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Port St Francis

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Best of two sea worlds

Harbour on the one side and open ocean on the other with endless views. St Francis port really is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PieterfromRoodepoort
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Busy Little Port

This is a busy little Port with lots of Restaurants. We were there on a Sunday - and the place was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Commited_Traveller
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Port St Francis is the only privately owned working harbour in SA. Come see what how the chokka fleet operates while enjoying a meal at any of the restaurants. Accommodation available. Beautiful views of the ocean.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Triton Avenue, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Harbour on the one side and open ocean on the other with endless views. St Francis port really is worth a visit, just make sure you stay on the ocean side. Nature is the downright winner. The negative however is that the restaurants in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PieterfromRoodepoort
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

bit grotty and out dated with bad food places - with little secure parking - not my scene - I booked 4 months in advance and they lost booking then kept calling me when I redid booking

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnmF1708HY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here numerous times over the years. One can spend hours walking around, taking photos of the fishing boats, eat calamari in one of the restaurants, or walk on the wall next to the sea. Privately owned sail ships are also in the port....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank madeleinbooth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a busy little Port with lots of Restaurants. We were there on a Sunday - and the place was packed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Be sure to make your way all the way down to the entrance of the main Port Hole and pop in to Indigo Moon whether it's for craft beer or coffee or some delicious seafood not to mention the gourmet hamburgers which are to die...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ashley b
Reviewed 5 November 2018

A beautiful harbour town in the Eastern Cape with the best calamari in the world, and according to surfers, also the best waves.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Storiemens
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the port during the day and early evening and both times were amazed by the scenery. Excellent trip to spent about between two and three hours at.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elmarie J
Reviewed 29 April 2018

You could stay in the harbour for days and you would not get tired, as every minute is somewhere action and activity. Very pleasant to watch fishermen or workers alike.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AnneNuemos
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We recently spent 7 days staying at timeshare close to the Port. What a fantastic little Port with some great restaurants. Awesome to see the "chokka" boats all lined up and the sea otters and birds. Did however notice on a couple of occasions a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andy212015
Alex G, Manager at Port St Francis, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Port. The Harbour Master monitors the harbour very closely and takes immediate action. we are all extremely careful about ensuring our wildlife are safe.

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Didn't feel very authentic I suppose is the only way I can describe it. It's like a toy town. 'Rich white folk' swan around being served by 'poor black folk' who live in the township 1km a way. Doesn't feel very progressive and coming from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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