Eastern Cape

Yours to explore: from safari to sea

Whether you're seeking a lazy beach holiday, a cultural visit or an exciting wildlife adventure, a holiday to Eastern Cape in South Africa offers all this and much, much more. Eastern Cape contains areas of unparalleled natural beauty and the variety of landscape and greenery is absolutely breathtaking. From the mystical arid lands of the Karoo to the snow-capped mountains of Drakensberg; from lush verdant valleys to immaculate sandy beaches, there is something for everyone in Eastern Cape.

Luxury Holidays in Eastern Cape

Explore the incredible Tsitsikamma National Park, enjoy world-class surfing along the Wild Coast and visit picturesque villages like Grahamstown and Graff-Reinet on your luxury holiday to Eastern Cape. At Kenwood travel we have over 30 years of experience in providing hand-picked holiday packages around the world, so you know that your holiday will be tailor-made by professionals.  

5 Great Reasons To Holiday in Eastern Cape

  • Visit the Nelson Mandela Museum
  • Surfing in one of the world's most iconic spots: Jeffrey's Bay
  • Wildlife spotting at the Addo Elephant National Park
  • Discover the forest from above with a canopy slide in the Tsitsikamma
  • Explore the artistic town of Nieu Bethesda

Things To Do Whilst On Holiday in Eastern Cape

As the second largest province in South Africa, the Eastern Cape boasts sheer diversity. Its range of landscapes includes the mesmerising desert of the Great Karoo, the roaring waves of the Wild Coast and the snowy mountains of the Drakensberg.

For those seeking adventure, there are top surfing beaches and one of the highest bungee-jumps in the world, besides world-class hiking trails and skiing.

Culture buffs will love the Grahamstown National Arts Festival and wildlife enthusiasts have the Addo Elephant Park.

Weather

Climate in Eastern Cape is, as would be expected, highly varied due to  the massive extension of the province. The west tends to be dry and have hot summers and cold winters. The east has typical subtropical temperatures and summer rain, whereas the interior can be very cold in winter, sometimes with heavy snowfall.

Interesting Facts About Eastern Cape

  • Klasies River Cave, in the Eastern Cape, is home to the oldest remains of humans ever found
  • The province is the birth place of Nelson Mandela
  • Bloukrans Bridge is the highest bungee jump in the southern hemisphere
  • Eastern Cape has the only ski resort in the country

Eastern Cape Holidays 2021 / 2022

Book today with Kenwood Travel and avoid and missing out on preferred dates and prices for your 2021 visit to Eastern Cape. We’re more than happy to help you find the perfect holiday package and offer a bespoke service where handpicked holidays can be designed to suit your personality and budget. Be it a fun-filled family trip or romantic break to Eastern Cape, Kenwood Travel is always on hand to make all the bookings and arrangements for your dream holiday to South Africa.

Top Picks

Amakhala Safari Lodge

4* out of 5 stars

An artists owned lodge in the Amakhala Game Reserve, the Safari Lodge is a luxury resort for the wild at heart.

Kariega Main Lodge

4* out of 5 stars

Enjoy luxurious surroundings and deluxe amenities in this ideally-located and diligently-furnished South African property.

Shamwari Bayethe Lodge

5* out of 5 stars

Deluxe luxury and simmering sunshine await at the beautifully designed tented paradise that is the Shamwari Bayethe Lodge in South Africa. .

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