• Alan Tours
  • Contact Reservations
    Telephone +27 (0)41 378-1486
    Mobile +27 (0)72 358-4634
  • Address
    5 Albatross Crescent, Seaview, Port Elizabeth
    6011, Sunshine Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa


At a Glance

  • Tour duration: Full day trip
  • Group size: Minimum of 2 people per tour
  • Tour departs from: Port Elizabeth
  • Price: From R2650 per person

Tour Highlights

  • Drive to the quaint seaside village and continue along the Garden Route
  • Visit the Wild flower Reserve on the edge of the Van Stadens river gorge
  • Knysna Touraco, Sugarbird, Malachite Sunbird and more in the fynbos
  • Productive farmlands
  • Walk along Jeffreys Bay beach, the world famous surf spot, collect seashells and watch surfers
  • Shopping for clothes and gifts

Suitable for those interested in Birdwatching, Countryside, Nature


The Western district of Port Elizabeth is characterised by a temperate climate, To the south, the expanse of the Indian Ocean fringed by endless golden beaches. A wide coastal plain bordered in the north by the Lady Slipper Mountain, a part of the Cape Fold Mountain system. There are Nature reserves and productive farmlands growing a variety of crops from chicken and vegetables farms and well organised citrus orchards.

8:00 am pick up at place of residence in Port Elizabeth. Orientation in the quaint seaside village of Schoenmakerskop before continuing along the southern shoreline. Our first stop is at a wild flower reserve on the edge of the Van Stadens river gorge. We have tea or coffee while enjoying the view towards the arch bridge that dominates this spectacular gorge. Here the vegetation is predominately Fynbos with some spectacular birds found in this area such as the Knysna Touraco and the endemic Sugarbird and the stunning Malachite Sunbird.

Climbing out of the Gamtoos valley we head for Humansdorp, an agricultural centre on the coastal plain, where most of the inhabitants are desendents of the early Khoikhoi, the first nation, and earliest human beings. From Humansdorp we continue to Jeffreys Bay, a fishing village, seaside resort and above all, a world famous surf spot. We walk the beach, renowned for its seashells and watch surfers if conditions are good. Factory clothing shops abound where bargains can be found.

We return to Port Elizabeth and your accommodation in the late afternoon that marks the end of the tour.


The Tour incluces:
* Entrance/conservation fee
* Light lunch
* Bottled water in the tour vehicle

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