Things To Do in Port Elizabeth

The Port Elizabeth region is situated in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

Mint Cafe

Where? Summerstrand
Mint is a chic meeting place for the trendy up-and-coming folk of the Friendly City. The clear, clean lines and crisp mint-green and white décor make MINT Café a refreshing place at which to enjoy a huge ...

Campanile Tower

Where? Central
Standing tall and proud over the city centre of Port Elizabeth in Nelson Mandela Bay, The Campanile has long been an iconic feature on the Friendly City’s skyline. Although it was finished in 1922, its recent ...

De Stades Trail

Where? Port Elizabeth
Start: Maitland Nature Reserve, west of Port Elizabeth, parking is just before the junction of the M9 with De Stades road Finish: where you started (it’s a circular walk) Duration: 9 km, around 4 hours if ...

Beachfront Traders

Where? Humewood
For a fantastic day out and a bargain at a flea market, then be sure to visit Humewood Beachfront. Take a stroll from Kings Beach along the promenade and browse through the many stalls with a variety of wares, ...

Coffee Society Newton Park

Where? Newton Park
The Newton Park branch of Coffee Society is conveniently situated on Cape Road, making it central and accessible with a fair amount of parking. Great coffee and a varied menu make it an ideal meeting place for ...

El Greco

Where? Summerstrand
Al Greco is a Summerstrand restaurant that offers Greek food with a distinctly South African twist. Situated along the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Centre’s lake, the views are fabulous - sometimes ...

Diving At Gasmic Gorge

Where? Noordhoek
Gasmic Gorge is situated off of Noordhoek in Port Elizabeth and is well known for its 30 meter long gorge that is roughly 4 meters wide. The Gorge floor is sandy with coral shale and the walls on each side ...

Port Elizabeth Museum at Bayworld

Where? Humewood
The Port Elizabeth Museum, which blends cultural with natural history, is the third oldest in South Africa. Housed in a large, three-storey building, the lower floor contains the library, administration ...

Visit No 7 Castle Hill

Where? Humewood
Situated in the city centre, No 7 Castle Hill is a Victorian house museum dating back to 1827. The house is a declared National Monument. This picturesque cottage is one of the oldest remaining dwelling ...

Explore Suicide Reef

Where? Noordhoek
Explore the caves, overhangs and numerous drop offs of Suicide Reef, Just off of Noordhoek in Port Elizabeth. On a calm day this is an ideal spot, popular amongst spear fishermen. Reaching depths of up to ...

Snorkelling at Devil’s Reef

Where? Port Elizabeth
Devils’ Reef is located on the Port Elizabeth beach front, opposite the Marine Hotel; there is easy access from the storm water pipe, pointing out to sea. The colourful reef is about 100m off shore. Two ...

Visit Reptile World at the Boma

Where? Lovemore Heights
Elegant Owls and a very curious Hornbill welcome you to this exquisite sanctuary for an opportunity to view up close these, and other incredibly fascinating creatures. Reptile World is an interactive, fun, ...

Dessies Fine Food and Wine

Where? Walmer
Dessie’s is a restaurant-cum-deli that stands apart from others of its kind for its unique menu and approach to food. New flavour combinations and novel food presentation are all part of the Dessie’s ...

Maitlands Beach

Where? Maitlands
Maitland Beach, known by locals simply as Maitlands, is an exquisite beach that is expansive and pristine. It is known for its seemingly endless stretches of white sand, but even more so for its enormous sand ...

Blue Waters Cafe

Where? Summerstrand
Blue Waters Café has one of the best settings in the city of Port Elizabeth, as it is just metres from the beach and scenic Shark Rock Pier. The dining area is very open and is surrounded by glass panels, ...

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