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7 Castle Hill Museum
7 Castle Hill Museum

No 7 Castle Hill was completed in 1825 and is one of the oldest surviving Settler cottages in Port Elizabeth. Following renovations, No. 7 Castle Hill, was opened as a Museum in 1965. The interior presents a picture of domestic life as enjoyed by an English middle class family in mid-19th Century Port Elizabeth.

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African Dawn
African Dawn

African Dawn Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary, Eastern Cape: See 22 reviews, articles, and 30 photos of African Dawn Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary, ranked No.131 on TripAdvisor among 262 attractions in Eastern Cape.

Algoa Bay
Algoa Bay

Official Tourism Information for Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay. Find Port Elizabeth Accommodation, Restaurants, Attractions, Events and more.

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AutoPavilion
AutoPavilion

The AutoPavilion - Volkswagen Group South Africa's ultra-modern Expo and Heritage Centre -have been receiving around 3 000 visitors a month since opening in March 2004, making it

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Bayworld
Bayworld

The Port Elizabeth Museum, which blends cultural with natural history, is the third oldest in South Africa and is the parent unit of Bayworld.

Bayworld - no 7 Castle Hill
Bayworld - no 7 Castle Hill

No. 7 Castle Hill Situated in the city centre, Number 7 Castle Hill is a local historical folk museum dating back to 1832. It was declared a National Monument in 1962.

Campanile
Campanile

The Campanile was erected to commemorate the landing of the 1820 Settlers and is situated at the entrance to the railway station and docks in Strand Street, the spot where it is said the settlers landed in Port Elizabeth.

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Cape Recife Local Authority Nature Reserve
Cape Recife Local Authority Nature Reserve

The 366 hectare Cape Recife Nature Reserve was proclaimed in 1973, and is situated next to the Pine Lodge Holiday Resort off Marine Drive, Summerstrand. The reserve offers some of the best beaches and views within Port Elizabeth and is home to SANCCOB Port Elizabeth where one can view the rehabilitation of marine animals in particular the African Penguin.

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Donkin Reserve
Donkin Reserve

Donkin Reserve, located off Belmont Terrace, Central, and overlooking the city, was proclaimed an open space in perpetuity by Sir Rufane Donkin. The Donkin Reserve, Pyramid and Lighthouse includes a Stone Pyramid Monument with a touching inscription erected by Sir Rufane Donkin in memory of his late wife, Elizabeth, after whom the city was named, as well as palm-lined walkways and benches.

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Drostdy Museum
Drostdy Museum

Drostdy museum, Uitenhage: See 6 reviews, articles, and 2 photos of Drostdy museum, ranked No.3 on TripAdvisor among 7 attractions in Uitenhage.

Feather Market Centre
Feather Market Centre

Port Elizabeth's Feather Market Centre is located on the corner of Baakens Street and Military Road, Central and, as its name implies, was an extension of the original commercial activities once carried out in Market Square.

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Fort Frederick, Eastern Cape
Fort Frederick, Eastern Cape

Fort Frederick in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, was built in 1799 in order to stop the French from conquering the Cape Colony during the Napoleonic wars and played a vital role in establishing British rule in South Africa in combination with the Battle of Blaauwberg

Groendal Nature Reserve
Groendal Nature Reserve

The Groendal Wilderness Area is the only legally-proclaimed wilderness in the Eastern Cape. It lies at the eastern extremity of the Groot Winterhoek Mountains, and its unspoilt state and rugged terrain, with a multitude of kloofs with flowing streams, provide a pristine wilderness area.

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Harbour Board Building
Harbour Board Building

Known popularly as the 'White Building', the old Harbour Board Building was used for 70 years for harbor administration by the South African Railways and Harbours. The foundation stone was laid by Mr. J. Searle, Managing Commissioner of the Port Elizabeth Harbour Board, on 14 January 1904.

Horse Memorial
Horse Memorial

The Horse Memorial, located on the corner of Russell and Cape Roads, was erected and dedicated to the horses killed during the South African War (1899-1902). The Horse Memorial, located on the corner of Russell and Cape Roads, was erected and dedicated to the horses killed during the South African War (1899-1902).

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Humewood Six Pillars (aka "Slipway")
Humewood Six Pillars (aka "Slipway")

The two shots below show Humewood Beach. The Shark River was still flowing back then. This literally was the "end of the line" as the railway stopped here. It was a small shipbuilding/repair yard. In the 2nd shot you can see a ship pulled up on the slipway.

