- Learn more on the history of science at the Natural Science Museum
- Visit the 1820 Settler Monument situated nearby
- Lots of restaurants, bars and pubs close to the lodge
- A plush tropical garden can be your secluded oasis
Explore historical sights and streets that were once filled by frontiersmen, ivory traders, farmers, hunters and soldiers or marvel at the Sir Herbert Baker designed architecture, the second oldest Botanic Gardens in South Africa and the country’s only camera obscura at the Observatory Museum.
Science buffs will be captivated at the wonderous Natural Science Museum, the oldest component of the Albany Museum Complex, that covers natural science and the natural history of the Eastern Cape. Subjects include earth sciences, archaeology, insects, birds, mammals and plants.
For the more laid back guests there are historical and cultural attractions that include the nearby Thomas Baines and Andries Vosloo Nature Reserves and the scenic Addo Elephant National Park.
Sports at the Evelyn House include rugby, cricket and squash to name a few for those needing to burn off extra energy. This Grahamstown guest house is also situated near the 1820 Monument.
A variety of restaurants, theatres, cinemas, pubs and bars, that are closely situated to the lodge, will have guests burning the midnight oil in the vibrant atmosphere of the ambient nightlife.