Flat South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port Alfred

Port Alfred is half way between Port Elizabeth and East London at the Sunshine Coast. We have the most sunshine hours in South Africa, wonderful temperate climate, endless beaches as well as the magnificent Kowie River, which flows into the warm Indian Ocean.
Popular among water sport enthusiasts for swimming, surfing, boating, waterskiing and scuba diving, the town has a picturesque boat harbour, residential marina and first class golfing and angling. Port Alfred offers many restaurants and select shopping - from modern centres to little shops showcasing the local art and craft industry.

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The surrounding countryside has thousands hectares of malaria free game reserves (Sibuya, Kariega, Shamwari, Addo eg), many hiking trails and historical and scenic places to visit. The land is wild and the scenery spectacular... so get out and explore!
Activities in the surrounding area include golfing, hiking trails, bird watching, boat cruises and various water sports including surfing, boating, swimming, water skiing, scuba diving, and fishing.
A visit to nearby Bathurst is a must. This charming settler village is 10 minutes drive north of Port Alfred and hoasts the biggest man made pinapple in the world and the oldest licenced pub in the land. Several talented artists have settled here - meet these colorful characters in their studios and have fun browsing for curios, pottery and paintings.
Also a visit to Grahamstown with the Rhodes University is a must; or see our Lighthouse, the Diaz Cross or the Three Sisters and many more.


Traveling by car:

coming from Port Elizabeth:
when arriving Port Alfred (you see the CALTEX station left) turn 1st right into Van Riebeek Street, take the first right (it`s Green Lane) straight and at the t-junction turn left into Broadway, 3rd right is Forest Hill Street and we are no 4.
from East London or Grahamstown:
when arriving Port Alfred pass the bridge, straight, when you see the CALTEX turn left in VanRi

Traveling by plane:

from Port Elizabeth by car: take N2 and R72 about 150km to the east or
from East London: take R72 to the west about 140km straight to Port Alfred.
There is a daily shuttle service between Port Elizabeth and Port Alfred. When you are interested in it please ask for the times and availability or booking.

pool area

pool area

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Leisure activities in the area

  • Golf course
  • Sea/Beach
  • Horseback riding
  • Diving
  • Lake/river for swimming
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Water skiing
  • Biking
  • Surfing
  • Restaurants
  • National Historic Sites
  • Theater
  • Galleries / Museum
  • Cinema
  • Shopping
  • Fitness Center
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Birding