George

George

The Old Oak Slave Tree

The Old Oak Slave Tree in George, is a ancient English oak in front of the Old Library. It is one of the original trees planted by landrost Van Kervel when he laid out George Town in 1811, and is the largest specimen in the southern hemisphere. Known as the 'slave tree" because of the old chain embedded in the tree trunkand the old lock attached to it. The lock dates from 1890 and were used to secure the roller of the tennis courts. This is a national monument

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George Museum

George Museum is the theme of the flourishing timber industry where old timber tools, implements, a yellowwood woodcutter's cottage and an outdoor selection of labeled indigenous trees are on display. The fairy painting by Ruby Reeves, large collection of mechanical instuments and massive printing presses are fascinating.
Open Weekdays 09:00 - 16:45
Saturdays 09:00 - 12:30

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Heroldsbay Picnic Spot

A braai and picnic area right by the beach and fantastic tidal pools of Herolds Bay. Ideal for the family day out! Activities include swimming, fishing, braaing and sunbathing.

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Stella Maris Catholic Chapel in Herolds Bay

The Stella Maris Catholic Chapel situated on the Herolds Bay beachfront is a lovely little historic building. Founded in 1933, renovated in 1983, and finally restored in 2007.

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Herolds Bay Whale Watching

In season, from June to November, the 65 km Whale Route along the greater Mossel Bay coastline is superbly suited to view whales. Four species are seen along this route, of which Southern Right Whales are the most commonly sighted when they come into Herolds Bay to calve. There are however also Humpback, Bryde's and Killer Whales frequenting the route. Herolds Bay also forms part of Four species of whales frequent to calve.

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Herold's Bay

Only 15 kilometres from George, the bay literally nestles in a sheltered rocky cove with a wide stretch of beach and inviting waters. It has two tidal pools,life gaurds, is wheelchair friendly, has braai areas and toilets. Popular for fishing, surfing and whale watching.

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Saasveld Pass / Old Bridges

Saasveld Pass and the Old George/Knysna road is a historic route with old bridges and lots of scenery. The bridges date from the late 1800's and very early 1900's. One of our national monuments...

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George Airport

George Airport is situated on the old George Mosselbay Road. It has a cofee shop, Restuarant, Automated Bank Teller(Standard Bank & Nedbank), Cellular services, Candy Shop, Car hire.
Click on the website link for arrivals & departures.

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Outeniqua Transport Museum

Experience a day down memory lane and visit Outeniqua Transport Museum. Inside the museum is a variety of 13 steam locomotives, a photo gallery depicting some of the most breathtaking photos of South Afican steam. Various models of steam locomotives, steam locomotive number plates, model train room and road motor vehicles.
Mon - Fri: 08h00-16h00
Sat : 08h00-14h00
Entrance fee: Adults: R20.00. Children unde 12yrs: R10.00. Children under 3yrs: Free

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George Provincial Hospital

Our Mission

Our Vision:
- Is to be the most patient-centred hospital of choice in our community. We aim to provide the best quality health care in South-Africa
Our Mission:
- We will maintain a stable, respectful and enjoyable environment through:
- a common identity
- good communication
- no segregation
- motivated staff

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