Located on the south-eastern coast of Africa and set along the glittering Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth is an unspoiled city with a pleasant climate, and a heaven for those who love adventures. An ideal destination for honeymooners, families, backpackers and high profile jet-setters, Port Elizabeth has something for everyone, charming tourists with its beautiful nature and interesting attractions.
Traveling to Port Elizabeth might take some time, as most visitors arrive by air at Cape Town or Johannesburg before travelling onward to Port Elizabeth. There are connecting flights to Port Elizabeth Airport, which only serves flights to major cities in South Africa. If you want to get here by rail, trains leave from Cape Town and Johannesburg and arrive at the train station in downtown Port Elizabeth.
With many tourist attractions, scenic natural wonders, a variety of impressive museums and exquisite architectural buildings, Port Elizabeth welcomes tourists to learn more about this fascinating city that combines the natural world and old world sophistication together. Those into wildlife and underwater delights will not be disappointed here, as you can watch fascinating creatures both in their natural habitats and in the aquarium. Bayworld is among the most notable museums featuring both natural and cultural history.
There are countless things to do in Port Elizabeth. The city is a center of activities. Whether you are into water sports, golf, fishing, gambling, shopping or just food, Port Elizabeth offers all kinds of activities. Those travelling with children can also find an array of fun and water parks.
Having a car in Port Elizabeth is a good way to make the most out of your trip. You can drive to many places and marvel at beautiful natural spots or go on a safari adventure. Animal lovers should head to Zuurberg Mountain Horse Trails where you can ride on a horse and admire the picturesque vegetation, while Addo Elephant Park offers you an opportunity to observe the gigantic Addo elephants and other interesting wild animals. Driving in Port Elizabeth is convenient and the city boasts a very good road network.