Port Elizabeth, frequently abbreviated to PE, and nicknamed the ‘friendly city’, the ‘windy city’ and the ’10 minute city’ (in light of the fact that everything is just 10 minutes away), Port Elizabeth extends for a distance of 16km along the Eastern Cape shores of Algoa Bay, and is a major transport hub with its well-equipped Port Elizabeth Airport, and PE Harbor connecting Southern Africa with other national and international destinations.
Port Elizabeth (PE) frames some portion of the Eastern Cape, Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, which has a populace of more than 1 million, making it the fifth biggest city in South Africa. With its gentle winters and limited rainfall throughout the year, Port Elizabeth is evaluated as having the fourth best climate of any coastal city on the planet, and is additionally a water sports mecca.
Port Elizabeth Bay offers guests a great assortment of activity throughout the year, which incorporates exceptional windsurfing and fishing, with Algoa Bay hailed as one of the best cruising settings in the world. Port Elizabeth is also acclaimed for its excellent shorelines, which incorporates St Georges Beach which boasts the much sought after Blue Flag status, and the extremely well known Port Elizabeth King’s Beach with its kiosks, restaurants, mini golf and go-kart track, making it perfect family fun. Enjoy almost any water sport you can think of at PE Hobie Beach, known as one of the best beaches in the Eastern Cape, or unwind at Port Elizabeth’s Humewood Beach which is quieter, and offers loads of shade for the sun-shy visitor.
Port Elizabeth scuba diving is also of world class quality, with visitors being given the choice of scuba diving delightful reefs and shipwrecks on the well -known Port Elizabeth Bell Buoy Reef close to Humewood. The expansive Eastern Cape, Bell Buoy Reef covers almost 5 acres of land, with depths which run from 2 – 20 meters, and is sure thrill even the most seasoned diver.
On the off chance that you want to stay on dry land, PE offers the golf lover 3 superb 18- hole golf courses. Walmer Country Club is the Port Elizabeth golf course which is a real challenge to the amateur golfer. With thick beach front bush, tree lined fairways and the famous Port Elizabeth winds, this Eastern Cape golf course can be a handful to most golfers.
Port Elizabeth Golf Club, commonly known as ‘The Hill’, is one of South Africa’s most seasoned, with emphasis set on great food and entertainment, and obviously golf! At that point lying further south is Humewood Golf Club with its wide and undulating fairways, fast greens and thick coastal bush, this tough PE links golf course is a must for any golfer visiting the friendly Eastern Cape city of Port Elizabeth.