Car Hire East London Airport
Address & Contact DetailsEast London Airport, East London. Tel: 27 43 709 8200
|Monday||06:00 - 21:00|
|Tuesday||06:00 - 21:00|
|Wednesday||06:00 - 21:00|
|Thursday||06:00 - 21:00|
|Friday||06:00 - 21:00|
|Saturday||07:00 - 18:00|
|Sunday||07:30 - 21:00|
Find your perfect car hire in East London AirportIdeally perched on South Africa’s Eastern Cape, East London is part of the Buffalo City Metropolitan Province and offers an array of beach and sightseeing options.
Pick up your hire car at East London Airport and explore the region at your leisure.
Plan your journey from East LondonFrom East London Airport, via the Buffalo Pass, you’re just a 20-minute drive from the city of East London where you’ll find a variety of cultural and outdoor pursuits.
East London’s beaches are the main attraction, with the aptly named Sunshine Coast stretching across 200km to Port Elizabeth. Head to Kidd’s beach for surfing and swimming, or Kwelera and Glen Eden for a more rustic experience.
The East London Museum gives you the chance to familiarise yourself with the history and ecology of the Eastern Cape. Uncover collections of cultural artefacts and natural treasures, such as the oldest human footprints ever found and the only Dodo egg in the world.
Nahoon Point Nature Reserve is another top attraction. Settled in the centre of East London, it offers 12km of footpaths and boardwalks giving visitors the opportunity to experience coastal dune forests, estuaries and marine life.
If you’re hungry for a safari adventure, visit Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve and spot a lion, elephant, rhinoceros, leopard or buffalo… or all five if you’re lucky.
Whale watching, dolphin watching, hiking and surfing are available for those with an even larger appetite for outdoor adventure.
Explore East London and beyond from the comfort of your hire car. Just buckle up and drive.
Beyond East London AirportThe Eastern Cape of South Africa is an area of incredible natural beauty with swathes of untamed coastline. From Addo Elephant National Park to lively cities brimming with cultural and gastronomic attractions, the choice is yours. As the home province of the late Nelson Mandela, the Eastern Cape is a land of contrasts promising an unforgettable road trip at every turn.
If you want to get away from it all, drive for just over an hour to Morgans Bay. A seaside resort popular with locals, it offers the ideal setting for those wishing to escape the more ‘touristy’ beaches and enjoy the great outdoors. If you can tear yourself away from your deckchair, there are numerous activities on offer including mountain biking, golf, tennis and horse riding.
Just under a two-hour drive from East London Airport (via the R63) is Hogsback, a fascinating spot in the Amatole Mountains. A popular haunt with hikers, honeymooners and nature-lovers, this delightful little forest and town also has an arts-and-crafts colony – ideal if you’re in search of a traditional souvenir from your road trip.
With an Avis hire car from East London Airport, exploring all that the Eastern Cape of South Africa has to offer is a breeze.