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i came here 7 years and im still here...

Port alfred is chilled and close to everything! Kenton, bathurst and kleinamonde is all 20min... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kerynv2
A little Gem!!

It was our first visit to Port Alfred and will definitely not be the last. The whole area is... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
HawkieD1
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Reviewed yesterday

Port alfred is chilled and close to everything! Kenton, bathurst and kleinamonde is all 20min away... Bush, river and sea! x

Thank Kerynv2
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It was our first visit to Port Alfred and will definitely not be the last. The whole area is beautiful and well maintained. We felt very welcome at every place we went to. The people are all very helpful and friendly. The service at the...More

Thank HawkieD1
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Having spent holidays at Port Alfred as a youngster in the 1960's the difference to today is remarkable, but the river although developed, has lost none of its attraction for the traveller.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful setting as 1 drives to the coast from inland Grahamstown. Not much happening out of season.

Thank SuvarnaParbhoo
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The Kowie River allows for a beautiful boating experience with great fishing and awesome views of nature.

Thank woudo
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went canoeing with my siblings it was great fun. Initially it was frightening as the Kowie river is so broad, but once we were inside we didn't want to come out. We got the canoes from Kiddies beach. Later that day...More

Thank LillyM29
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Went up river with Let's Go Tours. Still very beautiful. Sad to see littler on the banks in some places. The bird life is good to see. A very pleasant afternoon

Thank 770carol
Reviewed 20 February 2018

A leisurely cruise down the river is a pleasant way to spend 90 minutes....a local and informative captain at the helm made this a lovely trip. Take your own food/drink if you wish... Would recommend to see the town from a different perspective and learn...More

1  Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Whilst there is no domestic airport, it it a longish drive (150 kms) from Port Elizabeth, Port Alfred has all the facilities for holidaymakers, especially around the sea and boating. A must do item is to take a boat ride up the Kowie River where...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Not to be missed when you are in the area. Lovely restaurants and walks. We especially enjoyed the front beach areafor beach walks and cafe'.

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