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.

St Francis Bay

Posted by PE Travel Blogger on Wed November 5, 2014 in Fun day trips from Port Elizabeth.

The Seaside town of St Francis Bay was first discovered in 1575 by Portuguese sailors and named in honour after the Patron Saint of Sailors. This beautiful town is situated between Plettenberg Bay and only a hour’s drive westerly from Port Elizabeth. St Francis Bay are also situated on the scenic Route 62 and at the gateway to the famous Garden Route.

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Maitland Beach

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Wed November 5, 2014 in Beautiful beaches of Port Elizabeth.

At the mouth of the Maitland River lies a magnificent bathing beach backed by huge sand dunes stretching for about 5 km West from Beachview to beyond Blue Water Bay.

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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Posted on Tue November 4, 2014 in Art Galleries of our City.

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum is located at St George’s Park, on the corner of Rink Street and Park Drive.

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ART Studio Gallery

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Tue November 4, 2014 in Art Galleries of our City.

Art Gallery holds regular exhibitions, which showcase leading South African artists, in particular, professional artists from the Eastern Cape. Artists who regularly exhibit include Anton Momberg, Gregory Kerr, Jennifer Ord, Mary Duker, Tim Hopwood and Anthony Harris – to name a few

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The Athenaeum Art Gallery

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Tue November 4, 2014 in Art Galleries of our City.

ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE - The Athenæum, declared a national monument in 1980, stands on Belmont Terrace, flanked by historic Port Elizabeth streets, Military Road and Castle Hill in the suburb of Central near the port. The building is one of the few examples of the classical style of architecture in the city and was designed by George William Smith.

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