Port Elizabeth's Wildside tour South Africa
Cape Recife lighthouse, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Sacramento cannon, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Wildside Tours, Terns at Cape Recife shoreline
Giant Periwinkle, Cape Recife, Eastern Cape South Africa
Penguin at SANCCOB rehab centre
Cape Recife lighthouse lens, Alan Tours, Port Elizabeth
View from the top of the Cape Recife lighthouse
Father Christmas on the wildside
Sunset at Cape Recife, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Port Elizabeth Wildside Scenic Drive. Full Day. Code (FD17)

We take a drive along the Port Elizabeth beach front, making our way to the southern entrance of the bay at Cape Recife or the ‘Cape of Rocks’ as named by the early explorers. Here we visit the penguin rehab. centre and on to climb to the top of the Lighthouse before continuing around the rugged and picturesque coastline with spectacular views over the Indian Ocean stopping to view some of the endless golden beaches, fringed in places by colossal sand dunes.

Wildside tours, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Morning pick up at your place of residence and depart from the City center as we make our way along the Port Elizabeth beach front, passing Humewood beach, Shark Rock pier and Hobie Beach on our way to Cape Recife.

At SANCCOB, marine bird re-habilitation project, we take a guided tour of this facility before we make our way to the Cape Recife Lighthouse car park.

Port Elizabeth Wildside Tours South Africa
Wildside Tours with Alan Tours
Father Christmas on the Rocks
Terns at Cape Recife shoreline
Cape Recife lighthouse
SANCCOB, on tour with Alan Tours

Here we stop and disembark before taking a walk to the Lighthouse along the tarmac road where a suitable place will be selected for an orientation to the Cape Recife Lighthouse and Lighthouses in general.

Cape Recife lighthouse lens

Leaving the Cape Recife Lighthouse, we board the tour vehicle and continue in an easterly direction along the Port Elizabeth Wild Side scenic drive until we reach our next destination, a cannon which was once part of the cargo of the Santissimo Sacramento, a Portuguese Man O War, that sunk in Cannon Bay, with many crew and passengers on board in 1647.

Cape Recife engine room
Tours South Africa, Maitlands beach, Port Elizabeth

Taking in the view and the cannon on a short break before continuing our way inland away from the coast.

We stop for a light lunch at a local restaurant before we continue our way back to the shoreline and stop once again at a view site overlooking an expansive beach. and huge sand dunes.

Continuing back inland through picturesque countryside as we make our way back to Port Elizabeth and drop off at your place of residence in the afternoon.

4 x 4 Alan Tours landcruiser

Tour includes:

  • Pick up and drop off in Port Elizabeth
  • Guided tour of SANCCOB
  • Entrance fees
  • Light lunch
  • Bottled water in the tour vehicle


Rate: R 1650.00 per person

Minimum two persons

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