9 Things To Do in Uitenhage

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Uitenhage Museums

Old Railway Station Museum

The Old Railway Station in Museum is an absolute must-see for locomotive enthusiasts. It is reputed to be one of the oldest railway stations in South Africa. There are two vintage locomotives on display, a number ...

Uitenhage Museums

The Cuyler Manor Museum

The Cuyler Manor Museum forms part of the Uitenhage Museum and is a Cape Dutch style house that has been brought back to life, showing off period furniture and giving visitors the illusion of stepping back in time ...

Uitenhage Museums

Drostdy Museum

Part of the Uitenhage Museum, the Drostdy Africana Museum exhibits stages of growth for the city, from buildings, furniture, appliances, clothing and so much more. Take a trip through time and see just how much ...

Despatch Museums

The Despatch Museum

The Despatch museum is an interesting museum brimming with history and a wide variety of it at that. The first thing you will notice is the large Stegasaurus, a model made to scale, of which the original is at ...

Uitenhage Museums

The VW AutoPavilion

Uitenhage is a tiny town, but is the famous home of the Volkswagen plant, which churns out these vehicles at an impressive rate. This small epicentre plays an integral role in putting the Eastern Cape on the ...

Groendal Wilderness Area Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Groendal Wilderness Area hikes

Start: just north west of Uitenhage Finish: it varies Duration: network of trails Fitness: the major hikes are strenuous, but there are easy walks as well Our tip: don't attempt the unmarked trails without a ...

Uitenhage Family Entertainment / Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Slipperfields MTB Trails

Where: Old Cape Road near Uitenhage, just outside PE Level: all levels; also for trail runners Type of route: cross-country with single-track and gravel farm roads, aimed at the whole family, but with plenty for ...

Groendal Wilderness

Lower Blindekloof Hike

Start: Groendal Wilderness office Finish: Groendal Wilderness office Duration: 11 km (roughly), a circular hike Fitness: relatively fit; the hike is not difficult, but some experience of hiking is necessary Our ...

Bluewater Bay Fishing / Beaches & Pools

Swartkops Beach

On the outskirts of the industrial area of Port Elizabeth, heading towards the world-renowned Addo Elephant National Park, is the tiny sandy stretch of the Swartkops Beach, at the mouth of the Swartkops River. ...

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Sardinia Bay Family Entertainment / Horse Riding / Sports & Leisure

Heavenly Stables Adventure Beach Trails

The exquisite expanses of the Sardinia Bay Beach are the backdrop and adventure hotspot for those making use of Heavenly Stables. This stable is situated within close proximity to the Sardinia Bay Reserve, which ...

Seaview Animal Sanctuaries / Big Game & Wildlife

Seaview Predator Park

The Seaview Predator Park is one of the Friendly City’s most prized attractions, as it combines so many irresistible things to see and do, within the borders of one easy-to-navigate park. It is situated in the ...

Van Stadens Nature Reserves / Birding

Visit the Van Stadens Flower Reserve

Enjoy a family day out at Van Stadens Wild Flower Reserve. This is a 500 hectare floral wonderland reserve and is located 35km from Port Elizabeth, bisected by the N2 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town highway. The ...

Port Elizabeth Cycling

Baakens River Mountain Bike Trail

Get some exercise on the Baakens River Mountain Bike Trail in Port Elizabeth. The Baakens River has a total length of 23 km and is situated on approximately 500 hectares of public open space which falls under the ...

Port Elizabeth Wheelchair Friendly / Museums

South African Airforce Museum In Port Elizabeth

The Port Elizabeth Branch of the South African Air Force Museum is located on the southern side of the Port Elizabeth Airport. The Museum boasts a total of nine aircraft, including helicopters, a supersonic jet ...

Walmer Extreme Sports

Paintball Heaven

Run off some energy playing paintball. Paintball Heaven provides a platform for a fantastic fun-filled adventure. We cater for anyone who plays, is interested in, or wants to get more involved in paintball. Our ...

Port Elizabeth Wheelchair Friendly / Museums / Art Galleries

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum (formerly the King George VI Art Gallery) was opened on 22 June 1956 and renamed in December 2002. The collections are housed in two buildings framing the entrance to St ...

Central Art Galleries

GFI Art Gallery

Ron Belling (1933 - 1998) was a Port Elizabeth architect, aviation and marine painter, and an authority on aviation history, aircraft design, aircraft camouflage and markings. In 1977 he was appointed the first ...

Seaview Wheelchair Friendly / Nature Reserves

Visit the Island Nature Reserve

Spend the day at The Island Nature Reserve. The reserve is located approximately 25 km from Port Elizabeth and accessed via the Seaview Road turn off along the national road. The Reserve comprises 480 ha of ...

Port Elizabeth Hiking Trails / Nature Reserves

Bushbuck Walking Trail

Situated with The Island Nature Reserve, the Bushbuck Walking trail consists of a number of interlinking loops that are all circular for your convenience. The majority of the trails are short and measure 1.5 ...

Port Elizabeth Hiking Trails

Walk the Donkin Heritage Trail

Another great walk in Port Elizabeth is the Donkin Heritage Trail. This self guided walk takes you past 47 places of historical interest in the old Hill area of central Port Elizabeth. A map of this trail can ...

Central Monuments

Visit the Horse Memorial

Visit the Horse Memorial on the corner of Russel and Cape Road. The Memorial commemorates all those horses that fell serving their masters during the Anglo-Boer War. The Horse Memorial was erected and ...

Port Elizabeth Extreme Sports

Scuba Dive Bell Buoy Reef

For certified scuba divers, there are a wide range of dive spots around Port Elizabeth. Try Bell Buoy; a large reef which covers almost 5 acres with depths which range from 2 - 20 meters. Large red bait pods are ...

Port Elizabeth Hiking Trails

Walk the Lower Guinea Fowl Hiking Trail

Walk the Lower Guinea Fowl Hiking Trail. The walk is a 7,5 km trail which is accessed from the 3rd Avenue dip in Newton Park, leading down to Settler’s Park and Brickmakers Kloof. The trail meanders along the ...

Port Elizabeth Monuments

Visit Fort Frederick

The Fort, which is located along Belmont Terrace, Central, is a stone fort built in 1799 by the British Forces to defend the mouth of the Baakens River. It was named after Frederick, Duke of York, and was built by ...

Uitenhage as a destination

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