Theescombe, Uitenhage, Walmer, Walmer Heights, Westlands, Woodlands

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