Below are a list of activities and attractions in and around the Port Elizabeth area. Please contact for pricing, assistance or any arrangements.
Addo - Schotia Tour
This very unique experience to get close to the largest mammal does not present itself everyday. Accessible water holes mean that we are to get close to these gentle giants, making your photo opportunity the best possible.
Other animals in the park include black rhino, lion, buffalo, warthog, zebra, eland, red hartebeest, jackal, hyena and ostrich. View the majestic lions at Schotia and indulge in a traditional African dinner in a lapa.
It doesn't get better than this!
Free transfers to and from both reserves, two meals with all drinks included and two guided game drives in an area holding the densest populations of antelope, elephant and lion in South Africa.
Take a eco cruise to St Croix Island for some whale and dolphin watching, not forgetting the endangered African penguins.
- Penguin Island Cruise and Whale Watching
- Sundowner Cruise
- Bird Island Cruise
- Fishing Charters
Addo River Safari
Explore a different side of Addo and view game and birds on the riverbank while you drift down some of the most scenic parts of the Sunday's River in a custom designed, comfortable and safe canoe (no paddling experience needed).
Port Elizabeth has some stunning beaches for surfing or just relaxing in the sun! You can also meet up with a surf instructor on the beach for some lessons on how to surf. If you'd like to go take the challenge of sandboarding then contact us for more information.
Explore the wonderworld of Algoa Bay with its soft coral, ship wrecks and abundance of fish by taking a one day diving course which includes:
- Complete pool session
- Sea dive to a maximum depth of 12m
Historical City tours
Visit museums with exhibits ranging from apartheid history to vintage airplanes. Discover the city's heritage gems while walking the Donkin Heritage trail with its 47 places of historic interest. The trail is 5km long and follows in the footsteps of the 1820 settlers.
Explore Port Elizabeth's diverse township life on a guided tour with a visit to the world renowned Red Location Museum included.
Get to see a different side of Port Elizabeth and how this community lives their daily lives.
Situated only 38km from Port Elizabeth you will be able to take an adventure down a natural rift valley towards the Sundays River mouth on a quad-bike. Once at the mouth you can take a hike over the dunes and go for a swim or a nice walk on the deserted beach!
Looking for some adrenaline? Then try skydiving! Situated just 45min from PE, you can take part in the following:
- Extreme skydive package
- Media package
- Tandem skydive only
- Sports jumps
- Various skydive training courses
Take on the worlds highest bridge bungy jump at Bloukrans bridge! You can either bungy jump, take part in a bridge swing or just go for a a walk accross the brige. Bloukrans is situated roughly about 2 hours away from Port Elizabeth.
Local Restaurants & Bars
Within 5 minutes walk from our backpackers you will find a street filled with various street cafes, bars and restaurants in this very historically rich area. This area is extremely popular due to its Euro street vibe!