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This historic little town straddles the glorious Kowie River - a navigable waterway famed for its infinite beauty - and is surrounded by nature reserves rich in the diverse and abundant fauna and flora of the Eastern Cape.
Port Alfred boasts golden beaches that stretch forever, seldom-revealed diving sites and sought-after surf breaks.
Popular happenings in the town include rowing regattas, sailing and canoeing, as well as go-cart racing.
Nearby nature reserves offer game drives, walking and hiking trails, and the vast, malaria free game parks of the Eastern Cape lie a little further afield.
The newest attraction to Port Alfred is the colourful tourist train which runs between Port Alfred and Bathurst - the ‘Kowie Chu Chu’. Golf at the Royal Port Alfred Club, fun, shopping, a working fishing and small boat harbour, world-class flying school with complementing fine restaurants and accommodation establishments of every description (from cosy B&B’s to sophisticated hotels). There are also 2 health hydros which are world-renowned and a campus of a hospitality university from Holland & 43 Air School - the finest teaching facility in the southern hemisphere.
With a blissful temperate climate and a host of attractions, it’s hardly surprising that Port Alfred is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Sunshine Coast.