Port Elizabeth Parks and Gardens

The city is known for its abundant birdlife, and local experts from the Eastern Cape Wild Bird Society may be contackted for information.

Cape Recife Nature Reserve
A 366ha reserve featuring a 9km circular walking trail through beatiful unspoilt beaches, natural dune vegetation and rocky outcrops.

Donkin Reserve
A proclaimed open space in the city with a stone parymid monument at its centre, inaugurated by Sir Rufane Donkin in honour of his wife Elizabeth the city's eponym.

Fresh, surf and deep-sea angling opportunities are plentiful along the beautiful Algoa Bay coastline.

Holmeleigh Farmyard
A children's paradise where farm life can be experience first-hand. Pony rides, playgrounds and a delightful tea garden and tuckshop in a picturesque country setting.

Maitland Nature Reserve
A 127ha reserve comprising dense indigenous coastal forest, abundant birdlife, nature trails, an old road leading to lead mines and the famous giant Maitland sand dunes.

Nature Walks & Trails
Port Elizabeth offers pleasant walks within city limits. Well-marked trails can be self-guided or accompanied by expert trail guides.

Sacramento Trail
A 8km trail through the Schoemakers-Sardinia Nature Reserve affording wonderful scenery.

Seaview Game and Lion Park
Self-drive game viewing, night game drives and camping.

St George's Park
The city's oldest park, incorporating the Port Elizabet Cricket Club, the St George's Swimming Bath etc.

Van Stadens Wild Flower Reserve
500ha of indigenous flora can be explored.

Points of interest close to Port Elizabeth Parks and Gardens:


Life St George’s Hospital

Life St George’s Hospital is a member of Life Healthcare, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, and is recognised throughout the health industry for its high calibre healthcare professionals and excellent facilities.

Tel: +27 (0)413926111
Livingstone Hospital

Livingstone Hospital has 541 hospital beds, 5 operating theatres, 11 Intensive Care Unit beds, 15 Renal Unit beds and a Peritoneal Dialysis Unit

Tel: +27 (0) 41 405 9111
Port Elizabeth Provincial Hospital

Tel: 0413923911
Elizabeth Donkin Hospital

The Elizabeth Donkin hospital is situated at Humewood next to Port Elizabeth Airport. This institution admits users from the Cambedoo, Coega, Nelson Mandela Metro.

Tel: +27 (0)41 585 2323
Oasim Private Hospital

Tel: +27 41 585 6537
Netcare Greenacres Hospital

Netcare Greenacres Hospital take pride in providing a multi-disciplinary healthcare service

Tel: (041) 3907000

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium is a world-class football stadium built in anticipation of the 2010 FIFA World Cup

Tel: 041 408 8900
St George's Park

St George's Park is one of the grounds of the Warriors cricket team and most commonly associated with the St George's Oval cricket grounds located within the park.

Tel: 041 585 1646

Port Elizabeth Airport

Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) is situated within five minutes drive from the central business district and the beach front

Tel: +27 (0)41 507 7319

Vulindlela Conference Centre

The state-of-the-art Vulindlela Conference Centre has become synonymous with high-end events and conferences

Tel: +27 41 405 7701
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Conference

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Conference Centre offers the latests in fine facilities, including attractive auditorium seating 120 delegates, comfortable breakaway rooms and restaurant seating 130.

Tel: +27 (0)415043625
Boardwalk International Convention Centre

The 3 000 m² Boardwalk International Convention Centre features a range of event venue options including a multi-divisible 2 000m² ballroom, 1 sub-divisible multi-purpose meeting room, a 760m² pre-assembly area, and 2 smaller boardrooms.

Tel: +27(0) 41 507 7777
Universities & Colleges

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University offers a diverse range of quality educational opportunities

Tel: 041 504 3911
Business School

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School is part of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and situated in Port Elizabeth and established in 2005

Tel: +27 (0)861504500
Racing Tracks

Aldo Scribante Race Circuit

The Aldo Scribante Race Circuit in Port Elizabeth is 2.48km long. Aldo Scribante is a action packed circuit with banks and stands catering for spectators.

Tel: 041 461 1388

Grey High School

Grey High School means Three Joined in One - Body, Mind and Spirit.

Tel: +27 41 374 3300
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