Welcome to the Adventure Province Eastern Cape – a place where adventure abounds.
Delight in over 800 km of pristine coastline along the warm Indian Ocean - a haven for water sport enthusiasts; take in the thrill of abundant wildlife in over 40 game reserves - a year-round, malaria free Big 7 game viewing paradise; explore its heritage routes and trails; and discover its unique history, authentic cultural experiences, frontier forts and ancient rock art.
This spectacular eco-tourism destination boasts extremely rich biodiversity - of national and international significance – with seven of South Africa’s nine biomes (bio-geographic regions); over 3500 endemic plant species found nowhere else on earth; many internationally recognised Important Bird Areas; and diversity of natural terrain offering unique wilderness and coastal experiences.
It’s the birthplace of legends – our own Nelson Mandela and many others iconic leaders - Robert Sobukwe (father of the PAC) Steve Biko (Black Consciousness leader), sporting greats - Vuyani Bungu (boxing) Mkhaya Ntini (cricket) Odwa and Aykona Ndungane (rugby) Calvin Marlin (soccer); and great business leaders - Dr Anton Rupert and Allan Gray, to name but a few.
The Adventure Province’s diversity of outdoor attractions, great climate with mild temperatures along the coast (16˚- 24˚ averages); easy accessibility; great family-friendly, value for money holidays packages with a wide range of accommodation from 5-star lodges, hotels and comfortable home stays, to camping, caravanning and hikers’ huts, make it South Africa’s number one adventure holiday destination.