Nature Reserves near Port Elizabeth

Tsitsikamma National park

Find the distances of nature reserves near Port Elizabeth for your South African self-drive family trip. Come experience the adventure of a South African Nature Reserve holiday.


Addo Elephant Park
An aerial view of Addo Elephant Park.

Distance

69.8km

GPS Coordinates

33:44:43.1 S
25:73:87.2 E

Addo Elephant Park is a great self drive destination in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. This Eastern Cape game park offers a memorable wildlife experience and is home to the Big 5, namely Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard.

Amakhala Game Reserve
An aerial view of the location.

Distance

82.0km

GPS Coordinates

33:24:20.35 S
26:07:25.04 E

Amakhala Game Reserve is a malaria-free Eastern Cape game reserve in South Africa situated near Port Elizabeth. The region offers a unique and fascinating wildlife experience that is not to be missed. Resident African wildlife includes the Big Five animals, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo.

Pumba Game Reserve
See white lion at Pumba Game Reserve.

Distance

91.4km

GPS Coordinates

33:22:43.03 S
26:21:12.45 E

Pumba Game Reserve is a malaria-free Eastern Cape game reserve in South Africa and features Big Five game and the mystical White Lion. Hidden in a beautiful wilderness region, Pumba is characterized by unique and dense Eastern Cape Valley Bushveld favoured by Elephant and browsing antelope.

Lalibela Game Reserve
A zebra in the Lalibela Game Reserve.

Distance

92.9km

GPS Coordinates

33:28:14.35 S
26:15:17.21 E

Lalibela Game Reserve is a malaria-free Eastern Cape game reserve in South Africa with exceptional wildlife habitats creating unforgettable Big Five safari experiences for the whole family. Covering 7 500 hectares, the region comprises 5 different biomes and is able to sustain a dense population of African wildlife.

Kariega Game Reserve
A view of an antelope in the Kariega Game Reserve.

Distance

133km

GPS Coordinates

33:34:47 S
26:36:13 E

Kariega Game Reserve is set high above the spectacular Kariega River Valley, in the heart of 1820 Settler Country. This picturesque malaria-free Eastern Cape game reserve in South Africa is less than 15 minutes drive from beautiful beaches in Kenton-on-Sea on the Indian Ocean.

Kwandwe Game Reserve
An aerial view of Kwandwe Game Reserve.

Distance

159km

GPS Coordinates

33:07:49.70 S
26:32:14.61 E

Kwandwe Game Reserve near Grahamstown is a conservation victory and home to rare and endangered African wildlife. Kwandwe means 'Place of the Blue Crane', and indeed is home to an impressive population of South Africa's highly endangered national bird.

Baviaanskloof Reserve
Baviaanskloof Reserve view.

Distance

170km

GPS Coordinates

33.74:06.15 S
24.61:44.16 E

Baviaanskloof Reserve is a vast Eastern Cape Nature Reserve with untouched wilderness areas and World Heritage status. The Baviaanskloof or “Valley of Baboons” offers nature lovers a mega-reserve with typical scenery that is suited to an array of outdoor activities.

Tsitsikamma National Park
An area where the coastline and national park land meet.

Distance

171km

GPS Coordinates

34:01:18.8 S
23:53:47.9 E

Tsitsikamma National Park is a place where you can experience the outdoors, stunning marine life and an adventure filled vacation. This multidimensional destination boasts dramatic coastal scenery, reefs, rivers, lush forest and delicate Fynbos.

Great Fish River Reserve
Great Fish River view.

Distance

209km

GPS Coordinates

32:94:99.9 S
26:83:21.3 E

Great Fish River Reserve covers around 45 000 hectares and is made up of rugged hill country, succulent bushveld in the valleys and scenic rivers courses. Visitors can see forts and fortified homesteads, signalling towers and barracks while enjoying game watching excursions and other explorations in this area.

Samara Game Reserve
A view of the Samara Game Reserve.

Distance

259km

GPS Coordinates

32:26:34 S
24:45:48 E

Samara Game Reserve is situated in a place where time stands still and offers unique wildlife and spectacular Karoo Mountain scenery. This Eastern Cape game reserve in South Africa provides a tranquil escape to soothe the soul and uplift even the weariest traveller as they gaze across the vast open spaces and arresting terrain into distant horizons.