The Ron Belling Art Gallery houses a permanent exhibition of the late artist's outstanding aviation and marine works. The gallery is located beside St. Georges Park in an Art Deco house built in 1930's.
Ron Belling was a 20th century aviation historian
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum: less than 5 km
Mainly South African works of art but also fine collections of Indian miniatures and Chinese textiles. Open daily 9-5 (a.k.a King George VI Art Gallery)
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum collections consist of South African art (particularly that of the Eastern Cape), British art, international printmaking and Oriental art (including Indian miniatures and Chinese textiles). These are supplemen
Built in 1892, the Port Elizabeth Opera House is the oldest opera house in South Africa. The theatre was built on the site of the old town gallows. Since then, two murders have taken place at the opera house, and many ghost sightings have been reported
The Donkin Reserve was created by Sir Rufane Donkin who established the town of Port Elizabeth in 1820, along with 4000 settlers. In memory of his wife, he constructed and curious-looking pyramid in the centre of the park, which bears the inscription,
Located in the Baakens River Valley in the heart of the city, this 80 hectare nature reserve offers great birding opportunities to see a variety of birdlife including woodpeckers, flycatchers, and various speci
Opera House: less than 5 km
Built in 1892, the Port Elizabeth Opera House continues to offer the best in ballet, opera, musicals, and caberet. Tel (041) 586 2256 Adress: Whites Road Opera House
Ford Little Theatre: less than 5 km
The Port Elizabeth Music and Drama Society performs live theatre and musicals in this historic building, also known as the Athenaeum.
Tickets available at the Walmer Park Shopping Centre information kiosk.
Location: Castle Hill and Belmont Terrace
Campanile Memorial: less than 5 km
This 52m tower commemorates the landing of the 1820 Settlers in Port Elizabeth. The observation deck, offers a breath-taking view of the harbour. Hours:Tue - Sat: 9 - 5, Sun: 2-5 Strand Street
Feather Market Hall: less than 5 km
The Feather Market Centre, originally a market for selling ostrich feathers, is now a concert hall and conference centre.
St. Croix Motor Museum in Newton Park contains a private collection of about 80 vintage motor vehicles dating as far back as 1901, many of which are for sale. The museum was created by Eben de Vos and is located in an airplane hangar beside Mill Park.<
Apple Express Steam Train: less than 5 km
Departing from the Humerail Station, the Apple Express chugs it's way to Thornhill Village, about 2 hour's ride from Port Elizabeth. Along the way, the train stops at the breath-taking Van Stadens River Bridge.
Newington Place Guest House in Richmond Hill, Eastern Cape We are situated in Newington Street, Richmond Hill on a quiet tree-lined lane, filled with historic and gracefully restored buildings.
Zareba Guest House in Richmond Hill, Eastern Cape Zareba Bed and Breakfast is nestled away within the charming suburb of Richmond Hill in the historical and quaint heart of Port Elizabeth. Richmond Hill has retained much of the atmosphere of the old days.