Wild Coast The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape
The Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

The Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape offers visitors unspoiled wilderness, amazing angling and plentiful bird life. A hikers’ paradise, it is also rich in history and culture.

Addo Elephant National Park
Addo Elephant National Park

The Addo Elephant National Park is home to elephant, buffalo, lion, rhino and leopard while its marine area has whales and great white sharks, making it a Big Seven reserve.

Eastern Cape Highlights
Eastern Cape Highlights

The Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape remains one of the world’s most untouched scenic locations. Beaches don’t come more beautiful than those of the Wild Coast and thanks to the rugged nature of the coast, they remain undeveloped.

Port Elizabeth Beachfront Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Located in the Eastern Cape province, Port Elizabeth is one of South Africa’s largest cities, and forms part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.

beach, Eastern Cape Eastern Cape
Eastern Cape

Admire the flora and fauna of the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, which forms part of the Cape Floristic Region World Heritage Site, and the scenery and Bushman paintings in the Drakensberg uKhahlamba Park World Heritage Site. 

Shamwari lion Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape
Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape

Experience the African wilds in the luxurious Shamwari Private Game Reserve − a world-class establishment.

Hogsback, Eastern Cape
Hogsback, Eastern Cape

Deep in the Amathole Mountains of the Eastern Cape lies a village lost in time. Hogsback is a pure forest escape and a hiker’s delight.

Samara Private Game Reserve, in the Karoo Samara Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape
Samara Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape

You shouldn’t come to Samara in hurry. The Karoo is not a place that can be rushed. Come for the peace, mountains and unusual animals.

Wild Coast at Dwesa Nature Reserve Dwesa Nature Reserve, Eastern Cape
Dwesa Nature Reserve, Eastern Cape

The Dwesa Nature Reserve along the Wild Coast is set up against the Mbashe River, and is home to a beautiful beach, coastal forests and hilly grasslands.

Icamagu Institute, Eastern Cape
Icamagu Institute, Eastern Cape

The Icamagu Institute near Dutywa in the Eastern Cape embraces the African system of ancestor worship and teaches the culture of the Xhosa people.

Karroo Theatrical Hotel Karroo Theatrical Hotel, Steytlerville, Eastern Cape
Karroo Theatrical Hotel, Steytlerville, Eastern Cape

It could be the setting of South Africa’s own The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in the Karoo, where camp and cabaret meet over a grand piano.

James Kitching's Hat James Kitching: fossil hunter of the Karoo
James Kitching: fossil hunter of the Karoo

James Kitching led a full life, most of it in the wide open spaces of the Karoo, looking for fossil remains of the pre-dinosaur Permian Period.

Nahoon Point Nature Reserve, East London
Nahoon Point Nature Reserve, East London

The East London coastline is a fascinating area for those interested in natural history; it is home to the oldest human footprints in the world.

Morgan's Bay, Eastern Cape
Morgan's Bay, Eastern Cape

There are not many places in the world that are able to preserve an air of time having passed them by, but Morgan's Bay, or Morgs as it is known to the locals, is right up there.

Matatiele Route 56 Matatiele, KwaZulu-Natal
Route 56 Matatiele, KwaZulu-Natal

Matatiele, on Route 56, practically straddles the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. It’s a historic little mountain town with a colourful background.

Art Versatile Art Versatile, East London
Art Versatile, East London

This young Xhosa artist has a game plan, good art education grounding, a style of his own and ambitions to sell his work around the world.

The Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve Uniondale to Patensie – below the Baviaans
Uniondale to Patensie – below the Baviaans

When driving Route 62 in the Eastern Cape province from the town of Uniondale eastwards, you are never very far from the spirit and the culture of the ancient Khoikhoi people who lived here.