Visit the biggest Pineapple in the World

Sight Seeing in or near Bathurst, Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in BathurstVisit the biggest Pineapple in the World

Miscellaneous Sight Seeing Sunshine Coast

Where? Located on the outskirts of Bathurst just off the R67, only 15km from Port Alfred.

When? Open Monday to Sunday from 09h00 to 17h00(Winter until 16h00).

How? Call +27(0)46 625-0515

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Bathurst, in Eastern Cape

Bathurst is in the heart of one of the biggest pineapple growing areas in South Africa. Located on the outskirts of Bathurst just off the R67, only 15km from Port Alfred, is where you will find the world's biggest pineapple, standing 16.5 m high with 3 stories. The Bathurst “Pineapple” is constructed from a fibreglass outer skin covering a steel and concrete superstructure.

The ground floor has a gift shop selling pineapple merchandise including jams and chutneys, locally made pottery and trinkets and t-shirts. The 1st floor offers tourist information and displays of the South African ‘Pineapple Story’. The 2nd floor has a continuous DVD presentation about the Eastern Cape pineapple industry and leads up to the observation deck which offers magnificent 360°views over the surrounding farm lands to the Indian Ocean.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Bathurst

Trappes Street Cottage

Self Catering

Trappes Street Cottage

Trappes Street Cottage sleeps four guests in two bedrooms. One bedroom has a double bed and the other has two single ... more

Sweet Fountain Cottage

Self Catering

Sweet Fountain Cottage

Sweet Fountain Cottage is situated on a working crop and cattle farm about 5km from Bathurst in the Eastern Cape. The ... more

The Historic Pig and Whistle Inn

Hotel / Bed & Breakfast

The Historic Pig and Whistle Inn

This National Monument is situated in the quaint little English style village of Bathurst in the heart of settler country ... more


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