Island Nature Reserve
Island Nature Reserve

The Island Nature Reserve is located approximately 25 km from Port Elizabeth and is accessed via the Seaview Road turn off along the national road. The Reserve comprises 480 ha of indigenous Alexandria coastal forest and boasts tree species such as Outeniqua yellow-wood, white and hard pear as well as white milkwood.

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Jewish Pioneers Memorial Museum
Jewish Pioneers Memorial Museum

The Jewish Pioneers’ Memorial Museum which is located in Raleigh Street, Central is open to the public between 10am and noon every Sunday, expect when it is a Jewish holy day. The museum is housed in the original Raleigh Street synagogue, which was used by the city’s Eastern European Jewish community between 1912 and 1954.

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Kakuli Safaris
Kakuli Safaris

Big 7 Come face to face with the Big Seven in the Eastern Cape and experience Africa’s greatest animals on land and sea. Game and nature reserves allow visitors to enjoy the Big Five in their natural landscape through self-drive or guided game drives, while sharks and whales can be viewed along the coastal routes through tour operators.

Kids Park Port Elizabeth,
Kids Park Port Elizabeth,

October 3, 2010 by lisavanas Outside Fun, Things to do with kids in Port Elizabeth, Uncategorized 2 Comments Humble Ways – Port Elizabeth Humble Ways is situated in Lovemore Park, Port Elizabeth.

Kings Beach
Kings Beach

King's Beach is a magnificent 1,6 km wide expanse of golden sand extending from the harbor wall to Humewood. The beach is ideal for safe swimming, body surfing, sunbathing and long beach walks, and includes facilities such as a supertube for the adventurous, a snack bar, parking area, change-rooms and lifesavers' centre.

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Kragga Kamma Game Park
Kragga Kamma Game Park

Welcome to Kragga Kamma Game Park Lush coastal forest and grassland is home to vast herds of African game, including White Rhino, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Nyala, Bontebok, Lechwe and many more species.

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Lower Guinea-Fowl Trail
Lower Guinea-Fowl Trail

The Lower Guinea Fowl Hiking Trail is a 7,5 km trail which is accessed from the 3rd Avenue dip in Newton Park, leading down to Settler's Park and Brickmakers Kloof.

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Maitland Mines
Maitland Mines

Maitland Mines, Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.

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Mathyolweni Gate
Mathyolweni Gate

Self-Drive from Port Elizabeth via Addo Mathyolweni Gate. From Port Elizabeth follow the coast on the N2 national road north to Colchester. Shortly after crossing the Sunday’s River, in the hamlet of Colchester, turn left onto the road signed for the Addo Elephant National Park Mathyolweni gate.

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Mcarthur Baths
Mcarthur Baths

McArthur Pool and Leisure Centre offers outdoor swimming pools with slides at kiddies pools. McArthur Pool and Leisure Centre, also known as McArthur Baths, offers outdoor swimming pools with slides at kiddies pools.

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Frederick Timpson I'ONS, Reach on the Kowie River, oil on canvas Here Today, Here Tomorrow 19/04/2018 to 08/08/2018: Art Law Exhibition / Mandela is a Meeting place

Old Post Office Building
Old Post Office Building

This building is today commonly referred to as the ‘(old) Post Office Complex’ but contains 4 conjoined buildings. The complex is situated on erf 3787 but officially referred to as erf 5645, which includes the parking lot at the bottom of Military Road (formerly the Parade ground).

Old Railway Station Museum
Old Railway Station Museum

Built on Market Street in the year of the opening of the railway from Port Elizabeth, it is reputed to be one of the oldest railway stations in South Africa. At this quaint museum, two vintage locomotives, a variety of coaches, period furniture and equipment capture the atmosphere of the early days of steam.

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Piet Retief Memorial
Piet Retief Memorial

Eastern Cape, Heritage, South Africa, Uncategorized These photographs were kindly taken by Ronnie Lovemore in June 2011, and are used with his permission. This monument to Piet Retief, was originally erected in Coega to the east of Port Elizabeth and unveiled in 1939 to commemorate the centenary of the Great Trek. In 1975 is was decided to move ...

Port Elizabeth City Hall
Port Elizabeth City Hall

The Port Elizabeth City Hall, which is located in Market Square, was built between 1858 and 1862. The attractive clock tower was only added in 1883. The City Hall serves as a Council Chamber as well as a concert hall, a lecture hall and offices for city council employees.

