Buffalo City is a very big sports city. It offers any sport code you may like, from water sport, road and trail running, fishing, indoor sports up to track racing.
The city naturally lends itself to outdoor activities. It has some of the world's best surfing spots such as Nahoon Reef. Other popular surf spots are Queensbury Bay, Yellowsands and Gonubie Point.

Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the reefs or even one of our many dams. Within a short distance of the city are many opportunities for sustainable hunting including Cape Buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, kudu, springbok and other antelope.

The city has excellent sporting facilities and is well experienced in hosting international sporting competitions.

The city hosts the annual golf tournament Africa Open, the IronMan 70.3 and the iconic Surfers Challenge, the pulsating roar of motorsports on East London's historic Grand Prix Circuit, to the annual Buffalo Regatta that draws rowers from across the nation. National swimming competitions are held at the Joan Harrison Pool.


If you want to discover all the fun things to see and do while in Buffalo city, please explore Buffalo City Tourism.

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Buffalo City is blessed to have plenty of beautiful surroundings. The beaches are truly some of the best you will ever see with spectacular views. There are also plenty of beautiful inland towns that are very peaceful and still within driving distance of East London.

Coastal Towns and areas to visit are:

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