Outdoors

Queens Park Zoo and Gardens

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.
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1st Aquarium in SA

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.
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Wildcoast Jikeleza Route

Wildcoast Jikeleza Route
Take a drive and stay a while to enjoy all that the Wild Coast Jikeleza Route has to offer. One of the main highlight s of the route is the annual Wild Coast Jikeleza Festival - an incredible weekend of sport, entertainment and wildlife. The Wild Coast Jikeleza route starts just outside the East London suburb of Beacon Bay and ends on the N2 some 30km away. For the most part it follows the ...
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Kidd's Beach

Kidd's Beach
Visit this developing coastal resort and the surrounding areas. Be sure to stop off at the Village Art, Breezy Ridge Rd, to view the art made by local people.
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Hogsback

Hogsback
Visit this quaint town off the R63 from King William’s Town. Walk to the waterfalls. 
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Pirie Forests

Pirie Forests
Maden Dam, outside King William’s Town (off the R365). Take a walk in the mountains. Tel: 043 642 2571
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Old Thomas River Historical Village

Old Thomas River Historical Village
Tel: 045 843 1504 situated between Stutterheim and Cathcart. Website: www.oldthomasriver.co.za
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The Lion Park

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...
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Orient Beach Complex

Orient Beach Complex
EL Beachfront. Tel: 043 705 2538. Pay beach and kiddies pools and water sport Mecca. Stroll along the Orient Pier and Water Tube.
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