Learning a new skill such as surfing, sand boarding, snorkelling, canoeing, abseiling or fishing can be a great bonding experience. Participants share in the excitement of trying something new and get to laugh together, as well as discover each others hidden talents. Facing one’s fear of heights or water by abseiling and canoeing can also be a tremendously empowering experience resulting ...
Mpongo Private Game Reserve
A unique blend of luxury and gaming experience. Situated 35km from East London, along the tarred and well signposted Friendly N6 National Road and 40km from East London Airport. An easy drive into town for shopping, entertainment or take in the area’s spectacular coastline and endless sandy beaches. Home to elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, numerous antelope and bird species, M...
Yekelela Play and Guest Farm
Yekelela Play and Guest Farm is a holiday resort aimed at families with children. The owners of the farm, Patrick and Barbara Whitward, are creating an environment where the children will be happy and entertained so that the parents can relax and reconnect. Thus providing a fun filled holiday for the whole family. The farm boasts a playground with small touch farm and teahouse/ bar facilities. ...
Helen O’ Grady Children’s Drama Acade
Friendly and fun. Development of confidence, self esteem, communication and performance skills. Helen O’Grady Drama Academy is Africa’s largest drama school. Globally, there are over 50,000 students attending classes each week.
Queens Park Zoo and Gardens
The East London Zoo is located in the Queens Park Zoological Gardens close to the city centre. The zoo is financed and managed by Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM). Apart from the animals, the zoo and gardens contains a treasure trove of flora and fauna, some of which is only found in the Eastern Cape.
1st Aquarium in SA
Situated on the South East coast of South Africa in the City of East London. The East London Aquarium was officially opened on the 2nd of December 1931, which makes it the oldest public aquarium in the country. This is not a big aquarium, but some unique displays make it a must see. The aquarium plays an active role in conserving the coastline and the estuaries in the East London area.
Hemingways Casino Resort
Southern Sun Hemingways, a beautifully-appointed and luxurious 4-star hotel, conveniently located on the Hemingways Casino complex grounds, is a great base from which to explore the gems of East London and surrounds. The architecture and decor of the Hotel is inspired by the 'Key West' home of Nobel Prize winner and author Ernest Hemingway, with the sub-tropical ambience of a relaxed, y...
The Lion Park
The Lion Park is located a mere 5.6Km from East London along the N6 towards Stutterheim. Get away with the family and enjoy the outdoors for a day. The Lion Park has a variety of animals for visitors to view, to name a few, a pride of rare White Lions, a breading pair of Tigers (White male and Bengal female), Cara the Cheetah, wild dogs and tame Nyala buck. A special treat is for adults and...