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Located on the South-Eastern coast of South Africa, Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) is a major seaport and tourist destination, set along the beautiful shores of Algoa Bay. Known as the ‘Friendly City’ due to the welcoming and laid-back locals, Port Elizabeth offers an array of attractions including art galleries, museums, heritage buildings, scenic nature trails, and wide range of water sports. It is loved for its wild, yet pristine coastlines, with Algoa Bay being the most popular with water sport enthusiasts and beach goers. With its beautiful reefs, shipwrecks, and variety of colourful fish and coral species, Algoa Bay offers world-class scuba diving opportunities, and the Bay is also considered to be one of the best sailing destinations in the world.
Port Elizabeth also serves as a gateway to the Addo Elephant Park – a wilderness area dedicated to the preservation of the Eastern Cape Elephant and the Cape Buffalo.
For your return journey fly back to Johannesburg or Cape Town and travel beyond with Airlink to other key leisure and business destinations.

Airlink Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha)

Direct Flights to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) with Airlink

Airlink connects you to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) with direct flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town.



Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) is one of South Africa's major port and business centres. It is both a tourist destination in itself, with thrilling outdoor activities, and is a gateway to the Eastern Cape's natural and cultural wonders, like the Garden Route and Route 67.

What to do in Port Elizabeth

Route 67

Route 67

Taking a journey down Route 67, view the collection of 67 pieces of art that are dedicated to former South African president Nelson Mandela. The number of pieces of artwork are in honour of the 67 years that Nelson Mandela spent giving back to the South African people.

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  • The Horse Memorial

    The Horse Memorial

    Arguably the most memorable landmark in Port Elizabeth, The Horse Memorial is a life-size statue and was built in memory* of the horses who were killed during the Second Boer War. More than 300 000 horses died during the war and so the landmark was erected to honour the horses that lost their lives.

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  • Adrenalin Addo

    Adrenalin Addo

    This is an activity for the adrenaline junkies. The zipline is the longest double zipline in South Africa, being 500m in length with twin cables. Adrenalin Addo is the ultimate zipline!

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Nelson Mandela Bay - Discover Freedom

Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Despatch and Colchester) has got everything a visitor expects to find on a South African holiday.

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