Addo National Elephant Park:
Half day trip, 1-hour drive from Ufumene. Experience herds of elephants up close, see lions, buffalo and rhinos running wild in their natural habitat. All from your own vehicle.
Day trip, 1-hour drive from Ufumene. Visit an old university town with some quaint shops, pubs and restaurants. And a number of interesting museums and sights.
Grahamstown Arts Festival:
Africa’s largest and most colourful cultural event offers a choice of the very best of both indigenous and imported talent. Every year for 11 days (June/July) Grahamstown’s population almost doubles, as over 50 000 people flock to Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape for a feast of arts, crafts and sheer entertainment.
EXPERIENCE THE BIG 5 IN 3 HOURS
And enjoy a typical safari cookout in one of South Africa’s largest open-air lapa.
Just a short drive from Port Elizabeth, Addo or Grahamstown, Schotia is a unique experience not to be missed.
A thrilling experience! Jump out of a plane 3 km high, free fall for 40 seconds with a view from the ocean to the karoo, then glide gently down back to earth.
Bushman Sands Golf Course:
40 minutes drive from Ufumene. Alicedale is a small quaint town, that used to be a railway hub. The station was converted to the Bushman Sands Hotel, with an 18 hole golf course as its main attraction. Carts, caddies and clubs are available.
Whale Watching (seasonal):
Day trip, 1.5 hours drive from Ufumene. Board a boat in Port Elizabeth and you will be taken out into the bay, right where whales and dolphins play. And pass a nearby island and watch what the penguins are up to.