Focus on Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Set along the banks of the tidal Kowie River, this picturesque seaside holiday resort has more sunshine days than any other town along the coast, with many attractions and activities on offer
Picturesque Port Alfred is a favourite seaside holiday resort with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere, situated exactly halfway between East London and Port Elizabeth, on the sparkling Sunshine Coast. Here, it's been proved, there are more sunny days per year than any other part of the coastline!
On magnificent stretches of unspoilt beach, you can walk in solitude collecting shells, or swim sociably with other bathers, while surfers enjoy the famous beach breaks at East Beach and various other well-known sites, and scuba divers explore the colourful reef.
A Port Alfred holiday can be as relaxing or energetic as you please. Enjoy lazy days in the sunshine, or the hiking and mountain-biking trails, scenic drives and history seeking in the surrounding Settler countryside, with strong links to the 1820 Settlers.
In town you'll find restaurants, shops, supermarkets and a modern cinema complex, while nearby is the Fish River Sun Casino and golf course.
As for accommodation, you have a wide choice of hotels, self-catering venues, bed-and breakfast venues, backpackers, caravans and camping. Just contact us and we'll help you obtain your place.
To summarise - we offer safe swimming, surfing, snorkelling, spear/deep
sea/rock fishing, diving, walks, shell collecting, dune skiing, 4x4
trips, boating, canoeing,
waterskiing, board sailing, picnicking,
Come and feel the warmth of the welcome awaiting you at Port Alfred, Heart of the Sunshine Coast.
Kowie Canoe Trail
Royal Alfred Marina
Royal Port Alfred
Learn to dive at the diving schools, ride horses along the beach, take a berth an a deepsea fishing boat or a flip with 43 Air School.
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