The Donkin Reserve, overlooking the city, was proclaimed an open space in perpetuity by Sir Rufane Donkin. It houses the Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism office which serves as the official Tourist Information Center in Port Elizabeth. Pop in and collect a brochure with information regarding all the aspects of this historical site. The Donkin Reserve, Pyramid and Lighthouse includes a Stone Pyramid Monument with a touching inscription erected by Sir Rufane Donkin in memory of his late wife, Elizabeth, after whom the city was named, as well as palm-lined walkways and benches. The Pyramid is approximately 10 meters high and the sides at the base measure about 8 meters each. The Lighthouse, which was built in 1861 is open to the public on request between 08h00 & 16h30 weekdays and Saturdays 09H30 & 15H30. Please report to the Tourism Office for access. The Donkin Reserve forms part of Route 67 and the Donkin Heritage Trail.
In order to log this cache, you will need to take 2 pictures.
1, at the GZ take a picture of your caching name written on your finger, or a piece of paper, or a newspaper showing the date, or your GPS showing the date, or movie, or plane ticket showing the date, with the image of Nelson Mandela in the background.
2, Between the Pyramid and the Flag pole is a large mosaic. Find the mosaic depicting the Vehicle Industry in Port Elizabeth and Message or Email me a photo of the vehicle with a countries flag on its roof. Please do not post this picture in you log. Unfortunately this is needed to prevent the armchair logging of this cache.
Including yourself in the pics is desirable, but optional.
Virtual Rewards 2.0 - 2019/2020
This Virtual Cache is part of a limited release of Virtuals created between June 4, 2019 and June 4, 2020. Only 4,000 cache owners were given the opportunity to hide a Virtual Cache. Learn more about Virtual Rewards 2.0 on the Geocaching Blog.