Eastern Cape

Time needed: 4 Day(s) to 2 Week(s)

With its magnificent beaches, warm waters and a strong Xhosa culture, the Eastern Cape begins at the Tsitsikamma National Park and stretches north east up the coast with over 800km of magnificent coastline on offer for beach lovers, water sport enthusiasts, surfers and families with young children. The Eastern Cape is also home to a number of malaria free 'Big Five' game reserves, such as Addo Elephant National Park and Shamwari Game Reserve, offering a great alternative to the Kruger National Park.East London and Port Elizabeth are the largest cities in the area, offering abundant accommodation and attractions, while the smaller sea-side towns of Port Alfred and St Francis Bay offer a peaceful escape with great water-sports for outdoor lovers.