Are you thinking about exploring the Eastern Cape? The Eastern Cape offers tourists a world of diversity. Travel through the arid Karoo and experience the amazing wildlife of this province. Thereafter make your way to the contrasting Wild Coast areas and the beautiful sunshine days and extraordinary wildlife that originates here.
The Eastern Cape is one of the best provinces to travel through in South Africa. With all the tourist attractions in this region a visit to the Eastern Cape promises to be loads of fun and excitement.
Take a walk on the wild side and visit Addo Elephant Park. Addo Elephant National Park is a diverse wildlife conservation park situated close to Port Elizabeth and is only one of South Africa’s many breathtaking national parks. It currently ranks third in size after Kruger National Park and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
The Tsitsikamma National Park is beautiful and unique to the Eastern Cape. If you are planning a roadtrip in this province, the Tsitsikamma National Park is not to be missed. Tsitsikamma National Park is an area of the Garden Route National Park, and is situated on South Africa’s southern coast. It encompasses a marine reserve, deep gorges and local vegetation like the Big Tree, a towering yellowwood trees.
Take a walk on the Mouth Trail which crosses a suspension bridge over Storms River, where the crashing waves have formed thousands of perfectly round rocks. You may also see some small mammals in the park, like bush pigs.
Make a quick pit-stop at the Bloukrans Bridge to admire the scenery, and if you are really adventurous you can take a leap of faith off the world’s highest commercial bridge bungee of 216 metres.
Travelling upwards along the coast with your Firefly rental car, the beauty of this province becomes even more undeniable. The Hole in the Wall is on of the Eastern Cape’s gems which attracts numerous tourists each year. The Hole-in-the-Wall is an extraordinary natural arch.
The formation consists of a tidal island containing a natural arch that takes the form of a hole pierced through a wall of sandstone and shale by the waves of the sea located at the mouth of the Mpako River, about 8 km due south of Coffee Bay on the Wild Coast Region, Eastern Cape in South Africa.
The Eastern Cape offers so much that a road trip through this province is a must! Rent a car from Firefly to get you all these amazing tourist attractions that the Eastern Cape has to offer.
“The Eastern Cape is the perfect place to visit during this school holiday, or any other time for that matter, and we help you get there,” says Chanele van Tonder, Firefly’s marketing executive.
Planning a trip can be difficult and time consuming, but Firefly makes travelling easy. Rent a vehicle from Firefly to get you to your desired destinations. Travel in style and make use of our chauffeur services.