So many activities to do around Addo

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytr7JafvP7o]When you mention Addo, most people think elephants.  They wouldn't be wrong though BUT, these days Addo is so much more than just elephants.  Crisscross Adventures is a tour and adventure activity company based in the Sundays River Valley and they offer a wide range of activities from tours to the Addo Elephant National Park to quad biking, canoe safaris on the Sundays River and sand boarding.  Check out their new promotional video and tell me you don't want…

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2018 70.3 Ironman World Champs host city video

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYhdYCsOiiA&w=500&h=400]On the 1st and 2nd of September 2018, Nelson Mandela Bay is playing host to the 70.3 Ironman World Championship here in Port Elizabeth. Check out this stunning host city video that has just been posted by Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism.  Not just is Port Elizabeth one of the best Ironman venues in the world, it also boasts fantastic scenery, history, culture, wildlife and food for visiting competitors and their families and supporters.

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Done footage of Dolphins on the PE beachfront

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvMlOJC3ruY&w=500&h=400]I usually stumble on the videos I post here for Video Friday by accident while looking for something to post.  This week is no different but it is a stunning short video taken by Jan Jordaan of the PE beachfront and dolphins cruising along the coast

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Sand Sledding at Sundays River Mouth video

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJGnvnEwN44&w=500&h=400]The guys from Chasing the Rainbow went cruising on the Sundays River Ferry and topped off the trip sand sledding on the Colchester dunes near the river mouth with Captain Les.  Check the video they made doing this awesome activity right here on our doorstep. 

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Tsitsikamma, the gateway to the Garden Route

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnNA3elGqLo&w=500&h=400]The Tsitsikamma truly is a special place.  This breathtaking stretch of the Garden Route is where mountains, indigenous forests, deep gorges and lush vegetation skirt the rugged coastline of cliffs and sandy beaches. The area has an abundance of indigenous flora – ancient yellowwood trees and magnificent fynbos plants – as well as birdlife.  For the adventurous there are various activities catering for everybody from heart stopping adrenaline filled adventure to relaxed soft adventures.  Hope you enjoy this destination video…

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The Algoa Bay Hope Spot mini documentary

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrtC9K_z3UA&w=500&h=400]Algoa Bay is one of six marine Hope Spots proclaimed along the South African coastline.  Although the Algoa Bay Hope Spots covers the whole diverse marine ecology of the bay it focuses on the African Penguin.  The other South African Hope Spots are  False Bay, Cape Whale Coast, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and the Aliwal Shoal.  Check out this awesome mini documentary on the Hope Spot and learn more about the penguins and other inhabitants of Algoa Bay.

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Sardinia Bay from the air video

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pHOCFiUm70&w=500&h=400]This week's Video Friday post is another of Renaldo Gouws' aerial drone videos, this time of what is probably Port Elizabeth's most special beach.  Sardinia Bay. Enough said. 

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Maitlands from the air

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3lvc_XWa1A&w=500&h=400]Last week's Video Friday post was one by Renaldo Gouws showing off Shark Rock Pier and surrounds.  This week I'm sharing his video with drone footage of the Maitlands area.  We really are fortunate to have such beautiful coastal areas around Port Elizabeth and it's great seeing it from another angle in Renaldo's videos.

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Drone footage around Shark Rock Pier

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqiGwcSwfpE&w=500&h=400]I was very excited when I saw that Renaldo Gouws had uploaded some drone footage on YouTube again.  Renaldo may be best known for his political and social comment videos, but his drone videos truly are exceptional.  He has upload three which I will be sharing with you on Video Friday over the next three weeks.  The first one features Shark Rock Pier and surroundings.  Makes me wish I had the budget to get myself a toy like this as well.…

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Port Elizabeth from the air

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNZM98qs0oE&w=500&h=400]I found this clip by Hurricane Productions on YouTube this morning and I see I have commented on it so there is a chance that I have shared it before.  But even if I have, it's worth sharing again.  The drone footage of Port Elizabeth is among some of the most stunning I have seen and really shows off this beautiful city we live in.

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