Attractions around The Vic
Whether you are looking for an adrenaline rush at the world’s highest commercial bungee jump or just wishing to relax, it can be found close to Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth hosts one of the best climates in the world with the average summer temperature being 25 degrees and the winter temperature at 18 degrees
Port Elizabeth is the gateway to the Eastern Cape and is located on the south eastern coastline of Africa. Also known as The Friendly City, Port Elizabeth offers a diverse selection of attractions and activities:
- Scenic nature trails
- Cultural experience
This city has some of South Africa’s most breathtaking coastline and beaches, including one of South Africa’s first Blue Flag Beaches – Humewood Beach
The safety of Algoa Bay makes it perfect for a number of different water sports and because of this is has become South Africa’s water sports capital, hosting a number of events each year. These range from power boating to lifesaving.
Taking a boat trip out into the bay or around the islands is an unforgettable experience especially when the whales make Algoa Bay their home for a few months of every year.
Watching an African Sunset while sipping on sundowners from the deck of a yacht will be a memory that will last a lifetime.
Using our accommodation in PE as a base, you can explore various magnificent areas:
- Garden Route
- Frontier Hinterland
- Sunshine Coast
Enjoy true South African hospitality while you discover our beautiful beaches, surf with the dolphins or enjoy some of the best diving spots around.
Viewing the Big Five has also never been easier or safer in this malaria free zone. The famous Addo Elephant Park is only half an hour outside Port Elizabeth as are a number of other game farms.
Port Elizabeth, the landing site of the 1820 Settlers, is steeped in history. There are a number of city walks available for you to discover the history and beauty of one of South Africa’s oldest cities, including a night ghost walk in the diverse suburb of Central. There are also a number of township and cultural tours available.
If all this activity makes you hungry or thirsty why not try one of the many acclaimed restaurants or for something slightly different have a meal at a shebeen.