Monthly Archives: March 2013

Nelson Mandela Bay Splash Festival – Friday, 29 March 2013 to Monday, 01 April 2013

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Nelson Mandela Bay is shaping up for the biggest Splash Festival ever. The four-day family fun festival is both a family and a water sports festival encompassing an action packed program of events. The festival program will feature an astounding array of activities ranging from a World Cup Surf Ski race, World Inflatable Boat Championships, a South African ‘A’ rated volleyball tournament, as well as the traditional Easter egg hunt.

The non-stop live entertainment program will include performances by well known South African artists, a spectacular fireworks display, a music line-up including rock, Afrikaans and gospel concerts. Other major highlights include a kiddies adventure zone and a food & craft market.

Contact: Zports Event Management on 041 582-2575.

Greenacres Lodge – Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

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If you are looking for affordable and comfortable accommodation in Port Elizabeth then Greenacres Lodge is the place to stay. We offer 3 star quality semi self-catering as well as bed and breakfast accommodation in PE.

 

We are within walking distance of:

  • Greenacres Mall.
  • Virgin Active Gym.
  • Greenacres hospital.
  • Collegiate School.
  • Close to the Newton Park business district.
  • Newton Park swimming pool.
  • Nelson Mandela Bay rugby and soccer stadium.
  • Grey High School.

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The guest house is near Cape road and is only minutes away from the airport and main beaches. The main freeway (with easy access to the national roads leading inland and to the Cape and Natal) is only 5 km away from the lodge.

 

The guest house has seven comfortable suites, each with own bathroom and own entrance. All units have a fridge, microwave, coffee making facilities and TV with Mnet, Supersport 1 and SABC channels. The dining room leads out onto a large sunny patio and pool area.

 

All suites are very private and our property is walled and has a security gate as well as sufficient safe parking.

 

We invite you to experience true hospitality in Port Elizabeth. A warm welcome awaits you. Come and enjoy your next business or family trip, shopping excursion or cultural visit with us. Our guest house offers elegant accommodation and a truly professional service.

 

Contact us on info@greenacreslodge.co.za or 0727917541

 

 

Proud of our rugby team!

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Often referred to as the ‘Friendly City’, Port Elizabeth is a popular seaside destination and is set on the sunny shores of Algoa Bay. The city is a great family destination with its great beaches, many outdoor activities… We are now very proud to also have our own Super rugby team!

 

The Southern Kings are a rugby union team based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa who competes in the Super Rugby competition. The creation of the team was formally announced at the opening of the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on 16 June 2009, in time to coincide with the 2009 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa.

The Kings’ catchment area is made up of the Eastern Cape, and parts of the Western Cape. They will draw players from 3 provincial unions, namely the Eastern Province Kings, based in Port Elizabeth (representing the southern half of the Eastern Cape), the Border Bulldogs, based in East London(representing the northern half of the Eastern Cape) and the SWD Eagles, based in George (representing the South Western Districts).

 

Greenacres Lodge is conveniently situated about 1.5km from the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium ad is the ideal accommodation for anybody travelling to this part of Port Elizabeth

 

Ironman Port Elizabeth happening soon

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Iron Man South Africa

 14 April 2010

Iron Man is the ultimate test of human endurance and the human spirit and is the biggest triathlon on African soil. Each and every year, countless inspirational stories emerge that underline the true spirit of the event.

It is a 17 hour celebration of human determination and strength and crossing that finish line is a moment never to be forgotten.

The sport has progressed over the years and athletes pushed themselves far beyond what people thought was possible. Breaking the nine hour barrier became breaking the eight hour mark as triathletes perfect their minds and bodies and push the limits. Ironman has broken into the world of endurance sport and taken it to levels thought impossible.

So if you want to be part of a truly inspirational, life changing, ultimate endurance challenge register today!

Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay
Contact: The Iron Man South Africa Race office on +27 (0)41 581-7990 for more information.