This bell tower, visible from the city centre, was erected to commemorate the landing of the 1820 British settlers. Unfortunately, it’s...
Runs local tours, including trips to Addo Elephant National Park (R750) and several cross-cultural township tours (from R350), including...
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum
The museum housed in two handsome buildings at the entrance to St George’s Park has a small gallery of paintings and sculpture by...
Port Elizabeth Opera House
This opera house, the oldest in South Africa, hosts a wide range of concerts, ballets, plays and jazz recitals – drop into the box...
The Stage Door is an atmospheric old pub that’s won awards for good-value pub grub, but the surroundings are a bit grungy. It has live...
Donkin Reserve information
Located on a hill, immediately behind the town centre, Donkin Reserve is a handy point for getting your bearings. Climb up inside the lighthouse for good views over the bay. The pyramid on the reserve is a memorial to Elizabeth Donkin, beloved wife of Sir Rufane Donkin, once the governor of Cape Province.