Here are the top 8 tourist attractions to see in Port Elizabeth:

1. Addo Elephant Park

4.5 /5

33 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Port Elizabeth

This is the one place that you must visit if you are an animal lover. The elphants walk past by you very close in this park and the experience is overwhelming. A two hours' jeep ride is sufficient for going around the expanse of the Park.

2. Algoa Beach

4.3 /5

25 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Port Elizabeth

With its perfect combination of warm water, calm sea and fair breezes, it is one of the best sailing venues in the world and a Mecca for all beach and water sport enthusiasts.Rest assured, swimming beaches are patrolled by fully trained professional lifeguards during the summer season.

3. Red Location Museum

4.2 /5

22 km
from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Port Elizabeth

A symbol of the South African freedom and its struggles, the Red Location Museum provides a rich history about its people. Red Location is one of the oldest townships of Nelson Mandela Bay, named for the corrugated iron barrack buildings which have rusted to a deep red.

4. St. George's Park

3.8 /5

29 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Port Elizabeth

Make your way to the St George's Park which is the oldest park in Port Elizabeth and home to the St George's Cricket Oval.

5. Donkin Reserve

3.8 /5

29 km
from city center
5 out of 8
places to visit in Port Elizabeth

Then thereÍs the Donkin Reserve, where you can enjoy birds, walking paths, an opera house, a lighthouse and a memorial.

6. Route 67

3.7 /5

29 km
from city center
6 out of 8
places to visit in Port Elizabeth

Route 67 forms part the greater Nelson Mandela Bay Arts Journey which includes a number of Art Galleries and different locations such as the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Museum, the newly renovated Athenaeum Building, the Red Location Museum, Uitenhage Market Square and the artEC Art Gallery to name a few.

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7. Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex

3.7 /5

32 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Port Elizabeth

When you head into town take a walk through the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex, where shops, restaurants, an amphitheatre and casino will keep you entertained for hours on end.

8. Maitland Sand Dunes

3.6 /5

37 km
from city center
8 out of 8
places to visit in Port Elizabeth

Maitland Beach is a huge beach in the outskirts of the Port Elizabeth metro with spectacular sand dunes, popular with sand boarders, and miles of sandy beach stretching away towards Jeffreys Bay. In the other direction the beach becomes rockier and is favoured by anglers and divers.

FAQs on Port Elizabeth

How can I commute within Port elizabeth?

There are enough transportation options available in Port Elizabeth for tourists. One good option for travellers is the Baz Bus_that operates an extremely useful hop-on/hop-off system aimed at backpackers and budget travellers, with intercity buses stopping off at backpacker accommodation en route. Prebooking your rental car with a travel agent before flying out is the cheapest option and will provide more favourable terms and conditions. Camper vans and 4WD vehicles equipped with rooftop tents can be a good idea for getting to remote places where accommodation is scarce. Expect to pay from R1000 a day for a vehicle that sleeps two. The Nelson Mandela Bay Pass, a smartcard access card, provides you with free admission to a variety of attractions and activities in Nelson Mandela Bay. This includes amongst others museums, game reserves, scuba diving, art galleries, sightseeing tours and many more. It also entitles you to some great discounts in selected stores for shopping, activities, entertainment and more._
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What are the top sightseeing places in Port elizabeth?

The top sightseeing places in Port elizabeth are Addo Elephant Park, Algoa Beach, Red Location Museum, St. George's Park, Donkin Reserve, Route 67.

What are the top hotels in Port elizabeth?

There are 498 Hotels in Port elizabeth which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Port elizabeth are Marren House, Summerseas 42, 22 Mill Park, Orange Place @ 4, Stargazer Camp - Bellevue Forest Reserve, Tides End Cottage. You can see all the hotels in Port elizabeth here
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