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Cape Recife Nature Reserve

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Marine Drive, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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The Cape Recife Nature Reserve is well worth a visit. A great place to walk and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Wonderful rocky and sandy beaches

Wonderful and peaceful rocky pools and sandy beaches. Well preserved nature resort, with original... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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Marine Drive, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cape Recife Nature Reserve is well worth a visit. A great place to walk and enjoy the surroundings.

Thank Chris5630
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful and peaceful rocky pools and sandy beaches. Well preserved nature resort, with original working lighthouse. Lots of sea birds. Recommended.

Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were the only visitors tor the nature reserve and enjoyed the sea breeze, watching the waves and only a few fishermen could be seen in the distance. It's a great sopt for sunset!

Thank I H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Apart from a very attractive lighthouse, there is only you and nature. Good place for hiking, bird-watching, cycling, snorkeling, diving etc. You will need to buy a permit if you bring your vehicle in to the reserve.

Thank R5581XBjenniferw
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Took a beach bike ride here earlier this year. family adventure on your doorstep. Stark, clean and I am assured that it is safe

Thank SA-Travelling
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

You have to have a permit to get into this nature reserve but they are easily available from the beach managers office. The cost is reasonable - about R250 for the year. This gives you access to an unspoiled and beautiful part of the coast...More

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Would be 5 stars if we didn't have to pay to access but factoring that in it is kind of average after seeing similar things for free. We had some down time during our stay in PE and stopped by to check this place out....More

Thank CloudPotatoes
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Cape Recife Nature Reserve in PE is well worth the visit, and the long walks on the beach that surrounds the Lighthouse are pleasant

Thank LanyO
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I have been to beaches all over the world and I come from a country (Brazil) full of beaches but this spot is simply amazing! Completely in love with the Cape Recife. I have paid to go to the beach twice in my live: Curacao...More

Thank Luiz Eduardo S
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We have been in other capes in South Africa so my evaluation is based in the state of conservation. This cape is very beautiful, here you can explain to your kids what is a cape because you can easily see it, but it is not...More

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