Topology of the Eastern Cape

 

The Eastern Cape's biodiversity is unmatched in Southern-Africa.

Against a typical African backdrop, the 1820 Settlers were introduced to their new land.

 Cape Dutch homes, Victorian buildings and the lime-washed homes of the rural Xhosa. Providing tangible symbols of three vastly different cultures coming together in peaceful coexistence.

Whether you're in the mood for an informal seaside escape, an encounter with the "Big Five" or on safari, you will find what you're looking for.

  Ranging from the lush, green Tsitsikamma Forest to the rugged Baviaanskloof area, the southern slopes of the Drakensberg. The Eastern Cape's interior is the arid Karoo, with its wildlife, while in contrast there is the Indian Ocean's Sunshine and Wild Coast areas.

 Alternating between sweeping sand, river mouths, rocks and covers, this coastline is a paradise. The Eastern Cape offers 800km of untouched and pristine coastline and some of the world's best beaches, and is always alive. Conditions are excellent for surfing, sailing, diving and angling.

Addo National Park supports about 200 Elephants in addition to Cape Buffalo, Black Rhino, Kudu and over 180 South African bird species.

There are 5 bio geographic regions in the Eastern Cape; The Eastern Cape offers visitors a wealth of fauna and flora.

The hinterland and the Great Karoo epitomises the essence