ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS IN THE AREA

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

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.
www.addo.co.za

Grahamstown:

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.
www.grahamstown.co.za

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.
www.nationalartsfestival.co.za

Schotia Safaris:

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.
schotiasafaris.co.za

Skydiving:

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.
http://www.epskydivers.co.za

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.
www.riverhotels.co.za/golf.asp

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.
www.raggycharters.co.za