City Guide Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Visiting Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth, South Africa’s ‘Windy City’ is a beautiful seaside city in the Eastern Cape. The city’s friendly reputation, interesting attractions and excellent nightlife are major draws and bring large numbers of visitors to the city each and every year.

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Port Elizabeth Podcasts

Port Elizabeth - At Schotia Safaris and Addo Elephant Park

Addo Elephant National Park and Schotia Safaris are two of the top attractions in Port Elizabeth and should definitely be on our list of things to do during your stay. In this podcast, Hostelworld.com’s Rebecca Keenan speaks with Malcolm Bean, a ranger at Schotia Safaris. Listen to find out more about the Addo Elephants, the Schotia lions, and a pair of rhinos called Bonnie and Clyde, plus lots more.

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Port Elizabeth Videos

Port Elizabeth - a video postcard

Watch our video postcard of Port Elizabeth to see the city’s top attractions, bars, restaurants and lots more.

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Port Elizabeth Pocket Guide

Port Elizabeth Pocket Guide

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Port Elizabeth City Reviews

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    Highlights are outside the city itself

    Although PE is a huge city, there is not that much to do, even the nightlife is kinda low. Definitely worth a trip is the Addo Elephant Park near the city. Recommendable for a few days stay, there are always some markets or you can go to the beach.

South Africa: Itinerary

In terms of travelling, South Africa is one of the most diverse countries in the world. You can leave a bustling city and then seek refuge beside a tranquil beach before heading off into the wilds of the game parks on safari.

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