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Our most recommended Eastern Cape Activities for couples

Tsitsikamma: Bungee Jump with Zipline and Sky Walk

1. Tsitsikamma: Bungee Jump with Zipline and Sky Walk

Have the experience of a lifetime and bungy jump from Africa’s highest bridge. Jump with confidence thanks to the help of a professional and experienced team with a 100% safety record, who have hosted celebrities such as Prince Harry and Jack Osbourne as well as record-breaking bungy jumpers.   Reach the jump point via zipline from the bank to the arch. Before jumping, you will be kitted out with a full body harness and your feet will be secured using specially designed equipment. Leap out into the valley and feel the thrill of falling and rebounding whilst being securely attached to the bungy cord. Feel the smoothness of the bungee experience thanks to Bloukrans Bungy’s pendulum technology.   On your way back up, get a winch ride coordinated by a recovery operator and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding national park. Walk along the 216-meter SkyWalk to get back onto solid ground.

Port Elizabeth: River Cruise on the Sundays River

2. Port Elizabeth: River Cruise on the Sundays River

Enjoy a relaxing river cruise along the majestic Sundays River passing the Alexandria Coastal Dune field and many local birdlife feeding in their natural habitat. The cruise also includes a stop at one of the highest sand dunes. If you climb to the top, you will be treated to spectacular views of the bay. Tours are from 1.5 to 2.5-hours and are perfect for small or larger groups, families, friends, bird watchers or birthday parties, bachelor/ achelorette parties and year-end functions.    

Port Elizabeth: Sandboarding with Short Boat Trip

3. Port Elizabeth: Sandboarding with Short Boat Trip

Travel down the picturesque Sundays River to the Alexandria Dune field; the largest and most impressive dune field in South Africa. Suited to beginners and experienced sandboarders, choose from 2 or 3-hour sandboarding tours which give you ample time to learn some new skills and have a great time while doing it. If you are not quite comfortable to stand on the board, try a sit down or belly-board ride down the dune. Otherwise the guides will show you how to master the technique of standing on the board as you surf down the dune.

Port Elizabeth: Addo Elephant Park Safari Full-Day Tour

4. Port Elizabeth: Addo Elephant Park Safari Full-Day Tour

Discover the beautiful Addo Elephant Park on a day trip from Port Elizabeth. Keep an eye out for the "Big Five", learn about the animals and their habitats from your guide, and take in stunning scenery. Start your Addo safari adventure with a convenient pickup service from your accommodation. As you journey through the city, take in beautiful views of the ocean and the Alexandria dunes while your guide provides informative commentary. Enter the Addo Elephant Park, the 3rd largest national park in South Africa and home to many elephants and the legendary "Big Five." As you drive through the park, see these incredible creatures in their natural habitats as you hear insights into their behavior, habitats, and conservation efforts. Experience a guided game drive in an air-conditioned vehicle down gravel and sandy loops through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the park. These loops offer an opportunity to observe majestic elephants, lions, antelope, and other wildlife up close. Take a break at the lookout point to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views and sample some delicious local wine. When it's time for lunch, head to the main camp for a break before continuing your safari adventure. As you return to Port Elizabeth, take in the stunning scenery of the Eastern Cape and reflect on the unforgettable experience you just had.

Jeffreys Bay: Private Surfing Lesson for Beginners

5. Jeffreys Bay: Private Surfing Lesson for Beginners

Hit the waves and experience the thrill of surfing on this beginners course. Learn how to paddle, catch waves, stand up, and ride the wave towards the beach for the first time. Enjoy instruction at Jeffrey Bay's oldest surf school in the company of qualified, professional coaches. Practice your first moves on the beach, as well as waist-deep in water. Learn skills and techniques to achieve the ultimate goal of the surf lesson: standing up and riding a wave. At the conclusion of the lesson you will be equipped with the necessary skills to practice basic surfing on your own. Take home souvenirs of your first surfing experience, as photographs will be taken throughout the session.

