Tourist Attractions in Mill Park, Western Region, Eastern Cape

Tourist Attractions near Mill Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa
War Horses Memorial

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Donkin Terrace

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2010 Soccer Stadium

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Things To Do in Mill Park
Mill Park Attractions
Port Elizabeth Golf Club: less than 5 km
St. Croix Motor Museum: less than 5 km
The Bridge at Greenacres Shopping Centre: less than 5 km
Little Walmer Golf Club: less than 5 km
Guinea Fowl Trail: less than 5 km
St Georges Park: less than 5 km
Ron Belling Art Gallery: less than 5 km
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum: less than 5 km
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum: less than 5 km
Walmer Country Club: less than 5 km
Port Elizabeth Stadium: less than 5 km
Port Elizabeth Opera House: less than 5 km
Donkin Heritage Trail: less than 5 km
Donkin Reserve: less than 5 km
Settlers Park Nature Reserve: less than 5 km
Algoa Grand Prix Race Track: less than 5 km
Opera House: less than 5 km
Ford Little Theatre: less than 5 km
Fort Frederick: 5 km
Nearby Towns
Port Elizabeth CBD

With its mild Eastern Cape winters and limited rainfall throughout the year, Port Elizabeth is rated as having the fourth best weather of any coastal city in the world, and the Port Elizabeth Area offers visitors an impressive variety of activities and attractions, which include superb water sports, scenic nature trails, historic heritage and magnificent wildlife.
Within minutes of the Port Elizabeth CBD you'll find the well known Port Elizabeth, Mill Park suburb. There's a special quality to PE Mill Park with its many restored Victorian and Tudor-style mansions, which gives visitors the impression of having stepped back in time. You'll find 4 star Mill Park Bed & Breakfast accommodation at King George's Guest House - one of Port Elizabeth's oldest houses which offers exclusivity, comfort and personalised service. Centrally located and within easy access to the Port Elizabeth Airport, shopping centres and PE beaches, this Mill Park Bed & Breakfast accommodation is also within walking distance of many fabulous Mill Park, Port Elizabeth restaurants. For more on this Port Elizabeth, Mill Park Bed & Breakfast establishment, see the Where to Stay Mill Park accommodation page.

If you don't feel like eating 'in house' at your Mill Park Bed & Breakfast accommodation, try the Brazen Head Restaurant, an Irish themed restaurant which promises the same Irish 'craic' (atmosphere) that South African’s have come to know and love. Then, for an authentic Thai taste sensation, the Narai Siam is a 'must'. Decorated in genuine articles from the East, this Newton Park, Port Elizabeth restaurant close to Mill Park accommodation will tempt you with traditional Thai favourites.

After sampling the fare at the diverse array of Mill Park, Port Elizabeth restaurants, go cycle and get some exercise on the Baakens River Mountain Bike Trail. The 23km long Baakens River is situated on approximately 500 hectares of Port Elizabeth Area open space, and is unique as its situated in the Port Elizabeth urban environment, and is bountiful with indigenous vegetation. The 12km mountain bike trail leaves from 9th Avenue, Walmer, and ends in Port Elizabeth Sunridge Park.
For those who prefer more laid back exercise, St George's Park (3 minutes from Mill Park accommodation) in the heart of Port Elizabeth CBD, has an Olympic size swimming pool, bowling greens, and cricket grounds.

For the cricket fan, Port Elizabeth Mill Park is close to St George’s Park Cricket Club, the second oldest cricket club in South Africa, which boasts a world class 18 500 seater stadium right in the middle of Port Elizabeth.
The nature lover will enjoy the Port Elizabeth Settlers Park situated right in the middle of the Port Elizabeth Area (just 5 minutes from PE Mill Park accommodation). The Baakens River running through the lush park makes it home to many beautiful bird species, and is most famous for its resident flock of peacocks and hens, as well as a number of small antelope, tortoises, mongoose, rabbits, and other small wildlife species. Try the walking and hiking trails through PE Settler’s Park, and discover a different world right in the midst of the bustling Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth Area.

PE, Mill Park is ideally situated close to all major Port Elizabeth attractions, including fabulous Port Elizabeth beaches. The very popular Port Elizabeth Blue Flag King's Beach is 10 minutes from PE, Mill Park accommodation near the Port Elizabeth CBD, then 7.9km away from Mill Park accommodation you'll find Humewood Beach, which is quieter, and offers lots of shade for the sun-shy visitor. While you're in the area, scuba dive on the famous Port Elizabeth Bell Buoy Reef near Humewood. This large Eastern Cape reef covers almost 5 acres, with depths which range from 2 - 20 meters. Large red bait pods are found in the shallower regions, with overhangs, pinnacles and arches, and the lush gorgonians, a resident conger eel and tame fish make this Port Elizabeth dive very special.

