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World Cup 2010 South Africa - Port Elizabeth Tourist Information

Port Elizabeth is located in the Eastern Cape Province on the Sunshine Coast in Nelson Mandela Bay. Port Elizabeth or 'PE' for short is also called 'The Windy City' and Nelson Mandela Bay is the watersport capital of South Africa. Over a million people live in Port Elizabeth - a city named after the city founder's wife, not Queen Elizabeth I, as many people believe.

Nature lovers travelling to Port Elizabeth for the South Africa 2010 World Cup are in for a real treat. The Addo Elephant National Park, about an hour outside Port Elizabeth, offers World Cup tourists the chance to see some big game, along with the big games that will be staged here. The park offers visitors the unique opportunity to see the the Big 7 (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard, whales and great white sharks) in their natural habitat. If you want to stay a while and make the most of your visit to this unique park, accommodation is available.

World Cup 2010 South Africa Info

There is no shortage of accommodation in Port Elizabeth. The Eastern Cape is a popular tourist destination and Port Elizabeth offers all manner of accommodation from backpacker's hostels to five star hotels. Port Elizabeth offers plenty of family fun and is also known as 'The Friendly City'. It's not just the people that are friendly. The weather is also warm and welcoming. Port Elizabeth enjoys 7 hours of sun a day on average.

The main airport in Port Elizabeth is not an international airport. Many flights to Port Elizabeth come in from the international airports in Johannesburg or Cape Town.

2010 World Cup South Africa - Port Elizabeth World Cup Fixtures

To be confirmed

2010 World Cup South Africa - Port Elizabeth World Cup Stadium Information

A new stadium will be built in the Nelson Mandela Bay area for the 2010 World Cup. The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium will have a capacity of around 50,000.

The Addo Elephant National Park Official Site

The East Cape Tourism Board Official Site