St Francis Bay Tourism
St Francis Bay, Kouga Country - Things to do
OVERVIEW:The St Francis area consists of St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis and Oyster Bay. Situated halfway between Port Elizabeth and Knysna a short distance away from the N2 it offers a peaceful getaway in unspoilt surroundings.
Apart from it's scenic beauty the area offers a navigable river, canal system, harbour, golden beaches, ideal surfing conditions and is therfore a water sports mecca.
It also boasts world class golf courses, specialised shops and services.
Accommodation near St Francis Bay, Kouga Country
Accommodation in Cape St Francis calls the Eastern Cape its home. There, the Cape St Francis Resort lies on a platter of natures finest game reserves and shares the natural spotlight of the sultry Indian Ocean. There the tapestry of nature, historical landscapes and unspoilt surroundings provide the ultimate backdrop for a beach getaway as well as a game reserve getaway. This assortment of accommodations ...
The Supertubes Collection - Jeffreys Bay, Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, Hotels and Resorts, Lodge, Self Catering+ more details
The collector's item is Supertubes It is the Supertubes Collection in the Eastern Cape that brings a touch of class and elegance to Jeffreys Bay accommodation. The Supertubes is not just a BnB or a self-catering accommodation but a culmination of the two as well as beach accommodation to add to it. With 4 star graded opulence and grandeur, the Supertubes Collection caters to each and every ...
On the Beach Guesthouse B&B and Apartments - Jeffreys Bay, Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, Self Catering+ more details
The name of this accommodation in Jeffreys Bay alone conjures thoughts of sun bathing, soothing breezes and sand particles between your toes while you sip on a refreshing tonic drink. Or maybe a tropical hat as you watch the ocean waves gallop under the sunset. That visual is exactly what a stay at On the Beach promises and surely delivers. The Jeffreys beach resort bestows the most enchanting views ...
Accommodation in Jeffreys Bay has found a rare and unique treasure when it comes to the Ruby Rock Guest House. True to its name, this BnB is so flamboyant and lavish that you can't help but pay attention. Teetering the hills of Wavecrest, this accommodation gem can give even Hollywood a run for its money. Ruby Rock BnB is a true reflection of style and class. Maintaining its style, without letting ...
Sandals Guest House Experience the beauty, tranquillity and friendly hospitality of St Francis Bay in laid-back luxury at Sandals, ideally situated just 150 metres from the main beach. Sensational surf, pristine beaches, rugged coastline & indigenous fynbos create a perfect setting for relaxation & play in St Francis Bay! The lush treed and palm-fringed Boutique Guesthouse house is decorated in a ...
Things to do near St Francis Bay, Kouga Country
Cape St Francis is situated at the most Southern Cape in the Eastern Cape. It boasts with the Cape St Francis Light House, a National Monument, built in 1878 at Seal Point. The village was only proclaimed in 1965. Cape St Francis is a small coastal hamlet surrounded by nature reserves and a pristine 5km beach encompassed by 2 points, Shark Point and Seal Point. Seal Point being the third most southerly ...
Humansdorp is situated in the Northern Kouga Region and stretches to the foothills of the surrounding mountain ranges. The rich texture of the indigenous fynbos brings with it a multitude of bird and butterfly species. Rivalling the tropical rain forests in terms of biological richness, the Cape Floral Kingdom (fynbos) is the most diverse temperate flora on earth, with over nine thousand different ...
International surfers flock to catch the legendary waves in this, a paradise of sunshine, aloes, dolphins, shells, perfect points & classic reefs. Surfers & others who found it hard to leave such an idyllic spot have turned Jeffreys Bay into a year round fun place to be, creating a thriving local craft industry besides the surf shops on just about every corner. The bustling town is bordered on both ...
Kareedouw, is situated between the Tsitsikamma and Zuuranys mountains. The town's name derives from the Khoe phrase meaning 'path by the karee trees'. The late former Prime Minister of South Africa from 1966 to 1978, John Vorster, is buried in the memorial garden next to the Dutch Reformed Church, which is made out of stone. The famous Rensilfier furniture factory produces fine Black-, Yellow- ...
