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The Eastern Cape Sights

Pollock Beach

  • 10th Ave., off Marine Dr. Map It
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Beach–Sight

Updated 11/07/2014

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Adjacent to the suburb of Summerstrand, Pollock Beach is one of the better swimming beaches, with a lovely small natural tidal pool. It also offers great surfing. (Generally the surfing in PE is not too challenging, unlike at Jeffreys Bay, just over an hour's drive to the west, which has some pretty exciting waves.) The far end of Pollock Beach is best avoided, as it can get crowded with somewhat boisterous, picnicking, partying crowds. Amenities: lifeguard, toilets, food and drink, parking lot. Best for: surfing, partiers.

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10th Ave., off Marine Dr., Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Updated 11/07/2014


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