If you are planning a visit to visit Port Elizabeth this winter, you will know that Port Elizabeth continues to be a prime destination for travellers across the globe for many reasons, from the beautiful weather throughout the year to its numerous beaches. This malaria-free city boasts wildlife reserves outside the metropolitan which have played a significant role in making it a firm favourite among many tourists and locals.
The Friendly City is home to some of the best nature/game reserves that are definitely worth a visit – but before we get to the places to visit be sure to book your accommodation at Treetops Guesthouse. Located in the quiet suburb of Walmer in Port Elizabeth, Treetops is a 4-star guesthouse that can accommodate family groups and individuals visiting the city on business. Offering both bed and breakfast and self-catering options, Treetops Guesthouse is just the perfect accommodation for you.
Amakhala Game Reserve
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Located only 75km away from Port Elizabeth, Amakhala Game Reserve is well-known for its truly unique topography and wildlife. The day and night game viewing trips under guidance of professional game rangers make planning your visit to Amakhala Game Reserve more convenient.
As a committed conservation establishment, Amakhala Game Reserve encourage their guests to contribute to the Conservation Levy, which goes towards the protection measures established to counter the ever-present threat of criminal rhino poaching and to provide education for our future conservationists.
Pumba Private Game Reserve
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Pumba Private Game Reserve offers beautiful Day Safaris for those with limited time. Located just an hour from Port Elizabeth, it is an experience you don’t want to miss.
On arrival, their guests are invited to enjoy a welcome drink. After the drinks, guests are off into the African bush to go on a thrilling search for the finest in South African Wildlife. Your Game Drive will last around 2.5 hours after that enjoy a traditional African Boma lunch. When you are ready to head home, they bid you a warm farewell, until next time.
Lalibela Game Reserve
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Lalibela Game Reserve is situated close both to Port Elizabeth and the Addo region, which means it is not only malaria free but spans 5 ecosystems, resulting in a breath-taking diversity of flora and fauna.
This conservation game reserve boasts some of the most breath-taking views which are experienced when taking one of their famous Safari Walks. Here you get to feel the authentic African Safari experience as you walk through this 10,500-hectare fortress. You can also expect to see genuinely vast herds of animals like zebra, impala, wildebeest, red hartebeest, blesbuck and eland.
Whether you are planning for Winter or late in Spring, Treetops Guesthouse looks forward to hosting you and together we can make lifetime memories.