Things to Do in Amatola

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Gonubie Beach

Gonubie Beach

Beaches in Gonubie (16.8 km from Amatola)

One of South Africa's Blue Flag beaches, Gonubie Beach is one of the best secrets of the Sunshine Coast. Access to this beach is along a raised boardwalk leading down to a beautiful tidal pool. The boardwalk is a fantastic lookout spot for watching dolphins and whales as well as surfers and windsurfers. Gonubie Lagoon is popular with families,...

Crystal Corner

Crystal Corner

Shops in Hogsback (117.9 km from Amatola)

Here you will find crystals and minerals from all over Southern Africa. Anything from rough and tumbled stones, to gem jewellery and mineral gifts. There is a stunning garden with the Stone Circle and a Circles of light Labyrinth.

Numbers Dance Club

Numbers Dance Club

Bars Nightclubs in Beacon Bay (7.5 km from Amatola)

This up market night club widely regarded as one of the top venues in East London. Ccatering for the youngsters on friday nights and over 30's on a saturday nights. The dance floor and lighting is stunning and the music is totally awesome.Numbers Dance Club has introduced numerous original concept parties and music theme nights in addition to...

Hogsback Village Shop And Petrol Station

Hogsback Village Shop And Petrol Station

Shops in Hogsback (117.4 km from Amatola)

General Store which stocks bread, milk, food, drinks, groceries, meat and boerewors sausages forgotten items such as toiletries, braai/BBQ packs, petrol and various other supplies.

Nahoon Beach

Nahoon Beach

Beaches in Nahoon (5.9 km from Amatola)

Nahoon Beach is part of the pristine Buffalo City coastline that encompasses secluded beaches and an estuary offering mild to wild experiences. Perfect for simply soaking up the sun or extreme big wave surfing, kite surfing, short hikes and fly fishing in the estuary. Join the team at Jonginenge Eco Education, or call a surf school and learn to...

Hogsback Arboretum

Hogsback Arboretum

Popular Attractions in Hogsback (117.6 km from Amatola)

This easy stroll starts in Oak Avenue (opposite Redcoat Lane) and takes you through the Arboretum. The Arboretum is a garden of trees from all over the world, and includes several Californian Redwood trees, now well over 100 years old. Trees have markers showing their botanical and common names.

Madonna and Child Waterfalls

Madonna and Child Waterfalls

Waterfall in Hogsback (118 km from Amatola)

Madonna and Child Falls is located in the blissful and serene village of Hogsback. The waterfall's name originates from the outcrop of rock on the face of the falls which forms the shape of a "Mother and Child". You can reach the Madonna and Child waterfall by hiking down for a moderately steep 150 m, with the assistance of stairs and handrails...

Eastern Beach

Eastern Beach

Beaches in Quigney (2.2 km from Amatola)

Although East London is considered the most laid-back city in South Africa, it has a thriving beach culture with a beach to suit everyone. Eastern Beach frequently offers awesome waves for surfers, is regarded as a photographer’s nirvana and lures more adventurous beachgoers. Situated centrally and close to the East London Aquarium, its also one...

East London Museum

East London Museum

Galleries and Museums in East London (0.1 km from Amatola)

Have you ever checked out a coelacanth? The East London Museum’s claim to fame came in 1938 when this funky fish with limb-like fins was caught in the Chalumna River. Believed to have become extinct more than 50 million years ago, there are now between 200 and 300 of these ‘prehistoric’ fish near the Comoro Islands in the Indian Ocean. The type...

East London Zoo

East London Zoo

Animal Parks in East London (0.6 km from Amatola)

The East London Zoo is located in the Queens Park Zoological Gardens close to the city centre. The zoo houses about 50 mammal species, including chimpanzees and white lions. There is also a variety of birds, fish and reptiles on display. The zoo has a striking mix of indigenous and exotic vegetation. The childrens playground offers pony rides...

Orient Beach

Orient Beach

Beaches in Quigney (1.4 km from Amatola)

Orient Beach is one of East London’s most popular beaches for swimming. The waves are gentle and it’s very safe. It’s easy for families to spend the entire day here. Kids can burn off excess energy at the Water Tube and there are changing facilities, a refreshment kiosk and large areas of lawn. Orient Beach is conveniently close to the local...

East London Aquarium

East London Aquarium

Popular Attractions in East London (1.7 km from Amatola)

The East London Aquarium is the oldest aquarium in South Africa. It was opened in 1931 and strives to offer unique displays and play an active role in conserving the coastline and estuaries in the East London region. Visitors can view the migration of southern right whales, humped-back whales, and the ever-present bottle-nose dolphins through...

Buffalo Park

Buffalo Park

Sports Stadiums Clubs in Bunkers Hill (2.1 km from Amatola)

East London's main cricket ground is Buffalo Park, home turf of the Warriors cricket squad. With a seating capacity of 20 000, it is a regular venue for One Day Internationals and hosted one Test match in 2002.

Ann Bryant Art Gallery

Ann Bryant Art Gallery

Galleries and Museums in East London (2.4 km from Amatola)

The Ann Bryant Art Gallery is dedicated to increasing aesthetic awareness of cultural diversity and promoting the work of prominent Eastern Cape artists. The elegant old house was built in 1905 and officially opened to the public as a gallery in 1947. The gallery houses a collection of 20th Century South African paintings, primarily of Victorian...

Learn 2 Surf East London

Learn 2 Surf East London

Popular Attractions in Bunkers Hill (2.6 km from Amatola)

If you wanted to learn to surf back in the day, you’d have to find a board and figure it out for yourself. If you were very lucky, a buddy or a longsuffering boyfriend would give you a few tips before disappearing quickly behind the backline. Then you’d be all alone, battling with the surf break and swallowing lots of seawater. Now there are...