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South African Research Chair in the Law of the Sea and Development in Africa

On weekdays, there are flights from Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg landing in Port Elizabeth before 08:00 and flights departing for those destinations after 19:00. Therefore, participants who are not able or willing to stay longer only need to spend one night in Port Elizabeth.

The conference will take place in the main building on the NMMU South campus, at the end of University Way in Summerstrand. There is a vast range of accommodation options along the nearby beachfront:

Beach Hotel (contact Amy McLeod at or +27.41.583.2161 (T) or +27.41.583.6220 (F))

Boardwalk Hotel and Spa (contact Reservations at or +27.41.507.9405 (T) or +27.41.507.9407 (F));

City Lodge (Contact Charl Minnie at or +27.41.584.0322)

Courtyard Hotel (contact Kim Theys at or +27.41.583.4655);

Humewood Hotel (contact Jackie Fouche at;

Pine Lodge;

Protea Marine Hotel (contact or +27.41.583.2101 (T) or +27.41.583.2076 (F));

Road Lodge (contact Mark Odendaal at or +27.41.583.4404);

Summerstrand Hotel;

Town Lodge (contact Roxanne Thyssen-Assam at or +27.41.509.2000).

If you are looking for other accomodation, please visit Port Elizabeth Metro Bed & Breakfast Association on their website:

Transport will be available from the airport to the venue on the first day early in the morning and from the venue to the airport in the late afternoon on the second day. Transport will also be available within the Humewood / Summerstrand area in the late afternoon / evening of the first day and in the early morning of the second day.


Contact information
Tanya Stephens
Admin Assistant
Tel: 041 504 4899/1193