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- It was the beast way to discover East London.
Nahoon Beach was isolated with great view over the dunes, sandy beach and such a quite place to chill and relax.Written 7 August 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- We really enjoyed our visit to the museum with two boys aged 6 and 3. I did however have hayfever when we walked out. The museum cleanera needs to step up and do their work thoroughly!Written 31 December 2019This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Outdoor fun for sure!
The Dassie Trail is a wonderful meander along the river. The path is flat and fairly well maintained all the way to the end.
Everyone enjoyed a picnic and swim on the river at the end of the trail.Written 22 January 2021This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- There aren't a lot of tourist attractions in East London but this one should be on the list for anyone who appreciates fine art. I was warmly greeted upon arrival and the manager of the gallery was so kind to show me around, tell me about Marlene's art, answer all of my questions, and ensure that I had an enjoyable visit. There are two galleries - one with black and white photographs and another that features photos that I can only describe as painterly because of the way that Marlene processes/prints them. There is some color to these prints which range from landscapes to animals to flowers. Her photos of aloes and baobabs are particularly beautiful. Her photos are available in a range of sizes and are limited edition prints. I bought several and the manager packed them for me very carefully so that they made it safely back home in my suitcase. The garden around which the gallery is built is really lovely and I spent some time there looking through Marlene's book. The gallery isn't very far off the beaten path and makes for a lovely addition to a trip to East London.Written 11 February 2023
- A well-kept mall with lots of shops and food oppurtunities.Though a bit far,the cruise ships provide shuttle servicesWritten 5 February 2020
- The aquarium has interesting board of people and families that adopted the peguins. Arrive early of you want to enjoy feeding time, thats where most to visitors come for feeding time.
Aquarium has diverse wildlife including old tortoises. I don't know if they allow picnic lunches or birthdays parties inside, need to ask that next time.Written 24 October 2023
- It really was a wet and windy day today, but we thoroughly enjoyed our visit and rounded it off with a pint at the pub by the fire. Owner couldn’t have been more welcoming and took time out to talk to the little ones about the snakes and lizards.Written 15 April 2022
- Fun to just relax with your friends. Especially when you start getting a bit competitive at the magic companyWritten 16 June 2017
- Old beautiful building to see in the middle of the city.historic well managed clean and neat building.Written 4 June 2019
- Awsom B+B -fabulous Host, a walk to the beach, feels like home AND Best breakfast in Town! The beach is within walking distance, Gonubie is a runner and cyclists paradise.Written 15 June 2019
- This mall has all the shops that you need from Woolworth to Montagu and clicks. There are the normal coffee shops/restaurants and everything is close by. No need to walk km to get from one end to the next.Written 3 July 2019
- This place is closed and was a brilliant place to take young kids to have a day out. Posting this review because i cannot find the option to state it is closed permanentlyWritten 20 November 2021
- The Gallery is a must see for anyone who likes history, architecture, or art. The gallery is free but donations are welcome. There is a printed guidebook at the entrance to the Gallery that lists all of the paintings and artists. This is an important aid because the paintings do not have individual name plates listing this information. Unfortunately the paintings are not in order so you have to hunt around for the information as you walk about. The house, itself, was built in 1905 and was quite luxurious for its time. The owners, the Bryant family, collected European art and they bequeathed the house and the art to the city of East London to operate. I loved exploring the old house and checking out the art in each room.Written 14 February 2023
- this place gives visitors and locals a glipse to the long and rich Xhosa culture, from the moment you arrive you get Royal welcome through song and dancing. the hosts went out of their way to give more information into the culture, rutuals and traditions. The local cuisine was my personal highlight, with the traditional beer.Written 17 September 2018
- We went for a family outing to the Lion Park in East London on Sunday 8 September 2019.
There wasn't too much to see, however the animals looked healthy and well cared for.
Some maintenance is required at the playground and seating area.
Overall it wasn't a bad experience, next time we will make a day out of it and have a family braai. The best time to go is on a Sunday around feeding time at 12:30, because then you will get to see the Lions and Tigers.Written 12 September 2019
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