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About East London

East London is a city in the province of Eastern Cape of South Africa and located in the southeast of the country. The city between the Buffalo and Nahoon rivers pouring into the Indian Ocean is the only river port of South Africa and lies partially by the Indian Ocean.

The city is mostly known for its gold-like sandy beaches surrounded with warm ocean water. You can watch the whale migration and swim with sharks in this water, which is suitable for activities such as fishing and surfing as well as scuba-diving. The most popular beaches of the city are Port Elizabeth, Orient, Eastern, Nahoon and Gonubie beaches, which are blue flagged. In the city, which you will find interesting due to its cultural structure as well as the relaxing atmosphere of the sea, sand and sun, the Victorian-style historical houses and museums are worth seeing. While East London Museum is one of the most striking museums expressing the natural history of the country, Gately House, municipality building and the clock tower, which was ordered to be built by Queen Victoria, constitute the most important keystones of the cultural route of the city.

East London is one of the central cities of the African safaris. From Mpongo Private Game reserve and the most special safari parks of Inkwenkwezi Eastern Cape, which is 33 kilometers far from the reserve, and famous African Cinque to ocean tides, you can have many natural views at these spots. In the garden of your hotel, you can even feed giraffes while having breakfast. Apex Predator Park is the base of reptiles brought from all around the world, and Hemingways Shopping Mall consists of 200 shops where you can watch the best fashion shows and do shopping.

As can be understood from its name, East London was a city under the British control in 1870s and now has an economy based on car manufacture besides its touristic income. In the city, you will come across a life style indicating the British culture in every corner, apart from its local villages, there is also an aquarium where you can find ocean creatures.

East London Airport, which serves the city, is located 3.2 kilometers far from the city center. You can cover this distance by renting a car, taking a taxi or via hotel transfers.

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