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Things to do in and around Port Alfred, Eastern Cape

4 West Beach Drive
Port Alfred, Eastern Cape

Pristine Beaches

Port Alfred boasts some of the most beautiful and clean beaches along the Sunshine Coast. You don’t need to go far to find sandy beaches that stretch for miles or rock pools to explore. If surfing or bodyboarding is your type of fun, you’ll be sure to catch the perfect waves at both East Beach and West Beach.

Frontier country

Brimming with History, take a daytrip inland and explore our hauntingly beautiful region. Explore and visit the beautiful town and villages established years ago. Chat to the friendly locals and get the inside scoop of the best places to see!

Experience Port Alfred

Explore our picturesque town and enjoy a meal at our many restaurants or browse our variation of shops and shopping centres.   Enjoy some time-out at our beautiful Golf Course or a day of relaxation at one of our various Salons and day spa’s. 

Outdoor activities

Visit the outdoor centre which is only a short walk from our units and book yourself a Stand Up Paddle board lesson, go canoeing, fishing, rent a houseboat, go for a booze cruise up the river or take up surfing! For those more adventurous take to the wind and enjoy a kiteboarding lesson or go deep sea fishing! Head up the river and learn to ski. There are numerous bush and/or beach hikes for explorers or book yourself a horse trail or fat bike tour.

Surrounding areas

The Sunshine Coast is home to many small towns each with their own charm and beauty. Visit Kenton on Sea – the place between two rivers and known for their magnificent beaches – or drive further to visit beautiful Boknes or the stunning Cannon Rocks and Alexandria dune fields. Head inland for Makanda (Grahamstown) and on your way back stop at our quant neighbouring town Bathurst and enjoy a beer at one of the oldest operating pubs within South Africa, The Pig and Whistle, or enjoy the best milkshakes at the Pink Lady.

Game and Nature reserves

Our area is brimming with game and nature reserves. From the elite big 5 game lodges to the poor mans game drive just outside Kenton on Sea, you’re spoilt for choice and budget.

The passionate Sunshine Coast Tourism office is the best place for advice and information on what to see or experience in this area, contact them on +27 (0) 46 624 1235 or email

We are a 3 Star graded establishment with the Tourism Grading Council.

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