Redhouse, Eastern Cape

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Redhouse is located in Eastern Cape
Redhouse is located in South Africa
Redhouse is located in Africa
 Redhouse shown within Eastern Cape
Coordinates: 33°50′S 25°34′E / 33.833°S 25.567°E / -33.833; 25.567Coordinates: 33°50′S 25°34′E / 33.833°S 25.567°E / -33.833; 25.567
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Municipality Nelson Mandela Bay
Main Place Port Elizabeth
 • Total 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 375
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 16.5%
 • Coloured 2.1%
 • Indian/Asian 0.8%
 • White 78.9%
 • Other 1.6%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 67.9%
 • Xhosa 17.1%
 • Afrikaans 12.8%
 • Southern Ndebele 1.1%
 • Other 1.1%
Postal code (street) 6215
PO box 6215

Redhouse is a small village in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, located to the north of the city of Port Elizabeth. It is adjacent to a declared wetland reserve, soon hopefully to be a RAMSAR site.

The village is situated on the Zwartkops River, and is host to the Redhouse Yacht Club. The village was built around the Redhouse train station which is a stopping point for passenger and goods trains coming from or going to the Port Elizabeth harbour. There are over 10,000 water birds here, in the summer, including beautiful flamingos aplenty.[2] There are no shops or businesses in Redhouse, apart from two Bed & Breakfast establishments, and this village is truly a hidden gem. There is a lawn bowling club, a squash court, a sailing club, library, and quaint village hall. A superb riverside destination, to relax and find peace.


  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Redhouse". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Redhouse, Port Elizabeth". Retrieved 16 June 2010.