Things to do in Port Elizabeth

A blog about things to do in the Friendly City of South Africa.

Explore Port Elizabeth's tourist attractions, activities and the many things to do in Port Elizabeth and in the Port Elizabeth area - from extreme adventure activities to milder family orientated activities.

Visit some of Port Elizabeth's famous restaurants and coffeeshops and experience our local flavours.

Walmer Golf Club

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Tue November 11, 2014 in Sport in the Bay.

The Walmer Golf Club, or more fondly known as Little Walmer, was founded in 1897, which makes it one of the oldest golf clubs in the country

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South End Museum

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Mon November 10, 2014 in Historical buildings of Port Elizabeth.

The South End Museum tells the story of when, in 1948, the National Party was elected to power and the Apartheid ideals were implemented. This way of ruling held the principle of “equal but separate development”, and one of the laws that came into being was that of the Group Areas Act. This required that all non-whites be ousted from “white” suburbs.

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Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Mon November 10, 2014 in Sport in the Bay.

A capacity of 46000, the stadium was built for the 2010 soccer world cup. Designed in the shape of a sunflower, it is now home to all major sporting events in the Bay.

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Life St Georges Hospital

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Sun November 9, 2014 in Port Elizabeth Hospitals .

Overview
The Life St George’s Hospital in Port Elizabeth has an excellent reputation for quality and clinical excellence. Life St Georges Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in the region with 302 beds and 15 theatres, and several specialised units, such as a world-class Cardiac Centre, Vascular Unit and the accredited Mother and Baby Friendly Maternity Unit. The hospital boasts a dedicated team of first-class health professionals, which caters to all medical and surgical disciplines. Modern and sophisticated facilities and state-of-the art diagnostic equipment enable the staff to deliver a special brand of health and care that will improve the lives of patients and visitors. In addition, Life St George’s Hospital’s employees actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.

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Life Hunterscraig Hospital Port Elizabeth

Posted by PE Travel Blogger on Sun November 9, 2014 in Port Elizabeth Hospitals .

Life Hunterscraig Hospital is a short stay, crisis intervention facility. It has a capacity for 35 clients plus 4 emergency beds. Clients are admitted on a voluntary basis for a variety of mental health conditions.

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