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Located within the Eastern Cape, south east of Grahamstown, alongside the banks of the Kowie
River is the picturesque town of Port Alfred. Established by British Colonists in the 1820's and
named after Prince Alfred, this little town has kept its distinctly English feel , whilst being
surrounded by national parks which boast abundant and distinctly South African wildlife and
What makes Port Alfred so unique as a town is because it is situated on the Indian ocean
shoreline with the Kowie River dividing it. The Kowie river runs into the Indian Ocean with the river
banks creating more beach like surface. Accommodation in Port Alfred, (also see this link about
Port Alfred B&B) provides the traveler several accommodation choices with sea views. On the
subject of water, as you can imagine there is not any lack of water sports in a town like Port
Alfred. Water activities such as boat cruises, jet skiing, body boarding, kayaking, diving and
swimming, only to mention a few.
This river region is also rich with bird life and thus bird spotting as well as other relaxing fun-based
activities such as walking, fly fishing and horse riding are also very popular to those visiting this
harbour town. For individuals who like a good golf game, you will be happy to know that one of
South Africa's best golfing ranges is in close proximity at The Fish River Sun Country Club.
In case you waiting to watch wild life, then seek out accommodation in Port Alfred and you'll drive
to one of the numerous game reserves within the area. You can depart on a big game safari a few
km's away at the Addo National Park. Addititionally there is a choice of going to the Woody Cape
Nature Reserve or The Rivers Meeting Nature Reserve.
Heading for Port Alfred Venturing by automobile In case you are going to Port Alfred by vehicle,
the GPRS co-ordinates are: 33Â° 36' 0" South, 26Â° 54' 0" East. It is 51km from Grahamstown
Travelling by airplane There is an airport terminal in Port Alfred rendering it an easy location to
visit when driving just isn't an alternative. The next nearest airport to Port Alfred is Grahamstown
airport terminal. The Grahamstown airport is situated 51 km from this sea side town.
Accommodation in Port Alfred There is a wide selection of accommodation to be located in Port
Alfred. Any sort of getaway accommodation you can think of including; hotels, bed and breakfast,
back packers inns, camping sites, cottages, guest houses and self-catering hotels.
The most amazing thing about the eastern Cape in my opinion, aside from the natural beauty is
the serenity and solace in which to enjoy that splendor in. Accommodation in Port Alfred, offers
the chance to soak in all of the that beauty at your own speed. No matter if you opt to sleep late
and go on a unhurried walk to the un-spoilt beach, before lunch or before dinner. Or regardless of
whether you take part in some demanding water activities throughout the day then relax to see
the sunset as you sip on a glass of sparkling wine.