Alicedale (48.1 km from Frontier Country)
Malaria free and home to an impressive diversity of animals, Bushman Sands Game Reserve boasts wonderful Big 5 wildlife viewing opportunities.
Situated on 40 square kilometres of former farmland, the reserve has reintroduced animals that once roamed here over 200 years ago. Lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, elephant, rhino, black wildebeest, red...
Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Addo Elephant National Park (74.5 km from Frontier Country)
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...
Galleries and Museums
Grahamstown (1.1 km from Frontier Country)
Visit a rare Victorian amusement once considered 'The Magic Mirror of Life'.
This unusual multi-storeyed 19th century Victorian shop and home is now a museum housing interesting displays, a Meridian room, an observatory and the only camera obscura in the southern hemisphere.
Known for its identification of the Eureka in 1867, this house had a...
Grahamstown (10.9 km from Frontier Country)
Named after the famous 19th century artist, naturalist and explorer, Thomas Baines Nature Reserve is a great spot for a day trip if you’re visiting the Grahamstown area. It’s an easy 12-kilometre drive from Grahamstown in the direction of Port Elizabeth.
Thomas Baines explored the region extensively and contributed a valuable record of the...
Pumba Private Game Reserve (18.3 km from Frontier Country)
Situated in a stunning Eastern Cape landscape, Pumba Private Game Reserve is the perfect destination for a malaria-free African wildlife experience.
In addition to leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant, guests of Pumba Private Game Reserve have the rare opportunity of seeing beautiful white lion.
Visitors can discover Africa’s wildlife in their...
Salem (19.3 km from Frontier Country)
Nature lovers and not so fit walkers will enjoy the 1 km Assegaai Tree Trail. Interesting trees and shrubs are labelled and a booklet provides interesting snippets about the traditions and uses associated with these trees. Resident 'tree fundi', Jeannette (Gumtree) Steyn is conduct guided tours for those keen for more insights.
Kenton-on-Sea (30.6 km from Frontier Country)
Enjoy an ultimate safari experience on the Sunshine Coast in the malaria-free Kariega Game Reserve.
Situated near the ever-popular Garden Route, this family-owned and operated private reserve spans 9 000 hectares of pristine Eastern Cape wilderness encompassing the stunning Kariega and Bushman's Rivers.
Awesome Big-5 viewing along with an...
Grahamstown (39 km from Frontier Country)
The spectacular Great Fish River Reserve lies in the Great Fish River valley between Grahamstown and Fort Beaufort and extends all the way to the Kieskama River. This malaria-free destination is still pretty much off the major tourist radar, offering visitors an awesome wilderness experience.
The typical Eastern Cape succulent bushveld and rocky...
Bathurst (41.5 km from Frontier Country)
The little hamlet of Bathurst lays claims to the biggest pineapple on the planet!
Standing 16.7 metres tall, this gigantic structure is not a cell phone tower in disguise; but rather a tribute to the agricultural success of the prickly fruit. Early farmers struggled to grow any crops here until the first pineapple top was planted in 1865.
Alexandria (43.2 km from Frontier Country)
This totally awesome trail begins in the stunning Alexandria forest at the park offices. The two Langebos Huts are the base huts for the trail and it is recommended that hikers stay at these huts the night before leaving for the first day. The huts are newly constructed huts, sleeping 6 people each. They are equipped with hot water showers,...
Mountain Biking Trails
Kenton-on-Sea (45.2 km from Frontier Country)
Sebumo Tude Mountain Bike Trails offer 6.5 km and 9 km tracks appealing to beginner and advanced riders. Routes have been carefully developed in a beautiful section of indigenous bush. Bookings are essential. Rentals are available from The Cycle Asylum and can be delivered directly to you at the start.
Kenton-on-Sea (45.3 km from Frontier Country)
This day walk consists of a network of trails and is pretty easy to do. The trail is located in the 30 ha reserve above the beach between the Bushman’s and Kariega Rivers, just south of Kenton-on-Sea. There are three designated parking lots and a boat-launching site.
Kasouga (45.8 km from Frontier Country)
Kasouga Beach is one of the Eastern Cape’s best-kept secrets combining pastoral country living with a stunning beach. Although it's incredibly tranquil, there's no shortage of things to do. Here you can view amazing birds and wildlife including shy bushbuck and the ultra rare Oribi antelope; or go canoeing, swimming, hiking and surfing. The...
Alicedale (45.9 km from Frontier Country)
Bushman Sands Golf Course is conveniently situated near Shamwari Game Reserve and Addo Elephant National Park just 80 kilometres from Port Elizabeth. Designed by South African golfing legend, Gary Player, the 18-hole championship course lies on the banks of the Bushman's and New Year's Rivers.
Characterised by undulating fairways and pot...
Bushmans River Mouth (46.1 km from Frontier Country)
The beach at Bushmans River Mouth delivers incredible sunsets and stunning views of the coast and Bushmans River. It lies next to one of South Africa’s most picturesque holiday villages, Kenton-on-Sea, with the Kariega River on the other side. Both tidal rivers are safe for swimming and water sports. The marine and birdlife is abundant and whales...
Kenton-on-Sea (46.2 km from Frontier Country)
The holiday village of Kenton-On-Sea boasts one of the loveliest Eastern Cape beaches. Set between the Kariega and Bushmans, two awesome tidal rivers, the area offers an incredible setting for family holidays.
Behind the beach is a nature reserve, perfect for quiet strolls. Parking is right above the beach. Lifeguards are on duty during the peak...