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101 Things to do in and around Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth/Gqeberha)

  • 19 January 2023

With an abundance of things to see and do in and around Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), it is hard to think why you would want to… Read more

Meet Mkhonto Gwazela – the talent behind Route 67’s Campanile Frieze

  • 03 February 2015 | By Christine Marot. All images by Tara Turkington

Points of interest along Port Elizabeth’s Route 67 heritage trail, part of the city’s urban renewal programme, include colourful and modern artwork depicting the cultural… Read more

Port Elizabeth's most famous statue: the Horse Memorial

  • 16 January 2015 | By Christine Marot. Images by Tara Turkington

Port Elizabeth’s Horse Memorial pays tribute to the thousands of horses that suffered and died in loyal service during the Second Boer War.

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Port Elizabeth: A photo essay

  • 09 January 2015

There is much to see and do in Nelson Mandela Bay, which includes Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch. You can visit the intriguing Route 67… Read more

What visitors say about museums in Nelson Mandela Bay

  • 02 January 2015 | By Stuart Buchanan

If you like a bit of heritage mixed in with your beach holiday, or some arts and culture alongside your sports matches, Nelson Mandela Bay… Read more

Algoa Bay Hope Spot launched on 11 December 2014

  • 11 December 2014 | By Christine Marot

Renowned marine conservationist Dr Sylvia Earle is leading the Mission Blue Expedition though South Africa to launch the country’s first six Hope Spots, including ours… Read more

Tackling the Bushbuck Trail in celebration of Tourism Month

Port Elizabeth has some excellent short hiking trails that are perfect for a morning or day out in nature, yet are still within a stone’s… Read more

Celebrate Heritage Month in Nelson Mandela Bay

  • 17 September 2014 | By Thandiswa Mancoba

South Africa belongs to all its people and in September – Heritage Month – we are encouraged to celebrate our cultures, traditions and beliefs.

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