The Eastern Cape Travel Guide


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Plan Your The Eastern Cape Vacation

The Eastern Cape is South Africa's most diverse province and has some of its best vacation destinations, yet it is perhaps the most glossed over by overseas visitors. Starting where the Garden Route stops, it includes much of the Great Karoo—a large, semidesert region of ocher plains, purple mountains, dramatic skies, and unusual, hardy vegetation—and abuts KwaZulu-Natal in the northeast and Lesotho's mountain lands in the north. But a glance at a map will reveal the region's main attraction: its coastline, largely undeveloped and running for some 640 km (400 mi) from temperate to subtropical waters.


The Eastern Cape Hotels

Most hotels along the coast get booked up over summer vacation (December-January), and the Wild Coast hotels are even busy... read more

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The Eastern Cape Restaurants

Generally speaking, the restaurants of the Eastern Cape are good but not great. Of course there are always a few... read more

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Things To Do in The Eastern Cape

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


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