Top 10: Fun experiences in the Eastern Cape
Enjoy a Big Seven Safari
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The Eastern Cape is home to the famous Bloukrans Bungee – it’s 216 metres of free-falling pleasure.
Go on a Big Seven safari
Go on a Big Seven safari and see rhino, lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo. Then try for southern right whales and great white sharks.
Experience the sardine run
South Africa’s famed sardine run is a phenomenon certainly worth watching – from land, the ocean surface or underwater.
Visit Grahamstown during the National Arts Festival
Grahamstown is home to the country's biggest annual arts festival at the beginning of July.
Learn to surf in Jeffreys Bay
Our answer to Hawaii, J-Bay is known for its magnificent waves and numerous surfing schools.
Spend a night in the Hogsback, a mystical, mountain retreat
Great f you appreciate spectacular scenery, good food, peace and quiet.
Hike the Wild Coast
Enjoy hiking the pristine beaches of the rugged Wild Coast, or opt for a horse-back safari led by local guides.
Experience bush, forest and beach
Talk about fun experiences! In the Eastern Cape you can enjoy the bush the beaches and the fantastic Tsitsikamma forest.
Explore the mountain passes
Visit the Eastern Cape highlands to tackle some awesome mountain passes on the ultimate roadtrip.
Visit the Owl House, Nieu-Bethesda
The quirky world of the artist Helen Martins comes alive at the Owl House with its camel, owl and wise men sculptures, glass-covered walls and vivid colours.