Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Addo Elephant National Park (76.3 km from Charlo)
About an hour's drive from Port Elizabeth, Addo is a small farming town that's best known for its proximity to the Greater Addo Elephant National Park, which is South Africa's first 'Big Seven' reserve. As well as the usual Big Five - rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo, the park, which extends to the sea and some offshore islands, also...
Framesby (5.1 km from Charlo)
A Coffee Shop where one can sit and relax with friends or alone, enjoying good coffee or tea and good food.
Walmer (4.4 km from Charlo)
Walmer Park Shopping Centre offers everything under one roof. Clothing, home interior, jewellery, grocery, stationery, pet, music shops as well as various eating establishments and movie theatre.
Sunridge Park (5.2 km from Charlo)
This is a shopping centre in the Western Suburbs that has a supermarket, a CNA, restaurants, a hairdresser, a hardware shop, a travel agent and other businesses.
Port Elizabeth (1.2 km from Charlo)
Lifestyle shopping centre with a Planet Fitness Gym and Furniture and homeware stores in abundance. British Consulate also have an office in the centre.
Overbaakens (2 km from Charlo)
This award winning Port Elizabeth Garden Centre offers quality plants, a huge selection of imported clay pots and the best gardening advice.
Walmer (3.1 km from Charlo)
The congenial atmosphere of Walmer Country Club and the challenging course present an attractive golfing experience in the leafy suburb of Walmer, Port Elizabeth.
Dense coastal scrub, tree lined fairways and the prevailing winds all contribute to testing amateur players.
The standard 18-hole course has fairways running mostly in westerly or...
Galleries and Museums
Port Elizabeth (4.5 km from Charlo)
The St. Croix Motor Museum is located in St Georges Park. On display is a private collection of vintage and classic motor vehicles, dating as far back as 1901. Many of the vehicles are for sale. The museum was created by Eben de Vos and is housed in an airplane hangar beside Mill Park.
There are about 80 vehicles on display, ranging from the...
Galleries and Museums
Newton Park (4.9 km from Charlo)
The St. Croix Motor Museum has a fine private collection of vintage and classic vehicles dating back to 1901.
If you have an interest in classic vehicles, then this is the place to visit. About 80 cars are on show, dating from the early century to the 1960's. Many other items related to the motor industry are also on display.
The museum is open...
Port Elizabeth (5.1 km from Charlo)
The Guinea Fowl trail is located in the Baakens River Valley at the centre of Port Elizabeth. The walking trail is divided into an upper and a lower section.
The Upper Guinea Fowl trail is six kilometres long and takes approximately two hours to walk. The trail starts at 3rd Avenue in Walmer and ends at Sunridge Park at Kragga Kamma.
Mill Park (5.3 km from Charlo)
Founded in 1890, the Port Elizabeth Golf Club is one of the oldest in South Africa. Over 100 years later many of the holes still have the same routing!
Today the 6121 metre layout features significant changes including bent grass greens, 25 strategically placed bunkers, and two nines of par 36 for a total par of 72.
Well established trees, palm...
Greenacres (5.7 km from Charlo)
Greenacres Shopping Centre is situated in the heart of Port Elizabeth, the economic hub of the Eastern Cape. This trendy shopping mecca forms part of a one-kilometre complex that entices visitors from afar to indulge in retail therapy.
Two choices in parking facilities are on offer. There is an outdoor parking space and a three-level parking...
Schoenmakerskop (6 km from Charlo)
The pretty coastal village of Schoenmakerskop is perfect for families offering a number of picnic spots, coves, rock pools and a few small sandy beaches. The sandy coves provide safe paddling for little kids. Look out for playful schools of dolphins who frequently surf the waves.
Linton Grange (6.7 km from Charlo)
Metlife Plaza is a small shopping centre in the western suburbs with a supermarket, restaurants and coffee shops, clothing shops, a Postnet and banking facilities.
Schoenmakerskop (6.7 km from Charlo)
Cape Recife Lighthouse is the third oldest lighthouse on the South African coast and was built in 1851. Stay on the beach past the lighthouse and go towards the car park at Chelsea Bay. From here you follow the gravel road. Then it will be a short climb to ruins of historical lookout buildings. Continue on the gravel road to the gate. Take...