The appealing sceneries of Port Elizabeth, wide array of adventure activities and incredible wildlife experiences make the city one of the hottest destinations in South Africa. Here is the must-know information for first timers visiting Port Elizabeth.


Soaked in sunshine and brimming with appealing charms, Port Elizabeth (shortened to PE) is one of the most obvious beguiler of South Africa! Located on the scenic shores of Nelson Mandela Bay, the metropolis compels most tourists who reserve tickets on South Africa bound flights, to visit here. With exotic beaches washed by clean water, enormous wildlife, splurge of shopping, fascinating nightlife as well as cordial behaviour and superb hospitality skills of the dwellers – Port Elizabeth lives up to every single penny that holidaymakers spend on tickets aboard flights arriving here.

See and Do
Port Elizabeth, the Sun City of South Africa offers a wide array of attractions and activities to the holidaymakers who spend on reservation for flights and accommodations. A trip to the Donkin Reserve makes for wonderful start to your sightseeing tour in the metropolis. Built in the memory of Sir Rufane Shaw Donkin, this place is a witness of the colonial struggle of South Africa. Apart from the historical appeal, this place is also very popular among nature lovers purchasing air tickets to visit PE. After a historic tour, it’s time for some relaxation! One can head to the Alexandria Dune Fields, the largest coastal dune in the southern hemisphere where the breathtaking panorama of the surrounding area is more than enough to give flights to your fancies. Furthermore, PE has a lot to offer to the adventure enthusiasts as well. Thrill They can go for sky diving, snorkelling, abseiling, surfing and hiking while here.

Sleep Well
PE is dotted with a number of sleeping accommodations for tourists to relax after long flights or sightseeing in the metropolis. Whether one is looking for a lavish resort or a five-star rated hotel or simple and self catered bed & breakfast – it offers numerous options that suites every taste and pocket. Corner House Accommodation and Parkview Flats top the itinerary of budget tourists buying tickets on South Africa bound flights to visit PE. While Holiday Inn, At Sta-Plus Guest House and Aloga Guest House, Radisson Blue Hotel, Singa Lodge and The Vic are some of the luxury retreats serving the requirements of sybarites.

Port Elizabeth is well connected by flights, waterways, trains and roads. International holidaymakers, especially Britons contemplating to reserve air tickets to visit the Sun City can disembark international flights at Durban, Cape Town or Johannesburg and buy tickets aboard domestic flights to reach. Port Elizabeth is also well-connected with other major cities of South Africa by road. One can drive down from Cape Town via Garden Route or East London while relishing the magnificent scenic marvels. Nature lovers often claim that a train journey is the best way to enjoy the breathtaking sceneries of South Africa’s countryside. Hence, people are also found to buy luxury train tickets from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth.

Best Time to Visit
Port Elizabeth features a sub-tropical weather throughout the year. Given the close location to the sea, temperatures in PE vary marginally round the year. Though this is one of the splendid beach side destinations in South Africa where summers are balmy with low humidity levels and winters are pleasant. The city enjoys Christmas in summer and Easter in autumn. Britons having a desire to celebrate their Christmas in a different way are often found to struggle for cheap deals on air tickets to this South African port city.

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