Attractions

Beach in East London

Nahoon Beach

This pristine beach will appeal to sunbathers and surfers alike, and it's usually uncrowded. There are lifeguards on duty, and there's a surf school here. The Nahoon River mouth provides safe swimming for those a li…
Museum in Amathole

Amathole Museum

Established by the London Missionary Society in 1826, King William’s Town (known as ‘King’) was a colonial capital and an important military base in the interminable struggle with the Xhosa. The main reason for a vi…
Sculpture in Hogsback

Ecoshrine

Well-known mixed-media artist Diana Graham, a passionate environmental advocate, has created a concrete sculpture garden dedicated to the forces of nature. The images, which Graham will explain, cover the origins of…
Gallery in East London

Ann Bryant Art Gallery

This mixed late Victorian and early Edwardian mansion has a good collection of South African paintings from landscapes to city scenes, featuring the likes of Pierneef and Cecil Skotnes plus contemporary local work. …
Museum in East London

East London Museum

Given the Eastern Cape's rich past, this museum is worth a visit, with an excellent natural-history collection, a great section dedicated to Xhosa culture and exhibits on subjects from trace-fossil human footprints …
Gallery in Hogsback

Mirrors Gallery & Crystal Corner

Mirrors has a magical 180-sq-metre garden with a stone circle and labyrinth, a gallery of owner Ken's landscape photography, and a crystal shop.
Gardens in Hogsback

Fairy Realm Garden

A 400m path winds past the garden's ponds, cascading water and over 80 fairy sculptures. It's a great place to relax.
Gardens in Hogsback

Prayer Trail

This meditative path meanders through the garden of St Patrick on the Hill chapel.