Sights in Port elizabeth

Edit This
No 7 Castle Hill Museum
No 7 Castle Hill Museum is regarded as the oldest surviving Settler cottage in Port Elizabeth. The house, which dates back to 1827, has been painstakingly restored to reflect the history and elegant lifestyle of earlier days. This picturesque family dwelling located in Castle Hill Road, Central, has yellow-wood floors and beams, a restored slate roof and is furnished in the style of the mid-Victorian period. The doll house, lace displays and kitchen are particularly impressive.

Bayworld Museum
The Main Museum of Bayworld blends cultural and natural history. Embark on an exciting journey through time and through the fascinating world around us. Marvel at the diversity of museum displays, from prehistoric dinosaurs to ethnic beadwork as well as a variety of historical treasures that will keep you intrigued for hours. Noteworthy exhibits include the 15m skeleton of the last southern right whale harpooned in Algoa Bay, a life-sized reconstruction of the giant prehistoric dinosaur known as Algoasaurus, a replica of the Dias Cross and a 5m bronze cannon dated 1640 recovered from a Portuguese galleon wrecked near Port Elizabeth.

Oceanarium
The popular dolphin and seal presentations take place daily. Exhibits within the Oceanarium include an underwater observation area in the aquarium, a dolphin research centre, various smaller tanks for 40 different species of bony fish, as well as two larger tanks housing sharks and stingrays.

Snake Park
A wide variety of reptiles such as tortoises, snakes and crocodiles can be viewed at the Snake Park, the oldest in Africa. Rare and threatened species including Madagascar ground boas are housed safely in realistically landscaped glass enclosures. Reptile demonstrations take place daily.

[Add Sight]

No 7 Castle Hill Museum

Edit This

No 7 Castle Hill Museum is regarded as the oldest surviving Settler cottage in Port Elizabeth. The house, which dates back to 1827, has been painstakingly restored to reflect the history and elegant lifestyle of earlier days. This picturesque family dwelling located in Castle Hill Road, Central, has yellow-wood floors and beams, a restored slate roof and is furnished in the style of the mid-Victorian period. The doll house, lace displays and kitchen are particularly impressive.

type:Hotspots
World66 rating: [rate it]
address:Castle Hill Road

Sakhume Museum & Xhosa Culture Centre

Edit This

The Walmer Township was one of the few places in South Africa to avoid forced removals during Apartheid.  The community is inviting you to the Sakhume Museum and Xhosa Culture Centre, which is at the Human Dignity Centre. This centre is on Victoria Rd (the road from 10th Ave Walmer to Schoenmakerskop). It is just beyond the sign allowing the motorist to drive 100 k.p.h.- just beyond and opposite the Walmer Country Club. Guided tours are available every hour on the hour.

type:Public Buildings
World66 rating:[rate it]
tel:0413662082 or 0769786627
openingHours:Monday to Friday 9-15H00.
address:1 Victoria Rd, Walmer
email:didarlow@gmail.com
Where World66 helps you find the best deals on Port elizabeth Hotels