Port Elizabeth

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City:Port Elizabeth
Location: > > Eastern Cape



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    Top Descriptions

    Port Elizabeth, or PE as it’s more commonly known, might not have the beauty or the wilderness of other locations along the Eastern Cape, but it is one of the most welcoming cities in the region. While most travellers simply pass through the city en route to more exciting locations, those that linger for a few days are able to enjoy a solid arts and culture scene, some interesting museums, and decent enough international dining options. As with many cities in , however, Port Elizabeth is not without its obvious wealth inequalities, and first timers to the city would do well to be extra cautious in quiet public spaces such as the in the early hours of the morning. – Daniel
     
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    Top Tips

    You might want to consider staying at if you’re not in the city for long as it’s conveniently close to the diverse and delicious restaurants of Stanley Street.
    If you’re looking for free things to do, check out , the and the .
    For a good panorama of the city, climb the .
     
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    The Location

      What should we know?

      Name in local script:iBhayi, Die Baai
      Also known as:PE, The Friendly City, The Windy City
       
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      Environment type:beach, hill, ocean
      Location type:city, town, urban
       
      Religion type:Christianity, Islam, Hinduism

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      How much will it cost us?

      Currency:South African Rand (ZAR)
      Average daily budget:ZAR377

      How long should it take us?

      Average time taken:3 nights
      High season:December, January
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        How can we get in contact?

        Language(s):Afrikaans, English, Xhosa, Zulu
        Timezone:UTC+02:00
        Country calling code:27

        How can we get there?

        Coordinates:
        Geographical feature:Baakens River, Chatty River, Indian Ocean, Shark River

        What are the numbers and averages?

        Number of attractions visited:4
         
        Travel time to attractions:20 minutes
        Travel time to next location:5 hours
         
        Altitude:sea level
        Population:1152915
        Size:251km2

        Local Availability

          ItemSizeCost
          Beer (multinational)500mlZAR15.50
          Beer (national)500mlZAR14.50
          Fizzy drink1 litreZAR13
          Fruit juice1 litreZAR17
          Gin (multinational)1 litreZAR250
          Gin (national)1 litre
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          Milk1 litreZAR15.50
          Oil1 litreZAR20
          Rum (multinational)1 litreZAR210
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          Vodka (multinational)1 litreZAR130
          Vodka (national)1 litre
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          Water1 litreZAR7.50
          Whisky (multinational)1 litreZAR160
          Whisky (national)1 litre
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          Wine1 bottleZAR30
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          Almonds100gZAR50
          Apples1kgZAR17
          Bananas1kgZAR20
          Bell pepper1kgZAR60
          Bread1 loafZAR11
          Carrots1kg
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          Chillies1kgZAR65
          Chocolate (multinational)1 barZAR9
          Chocolate (national)1 barZAR9
          Coconut milk1 canZAR19
          Cucumber1kgZAR35
          Eggs1 dozenZAR20
          Garlic1kgZAR150
          Ginger1kgZAR100
          Honey1 jarZAR42
          Ice cream1 unitZAR13
          Jam1 jarZAR14
          Onions1kgZAR14
          Oranges1kg
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          Pasta1kgZAR35
          Peanut butter1 jarZAR22
          Peanuts100g
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          Potatoes1kgZAR17
          Raisins100gZAR11
          Rice1kgZAR12
          Sandwich1 unit
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          Tomatoes1kgZAR18
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          Antifungal shampoo1 bottle
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          Conditioner1 bottleZAR23
          Condoms1 pack
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          Deodorant1 canZAR19
          Floss1 pack
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          Hand sanitizer1 bottle
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          Laundry soap1 barZAR5
          Razors1 packZAR23
          Sanitary towels1 packZAR10
          Shampoo1 bottleZAR20
          Soap1 barZAR5
          Tampons1 boxZAR22
          Toilet roll1 unitZAR5.50
          Toothpaste1 tubeZAR11
          Washing powder1 boxZAR9.50
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          Antiseptic cream1 tube
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          Bandages1 packZAR12
          Chapstick1 unit
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          Contact lens solution1 bottle
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          Headache tablets1 packZAR17
          Ibuprofen1 pack
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          Mosquito repellent1 bottle
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          Nail clippers1 set
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          Plasters1 packZAR25
          Sun cream1 bottle
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          Sunglasses1 pair
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          Batteries4-packZAR35
          Chilli powder100g
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          Cigarettes (multinational)20-packZAR26
          Cigarettes (national)20-pack
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          Coriander100gZAR25
          Cumin100gZAR30
          Fuel1 litre
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          Internet1 hour
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          Lighter1 unit
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          Matches1 pack
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          Paprika100g
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          Travel multiadapter1 unitZAR29
          Travel plug1 unitZAR16.50
          Turmeric100gZAR25
          Stock1 pack
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