One of the main entertainment hot spots in Nelson Mandela Bay, this stylish casino combines Victorian elegance with modern-day pleasures of gaming, restaurants, and non-stop entertainment.
Port Elizabeth and East London might be thriving urban hubs, but these cities also offer up the best of ocean life – with fabulous beaches just metres from the bustling city centres.
3Walmer Park Shopping Centre
Walmer Park is one of Port Elizabeth’s most upmarket retail shopping complexes – so if you’re in need of retail therapy, movie theatres and restaurants, this is the place to be.
4City Hall, East London
Built in the Victorian Renaissance style, East London’s City Hall is a sight of architectural wonder. The foundation stone was laid in 1897 and the Clock Tower commemorates Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.
When it comes to dining in the urban areas of the Eastern Cape, make sure you have your calamari, prawns and mussels served up with a view of the ocean. There are loads of great restaurants in both East London and Port Elizabeth.
6Brookes Hill Pavilion
For a big night on the town, Brookes Hill Pavillion in Port Elizabeth is the place to be – great restaurants and bars abound.
7Art in the Park
On the first Sunday of every month, enjoy Weekend Art in the Park in the beautiful setting of St George’s Park, in Port Elizabeth.
8City Hall, Port Elizabeth
If urban architecture is your thing, then Port Elizabeth’s City Hall is a must-see. It was built between 1858 and 1862 and was proclaimed a national monument in 1973.
9Visit East London Museum
One of the country’s finest museums, the East London Museum has a number of incredible galleries, including the Natural History gallery with its exhibition of the original coelacanth (thought to be extinct).
10Lock Street Gaol
And now for something completely different! The Lock Street Gaol in Fleet Street, East London, used to be a prison but it has been turned into a shopping centre and museum.