Golden beaches, swimming, snorkelling, surfing, golfing, water sports, hiking, river cruises, game viewing, birding, horse riding, quad biking, cycling, canoeing,  deep sea or river fishing and kite surfing

Click on the following three links for a myriad of activity ideas in Port Alfred and its surrounds:

7 Unforgettable Things You Can Do Only in Port Alfred

The 21 best things to do in Port Alfred

The 10 best things to do in Port Alfred

Click on the follow links for Video's on YouTube that showcase Port Alfred and surrounds:

Port Alfred, South Africa (Cinematic)

Port Alfred Aerial view from drone (2015)

Kowie Days (Port Alfred)

Port Alfred | Royal Alfred Marina | Eastern Cape | South Africa | #drive

Points of interest

  • The View is right on the Indian ocean; 250m to the blue flag Kelly's Beach; 500m to Shelley Beach - swim, collect shells and watch the sunrise or sunset.
  • Kowie river cruises (2.4km)
  • Royal Port Alfred golf club (800m)
  • Kowie River harbour (3km)
  • Driving inland
    • Bathurst town (18km) - full of historical buildings, restaurants and quaintness; a perfect little English village labelled by CNN in 2014 as South Africa’s most eccentric town
    • Grahamstown (Makhanda) (60km)
  • Driving towards the west
    • Kenton-on-Sea, including some night life (25km)
    • Boesmans River Mouth  (27km)
  • Driving towards the east
    • Rietriver (15km)
    • Kleinemonde (18km)
    • Great Fish Point Lighthouse (27km)
  • A 2-hour drive to Addo Elephant park (153km) - see the Big Five
  • St John's Anglican Church Bathurst (13.3km)

Restaurants, cafes and Port Alfred even has its own brewery! 

  • Cafe/bar  Guido's (1.2km)
  • Restaurant  Graze by the River (2.3km)

  • Restaurant  Ocean Basket (2.3km)

  • Cafe/bar  Tasha's Craft Bar in the Marina (3km)

  • Restaurant  Wharfstreet Brew Pub (3.1km)

Spar, Woolworths and Pick n Pay within a 5-min drive  

  • Heritage Shopping Mall is 2.2 km from The View, while Rosehill Mall is 3.6 km away. 
  • Pick n Pay (2.2km)

  • Superspar (3.7km)

  • Woolworths (3.8km)

And plenty more local shops in our quaint town.