In the 'hood, Port Alfred as a destination

Port Alfred, with its stretches of sandy beach that extend for miles, lies on the banks of the Kowie River. Port Alfred was established by a group of English settlers in the early 1800s and, although now an active commercial and residential town, it has retained most of its English fishing village feel. Port Alfreds former thwarted attempts at becoming a major seaport, impossible due mainly to ... cont.

1 Park Road, East Bank, Port Alfred, 6170, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Dockside Guest House

From East London
150 Km from East London using the R72: If you are travelling from East London you will pass the marina on your left and the small boat harbour. Just before the Kowie River bridge turn right into Pascoe Crescent (if you look to your right you will see our house which has a flat roof and is painted white ) and immediately turn right into the first street (Park Road) to your right. Carry on to the right, up the hill and take the first road (Ferndale) to your left and immediately first road (Caxton Lane) to your left. Go down the steep hill and we are last house on the left. There are numerous signs on the road to assist.

From Port Elizabeth
150 Km from Port Elizabeth using the R72: If you are travelling from Port Elizabeth, after going through the robots as you drive over the Kowie River bridge you will see our house. Turn immediately after the bridge, first street to your left (Pascoe Crescent) and immediately first street (Park Road) to your right. Carry on to the right, up the hill and take the first road (Ferndale) to your left and immediately first road (Caxton Lane) to your left. Go down the steep hill and we are last house on the left.

From Johannesburg or the Free State
If you are travelling from Johannesburg the best route to take is via Aliwal North, Jamestown, Queenstown. As you enter Queenstown take the turn off to the right to Whittlesea, Fort Beaufort. As you enter Fort Beaufort take the turn off to the right to Grahamstown. As you approach Grahamstown following the sign to the left to Port Alfred. On entering Port Alfred you will reach a stop street at a T-junction (East London – Port Alfred). Turn right. You will pass the marina on your left and the small boat harbour. Just before the Kowie River bridge turn right into Pascoe Crescent (if you look to your right you will see our house which has a flat roof and is painted white ) and immediately turn right into the first street (Park Road) to your right. Carry on to the right, up the hill and take the first road (Ferndale) to your left and immediately first road (Caxton Lane) to your left. Go down the steep hill and we are last house on the left. Follow the signs marked Dockside Guest House.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.5 km)
  • Business Services (0.5 km)
  • Car Hire (0.5 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (0.5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.5 km)
  • Internet Café (0.5 km)
  • Laundromat (0.5 km)
  • Post Office (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (0.5 km)
  • Airport (150 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Kite surfing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Parasailing
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Township tours
  • Waterskiing
  • Wind surfing

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