Things to do and see along the road from PORT ALFRED.
FISH RIVER ROUTE.
This is going towards the Transkei Wild Coast.
some really interesting bits & pieces about the places.
of which are repeated on the shipwrecks site, harbours & water sports
site and attractions site.
Eastern Cape. South Africa.
Settlers Church. National Monument. 1827.
the BP garage. 1820 cemetery.
rugs & carpets in unique designs. Open all week.
Ilanga Nurseries. Gorgeous tea
garden, with waterfalls and ducks to entertain you.
Thandweni truck stop. overnight
truck stop. Also the venue for some amazing parties in their Stone rondavel.
Honey Bee farm. Birds
and walks, and yummy honey.
Rufanes Farm & horse trails. Horse
riding & night drives.
Riet River. 12kms from PA. Sign
posted. Park & walk to THREE sisters rocks.
Three Sisters. (Webb farm) Horse
rides. Game & overnight stay in tree house.
Tharfield Cottage. on the above
farm, amazing walks and birds to view.
GREAT FISH POINT LIGHTHOUSE.
19kms. phone keeper. 046-675-1067
Sherwood Crafts. 19 kms. Cottage
industry. Pig Sty coffee shop.
Cylerville Church. National
monument. 4kms beyond Sherwood crafts. Built 1839.
The Bus Stop. 22kms. Craft shop
centre & old double decker bus.
Nature View Farm Stall & tea garden.
stays. Craft. trails. 046-675-1099
Kleinemonde Resort. Magnificent
resort on the Lyndock River.
Seafield Resort. Beautiful
Gaileys Hunting concession. Not
open to the public viewing as yet.
Fish River Diner. Quaint diner
on the Fish River Bridge. Wonderful fishing spot.
Fish River Sun Hotel. 28kms. Hotel,
golf course. 040-675-1101.
Mpekweni Sun Marine Resort. 40kms.
Hotel. Glorious beaches. 040-675-1026.
Puti Lodge. Game
reserve, open to the public.
Kap River reserve. A glorious
reserve, which is three reserves in one. State owned.
Village of Wesley. 58kms. BIRA
crafts & M 'n J's coffee shop. Crafts & food. 040-677-1036.
Hamburg. 61kms. On the banks
of the Keiskamma River. Beaches & hotel.
East London. 150kms from Port
Port Alfred as a destination, is not so much the place, although that is
incredibly beautiful, but the exciting things that one can do when you
The entire country side, as you drive
along the highway, is dotted with magnificent flora. In the early mornings,
if one is lucky, monkeys sit along the road. Many Bushbuck have been seen
along here,& as we progress, more & more game reserves are opening
up. One sees all the game fencing in evidence of this.
If you do not want to anything but rest.
Then that is what you will do. Combine this with the diners, the
shops and the friendly people in the town, and you have a near ideal heaven
to make your one and only holiday place in the Eastern Cape.
Not only do we have "THE MOST
JACKED UP TOURISM BUREAU IN THE EASTERN CAPE" ( Sunday Times Explorer
team), but the people who live here, who work here and who take much of
the beauty for granted, are part of the interest.
From small businesses to artists,
we have it all.
sites? oh yes!
a few more?
There is a perception in the
air, that we are a retirement home? not so. We are so special, that
people are scared to tell. That is, in case the whole world discovers
the secret. Come and share in our bounty, you will never want to
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