South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland - Eastern Cape (PDF Chapter)
This is the Eastern Cape chapter from Lonely Planet’s South Africa, Lesotho & Swazi-land guidebook.
From lush tropical forests to uninhabited desert expanses, and from easy-going hammock time to adrenaline-pumping adventures, the Eastern Cape offers a wide range of topography and experiences. Some of South Africa’s finest hiking trails wind along the coastline and through its mountainous, waterfall-filled landscapes.
- walk the Wild Coast’s seaside pathways and secluded beaches
- take in a Karoo sunset with views of Graaff-Reinet below in the Valley of Desolation
- observe African elephants up close at Addo Elephant National Park and the nearby re-serves
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Garden Route East, Garden Route National Park (Tsitsikamma Section), Storms River, Sunshine Coast, St Francis Bay, Jeffrey’s Bay, Port Eliza-beth, Addo Elephant National Park, Grahamstown, Port Alfred, Amathole, East London, Hogs-back, The Wild Coast, Chintsa, Morgan Bay & Kei Mouth, Coffee Bay, Around Coffee Bay, Mtha-tha, Mthatha to Port St Johns, Port St Johns, Pondoland, Northeastern Highlands, Lady Grey, Rhodes, Eastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet, Camdeboo National Park, Nieu Bethesda, Mountain Zebra National Park, Cradock.
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