Patensie is the last stop before entering the Baviaanskloof Wilderness area. Guarded by the majestic Cockscomb mountain, this little town's activities revolve around the Citrus Industry. It has become a very popular tourist destination with many B&B's and self-catering establishments, as well as fuel-stops, banks and shops to choose from. ...
Seaview, famous for its angling, snorkelling, and miles of empty beach. Seaview has a small shopping centre, bottle store and a number of daytime activities. Don't miss a visit to the Seaview Lion Park where visitors can take a self drive through the game reserve, or pet the lion clubs that are hand-reared at the park. Children will also enjoy the Homeleigh Farmyard and tractor rides. The ...
The St Francis area consists of St Francis Bay, Cape St Francis and Oyster Bay. Situated halfway between Port Elizabeth and Knysna a short distance away from the N2 it offers a peaceful getaway in unspoilt surroundings. Apart from it's scenic beauty the area offers a navigable river, canal system, harbour, golden beaches, ideal surfing conditions and is therfore a water sports mecca. It also ...
At Francis Bay Walk: At St Francis Bay walk from a sign posted gate near the beach to Noorsekloof: 4 km / 1,5 hours. Cape St Francis Walk: A 6 km / 2 hour walk to the lighthouse at Cape St Francis. The landowner's permission is required if longer walks are planned. Cape St Francis Nature Reserve Walk: About an hour. There is a viewpoint on the trail. Amenities No formal trails or amenities ...
Map of St Francis Bay Tourism in St Francis Bay, Kouga Country+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 24° 49' 48.1" E / 34° 10' 18.1" S
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Directions to St Francis Bay Tourism in St Francis Bay, Kouga Country
|Departing: Port Elizabeth Airport|
|Address: Boeing Street, Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ), Port Elizabeth 6011, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.2 km / Duration: 1 hour 18 mins|
|1.||Head northeast||0.4 km|
|2.||At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Allister Miller Dr|
Go through 1 roundabout
|3.||Turn left onto Forest Hill N/B Rd||0.9 km|
|4.||Turn right onto Walmer Blvd||0.6 km|
|5.||Take the 2nd left onto South Union St (signs for M4/R75/Grahamstown/Uitenhage/City)||68 m|
|6.||Continue onto Settlers Hwy/M4||6.0 km|
|7.||Take exit 751A to merge onto N2 toward M8/Kempston Road/Cape Town||85.3 km|
|8.||Take exit 665 for R330 toward Hankey/Humansdorp||0.4 km|
|9.||Turn left onto R330||2.4 km|
|10.||Turn left onto R102||0.3 km|
|11.||Turn right onto Saffery St||0.9 km|
|12.||Turn left onto R330||16.0 km|
|13.||At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on R330||0.7 km|
|14.||Turn left onto Homestead Rd||0.4 km|
|15.||Turn right onto Assisi Dr||0.7 km|
|16.||Turn right onto St Francis Dr||0.2 km|
Port Elizabeth Airport - Port Elizabeth+ OPEN WEBSITE
Port Elizabeth International Airport was established in 1929 and each year it has more than one million passengers making it the fourth busiest airport in South Africa.
Port Elizabeth International Airport is three kilometres away from the city centre or a ten-minute drive and is close to the South Eastern side of Algoa Bay. Its former name was the H. F. Verwoerd Airport.
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Things to do near St Francis Bay, Kouga Country
|St Francis Bay, Kouga Country »||Current||Current|
|Cape St Francis, Kouga Country »||13 mins||9.3 km|
|Humansdorp, Kouga Country »||17 mins||18.5 km|
|Jeffreys Bay, Kouga Country »||32 mins||33.5 km|
|Patensie, Kouga Country »||53 mins||58.3 km|
|Kareedouw, Kouga Country »||59 mins||71.3 km|
|Sea View, Kouga Country »||1 hour 10 mins||96.1 km|