JUNE: SISTERS MOON

JUNE: SISTERS MOON

June is a time of great cold and also the time when stars hidden by the summer Sun, become visible again. To draw attention to these cyclical patterns, the first Full Moon in June is the Sister’s Moon. During June, a beautiful cluster of stars known as isiLimela...
Huberta the Hippo

Huberta the Hippo

The best known exhibit in the Amathole Museum in Qonce (King William’s Town) must surely be Huberta the Hippo. Huberta’s story starts in February 1928, when a Hippo named Hubert decided to go on a remarkable journey. He was eventually found out to be a female...
Cape Parrot Exhibition at the East London Museum

Cape Parrot Exhibition at the East London Museum

The EL Museum’s Cape Parrot exhibition is finally open after years-long passionate commitment by the Cape Parrot Project to bring the plight of South Africa’s only endemic parrot to the public’s attention. The project’s home is in Hogsback,...
Discover our Museum

Discover our Museum

In November this year, our Museum will be celebrating its 96th birthday. The East London Museum is considered to be one of the most interesting natural and cultural history museums in the country?  With the school holiday coming up this month, why not plan a visit to...
A slice of the Eastern Cape

A slice of the Eastern Cape

INKWENKWEZI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE More than just a game drive Nestled along our breathtaking Wild Coast, Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve boasts four of the Big 5. BUT, what they lack in not having leopard can easily be made up by the fact that whale watching and...