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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

Port Elizabeth was originally inhabited by the Nomadic San and Koi tribes. It was primarily discovered by Bartolomeu Diaz. He referred this town in his writings as ‘Baia da Roca’ which means bay of rock, in 1482. The nomadic group San hunters (Bushmen) lived in the inland valleys and the gorges while the Koi group lived along the coast line. The significance of Algoa Bay was that it was the first port of call for... read more

Port Elizabeth Travel Guide

Port Elizabeth lies in the center of the Eastern Cape region of South Africa. It is located halfway between Cape Town and Durban. The city is often referred to as the ‘settler country’. In the early 19th century the British settler families arrived here in prospects of a better economy specially after suffering economic hardships due to the industrial revolution in England. Their arrival in Port Elizabeth... read more

Port Elizabeth Sightseeing

Bayworld: This is Port Elizabeth’s most popular destination. It consists of a multiple places like the Oceanarium, a museum and a snake park. One of the most interesting activities performed over here is the Bottlenose dolphin show. This show is enjoyed by numerous tourists every year. There is an aquarium tank that features an array of sealift including sharks, turtles and rays. The snake park is a thrilling... read more

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