Attractions & Points of Interest


Go Back to Map – Attractions & Points of Interest The Humansdorp Museum, a cultural historic museum, boasts historic artifacts used by the rural farming community as well as a rare find, a Chicago Cottage Organ (circa 1890). It focuses on the growth and development of Humansdorp through its display of farming implements, bottles, shells, clothing and crockery. It also features a restored water mill. Humansdorp Museum,...

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Go Back to Map – Attractions & Points of Interest The Van Stadens Pass on the R102 route, just off the N2 is a Thomas Bain design. In 1868 a massive flood washed away major sections of the pass and bridge, resulting in a complete rebuild. Constant improvements and widening took place over the next 120 years. It was tarred between 1950 and 1953. The pass served the Eastern Cape community well; until 1971 it was the main...

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Go Back to Map – Attractions & Points of Interest Interesting facts – during floods of October 1867, the level of water in some parts of the Gamtoos River rose by up to 21m (70 ft). And in 1877, during a severe drought in the region, the Gamtoos River dried up completely. Two bridges cross the Gamtoos close to its mouth. The original 180-metre (600 ft) bridge on the R102 which was opened in 1895 in order to replace...

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Go Back to Map – Attractions & Points of Interest The narrow gauge line from Port Elizabeth was authorised in 1899 and construction commenced in 1902, reaching the town of Avontuur in the Langkloof late in 1906. The line was built to connect the scenic Langkloof with its fruit growing industry to the port of Port Elizabeth. The official opening of the line was in 1907, with a main line track length of 284km (177 miles) from...

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Romazini Valley is a public open space between Romazini Road and Tom Brown Boulevard. It is also serves as a home for the Cape Clawless Otter and the Spotted Eagle Owl. The Two Harbours Walk passes over it at its beach section.

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Jeffreys Bay has always been known for its beautiful shells and its Shell Museum is home to more than 600 shells from species all over the world, making it one of the largest shell collections in South Africa and attracts shell fanatics from all over the globe.

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River and canal cruises at sunset, with a bottle of wine and a picnic basket could be the perfect setting for a romantic evening out, and is available in St Francis. Deep sea charters are available from Port St Francis and river cruises from the Gamtoos River.

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