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The Eastern Cape Province - South Africa - Travellers information

Travelling in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.

A visitors guide to the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa.

Home of the Xhosa nation and steeped in local history. Add the wonderful beaches, game reserves and natural wonders and you have a wonderful and diverse holiday destination.

Beacon Bay is a lovely suburb toward the East of East London.

Eastern Cape tourism information

The Eastern Cape Province is one of SA’s nine provinces and located on the south-east coast. Known for moderate weather, lovely beaches and many private game reserves. In addition to the private reserves, the Addo Elephant Pak is one of South Africa’s most popular tourism attractions.

The two major cities of East London and Port Elizabeth are serviced by busy airports and the region boasts an excellent road system.  

The Sunshine Coast

The area between East London and Port Elizabeth is known as the Sunshine Coast due to the lovely beaches and quaint seaside villages that are spread along this shoreline. Look our for Port Alfred, Kenton on Sea and Bushman’s River.

The Wild Coast

East London is the gateway to the popular Wild Coast, a haven for naturists and a popular back packers destination. This coastline is largely unspoiled and home to the Xhosa tribe and Nelson Mandela’s home village. The annual sardine run takes place during the early winter months of May to August and this is quite a natural spectacle if you are in the right place.

Kei Mouth, Chintsa (Cintsa) Bay, the Inkinkwezi Private Game Reserve and the Olivewood Golf Estate are located near to East London.   

South African Tourism - Visit East London and the Eastern Cape

Sunshine coupled with clean and uncrowded beaches. Add a few game reserves and the friendly people of the Eastern Cape.