If you plan an RV vacation in South Africa, Port Elizabeth is a must-see. Port Elizabeth is also known as The Friendly City. When you pick up your motorhome in Port Elizabeth, in the province Oost-Kaap, you immediately experience the friendliness and hospitality of the inhabitants of this town. If you choose RV rental in Port Elizabeth, the Garden Route is an absolute tip.
The Garden Route to Capetown
The Garden Route is a scenic route along the southern coast towards Cape Town. You can start your trip by visiting the Addo Elephant Park. Addo is one of the largest nature reserves in South Africa and you are allowed to drive through it with your rental RV. After one or two days of admiring the beautiful nature and wildlife of this park, you can continue your journey to Jeffrey’s Bay. This town is a surfer’s paradise and a fun stopover. Next, you can drive to Storms River and experience very different landscapes like forests and green mountains.
Prince Alfred’s Pass
Other sights in this popular scenic route are the Plettenberg, the lagune of Knysna, and the Prince Alfred’s Pass, a captivating mountain pass of 70 kilometers. If you want to spot some more wildlife during your travels, another recommendation is the Gondwana Game Reserve. You can also choose to drive the Garden Route from Capetown towards Port Elizabeth. There are countless routes and nature parks, which makes driving the wrong way almost impossible.
Camping in Port Elizabeth
Upon pick up of your motorhome, you will receive a camping guide of South Africa. Along your route, you will find plenty of campgrounds where you can stay the night with your motorhome. The services vary per campsite. Around Port Elizabeth, you have a choice of basic nature campsites and family campgrounds. Most of the National Parks offer campgrounds as well.
RV Rental in Port Elizabeth
In Port Elizabeth, you can pick up your motorhome with well-known companies such as Britz or Maui. If you are planning an adventurous vacation Britz is a good choice. Britz offers basic but well-equipped four-wheel-drive vehicles for a South African adventure. If a family vacation is your choice, Maui offers great family motorhomes like the Spirit 4ST. Other rental locations in South Africa offered by Worldwide Campers are Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban.