Queens Park Zoo & Botanical Gardens (East London Zoo)
The East London Zoological Gardens is a small 10 hectare zoo located just west of the East London CBD in Queens Park. The East London Zoo houses about 50 mammal species, including
Fort Glamorgan: 14 km
Built in 1848, Fort Glamorgon once housed the military barracks for East London. Today fort is now the location of the Fort Glamorgon Prison and all that remains of the original fort is the gunpowder magazine.
Gately House Historical Museum: 14 km
Built in 1878, this was the home of John Gately, the first mayor of East London. Entry via Queens Park zoo.
Old Wool Exchange: 14 km
Once an auction house for the sale of wool, this historic building is now part of Fort Hare University.
Protea Theatre: 14 km East London Tourism Office: 15 km
Location: Old Library Building (behind the City Hall)
Tel: 043 722 6015
Mon-Fri: 8.30am-4.30pm Sat: 8.30am-1am
Ann Bryant Art Gallery: 15 km
The gallery’s permanent collection includes British and European works of the later 18th and 19th Centuries as well as an extensive cross section of South African Art.