Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) Route Directory

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) Route Directory


Welcome to our Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha) Route Directory.  Here you will find extensive information on accommodation, activities, restaurants, businesses, events and tours all relating to the towns covering the route from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha).

Journeying along these parts of South Africa will provide you with breath-taking views and unforgettable experiences.  You will find it difficult to choose from the collection of sights and scenes brought before you as you travel along.  This route encompasses some of the country’s most sought after destinations - perfect to visit at any time of year.

Whether you travel via the N2 National Road, or the rural Karoo Route 62, either or, is as beautiful as it is safe and captivating in its beauty.

The N2 is a succinct mix of undulating hills, precipitous escarpments and superb views.  Crossing two provinces, the Western and Eastern Cape, the course follows one of the country’s major channels as it snakes its way through magnificent countryside. 


Certainly not lacking there is every conceiveable accommodation option along this route from camping, guest houses, bed and breakfasts, hotels and so much more.  The accommodation section to this directory provides a comprehensive list of advertisers.


Whether you are stopping en-route or travelling straight through, the activity list will suit everyone.  The activities section gives travellers so many choices.


  • Walk the five-day Hoerikwaggo Trail at Table Mountain in Cape Town - runs for 75km from Cape Point to the city
  • Driving past Riversdale look to the left to see the outline of Sleeping Beauty in the Langeberg Mountain range – on a clear day her profile can be noticeably seen
  • Take time out to enjoy some of Mossel Bay’s best beaches in the form of De Bakke, Santos and Hartenbos
  • The Dias Museum in Mossel Bay showcases a striking exhibit of the life-sized replica of the caravel in which Bartolomeu Dias sailed to Mossel Bay in, in 1488 – the museum charges a minimal entrance fee after which visitors will enjoy learning about the history of the town, as well as seeing the small Oceanarium and beautiful grounds which are ideal for having a picnic
  • Visit the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George and if you have time take a ride up the mountain in the Power Van – it is definitely worth the experience!
  • Stay at the SANParks Ebb and Flow camp in Wilderness – there are excellent facilities for children with plenty of activities to keep the family entertained – accommodation includes wooden chalets and cabins as well as caravan and camping sites, all delightfully positioned alongside the river
  • Attempt the 18 day Eden to Addo Corridor Hike which is held annually in September – the trail navigates through Tsitsikamma, Kouga, Baviaans, Klein and Groot Winterhoek
  • Do a guided walk in the spectacular Featherbed National Reserve in Knysna – leads you through milkwood forests and sandstone cliffs, stopping at sea caves along the way
  • The Heath Farm Stall between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay is a good opportunity to stretch legs and let the children play in the play area
  • Radical Raptors is behind the Heath – here trained falcons, buzzards, eagles and owls give amazing flying displays
  • Stop off at the Wolf Sanctuary en-route to Knysna, where rescued timber and grey wolves are protected and visitors can see them
  • Birds of Eden in The Crags just past Plett - over 2 000 dramatically plumaged birds beneath a 2ha canopy covering a forested gorge – the kids will love it!
  • Monkeyland is opposite Birds of Eden and is a 12ha sanctuary where visitors are guided across a boardwalk to see these primates in a natural habitat
  • Adrenalin junkies will love stopping at the Bloukrans River Bridge where 216m of bungee jumping is held – lots of fun!
  • Surf at Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay – some of the best waves in SA
  • The Van Stadens wild flower reserve – take a bike ride or hike to experience the plateau shrouded in fynbos

Businesses and Restaurants

There are a variety of sections under businesses covering all industries. Restaurants, coffee shops, pubs, farm stalls – there is everything from local to international, fast food to home cooked.

Feel free to contact us for a premium business listing, alternatively add your business as a limited free option.


This route is also featured in our SA Info Tourism Magazines which is available online or at your nearest retail outlet.  Contact us for your copy, or to order in bulk for your business.


Enjoy the ride, savour the beauty …