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Ron Belling Art Gallery
Ron Belling Art Gallery

In 2013, the newly re-named GFI gallery (previously Ron Belling gallery) hosts a plethora of innovative drawings made by a group of 24 students who experimented with chalk, pen, ink, charcoal, pastel and pencil upon a wide variety of surfaces.

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Route 67
Route 67

The MBDA's Route 67 consists of 67 Public Art Works symbolising Nelson Mandela's 67 years of work dedicated to the Freedom of South Africa and includes 67 steps leading up the second largest flag in Africa.

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SANCCOB Penguin Rescue Station
SANCCOB Penguin Rescue Station

SAMREC is Port Elizabeth's new marine bird rehabilitation and education centre situated in the Cape Recife Nature Reserve. The centre's purpose isn't just to rescue and rehabilitate, but to also inform and educate the public through their different programs.

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Seaview Predator Park
Seaview Predator Park

Seaview Predator Park is a self-drive game park with a varied amount of free roaming as well as captive animals, including some of the largest predators in the world.

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Settlers Park Local Authority Nature Reserve
Settlers Park Local Authority Nature Reserve

Settlers Park Local Authority Nature Reserve offers Nature Preserve services in Port Elizabeth, EC area.

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South African Air Force Museum
South African Air Force Museum

The Port Elizabeth Branch of the South African Air Force Museum, Forest Hill Drive, Southdene, is located on the southern side of the Port Elizabeth Airport. The Museum boasts a total of nine aircraft, including helicopters, a supersonic jet fighter, two of the world famous Harvard trainers among others, and the oldest surviving jet fighter in South Africa.

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South End Museum
South End Museum

The South End Museum, Port Elizabeth, reflects a bygone era of the suburb of South End prior to and during the implementation of the Group Areas Act in 1950, which led to the destruction of the ‘old’ South End.

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Splash Waterworld
Splash Waterworld

Based in Port Elizabeth. ... Check out what you can look forward to at Splash Waterworld. Supertube. Speedslide. ... info@splashwaterworldpe.co.za.

St. Croix Island
St. Croix Island

St. Croix Island seen from the nearest landfall at Hougham Park, just east of the Coega harbour development. From here the island is about 4 km to sea. Two disused stone bungalows, used by guano collectors and then by the University of Port Elizabeth for research purposes are visible.

Start of Sacramento Trail
Start of Sacramento Trail

The Sacramento is a popular 8 km round trip coastal walk through the Schoenmakerskop-Sardinia Bay Nature Reserve and is accessed by traveling along Sardinia Bay Road. The area offers attractive seascapes, landscapes and, depending on the season, some remarkable displays of dune vegetation and wild flowers.

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The Campanile
The Campanile

The Campanile was erected to commemorate the landing of the 1820 Settlers and is situated at the entrance to the railway station and docks in Strand Street, the spot where it is said the settlers landed in Port Elizabeth.

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The Donkin Lighthouse (Est. 1861)
The Donkin Lighthouse (Est. 1861)

Donkin Reserve, located off Belmont Terrace, Central, and overlooking the city, was proclaimed an open space in perpetuity by Sir Rufane Donkin. The Donkin Reserve, Pyramid and Lighthouse includes a Stone Pyramid Monument with a touching inscription erected by Sir Rufane Donkin in memory of his late wife, Elizabeth, after whom the city was named, as well as palm-lined walkways and benches.

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The Island Nature Reserve
The Island Nature Reserve

The Island Nature Reserve is located approximately 25 km from Port Elizabeth and is accessed via the Seaview Road turn off along the national road. The Reserve comprises 480 ha of indigenous Alexandria coastal forest and boasts tree species such as Outeniqua yellow-wood, white and hard pear as well as white milkwood.

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Van Stadens Pass
Van Stadens Pass

The original pass was named after one of the area's pioneer farmers - Marthinus van Staden, who was the first person to plot a rudimentary track through the Van Stadens River Gorge. By 1867 the Cape Government decided to rebuild the pass to acceptable standards for wagon traffic.

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Van Stadens Wildflower Reserve
Van Stadens Wildflower Reserve

Van Stadens Wild Flower Reserve, is a 500 hectare "floral wonderland" reserve and is located 35km from Port Elizabeth, bisected by the N2 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town highway. The terrain comprises southern wooded slopes, a large plateau and northern river banks each with its own vegetation type.

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Wozani Art Gallery
Wozani Art Gallery

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism Telephone : +27 (0) 41 582 2575 Facsimile : +27 (0) 41 582 2573 Email Address: info@nmbt.co.za

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