We Love Summer in Nelson Mandela Bay

  • 02 January 2017 | By Anje Rautenbach

Hello Summer! To say that we've had one of the most perfect summer seasons in Nelson Mandela Bay this holiday is quite an understatement; there was sun, there was more sun and of course, to end things of, there was some more sun.

People from all over flocked to the beach and truly showed just how much they love summer in Nelson Mandela Bay, even the SABC stopped by to capture some of the fun things to do in and around our Bay.


The #ShareTheBay hashtag filled Instagram feeds with the people, the places and the sights of the Bay; there was food, there were festivals, there was a celebration or two, a beach or three, a braai or nine, some active sports, some water fun, a few breathtaking sunsets and plenty of wildlife moments in nature.

Here are only a few of the things the people of the Bay - visitors and locals - got up to over the holiday season. If you want to see more photos, follow the #ShareTheBay hashtag on Instagram, and if you are snapping a few photos yourself, don't forget to use the hashtag!

We Love Summer in Nelson Mandela Bay - Things That Happened Over The Summer Season -

There was the second Food Truck Friday


We watched the cricket: South Africa vs Sri Lanka


There were stunning Schoenmakerskop sunsets


A photo posted by Cindy Bester (@cindybester91) on


Some went for summer ice skating at Baywest Mall


A photo posted by Natalie Roth (@rothnatalie68) on


There were campfires and camping


A photo posted by Nadeera Van Wyk (@nadeera_vanwyk) on


And a few celebrations of love


A photo posted by The Plantation (@theplantationpe) on


Magic happened at the Boardwalk


A photo posted by Yolandi Allen (@yolandi_allen) on


Surf school was in session


A photo posted by Natalie Roth (@rothnatalie68) on


Some people galloped on the beach front


A photo posted by CelSmith (@celsmith3) on


While others cooled off in the water


People stayed active


A photo posted by Kim (@baybroad) on


And gained a few muscles


A photo posted by CelSmith (@celsmith3) on


Young and old made sure they had a whole lotta fun


With picnics


A photo posted by Janine Lee (@janine.lee.9) on




A photo posted by Clarence Watts (@clarencesdb) on


A cold one


And a drive on the Bay's Wild Side


What did you get up to over the holiday season? Show and tell by using the hashtag on Instagram, #SHARETHEBAY!

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