Discover East London, South Africa
East London, affectionately referred to by locals as “Buffalo City” is situated half way between Port Elizabeth and Durban at the heart of the Sunshine Coast. East London is the second largest city in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa and is unique in that it is home to South Africa’s only river port harbor. It is also one of the most serene and peaceful of all South African cities, which is why it has become such a favorable destination in South Africa.
Property in the East London region has become a hot commodity among locals and overseas investing in real estate because of its unique location and close proximity to beaches and nature. East London truly offers real estate buyers the best of city living with a relaxed, ‘holiday vibe’ and yet includes all the features and amenities of any other large city.
Property in East London South Africa
Speak to one of our real estate agents about purchasing property in East London. Whether you’re considering buying a house or renting an apartment, we’ll offer you a completely unbiased opinion.
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Purchasing real estate in East London is an easy decision because of it’s close proximity to schools, the CBD or simply the unique attractions offered by any part of the greater East London area.
Property For Sale in East London
Living In East London
Positioned between the Sunshine Coast and Wild Coast, East London boasts some of the most incredible scenery in South Africa. Buying property in East London gives you direct access to some of the most beautiful, untamed beaches, lagoons and river estuaries in the country! Wild coastlines and host to an abundance of birds and wildlife make East London a popular tourist destination and holiday destination for those looking to escape the crowds and traffic of other cities.
East London is home to a host of popular schools and colleges, such as Hudson Park, Claredon, Stirling, Cambridge and Selbourne College. When it comes to industry you will find some big clothing and textile industries, but East London is also home to the Daimler Chrysler plant of Southern Africa, manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler and other motor vehicles.
East London offers some noteworthy tourist attractions, such as the East London Zoo, Aquarium and the Lion Park. Because the city is wedged between the Nahoon River in the north, the Buffalo River in the south and the Indian Ocean to the east, it is clear why most East Londoners’ are water sport fanatics! From fishing to diving, surfing or water-skiing, East London has something to keep you entertained.
You can read about the history of East London here.
Things To Do in East London
East London Zoo
The East London Zoo is situated in Queens Park Zoological Gardens, close to the city center. There is a large variety of birds, fish and reptiles, including white lions, tigers, giraffe, ostrich and chimpanzees.
East London Aquarium
The East London Aquarium is the oldest aquarium in South Africa, offering visitors a wide variety of marine life, incl. dolphins, seals and penguins, a shark tank, rehabilitation tank and a breeding colony for African penguins.
Conveniently situated on the N2 in the northern suburbs, Hemingsways Mall offers a huge variety of more than 200 shops, entertainment and food varieties. There is also an amusement center, cinemas and a Casino.
Numbers Dance Club
For the young at heart, East London offers the ever popular nightclub ‘Numbers’, which has firmly established itself as one of the best nightclubs in the country, with top DJ’s and celebrities frequenting the venue!
Area Map of East London, South Africa