47 Places of Interest on the Sunshine Coast

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Nature Reserves / Botanical Gardens

Kwelera Coastal Nature Reserve

Kwelera Coastal Nature Reserve is one of ten nature reserves that collectively make up the East London Coast Nature Reserve – a gorgeous stretch of coast that extends from the Great Kei River in the north east, all the way to the Tylomnqa River in the ...

Botanical Gardens

Kwelera National Botanical Garden

Kwelera is officially classified as a 'conservation garden' promoting biodiverisity education to locals and attracting tourists to the region. But it is going to be some time before its intention to attract visitors and learners becomes a reality. Its ...

Nature Reserves

Maitland Nature Reserve

Port Elizabeth’s Maitland Nature Reserve is a rich source of natural beauty and variety. It boasts indigenous coastal forest, stunning views of the Indian Ocean and impressive giant sand dunes. The reserve occupies 250 hectares and is home to a number of ...

Nature Reserves

Nahoon Point Nature Reserve

Dubbed one of the most scenic coastal reserves in the country, the Nahoon Point Nature Reserve in East London is a South African gem. But, it is not only for this its extraordinary natural beauty and breath-taking vistas that it is so loved ...

2010 Stadiums / Landmarks

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

The province of the Eastern Cape had never had a world-class football stadium before the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium was constructed here for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. This stadium was designed to resemble a massive flower, with petal-like ...

Nature Reserves

Noorsekloof Nature Reserve

The Eastern Cape is abundant in fascinating fauna and flora. It has a unique combination of species and is rich in its biodiversity. The Noorsekloof Nature Reserve is dedicated to showing some of this off to locals and visitors alike. This reserve is ...

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 ...

Golf Courses

Royal Port Alfred Golf Club

Situated at Port Alfred, which is on the coast more or less halfway between Port Elizabeth and East London, the club was granted its 'Royal' prefix when the Prince of Wales visited in 1927, and today his putter is mounted in the bar. One of the true ...

Nature Reserves

Seal Point Nature Reserve

Pretty Seal Point Nature Reserve is one of four nature reserves that lie at the cape alongside the villages of Cape St Francis, Port St Francis and St Francis Bay. It is situated at the Cape St Francis lighthouse, beyond Cape St Francis Nature Reserve, ...

Nature Reserves

Seekoei Nature Reserve

The Seekoei Nature Reserve is situated between Aston Bay and Paradise Beach, just outside of Jeffrey’s Bay in the Eastern Cape. The reserve has a total area of 60 hectares and lies on the estuary formed by the confluence of the Swart River and the ...

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 ...

Game Reserves

Sibuya Game Reserve

Sibuya Game Reserve covers more than 2000 hectares and incorporates the unique East Cape Valley Bushveld, Grasslands and Coastal Forests. Antelope abound, including the rare Bontebok and Oribi. Malaria Free and conveniently situated near Kenton on Sea on ...

Nature Reserves

St Croix Island Marine Reserve

The St Croix Island Marine Reserve lies in Algoa Bay, a series of three islands (the islands of the cross) just north-east of Port Elizabeth. St Croix and its two sister islets – Jahleel Island and Brenton Rock - are quartzitic outcrops of the Table ...

Penguin Route / Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries / Popular Tourist Routes

St Croix Island Penguin Colony

St Croix is home to the largest African penguin colony in the world. It lies 4 km offshore between the Coega and Sundays River mouths, part of a group of coastal island clustered roughly into two groups of three islands each. St Croix, a 12 ha rocky ...

Golf Courses

St Francis Bay Golf Club

St Francis Bay Golf Club is situated in the village of St Francis Bay on the warm Indian Ocean coastline of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. The St Francis Bay Golf Club is renowned country-wide for its warm hospitality and a great club spirit, which ...

Golf Courses

St Francis Links

The layout of the St Francis Links Course combines every element of shot making with its undulating terrain, greens and surrounds as well as its variation in length and direction. The bunkers look as though they have been simply plowed out of the land ...

Beaches

Sunshine Coast Beaches

The Sunshine Coast is home to hundreds of kilometres of spectacular coastline. The Sunshine Coast stretches from Tsitsikamma (on the Garden Route), through Port Elizabeth, and onto East London in the Eastern Cape. This translates to about 500 kilometres ...

Nature Reserves

Swartkops Estuary

It might be right in the heart of urban living but the Swartkops Estuary, 8 km north of Port Elizabeth, and its adjacent salt pans are a highlight for any bird fundi intent on sighting estuarine waders and terns. Over 10 000 waterbirds summer here. As ...

Landmarks / Memorials

The Dias Cross

There is a Dias Cross on the headland known as Kwaaihoek, close to the Boknes lagoon on the Sunshine Coast. It is one of three crosses erected by the Portuguese explorer on his sea journey to Africa. In 1487 Bartholomew ...

Sunshine Coast as a destination

In the neighbourhood

Alexandria, Bathurst, Blue Horizon Bay, Boesmansriviermond, Cannon Rocks, Cape St Francis, East London, Humansdorp, Jeffreys Bay, Kariega, Kenton On Sea, Kidds Beach, Kleinemonde, Oyster Bay, Port Alfred, Port Elizabeth, St Francis Bay, Thornhill, Tsitsikamma, Winterstrand

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