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Port Elizabeth Map, South Africa

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Port Elizabeth Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Port Elizabeth with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Port Elizabeth useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Port Elizabeth!

Port Elizabeth History

With the fast and structured development, more and more Dutch settlers from Cape Town began migrating to Port Elizabeth in the 18th century. These people were in search of good farmlands. In 1799, the British established a military post which was called Fort Fredrick. This fort was built as a preparation for the probable French assault. Fredrick Korsten was an influential and a visionary businessman who founded various... read more

Port Elizabeth Sightseeing

Donkin Reserve: In the center of the city stands a pyramid monument with a lighthouse. This was a public space that was decreed in eternity by Sir Donkin Rufane, the acting British Governor of Cape in 1820. In the loving memory of his wife Elizabeth who had died in India, he constructed a pyramid. The lighthouse was built much later in 1861. Presently the lighthouse houses the city’s Tourist Information center. read more

Port Elizabeth Travel Guide

The most popular and beautiful attraction of Port Elizabeth is the beachfront complex that comprises of an Oceanariuam, a museum and a snake park. Both the oceanarium and the museum are a great place to spend time but the Snake Park is for snake lovers! Port Elizabeth has a beautiful market square that is an architectural heritage. It features various historic buildings including the famous city hall and the public... read more

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