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Top areas to view whales


   British Columbia

   California Coast

   Cape Cod

   Dominican Republic




   New Zealand


   South Africa

     Western Cape

       Lamberts Bay


       Saldanha Bay

       Cape Town




       Mossel Bay






       Plettenberg Bay

       Nature's Valley

     Eastern Cape


       Jeffrey's Bay

       Port Elizabeth

       Port Alfred

       East London

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South Africa: East London

The Loerie Hide
We offer two cottages nestling at the bottom of our precipitous garden, which forms part of the Nahoon river ecosystem. The riverine forest with its numerous varieties of indigenous trees has an abundance of bird life. Enjoy the comforts and little luxuries of home in our rooms which are decorated in either country florals or African prints complemented by cottage antiques or fresh white cane.

Breakfast is served on the deck overlooking the valley (weather permitting). A continental breakfast basket is also available for any early departures.

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Country Court
We offer an upmarket B & B at Country Court, which has 9 en-suite bedrooms, sleeping 18 guests in single beds, and one self-catering cottage, fully-contained, sleeping 2 adults and up to 3 children in bunks.

Our gracious homely country residence, is set deep in the scenic Horseshoe Valley, on the banks of the Nahoon River in an unspoiled conservancy area, on the first banana plantation in the Eastern Cape. Enjoy an African experience in our Xhosa Hut (suitable for enrichment camps and backpackers).

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"40 Winks" Cottage
"40 Winks" Cottage is set in pleasant surroundings close to the East London Esplanade and can sleep three to four people. Although the cottage has a fully-equipped kitchen for those who wish to cater for themselves, breakfast packs are available on request.

With its own private entrance and secure parking, the cottage is only a few minutes walk away from the Beach, the CBD and a selection of banks, shops & restaurants.

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The Gate House
The Gate House is conveniently situated in the beachfront suburb of the Quigney, offering guests a warm, relaxing home from home atmosphere.

We have five comfortable twin and double rooms individually decorated. Self-catering flatlet (sleeps 3). All with shower en-suite. Colour T.V.'s with M-Net, tea and coffee making facilities Comfortable guest lounge Superb English breakfasts.

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Blarney House
Blarney House offers B & B and self-catering in spacious, individually decorated units in a garden setting. Enjoy the beautiful sea view from your patio and relax in quiet peaceful surroundings just a stones throw from all that East London has to offer.

Blarney House is owner managed and you are assured of personal attention at all times. A full English breakfast is served in our guest dining room and supper is available on request.

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Blue Lagoon Hotel

Overlooking the site where the Nahoon River meets the warm Indian Ocean, the Blue Lagoon lies nestled in indigenous, sub-tropical foliage. Easily accessible and close to central East London and inland areas, the hotel offers tranquility and seclusion from the bustle of city life.

There's easy access to the river and beaches and a choice of elegantly appointed hotel rooms or lovely two bedroom suites against the riverbank. Satellite television is standard in the rooms. Blue Lagoon features two restaurants.

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The Crowned Crane
The Crowned Crane has a warm atmosphere, as well as a family of Guinea Fowl to amuse our guests. Superhost of East London Tourism.

In heart of Gonubie lies the 8ha Gonubie Nature Reserve. The reserve is home to rare indigenous flora and is a bird-lovers paradise with over 130 different birds species - including the Crowned Crane.

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Seaview Place

A home with glorious views of both the Nahoon River and sea. Only a 2 minute walk to the sea with its own private entrance, luxury designer bedroom-en-suite plus mini kitchen, all comforts are catered for.

Seaview Place accommodates 2-4 adults, with stunning views from both bedrooms.

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