Why go to Port Elizabeth?
Centrally located Port Elizabeth has lively beaches, a historic Old Town and easy access to the elephant sanctuary
Port Elizabeth is an industrial city and, as such, you should be cautious regarding petty crime
This well-rounded city offers something for every type of traveler to enjoy
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
The South African rand is the national currency (check www.xe.com for current currency conversion rates); ATM's are available throughout Port Elizabeth.
South Africa lists a staggering 11 official languages (with plenty more unofficial ones on top of that), but visitors needn't be concerned as English is spoken nearly everywhere. Apart from English, you're most likely to here Afrikaans and IsiXhosa spoken locally in the Port Elizabeth area.