Port Elizabeth Shore Excursion: Addo Elephant Park Safari

6. Port Elizabeth Shore Excursion: Addo Elephant Park Safari

Embark on a thrilling adventure in South Africa for nature enthusiasts and anyone looking for a fun-filled day. Addo Elephant Park, the country's third-largest National Park, awaits your arrival. Your journey will begin with a comfortable pickup from the cruise terminal, followed by a picturesque ride through the beautiful South African countryside in an air-conditioned vehicle. During your tour, your knowledgeable guide will provide insightful information about the area's history and wildlife. Your game drive will commence once you arrive and check in at the park, allowing you to witness the "Big Five" in their natural habitats. Your guide will lead you through some of the most stunning landscapes in the park, where you'll have the chance to observe majestic elephants, lions, antelope, and other wildlife nearby. Throughout your excursion, you'll be in a closed vehicle, guaranteeing your safety while you have an unforgettable experience with some of Africa's most iconic wildlife. Your experienced guide will offer insights into the reserve's incredible flora and fauna, giving you a deeper understanding of the area's biodiversity and conservation efforts. Your guide will make stops at lookout points along the way for you to enjoy panoramic views and indulge in some delightful local wine. You can also purchase a delicious meal at the park restaurant and browse for the perfect souvenir at the gift shop before continuing your safari. After exiting the park, you'll be back in time for the cruise ship. Come and experience the beauty of Addo Elephant Park, where you'll create memories that will last a lifetime!

Plettenberg Bay: Guided Forest Walk and Wildlife Tour

7. Plettenberg Bay: Guided Forest Walk and Wildlife Tour

Discover some of South Africa's most beautiful fauna and flora at the Tenikwa Wildlife Center. Your guide will welcome you and provide a breakdown of the planned activities for the day as you arrive at the center. Your outdoor adventure begins with a walk through the indigenous Tsitsikamma forest. Follow your guide along ancient paths and learn about the historical logging activities that took place here. See giant hardwood trees, interesting fungi, and beautiful orchids as you make your way along the meandering paths towards mossy, pebbled streams. If you're lucky, you may spot a Knysna Loerie, or the rare and shy Narina Trogon, both native to the mature evergreen forests of South Africa. Discover the secret forest glade where giant tree ferns throw dappled light onto the forest floor, before returning to your allocated picnic area where you can enjoy a delicious freshly prepared picnic. After lunch, return to the wildlife center and go on a guided wildlife tour. Walk through the animals' habitats along elevated walkways where you can see and photograph the cats and other wildlife. Learn interesting information about each of the species and their role in promoting biodiversity from your guide.

Hankey: Pabala Nature Reserve Game Drive & Picnic with Wine

8. Hankey: Pabala Nature Reserve Game Drive & Picnic with Wine

Romantic Game Drive A Romantic Guided Game-Drive with exclusive use of the game drive vehicle with a yummy picnic basket just for the two of you. Enjoy a picnic when you reach the view-point with breathtaking views of the Valley and nature. Early morning or the golden hour is the best! Romantic Sundowner experience with Bush Picnic setup The Romantic Sundowner Experience includes the Romantic Game Drive plus a Bush Picnic Set-up. Our great video shows the full Romantic Game Drive with picnic set-up in the bush.

Full-Day Addo Elephant National Park All Inclusive Safari

9. Full-Day Addo Elephant National Park All Inclusive Safari

Experience an unforgettable and safe safari adventure at Addo Elephant National Park! As the third largest park in South Africa, it's home to the Big Five, including a thriving population of elephants. Plus, you can relax knowing the park is free of malaria. Your adventure begins with a pickup from your hotel in Port Elizabeth, Bluewater Bay, or Colchester. Accompanied by an experienced guide, you'll embark on two game drives that will take you on a journey to witness the incredible animals that call Addo Elephant National Park their home. Starting with a morning game drive in an open safari vehicle, you'll be fully immersed in the sights and sounds of Addo. With no windows obstructing your view, you'll have an immersive experience that will leave you in awe. Your guide will offer fascinating insights into the behaviour and habitat of the Big Five and other animals such as zebras, antelopes, and warthogs. After the first game drive, you'll have the opportunity to indulge in a delightful picnic lunch and savour some local wine while surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery. It's the perfect time to relax, recharge, and soak up the beauty of Addo Elephant National Park. Then, you'll continue the safari adventure with an afternoon game drive in an air-conditioned vehicle. There will be plenty of opportunities to take photos and enjoy the scenery, while your expert guide imparts information about the park's history, wildlife, and conservation efforts. With the vehicles' safety features and the guides' expertise, you'll feel comfortable and secure throughout the excursion. Overall, this is a safari adventure that you won't want to miss! It's the perfect opportunity to see South Africa's magnificent wildlife up close, while experiencing a safe and unforgettable excurion.

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What people are saying about Eastern Cape

It was an amazing experience, we will definitely recommend this for all to try. It was easy and fun for first time sandboarders. Our guides Adam & Eve were both very friendly and helpful.

Undoubtedly the best experience of my life so far. Definitely gonna recommend to people out there looking for some Adrenalin rush.

This was an enjoyable experience. The service was excellent and the skipper was thought full, accommodating and considerate.

The staff was friendly, fun and serious about safety. We felt comfortable the entire time!

Absolutely terrifying but the feeling afterwards is unbelievable!