Port Elizabeth is the third largest port in South Africa and there are some of the most beautiful and clean beaches of the city where water sports are famous for windsurfing, swimming, sailing, fishing, diving, etc., as well as wonderful whale exploration trips.
Port Elizabeth is located in Eastern Cape, 770 km east of Cape Town, South Africa.
Port Elizabeth was founded as a city in 1820 to house British settlers as a means of strengthening the border area between Ras and Khuzha, the area now forming the Nelson Mandela Bay.
Before that, they were settled by a people called Algua at least 100,000 years ago, but they abandoned it 2000 years ago to work in agriculture in the Khosha region and migrated north to remain a semi-deserted area until the British came to set up one of the largest ports in South Africa.
The Portuguese were the first to visit the Europeans in 1488, where Vasco de Gama referred to the nearby bird island as a fresh water landing.
The region became part of the Cape colony to intervene in the conflict between the Union of South Africa and the East Indian Indo-India until 1910 when Britain won the Boer War.
Red Location Museum
The museum which bridges the past with the future Adults: R12, Pensioners, Disabled and Unemployed: Free on Wed between 12pm and 4pm, Discount for students.
South Africa Air force Museum
South Africa Airforce Museum is a museum that commemorates the forced deportation of the region’s inhabitants during the apartheid era. It includes photographs, newspaper clippings and models of living styles of the period, with history of victories as well, dating to an important part of the history of the city.
Open 8AM to 3:30PM Mon to Fri and 10AM to 6PM on Sun. Entrance is free.
Kragga Kamma Game Park
Kragga Kamma Game Park is a day trip for safari lovers amid the wild nature of Rhino, Wild Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Monkeys, Panthers and others, are characterized by their discounted prices for any other wild safari park.
Has a museum, oceanarium and snake park. There are currently no dolphin performances.
St George’s Park
It also makes its coastal location the base for many water sports.
Port Elizabeth is the site of St George’s Cricket Ground Stadium, which carries cricket test scores. Park St. George is the oldest cricket stadium in South Africa and was the venue of the first test match played outside Australia or England, between South Africa and England on 12 and 13 March 1889. Warriors, the South African cricket team, based in Port Elizabeth.
Rugby was the South Spears franchise in Port Elizabeth.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum