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  • 18 Park Road, Port Alfred, 6170, Eastern Cape


o A L E X A N D R I A
The little village of Alexandria, established in 1840, lies 99 kilometres east
of Port Elizabeth. It is home to the largest active dunefields in the world.
The town is known for its chicory, dairy and pineapple farming

o BU S H M A N S R I V E R
The little village of Bushman’s River Mouth has a calm estuary and long
stretches of sandy beach, which is perfect for river and beach activities.
The Bushman’s River offers a 35 kilometre stretch of open water and is
the 2nd-longest navigable river in South Africa.

o K E N TON - ON - S E A
This tranquil coastal town lies between the Kariega and Bushman’s River.
It is host to beautiful bays, beaches, well renowned nature reserves with
Big 5, and activities such as water sports and angling. World renowned
game reserves are located within 10 minutes of this coastal town.
Information Centre: Tel: + 27 (0) 46 648 2418

o Kenton-on Sea: small Village, nice beaches: All shops closed except Spar on Wednesday afternoons - out of season:
o Kenton-on-Sea - Lovely Kariega Blue Flag Beach and Bushman's River Beaches with rock outcrops which are impressive
o Beachcomber Horse Trails - Jono - 083 281 3322 -
P O R T A L F R E D :

o Halyards River Spa - see Brochure for current prices for ladies: 046 604 3300
o Let's Go Cruises - 046 624 1886 /072 447 4801 - Graham & Alida Reilly 'letsgotours@telkomsa.netO
Cruise up the scenic Kowie River & through the Marina Cannals on our 40 seater river cruiser. Duation: Just under 2 hours. Cost: Adults R70,Children under12 R30. Toilet on board. Bring own drinks & jackets. All registration/licenses in place +skipper license Qualified river guide
o Outdoor Focus - Kiddies beach - tidal Lagoon - which is nice to visit when it too windy on the main beach - Canoe trail & Hydro bikes, river cruise and diving
o 3 Sister Horse Trail +- 15km out on East London road - Call for bookings: 082 645 6345
o Bird Watching with Anne Williams - Call for appointment: 083 719 4950
o Kelly's Blue Flag beach - Internationally recognized
o East Beach - Surfing spot
o Wed Evenings: see NSRI doing their exercises on the river and out the mouth - either East or West beach near Guidos Restaurant
o New!! Wharf Street Trading Post - See map of PA - Dinning Theatre, Eateries - Piazza on the Wharf & Cafe Indiya, Antique shops, clothing apparel, tattoo artist, Photographic Artist, Coffee shop & Fresh Fish Market - uncooked and cooked
o Kowie Museum - Wharf Street - Dick - 046 6244713 - 09h30 - 12h30 - Tues - Sat
o The Little Brewery - Wharf street - Brewery tours - Bookings: 046 624 5705
o Van der Riet Street - NB- one way - The Courtyard: Zest cafe, funky Junk, bakery, Greek Deli, Antiques and gifts & Voila - Art, furniture, decor , Gifts - Bistro & Deli - 046 624 8095
o Rosehill Shopping Mall - all chain shops, Super Spar and cinema for younger ones
o Kowie FM - Local Radio Station - Coffee Shop in Heritage Mall and listen to the local sounds
o Day Trip to Mansfield Game Reserve & Black Rock on the river -079 968 0222 Call for prices
o Barmuda - Cocktail Lounge on the Kowie River - go there fir drinks before dinner at Ocean Basket as they have a small menu variety
o Links Restaurant - very good food and service
o Ocean Basket Restaurant - Standardized through the country
o Guido's Restaurant - Pizza, pasta - off West beach and on River - nice to go and have a drink on the deck - food mediocre
o Spur - Standardized Spur food
Bathurst was founded in 1820 and named after the colonial secretary of
the British government, Lord Bathurst. 10 Minutes from Port Alfred and
home to the oldest pub in South Africa, the town’s major attraction is the
Big Pineapple, which stands 16.7 metre high.
o Bathurst - Agricultural Museum - nice morning educational - A must!! and has the Ploughman's Pub for a quick drink - Cell: 072 408 4858+2 +27 (0) 72 408 48587 (+27 (0) 72 408 48580) 72 408 4858) 72 408 4858
o Pig & Whistle hotel/Pub - oldest in the country - 12 km from PA - Centre of Bathurst\

o Big Pineapple - Bathurst @ Summerhill Farm as you come into Bathurst on the left hand side - you see it from the road
o Richard Pullen Studio - Bathurst
o Wiles Gallery - Main Road , Bathurst
o Corner Gallery - Bathurst
o The Workshop - next to the Police Station - Arts and Crafts, Gallery
o Sunday Farmers Market - Main Road - Yesterday, today and tomorrow - A must and very Friendly

From R650
per night (sleeps 2)
From R650
per night (sleeps 2)
From R650
per night (sleeps 2)
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  • Capacity: 24 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 18:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: 18 Park Road, Port Alfred, 6170, Eastern Cape
  • All ages welcome From R650  per night (sleeps 2) 59 5 1 4 18 Park Road Port Alfred 6170 Eastern Cape 0860 022 102 14:00-18:00 10:00 -33.591989042201 26.895797252655