Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha)

South Africa

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Cruises to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha)

Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) is one of South Africa's major municipalities and bears the nickname "The Friendly City." Relax on beautiful King's Beach. Spot some big game at the Kragga Kamma Game Park nature reserve. Explore the rich history of South Africa's Eastern Cape at the Donkin Reserve. Try local dishes like potjiekos, an indigenous stew cooked outdoors in a cast-iron pot.


  • Port Name & Location
    Cruise Terminal Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha). Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The 3 main local languages are Xhosa, English and Afrikaans.
  • Language
    Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) is located at the end of the Garden Route, a iconic 190 mile stretch of the southwestern coast of South Africa.
    • Currency & Shopping
      The local currency in South Africa is the rand.
    • Famous For
      Located along Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) is one of South Africa’s major seaports and the Southernmost large city in Africa.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) is a popular destination for whale watching, with humpback, southern right, and Bryde’s whales seen throughout the year.
    • Fun Fact #2
      The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium hosted 8 matches during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.


Panoramic Port Elizabeth

Take in the landmarks of Port Elizabeth from the comfort of your coach, leaving you with a wonderful impression of South...


Addo Elephant Park by Coach

Drive through the Addo Elephant Park, an unspoiled nature reserve teeming with wildlife. Settle in for an approximately ...


Addo Elephant Park By 4X4

Venture off-road through the Addo Elephant Park in a 4x4 safari vehicle, seeking the bountiful wildlife that roams freel...


Kariega Private Game Reserve

Join a game drive in an open-air 4x4 vehicle through the pristine Kariega Game Reserve in search of lions, elephants and...


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