Humansdorp Tourism, South Africa

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Humansdorp is a small town and surrounding district in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, with a population of around 29,000 during the census of 2011. It is part of the Kouga Local Municipality of the Sarah Baartman District. The town is the centre of the district's light industry and farming. Humansdorp was founded in 1849, and was named after Johannes Jurie Human and Matthys Gerhardus Human, who were joint founders of the Dutch Reformed Church congregation there. The town's residential streets are lined with trees that were planted before the First World War by the then mayor, Ambrose Saffery. The Apple Express passes through Humansdorp.


Planning a vacation to Humansdorp in South Africa? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Humansdorp is Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Knysna Elephant Park, Buffalo Bay, Brenton-on-sea. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Port Elizabeth International Airport. A vacation to Humansdorp can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Humansdorp*

  • Humansdorp: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Humansdorp for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Humansdorp.

    • Burglary and Theft 87.5 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 87.5 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Humansdorp - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 30.47 (Low)
    • Climate Index 98.75 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Humansdorp

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Humansdorp

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.87 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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