The A – Z of Port Elizabeth activities

From Addo to Ironman. From Richmond Hill to the Yacht Club. Many of our visitors ask about activities in and around Port Elizabeth. Local blogger Shefetsweonsafari recently started to pin down the A to Z of local activities but never completed the list so we decided to add to it and make our own.

Here you go, have fun!

A is for Addo and there is also the Airforce Museum

B could not be for anything other than The Boardwalk, but there’s also beaches, Bridgestreet and Baywest

C is for Cricket and the Campanile

D is for the Donkin reserve … of course

E is for Emlotheni Memorial Park

F is for the Feather Market Center but lately there’s also Food Truck Friday for a flipping good night out.

G is for Golf – and Umoya is close to a couple of local golf courses.

H is for Happy Valley and Holmeleigh Farmyard – both fun for the whole family

I is for Ironman but if you’re not an Ironfan there’s also the Island Nature Reserve

J is for the Jewish Pioneer Memorial Museum

K is for Kragga Kamma Game Park

L is for all our Lighthouses – Cape Recife, Bird Island and more

M is for many things – Museums, Memorials, MacArthur Baths, Masterton’s Coffee and more

N is naturally for Nature -but also the Nelson Mandela Bay Pass

O is for the Opera House

P is for Penguins – St. Croix Island, Bird Island and Samrec. There’s also Paintball.

Q is for Queen Victoria and some history lessons in our cultural and historically rich town.

R is for Richmond Hill – stroll, eat, drink and be merry.

S is for Sand Boarding and Sards and Sacramento and our Stadium.

T is for Trains. On the first Sunday of every month the mini trains at Londt Park are fired up for a unique Sunday funday.

U is for University. Because NMMU guys! But also Uitenhage.

V is for Valley Market. Foodies and hipsters delight at our own monthly artisanal food fest. It’s fun for kids and adults alike.

W is for Walmer. Various cafes, restaurants and shops in the Walmer area will make sure you’re a happy, and fed, shopper.

X is for Xhosa Culture Centre – you’ll find it as the Sukume Museum and Xhosa Culture Centre.

Y is for the Yacht Club in the Port Elizabeth Harbour which also has a lovely restaurant.

Z is for Mountain Zebra National Park, it’s a stretch but it’s still in our province.

For details and descriptions of all these activities, visit Shefetsweonsafari ‘s blog and the NMB tourism page.

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