Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch) is home to excellent attractions and experiences. The active tourist can enjoy the excitement of the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World in Summerstrand, boasting a full mix of family fun, entertainment, shopping, dining and gaming. Follow us for more information on where to go and what to see in Nelson Mandela Bay.
Running a successful business and being your own boss requires a lot of hard work, and while you have to deal with your fair share of obstacles, the upside for most entrepreneurs is that they get to do what they are passionate about. We checked in with local entrepreneurs from Nelson Mandela Bay and ask them how they got started, what challenges they face, what advice they have for aspiring entrepreneurs and also where they go in the Bay to unwind and relax after a long week of being their own boss
If you had 48 hours to show out-of-towners the best of your backyard where would you take them in Nelson Mandela Bay? Would you encourage them to throw their cozzies in a suitcase and take them to one of the Bay’s Blue Flag beaches? Or maybe you’d share your favourite restaurants and coffee hang outs, take them to a market or introduce your visitors to our natural landscapes?
Nelson Mandela Bay offers unlimited opportunities for adventure and mountain biking is a growing phenomenon; whether you are young and still rocking those training wheels or slightly older and turning your four wheels in for two leg-powered ones, mountain biking is a sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
Visitors and locals to Nelson Mandela Bay often share their experiences on social media by using the hashtag #ShareTheBay and just a quick scroll through Instagram will show you just how diverse the Bay is; whether it is a photo on a beach, at a fashion show or between herds of elephants. But if a picture paints a thousand words, then a video throws a few million more onto the canvas!
Nelson Mandela Bay will soon welcome four abused lions that were rescued from captivity from an evil animal trader and circus trainer in Ukraine by old Bay resident, Lionel de Lange, Director of The Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization.
Did you now that the Beach Camp Coastal Festival is hitting Nelson Mandela Bay’s shores in November? We talk to Tayla Foong - graphic designer, digital marketer and events co-ordinator – who has a real knack for putting together different events in the city.
Whether you’re a South African looking for your next local destination to explore, a foreigner planning a trip of a lifetime to South Africa or even a local looking to enjoy your city – Nelson Mandela Bay has something for everyone and makes the perfect backdrop to forge memories that are sure to last a lifetime. Here are 5 reasons to put Nelson Mandela Bay on your list of places to visit.