Here you’ll find an extremely diverse landscape - the west of the province is a Karoo, or semi-desert, while the east consists of luscious green vegetation. The coastline is pristine, boasting beautiful, untouched beaches - as well as the only ski resort in South Africa.
Other sites include national parks where visitors can view such majestic animals as the black rhino, the African elephant, lions and leopards, as well as the last of the Cape buffalo. For those with a more artistic leaning, The National Arts festival held in Grahamstown is the largest cultural festival in the whole of Africa. The Eastern Cape is a fantastic safari destination especially for families as it is a non-malarial area so visitors don’t require any anti-malarial medication.