day trips in and around port elizabeth

Port Elizabeth

Set on the sweeping shores of Algoa Bay, the Friendly City provides a unique mix of abundant wildlife, long golden beaches and a rich historic heritage. Malaria-free Big Game viewing is on offer at nearby game reserves. Vernon and Sue own
Pembury Tours , a Port Elizabeth based company that specializes in excursions in and around the area.

Port Elizabeth Architecture City Tour

An ideal way of getting to know the Friendly City, our informative city tours reveal Port Elizabeth's hidden gems. Both historical and contemporary aspects of life in Port Elizabeth and the Eastern Cape are covered and insights gained will enrich your experience of South Africa as a whole.

Addo Elephant Park Eastern Cape South Africa Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park has a unique place in the struggle to preserve the African Elephant. It is home to the densest population of elephant in the world. Other mammals in Addo include the endangered Cape buffalo and black rhino, as well as zebra, jackal, warthog, suricate and numerous species of antelope such as kudu, red hartebeest and bushbuck. Over 150 species bird species have been recorded in Addo, ranging from the large ostrich to the tiny Cape white-eye. There are around 600 different plant species in the park, with 5 distinct vegetation types.

Lalibela Game Reserve near Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape

Day visits to Lalibela Game Reserve
( own transport required to get to the lodge or transfer costs on request)

The day visits at Lalibela Game Reserve are ideal for nature lovers whose tight schedule does not allow for an overnight stay at one of the lodges. Game drives in open Land Rovers will bring you face to face with a multitude of game species ranging from the mighty elephants, rhino and buffalo to the tiny blue duiker and rock hyrax. Lalibela is also home to hippo, giraffe, cheetah, zebra, warthog and numerous species of antelope.

Lalibela has two day visit programs on offer from which guests can choose.
The afternoon program starts at 13h00 & ends at approx 17h30, the rate includes:
  • safari-cuisine lunch
  • 3-hour game drive with qualified guides on an open landrover
  • tea & coffee before departure
The evening program starts at 17h30 & ends at approx 21h30, the rate includes:
  • tea & coffee on arrival
  • 3-hour game drive with qualified guides on an open landrover
  • safari-cuisine dinner


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