If you would rather stay on dry land, the Port Elizabeth Area offers the golf lover 3 superb 18 hole golf courses to choose from near PE Mill Park accommodation.
Just 3 minutes drive from Mill Park accommodation is the Port Elizabeth Golf Club, commonly known as “The Hill” - founded in 1890 this Port Elizabeth Golf Club is one of South Africa’s oldest, with emphasis placed on good food and entertainment, and of course golf!
Walmer Golf Country Club - 6.8km, just 10 minutes from Mill Park accommodation, is the Port Elizabeth Area course which is a genuine challenge to the amateur golfer. With thick coastal bush, tree lined fairways and the notorious Port Elizabeth winds, this Eastern Cape golf course can be a handful to most golfers.
Lying further afield, about 12km from Mill Park accommodation near Port Elizabeth Summerstrand is Humewood Golf Club, with wide and undulating fairways, fast greens and thick coastal bush, this course is a must for any golfer visiting the friendly Eastern Cape city of Port Elizabeth.

For those on business in the Port Elizabeth Area, drive 3km from Mill Park accommodation, and right next to the business hub of PE Newton Park you'll find the Port Elizabeth suburb of Greenacres, which is synonymous with the renowned Eastern Cape, Greenacres Shopping Centre - with over 85 stores it's described as the place to ‘shop ‘till you drop’ in Port Elizabeth. PE, Greenacres is in close proximity to Port Elizabeth beaches, the main freeway system and the Port Elizabeth Airport, and Greenacres accommodation at Hunter's Lodge Bed & Breakfast is the ideal venue for the businessman wanting clean, quiet, safe accommodation close to the Port Elizabeth business area.

Just 3 minutes East down the road from Greenacres lies the wooded, peaceful suburb of PE, Glendinningvale (1.2km from Mill Park accommodation). Although Glendinningvale is virtually in the heart of the city of Port Elizabeth, it's also a quiet place where you can wake to the sound of birds in shady flourishing gardens. PE, Glendinningvale Bed & Breakfast accommodation at Shadylane Guest House invites you to enjoy luxurious, private accommodation on a safe and secure property. This Port Elizabeth, Glendinningvale accommodation establishment is also conveniently located within five minutes drive of the main PE beaches, and within walking distance of the Port Elizabeth Golf Club, and PE Greenacres Shopping Centre.

The small verdant suburb of Cotswold (6km from Mill Park accommodation) is another ideal Port Elizabeth Area location close to the business hub of Newton Park, or Port Elizabeth CBD. Port Elizabeth, Cotswold accommodation located in the heart of Port Elizabeth, can be found at the elegantly appointed Cotswold House Bed & Breakfast, where the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, with a 'home to home' feel coupled with outstanding service. Situated just 15 minutes from Port Elizabeth Airport, this PE, Cotswold Bed & Breakfast accommodation will provide for your every need, including scrumptious breakfasts and home cooked dinners. For those who plan on a longer stay in the Eastern Cape, Cotswold is ideally situated close to all major Port Elizabeth attractions, including the spectacular Port Elizabeth beaches.

Just around the corner from Port Elizabeth, Mill Park accommodation lies Walmer. With its tree lined streets, the Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth Walmer suburb is the ideal place to stay if you need to be in close proximity to Port Elizabeth Airport. Historical Walmer has roots that stretch back to the 1850's, and still today, some of Port Elizabeth's oldest well established families live in the very up-market Port Elizabeth, Walmer suburb. When looking Where to Stay in Walmer, visitors to this Port Elizabeth suburb can also experience Walmer's old world charm in luxurious PE, Walmer accommodation. You can enjoy Star Graded Walmer Bed & Breakfast accommodation in classy Port Elizabeth accommodation set in beautifully landscaped gardens within walking distance of PE, Walmer Park Shopping Centre. Try Walmer Bed & Breakfast accommodation at the Lodge on Main - a TGCSA 4 star superior 9 bedroom establishment with the ambiance of a country retreat. Walmer Hotel accommodation invites you to experience a refreshing take on corporate and leisure accommodation at the ultra-modern, purpose-built HUB Boutique Hotel. For those on longer stays, Walmer Self Catering accommodation at African Aquila Lodge is the ideal getaway for families and long term corporate clients, who can relax in beautifully decorated en-suite units with private patios and barbecue facilities overlooking a secluded lush tropical Eastern Cape garden. For all your Port Elizabeth, Walmer options, see the Where to Stay Walmer accommodation page.
If you're looking where to eat in Walmer, try the Port Elizabeth, Cape Town Fish Market, a unique fusion of a restaurant, fresh fish market, teppanyaki bar and sushi spot. This chic and trendy venue guarantees a memorable Eastern Cape dining experience, with delicious dishes that include both South African and Japanese influences. For a 'sweet treat', make sure you visit the Cobblestone Bakery which occupies one of Walmer’s charming old restored homes. This Port Elizabeth bakery, patisserie and coffee shop combines a rustic approach to delicious treats with progressive dishes and modern décor.

