The Nelson Mandela Metropole, including Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch, is the capital of the sunshine coast and is increasingly positioning itself as the Watersports Capital of Africa. Located on the South Eastern Coastline of Africa, Port Elizabeth has the largest seaport in the Eastern Cape. The magnificent coastline stretches from the forests of the Tsitsikamma along hundreds of kilometres of sandy beaches and rocky shores to East London.
Port Elizabeth is often referred to as “The Friendly City”, which makes it the perfect destination for tourists. If you’re a resident embarking on a voyage of rediscovery, Port Elizabeth’s diversity, beauty and culture will enthral and enchant you time and time again. A superb value-for-money holiday base, the city offers a diverse selection of attractions as a family-fun vacation destination including eco-attractions, scenic nature trails, wildlife and cultural experiences, as well as 40 km of breathtaking coastline and beaches.