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Town KwaNojoli (KwaNojoli/Somerset East)

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Located in South Africa :: Eastern Cape  :: Somerset East
Category: Places :: Town


KwaNojoli (Somerset East) is part of the Blue Crane Municipality situated in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. It was founded by Lord Charles Somerset in 1825 and was a rich agricultural area with provision of food and cattle for the early settlers around 1820s. Somerset East town is situated on the major R63 route, hence it is a great stopover town between Graaff Reinet and Port Elizabeth. This town is a rich historical destination with museums, churches and several Provincial heritage buildings. For more information about this town contact the Somerset East Information office. The Information office is situated at the Walter Battiss Art Museum in historical Paulet Street.

Address :  Eastern Cape, South Africa
Contact :  Somerset East Information Office
Tel :  +27(0)42 243 1448
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Vodacom. MTN. Cellc

Destination Information
Police Hospital Doctor Tourist Information Office Petrol Diesel Laundromat Shops Shopping Centre Bank ATM Lodging Camping Butchery Bakery Liquor Restaurant Pharmacy Airfield Tyre Repair Tyre Sales Mechanical Repair Towing Service
Police Telephone :  +27(0)42 243 2233
Hospital Telephone :  +27(0)42 243 1311
Doctor Telephone :  +27(0)42 243 1122
Tourist Information Telephone :  +27(0)42 243 1448
Towing Service Telephone :  +27(0)42 243 2101
Petrol Type :  ALL
Diesel Type :  ALL

Hiking Trails Guided Walks Mountain Biking Horse Trails Fishing Bird Watching
More Activities :  Bowling. Visit the Walter Battiss Art Museum with the largest collection of the artist's work to be found in Africa which he donated in 1981. There is also the Somerset East Museum which houses the Slachter's Nek Exhibition in the Old Wesleyan Chapel.
Notes on Activities :  Visit the nearby Boschberg Nature Reserve for great hiking experience. (Some activities are offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Accommodation options in the town includes guest houses, lodges, self catering, camping and caravans. (Jun-15).

The Doctor’s contact added is for Dr Louw Tja & Partners along Louis Trichardt Street. There are a number of doctors in this town as well. (Jun-15).

Enjoy meals at the restaurants around town with a choice of coffee shops, pub and grill, sports bars and the Nursery Tea Garden. (Jun-15).

There is a BP shell and Caltex fuel station in the town and they operate from 06h00-22h00 daily. (Jun-15).

Somerset East town has an information office. There is also a Post Office for all the postal services and financial transactions. (Jun-15).

Some accommodation venues in the town offer free WiFi.

The towing contact is for De Klerk Body Repairs which offers towing services. For vehicle repairs visit Robert's Workshop along Charles Street, Tel +27(0)42 243 2546. (June-15)

There are four banks in the town, the Standard, ABSA, FNB and Capitec Bank and ATMs. (Jun-15).

Hospital Contact added is for Andries Vosloo Hospital. There is also a clinic in the town, the Somerset East Municipal Clinic, Tel +27 42 243 1333. For pharmaceutical requirements visit the Trochem Pharmacy along Nojoli Street, Tel: +27(0)27 42 243 1881. (Jun-15).

Police contact added is for the SAPS in Somerset East Town. For Emergency contact is 10111. (Jun-15).

The town has shopping stores like Spar and U save and some clothing retailers as well. Most shops are only open during normal working hours of 08h00-17h00 but Spar is open till 19h00 for your convenience. (Jun-15).

Public transport is provided by local taxi services to the nearby towns. No train service

For an upmarket tyre sales and repairs services for vehicles, visit the Oliver Tyre Group at Somerset West Retreaders, Tel : +27(0)42 243 1150. (Jun-15).

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