Nelson Mandela Bay is famous for its warm,friendly and hospitable people.The tourism authority has been running an exciting and interactive share the bay campaign where visitors share their experience of the area which is located on the shores of Algoa Bay in the Eastern Cape South Africa.Port Elizabeth is the main City which is known for being a very friendly city.
Nelson Mandela Bay also launched the Nelson Mandela Bay Pass which allows both local and international travelers free admission as well as discounted prices to over 50 attractions in the Nelson Mandela Bay surrounding areas.
Below are 7 glorious must do things in Nelson Mandela that will get you sharing the Bay as well.
1.Addo Elephant Park
If you have been having seeing elephants on your bucketlist then Addo Elephant Park is the perfect place to see elephants.Here though you will see other animals like the giraffe and buffalo the elephants are the main attraction at this diverse wildlife conservation park.
2.Shark Rock Pier
Shark Rock Pier is definately the most prominent landmark on Port Elizabeth’s shoreline.It is the only pier in Port Elizabeth.Its a great view as you walk on it and see the African sunset.
3.Donkin Hill Lighthouse & Route 67
Here you will explore the Route 67 which is very informative as you get to understand the cultural heritage behind these popular mosaic paintings.The Route 67 exciting trail celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 67 years of public life.
4.Sundays River Ferry
This is a scenic guided boat cruise which is a perfect summer time outdoor adventure as you get to see the local birdlife,sand dunes and the beautiful sunset.
5.Kragga Kamma Game Reserve
Also a very popular tourist attraction with both local and travelers the small game reserve surrounded by lush coastal forest and grassland.Its home to African wildlife like the cheetah,girrafe and buffalo.
6.Art and Craft shopping
There is a couple of vendor markets and shops where you can buy locally made art and craft products.Always a great way to support the locals.
7.The Boardwalk Casino & Entertainment Complex
Located right on the beachfront this world class facility is a one stop family must see destination with a luxury spa,sea view hotel rooms,casino and fine dining.