The Friendly Province

Addo Elephant National Park

Enjoy a full day exploring Addo Elephant National Park located in the Friendly Province, the Eastern Cape. This is a malaria-free area and consequently a popular destination for viewing Africa’s big game. We head out early in search of over 600 African elephants, herds of buffalo, lions and the elusive leopard. Other inhabitants of the park include many species of antelope, zebra and warthog as well as the rich and diverse bird and reptile life. After a traditional African lunch, the game viewing adventure continues. You will be returned to your hotel late afternoon.

 

 

Pumba Private Game Reserve

Enjoy a safari in an open game vehicle at Pumba Private Game Reserve. The reserve is home to Africa’s Big Five as well as rare white lion, hippo, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, various antelope and more than 300 bird species. Feel the heartbeat of nature as you explore the reserve in custom landrovers or on guided walking safaris. On arrival you are invited to enjoy a welcome drink. You will then be whisked into the African bush to go on a thrilling search for the finest in South African wildlife. The game drive will last around 2.5 hours, thereafter enjoy a traditional African Boma lunch.

 

Offshore & Deep Sea Fishing

Join us as we depart from Port Elizabeth and head to exquisite (and secret) fishing spots. Enjoy the privilege of fishing for reef fish, predatory fish in and around the rocky islands, edible fish off reef pinnacles, or the elusive yellowfin tuna or marlin off the deep banks in close proximity to the continental shelf. Feel those bicep’s burning as you battle the beasts of the deep blue. Anglers are more than welcome to bring their own fishing gear, especially light tackle. Rods, tackle & bait can be provided on request. Whether you are an experienced angler or a total novices, our guides will take care of you. Contact us about visiting various fishing destinations in South Africa as well as destinations in the South-Western Indian Ocean.

 

 

Rock & Surf Fishing

A guided rock & surf fishing experience with our professionals to destinations across the South-Western Indian Ocean will certainly be memorable. Target edible fish for the pan, or hang on for dear life while big sharks tow you around in a fight to be remembered (most certainly not for the faint-hearted). Your knowledgeable guide will share his valuable fishing tips and techniques and take you to fishing spots only known by the locals. Sharks and edible fish may be targeted in the Eastern Cape throughout the year. Anglers are more than welcome to bring their own fishing gear, especially light tackle. Rods, tackle & bait can be provided on request.

 

 

 

 

Route 67 City Walking Tour

Route 67 consists of 67 Public Art Works symbolising Nelson Mandela’s 67 years of political life and his work dedicated to the struggle for Freedom in South Africa. This walking tour is a great way to orientate yourself with the city of Port Elizabeth as well as South Africa’s history and heritage.

 

Zipline/Canoe/Big Swing

Situated in the heart of the Sundays River Valley, just 50 minutes from Port Elizabeth is the ideal center for the adrenalin-seeker. Here we have the only double zip-line experience in Africa as well as an 18 meter high swing – for the ultimate rush! Two-man canoes can also be hired and self-paddled down the Sundays River which is home to a rich abundance of bird and wildlife. Paddling its waters offers the perfect way to take in the river’s surrounds and embrace its song. This is a great family day trip!

 

 

 

Algoa Bay Ocean Adventure

Algoa Bay has been named the bottlenose dolphin capital of the world.  On our way to St Croix Island to see the largest breeding colony of African penguins in the world, we will almost certainly have dolphin encounters as well. There is also a good chance of sighting other marine mammals such as common and humpback dolphins, whales and Cape fur seals. We often see sharks and numerous species of pelagic and coastal seabirds. After a delicious seafood lunch in the harbour, we visit SAMREC, a seabird rehabilitation and education centre. Here we will have an up-close experience with penguins and learn how these comical creatures are cared for after oil spills.

 

Penguins at SAMREC

 

 

Beach Horse Rides

Revitalise yourself with a horse riding outing and the exquisite freedom of cantering along the Indian Ocean Coast. Choose between a 1 hour trail ride through the Sardinia Bay Nature Reserve and a 2 1/2 hour beach and trail ride.  The ponies and horses are well-schooled and experienced guides will help, train and put you at ease along the way. The rides are suitable for beginners to advanced riders.

 

 

 

Coastal & Forest Hikes

Why not experience the natural beauty of the Eastern Cape on foot? The lush indigenous forests of Baviaanskloof and the mystical Hogsback offers many hiking trails. There are a variety of trails suited to both novice and experienced hikers. Hike to beautiful waterfalls and cool off by taking a dip in the crystal pools. Coastal trails between the charming fishing villages of St Francis, Cape St Francis and Oyster Bay offer breathtaking views of sand dunes, fynbos and the turquoise Indian Ocean. There are many routes to choose from and multiday hikes with charming accommodation can be arranged as well.

The Scenic Chokka Trail

 

 

Sundays’ Sunset River Cruise

Relax while on a scenic boat cruise along the Sundays River, an estuary bordering the Addo Elephant National Park. Enjoy the wide diversity of birdlife as well as the beautiful Alexandria sand dunes while watching the sun set over Africa. A river cruise is approximately 3 hours long.