Eastern Cape

Regarded as South Africa’s ‘wild’ province, the Eastern Cape features expanses of beach, bush and forest with a wealth of thriving flora and fauna, including the Big Five, namely lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard. Guided game drives at each of our featured private game reserves fulfil the thrill of viewing a large variety of magnificent animals in their natural habitat.

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Optional Excursions


Penguin Patrol Tour excursion
Penguin Patrol Tour

This full day tour begins with an exciting boat trip to St Croix Island to see the largest breeding colony of African penguins in the world. During this cruise there is also a good chance of seeing bottlenose, common and humpback dolphins, Southern right, humpback and bryde's whales, Cape fur seals, sharks, and various seabirds. After the cruise visit Port Elizabeth's marine bird rehabilitation and education centre for a guided tour a tour. Available from Port Elizabeth.

FROM £135
Addo Elephant National Park excursion
Addo Elephant National Park

Depart Port Elizabeth for Addo Elephant Park which, arguably, has the best elephant viewing in South Africa. In addition, Addo’s wildlife population also includes rhino, buffalo, antelope and lion, not to mention a plethora of birds to excite even the most blasé twitcher. From bee eaters to buffalo, this is a full day of what Africa does best, wildlife wonderfully!

FROM £110
Route 67 - 2 Hour City Tour excursion
Route 67 - 2 Hour City Tour

Visit sites in 'Old Port Elizabeth' and combine the story with the early Khoi Khoi History, the Dutch Farmers, the Free Cape Malay Slaves, the 1820 Settlers, Mr Mandela's Art and Heritage Route 67. Drive to the Campanile, the official start of Route 67, then continue to the Town Hall and walk around to see various sites that connect Route 67. Travel onwards to Donkin Reserve to experience more of the route's artworks and heritage sites before concluding at the Athenaeum. Available from Port Elizabeth.

FROM £27
Craft Beer Breweries excursion
Craft Beer Breweries

This three hour tour begins at Bridge Street Brewery, home to South Africa's first Master Craft Brewer, Lex Mitchell. Here, you will enjoy a craft beer tasting followed by a light lunch. Afterwards, visit Richmond Hill Brewery and Gin Bar, home to Port Elizabeth's famous Amber Ale, the Car Park John. The tour concludes at the Dockside Brewery, an authentic Indie brewery where the focus is more on art and creativity than science and mass production. Available from Port Elizabeth.

FROM £69

Prices are per person and based on 2 adults sharing, savings are per couple. Terms and conditions apply. ATOL protected 2713.

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