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Top Attractions in East London

East London is most popular for its majestic coastal scenery and the numerous water sports on offer here like surfing, snorkelling and deep sea diving. The city is also a popular destination among shopaholics due to the numerous retail therapy options on offer such as the Hemingways Mall. Leading attractions for nature lovers who book tickets aboard flights terminating at East London include the Mpongo Park Game Private Reserve and the Apex Predators Snake Park. Another popular attraction in the city is the East London Aquarium which is among the largest in the country as well as in Africa.

East London Airport Information

The bustling East London Airport serves as the primary entry point for international travellers reaching the city of East London and other popular attractions in South Africa's Eastern Cape. The airport also handles flights of leading domestic operators and features excellent connectivity by air to leading destinations within the country. Located only a short distance from the city, this terminal is well connected to nearby destinations by means of cheap public transport and taxi services. The range of passenger amenities available at this world-class airport includes money changers, ATMs, various retail outlets, prayer rooms as well as snazzy restaurants and cafes.

Flight Tickets to East London

Britons reserving air tickets to East London mostly prefer to fly with South African Airways and British Airlines due to the higher frequency of their operations on leading UK to South Africa routes. Additional options for booking cheap flights to East London from leading UK airports include Europe-based global carriers like Swiss Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Air France and Lufthansa. A few Middle-Eastern airlines like Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways and Egypt Air are also among the preferred choices for flying to East London from the UK. Most of these flights are routed through leading hub airports in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

East London Accommodation Options

East London is a veritable backpackers' and budget travellers' paradise with its numerous dormitories and cheap lodges suitable for both international as well as domestic tourists. Apart from these there are numerous options to splurge as well with establishments such as The Thatch, Hemingways Casino Hotel, Quarry Lake Inn, Premier Hotel Regent and Southern Sun Hemingways. Additionally, there are also numerous budget hotels suitable for those international tourists who seek affordable luxury while in the city. Popular budget hotels in East London include Road Lodge, Garden Court, Blue Lagoon, Cosy Nest, Hotel Osner, Majestic Boutique Hotel and Premier Hotel King David.

Best Time to Visit East London

East London's weather features long hot summers and relatively cooler winter months hence the latter period is favoured by international tourists. But the winter months of June and July also feature high tourist volumes hence air tickets and hotels need to be booked early. Those seeking deals on accommodations and flights should target the months of May and August, which are classified as the shoulder months for visiting East London. These months are the preferred season for those who seek deals on flights and accommodations. The summer months are quite warm and often uncomfortably humid hence not the best time for a visit.

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