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Jeffreys Bay Grahamstown Graaff-Reinet Port Alfred Queenstown St Francis Bay Kenton-on-Sea Mthatha Nieu Bethesda Hogsback Port St Johns Chintsa Stormsriver V… Cradock Somerset East Uitenhage Middelburg (Eastern… Aliwal North Cape St Francis King Williams… Sunland Lady Grey Morgan Bay Natures Valley Addo Village Butterworth Patensie Willowmore Colchester Kidd's Beach Bathurst Haga Haga Maclear Paterson Stutterheim Cannon Rocks Kasouga Kei Mouth Kirkwood Bushmans River… Glengarriff Matatiele Steynsburg Steytlerville Tarkastad Cambria Coffee Bay Hole in the Wall Jansenville Kleinemonde Alexandria Barkly East Bedford Seafield Kaysers Beach Oyster Bay Rhodes Sidbury Aberdeen Alicedale Burgersdorp (… Cathcart Fort Beaufort Humansdorp Mazeppa Bay Mgwalana Mount Frere Venterstad Adelaide Bhisho Cannonville Cookhouse Glen Eden Kareedouw Lusikisiki Mdumbi Beach Mkambati Oviston Queensberry Bay Rietbron Salem Ugie Zuurberg Burgersdorp Despatch Dordrecht Elliot Gamtoos Mouth Hankey Joubertina Katberg Molteno Nanaga New England Riebeek East Sterkstroom Alice Amatola Coastal Begha Bizana Cedarville Dutywa Eersteriviers… Elundini Hamburg Hofmeyr Jamestown Kefani Kei Road Kleinpoort Komga Krakeel Louterwater Lubanzi Macleantown Mbotyi Mdantsane Mdumbi Middleton Mpame Village Mpande Mpekweni Mtakatyi Ndabakazi Pearston Qolora Mouth Redhouse Seagulls Seymour Sterkspruit The Gates Tsweleni Wavecrest Whittlesea Witelsbos Balfour (Eastern… Cala Clifford Execution Rock Hluleka Keyser Kiwane Klipplaat Loerie Mount Ayliff Mqaleni Mzamba Beach Qolora Storms River … Tsomo
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Tsitsikamma

Game Reserve in Tsitsikamma

Valley of Desolation

Valley of Desolation

Popular Attractions in Graaff-Reinet (296.1 km from Eastern Cape)

The Valley of Desolation – often called ‘The Cathedral of the Mountains’ – is a national monument and the premier tourist attraction in the Camdeboo National Park.Experience the breathtaking view of piled dolerite columns against the backdrop of the plains of the Great Karoo. Absorb yourself in the timeless sense of wonder at a landscape said to...

Gonubie Beach

Gonubie Beach

Beaches in Gonubie (104.7 km from Eastern Cape)

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,...

Coffee Bay Beach

Coffee Bay Beach

Beaches in Coffee Bay (239.4 km from Eastern Cape)

Coffee Bay Beach stretches from the mouth of the Nenga River and is backed by dramatic cliff faces and grassy hills. The coastline is fanastic for day walks, hiking and horse riding trips. One of the most popular trails takes hikers to the spectacular ‘Hole in the Wall’ offshore rock stack.

Beachview

Beachview

Beaches in Beachview (246.2 km from Eastern Cape)

The attractive beach at Beachview is situated on a section of Port Elizabeth’s coastline that is fantastic for long beach walks. Beachview is a good place for beachcombing and to start hiking to the next beach at Maitlands. Lifeguards are on duty during peak season but swimming is not safe due to strong rip currents and backwash.

Addo Elephant National Park

Game Reserve in Addo Elephant National Park

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...

Camdeboo National Park

Camdeboo National Park

Nature Reserves in Graaff-Reinet (296 km from Eastern Cape)

Almost entirely surrounding the lovely town of Graaff-Reinet, Camdeboo National Park offers an incredibly scenic escape in the Karoo. Dating back hundreds of millions of years ago, the Karoo remains one of the great natural wonders of the world. The 19 405-hectare park provides the visitor with insights into this unique landscape and ecosystem of...

Crystal Corner

Crystal Corner

Shops in Hogsback (23.8 km from Eastern Cape)

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.

Madonna and Child Waterfalls

Madonna and Child Waterfalls

Waterfall in Hogsback (23.9 km from Eastern Cape)

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...

Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve

Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve

Nature Reserves in Baviaanskloof (361.6 km from Eastern Cape)

The breath-taking Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve is one of the Cape Floral Region Protected Areas, collectively a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Covering roughly 200-square kilometres of pristine mountainous terrain, the ‘Valley of the Baboons’, is one of the largest wilderness conservation areas in South Africa. Just 120 kilometres west of Port...

Hogsback Arboretum

Hogsback Arboretum

Popular Attractions in Hogsback (23.5 km from Eastern Cape)

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.

Kellys Beach

Kellys Beach

Beaches in Port Alfred (103.9 km from Eastern Cape)

Kelly's Beach on the Sunshine Coast is one of South Africa's prestigious international Blue Flag beaches. The sandy beach is situated near the Kowie River estuary mouth and is well worth a visit. Two viewing decks offer fantastic viewpoints to watch whales, beach goers, and stunning sunsets. It’s a great swimming beach and offers 5-star...

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Popular Attractions in Stormsriver Village (386.2 km from Eastern Cape)

Monkey about and zip between the tree tops for a unique forest experience. Situated in the magnificent Tsitsikamma Forest, the Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour was the first tree top canopy tour to be developed in South Africa. Combining a generous shot of adrenaline with a stunning setting, the trip through the trees consists of 10 platforms and 10...

Away With The Fairies MTB Trail

Away With The Fairies MTB Trail

Mountain Biking Trails in Hogsback (23.9 km from Eastern Cape)

Start pedaling from the Arminel Hotel into the village, staying on a path until the ‘Away with the Fairies’ sign. Turn left into Hydrangea Lane, then right onto the Away with the Fairies Backpackers.

Die Ramstal Pub

Die Ramstal Pub

Bars Nightclubs in Nieu Bethesda (299.9 km from Eastern Cape)

Situated behind the Karoo Lamb Restaurant in a converted stable, this cosy and authentic pub is where you will find the locals of Nieu Bethesda’s warming up or cooling down. Grab an ale or two and be entertained by stories of the dorp at the fireside. Die Ramstal Pub occasionally screens movies and documentaries and hosts well-known South African...