The Campanile is open for tours to all members of the public and visitors between Monday and Friday from 9am to 4pm, Saturdays from 9pm to 3pm.
Some of the new features of the Campanile include an interactive visual-technology array dubbed ‘Ghost Bells’ – bell proxies installed under the actual bell carillon which visually light up during chiming or when visitors press keys of an interactive silver console to match the pitch of a key with the corresponding bell.
Another addition includes the harbour viewing window – an observation deck capsule at the top of the 50m Campanile memorial, suspending visitors in the sky when they overlook the Port Elizabeth harbour.
Other features such as a silver plaque on the 67th step of the 204 steps spiralling staircase to acknowledge Nelson Mandela’s 67 years in service of democracy, had also been included as a new feature of the building.
Contact Route 67 Tour Guide Tony Neveling on Cell +27 (0) 82 464 6022
Book online via http://route67tours.co.za/index.html
Or Visit the Campanile for reservations
The Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) wishes to apologise unreservedly for the inconvenience caused to our locals who came to view the renovated Campanile on Sunday the 20th of August. The miscommunication happened due to an error on our website and for that we sorry.