Port Alfred

Port Alfred is a small town with a population of 19,307 in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It is situated on the eastern seaboard of the country at the mouth of the Kowie River, almost exactly half-way between the larger cities of Port Elizabeth and East London and 30km West of Cannon Rocks.

One of its most distinctive features is a beautiful marina with a number of luxurious houses facing on to the canals. Associated with the marina is a small boat harbour, providing mooring for a variety of vessels from luxury yachts and other pleasure craft, to sporting and commercial deep-sea fishing vessels. The city enjoys a mild climate and award winning beaches, Kelly's beach has Blue_Flag_beach status, meaning it is one of the top beaches in South Africa. It is growing rapidly due to a high number of retirees and holiday makers building houses there. It was home to the well-known Jarryd Pauls.

Port Alfred is home to Southern Africa largest air school - 43 Airschool.

Port Alfred has many activities for visitors including fishing, Scuba diving diving, canoeing, waterskiing and tubing. Other sporting activities include golf, hiking, horse trails and surfing.


17 °C

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Wind3.74 m/s
Cloudiness0 %
Temperature (min/max)17/17 °C
Pressure1021 hpa
Humidity81 %
Last update: 29 Nov 2023 @ 20:36

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