Activities

Port Alfred Tourist Attractions


Port Alfred is a feature packed holiday destination so you and your whole family can enjoy a memorable stay whilst staying at Bretton Beach Crest.

  • Port Alfred's beaches! - you can walk for miles or just sit and enjoy.
  • Swimming - we are in a bay next to Kelly's blue flag beach, or enjoy our uncrowded beach.
  • Boating, skiing on the Kowie River
  • Surfing at East or Middle Beach
  • Birding - more than 100 species have been recorded at the resort, many more on the beach and surrounding areas.
  • Fishing - just in front of the cottages from the beach or rocks, at the river or organise a deep sea trip.
  • Golf at the 18 hole Royal Port Alfred Golf Club or the nearby Fish River Sun golf course.
  • Diving and snorkelling
  • Horse riding on the beach or through a game reserve.
  • Canoeing up the Kowie River or a number of other rivers close by.
  • Hiking
  • Dune boarding on dune in front of cottages or very high dunes at East Beach.
  • Interesting drives along country roads - see game and historical sights.
  • Sightseeing nearby includes Bathurst, Grahamstown, Kenton on Sea, Bushman's River Mouth
  • Boknes with Dias' Cross and Kleinemond all within 60km.
  • Near malaria free game parks like Addo Elephant National Park (150km) and Sibuya, Kariega, Pumba, Lalibela, Kwandwe, Shamwari, etc., all easily accessible for a day trip.
  • All sporting activities such as squash, tennis, bowls, croquet.
  • Shopping, many restaurants and pubs.

Places and events in and around Port Alfred


Royal Port Alfred Golf Club, Mad Hatter's Golf Tournament (end April), Grahamstown National Arts Festival (end June/July), Shamwari Game Reserve, Sibuya Game Reserve, SA Intervarsity Boat Races (September), SA Schools Boat Races (December), scuba diving off Fountain Rocks, canoeing on the Kowie River or the Kap.

  • Tidal-Pool
  • Royal-Port-Alfred-Golf-Club
  • horsebackriding
  • rosehill-mall-port-alfred
  • GHT-National-Arts-Festival

Or you can just relax and enjoy your stay at Bretton Beach Crest, peaceful and quiet with a superb setting in the natural coastal bush.