Things to Do in North End

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Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Sports Stadiums Clubs in North End (0.8 km from North End)

Situated on the North End Lake which is an idyllic setting for match days, the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is the Eastern Cape's first dedicated football stadium. Features include a three-tier design with two rings of skyboxes. Five first-round, one second-round, one quarter-final, and the third-place play-off 2010 FIFA World Cup matches kicked off...

Things to do near North End

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Addo Elephant National Park

Game Reserve in Addo Elephant National Park (70.1 km from North End)

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...

Erica Girl's School Building National Monument

Erica Girl's School Building National Monument

Popular Attractions in Port Elizabeth (1.6 km from North End)

The Erica School for Girls in Port Elizabeth was begun in 1884 by Miss Mary Anne van Wyk, who initially gave lessons in the old Erica Hall. After the South African War, it was decided to erect a new school building, which was designed by architect W White-Cooper, and was built by HJ Beckett. It was opened on 4 November 1903 by Dr Thomas Muir, then...

The Horse Memorial

The Horse Memorial

Popular Attractions in PE CBD (2.4 km from North End)

The Horse Memorial was erected and dedicated to the horses killed during the South African War (1899 - 1902).

St Georges Park

St Georges Park

Nature Reserves in Port Elizabeth (2.8 km from North End)

Known as the oldest park in Port Elizabeth, this is also the home of the second oldest cricket club in South Africa, which has hosted countless test matches to this day. St George's Park also features the Port Elizabeth Bowls Club, founded on August 14, 1882, and known as "The Mother Club of Bowls in South Africa" as it was the first bowling club...

No 7 Castle Hill

No 7 Castle Hill

Galleries and Museums in Humewood (2.8 km from North End)

Situated right in the city centre, No 7 Castle Hill is a picturesque Victorian cottage museum dating back to 1827. It's one of the oldest remaining houses in Port Elizabeth and is furnished as a family home of the mid-Victorian period, depicting the early Settler way of life.Need to know? Staff will provide general tours or special interest tours...

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Galleries and Museums in Central (2.8 km from North End)

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, formerly the King George VI Art Gallery, was opened on 22 June 1956 and renamed in December 2002. The collections are housed in two buildings framing the entrance to St George's Park and consist of South African art (particularly that of the Eastern Cape), British art, international printmaking and...

St Georges Cricket Ground

St Georges Cricket Ground

Sports Stadiums Clubs in St Georges Park (2.9 km from North End)

Sahara Oval, St George’s Park Cricket Ground, St George’s Oval, The Crusaders Ground – the grand old cricket oval of many names was the first ground in South Africa to host a Test match in 1889. St George's Cricket Ground lies in Nelson Mandela Bay's upmarket suburb of St George’s Park and is one of the venues for Test matches and One Day...

Donkin Reserve and Lighthouse

Donkin Reserve and Lighthouse

Nature Reserves in Central (2.9 km from North End)

Donkin Reserve, Pyramid and Lighthouse includes a stone pyramid monument erect by Sir Rufane Donkin in memory of his late wife, Elizabeth, after whom the city was named. The Great Flag, which measures 12m x 8m, is South Africa's biggest and it flies from the highest flagpole in the country. The 1861 Lighthouse houses the official Tourist...

Wezandla Gallery and Craft Centre

Wezandla Gallery and Craft Centre

Popular Attractions in St Georges Park (3 km from North End)

The Wezandla Gallery and Craft Centre opened its doors in 1994 and is located on Baakens Street in Port Elizabeth. The centre represents African artists from all over the continent and specialises in African art, African wire and wood sculptures, woven baskets, pottery, crafts and curios. Wezandla aims at selling unique, one-off pieces and...

The Prince Alfred's Guard Museum

The Prince Alfred's Guard Museum

Galleries and Museums in Port Elizabeth (3 km from North End)

The Prince Alfred's Guard Museum is situated in Port Elizabeth and is a city regiment which was founded in 1856. The museum is housed in an old Victorian Drill Hall that has been restored and declared a national monument. There are military exhibits that can be seen in the Drill Hall. The regiment was used in 1860 for protecting Prince Alfred,...

Ron Belling Art Gallery

Ron Belling Art Gallery

Galleries and Museums in St Georges Park (3 km from North End)

The Ron Belling Art Gallery is situated in a beautiful Art Deco house built in 1936. Designed by Gertruida Brinkman, the first woman architect to graduate in South Africa, it is recognized as a significant example of the Early Modern Style. The house has been modified tastefully as a modern art gallery and both the building and the privately owned...

Campanile Tower

Campanile Tower

Popular Attractions in Port Elizabeth (3.1 km from North End)

Meaning "Bell Tower" in Italian, The Campanile was erected to commemorate the landing of the 1820 British Settlers in Port Elizabeth. The monument is situated at the entrance to the railway station and harbour. The observation room and be reached by climbing a 204-step staircase, offering a wonderful view of the harbour and surroundings.

Greenacres Shopping Centre

Greenacres Shopping Centre

Shopping Malls in Greenacres (3.2 km from North End)

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...

Settlers Park Nature Reserve

Settlers Park Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Port Elizabeth (3.2 km from North End)

The Settlers Park Nature Reserve is located in the heart of Port Elizabeth along the banks of the Baakens River Valley. The reserve is great for exploring and bird watching. The park is rich in bird life with a variety of birds to be seen, including woodpeckers, flycatchers, and various species of sunbirds. There are also weavers, warblers,...

Port Elizabeth Golf Club

Port Elizabeth Golf Club

Golf Courses in Mill Park (3.3 km from North End)

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...