Travel to Port Elizabeth

As soon as you book your flight to Port Elizabeth with Etihad Airways, you can look forward to a sharing a fantastic culture on a beautiful landscape. Established as a British settlement in 1820, the large South African city is home to some terrific tourist attractions.

Garden Route is a popular and picturesque beach. Located on the southeast corner of Africa, the city got its name from its green vegetation and diverse ecology. When traveling to Garden Route, a visitor can feast his or her eyes on marvelous marine life, including dolphins and seals.

Located on Strand Road, Bell Tower is a famous landmark in Port Elizabeth. Standing at 52 meters high, the tower was built in 1923 to commemorate its first settlers. Just for fun, try to plan your visit when the bell rings every hour on the hour.

Port Elizabeth City Hall is found in the city’s historic district, located at the market square. The vast building was constructed in the 1850s. The clock was not installed until 1883. After being inaugurated as a national monument in 1973, Port Elizabeth City Hall now serves as a lecture hall and as a concert venue.

Animal lovers who travel to Port Elizabeth have to treat themselves to Addo Elephant National Park. Since being discovered in 1931, the land has been sanctioned off for more than 450 elephants, as well as other large groups of mammals. More than 120,000 individuals visit the park every year. A tourist can also take a dip in a swimming pool, enjoy fine dining and camp outdoors under the stars.

When it comes to reserving flights to Port Elizabeth, know that the weather is moderate and rainy throughout the year. The summer months are usually humid. Yet, the winters are beautiful, especially for those travelers who appreciate water sports. Surfing, boardsailing and diving are always popular. Regardless of the time of year, it is a wise decision to travel to Port Elizabeth.

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Etihad Offices in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Four Commerce Square, 39 Rivonia Road (corner Helling)
Sandhurst, Sandton
P.O. Box 55598, Northlands 2116
0861-ETIHAD (within South Africa), +27-11-3439140 (from outside South Africa)
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