In the 'hood, Colchester as a destination

Lying on the banks of the Sundays River, just 20 minutes’ drive from the coast of Port Elizabeth, lies Colchester in a part of the country that remains largely unspoilt, surrounded by sand dunes that date back about 100 000 years. Colchester residents are proud of their history. The little town named after the oldest town in the United Kingdom, apparently rose to challenge Port Elizabeth as a ... cont.

Between Colchester and Kenton on Sea, Eastern Cape, 6191, South Africa

Directions to Hopewell Lodge

From Port Elizabeth Airport (70 km)
Leave the airport and turn left at the traffic circle
Continue over the railway line to Heugh Rd and turn right at the traffic lights.
Continue straight until you get to the last set of traffic lights at the bottom of the hill. This is a T-junction.
Turn left and follow the N2 towards Grahamstown for about 53 km
Turn onto the R72 signposted to Port Alfred.
Continue for 17 km and turn right at the Hopewell sign

By Air
From Johannesburg and Cape town International Airports, daily connections fly to Port Elizabeth regional airport. Transfers to and from the lodge can be arranged.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (17 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (17 km)
  • Grocery Store (65 km)
  • Shopping Mall (65 km)
  • Airport (70 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (70 km)
  • Bus Line (70 km)
  • Car Hire (70 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sky diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)

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