Mill Park, as well as PE Greenacres, PE Glendinningvale, PE Walmer and the Port Elizabeth CBD, are included in the many suburbs that make up the Port Elizabeth Area, making this coastal Eastern Cape area outstanding value for money for visitors both on business and holiday. The Port Elizabeth Area offers a diverse selection of attractions, including scenic Eastern Cape nature trails, historic heritage, magnificent wildlife, Eastern Cape cultural experiences and countless water sport activities. The Port Elizabeth accommodation selection is vast, and includes Port Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast accommodation, Port Elizabeth Guest Farm accommodation, Port Elizabeth Self Catering accommodation, Port Elizabeth Holiday Resort accommodation, Port Elizabeth Hotel accommodation, Port Elizabeth Private Game Reserve accommodation, and even Port Elizabeth Area Naturist / Nudist accommodation.

Things to do in the Port Elizabeth Area

- The unique St. Croix Motor Museum in PE Newton Park (close to Mill Park accommodation), is located in an air-plane hangar, and contains a private collection of about 80 vintage motor vehicles dating as far back as 1901.

- For art lovers, the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum in Port Elizabeth, houses collections of South African art (particularly that of the Eastern Cape), British art, international printmaking and Oriental art (including Indian miniatures and Chinese textiles).

- Enjoy thrilling entertainment at the Algoa Grand Prix Indoor Go-Kart Racing in the Port Elizabeth town of Sydenham, which will give you that sought after adrenaline rush, and provide you with a fun filled day.

- The PE Oceanarium located in Humewood in the Port Elizabeth Area is one of the biggest and best dolphinariums in the world, and has been a major Port Elizabeth tourist attraction for many years, enjoyed by young and old alike.

- Walk the Guinea Fowl Trail in Baakens River Valley, Port Elizabeth, and enjoy the wildflowers, trees, blue water lilies and fauna such as dassies, leguaans, tortoises and lizards. This Port Elizabeth Area area is also excellent for bird watching.

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It is our mission to search for, and recruit a wide selection of suitable Mill Park Port Elizabeth accommodation, particularly the more popular categories such as Mill Park Port Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast accommodation, Mill Park Port Elizabeth Self Catering accommodation, Mill Park Port Elizabeth Guest House accommodation, and other Mill Park Port Elizabeth lodges such as Self Catering cottages in Mill Park Port Elizabeth, and Mill Park Port Elizabeth Hotels.
We strive to present a mixture of upmarket Mill Park Port Elizabeth accommodation, and affordable accommodation (to suit all pockets and tastes), especially for Self Catering accommodation in Mill Park Port Elizabeth, which is a category more geared for family holiday accommodation in Mill Park, Port Elizabeth. Mill Park Port Elizabeth Hotels should be considered for business or holiday accommodation in Mill Park Port Elizabeth (or in towns near Mill Park Port Elizabeth).

Suitable Port Elizabeth, Mill Park accommodation can also be found in nearby towns such as : PE Greenacres - 3km from Mill Park accommodation, PE Glendinningvale - 1.2km from Mill Park accommodation, PE Walmer- 3.8km from Mill Park accommodation, Port Elizabeth CBD - 2km from Mill Park accommodation.

We recommend that, if in doubt about accommodation quality, and to put your mind at ease, you should consider Star Graded accommodation in Mill Park Port Elizabeth Area whether it be Star Graded self catering Mill Park Port Elizabeth accommodation, or Star Graded Port Elizabeth Mill Park Bed & Breakfast accommodation. See Where to Stay for our Star Graded Port Elizabeth Mill Park accommodation page.
Be sure to check our other Special Categories for Port Elizabeth Mill Park pet friendly accommodation, or Port Elizabeth Mill Park conference accommodation, Port Elizabeth Mill Park wedding venues and Port Elizabeth Mill Park accommodation that sleeps 10 or more persons, etc. etc.

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