We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Volkswagen AutoPavillion, South Africa

Review Highlights
Nice cars

Very well maintained and not at all expensive to get in. Not that big though. You probably only... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
sc233656
,
New York City, New York
Very cool to see South African VWs made

Uitenhage is the main manufacturing and head office for VW South Africa. It's worth the trip to see... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
nexxen_11
,
Calgary, Canada
Read all 86 reviews
32
All photos (32)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“vw polo”(4 reviews)
“factory tour”(20 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
22°
14°
Dec
23°
16°
Jan
24°
16°
Feb
Contact
103 Algoa Road, Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth 6229, South Africa
Website
+27 41 994 5941
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (86)
Filter reviews
80 results
Traveller rating
45
27
5
1
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
45
27
5
1
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews vw polo factory tour kids and adults entrance fee vw museum worth a visit whole family nelson mandela bay all ages interactive displays old cars pavilion simulator beetles enthusiasts volkswagen history
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 80 reviews
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very well maintained and not at all expensive to get in. Not that big though. You probably only need to spend 45mn even with the factory tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sc233656
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Uitenhage is the main manufacturing and head office for VW South Africa. It's worth the trip to see it, and how companies like Volkswagen are contributing to the South African economy. It's about a 30-40 minute drive from Port Elizabeth, so make sure if you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank nexxen_11
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Very interesting about the History of Volkswagen Auto Pavillion . you can go on a tour into the factory to see how they build some cars . Nice Soveniers to buy as gifts to take back with you .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 326sidneyb
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Easy to find, Very, very interesting to know about VW. Great for children to ride the simulator, Just had an awesome time .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 472zd
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The tour is very well thought through with a well-informed guide. The headphone system was good but didn't allow for questions to be asked during the tour. Incredible to see how a car is put together - like a tv documentary coming alive - all...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SuvarnaParbhoo
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

what an amazing tour and highly recommendable awesome to see how production lines operates this is a must tour if you are in uitenhage (make sure you book in advance)

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank neelsde
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Its a small museum with just enough history, nostalgia and interactive exhibits to keep you there for approximately 2 hours. If you are a VW fan then its a must see.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank chris_g_mp
Reviewed March 10, 2018

This was a small but very interesting car museum. They had a great collection of cars with so much information. They have interactive activities you can do, which was fun. The cost is only $10 Rand per person, which is a great value. We wish...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jennifersT3309IV
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We visited here today the Factory Tours start 1st March which is tomorrow Firstly for it being a VW museum they seem to Focus on the VW Polo so of u like The VW Pplo u like here poor show on the other cars in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ianQ339
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Compared some car museums we have visited VW AutoPavillion is rather small collection of cars, mainly Volkswagens. But display is very nice and 'split car' rather spectacular. And entrance fee is really cheap. This was also very nice on the route from Port Alfred to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ettelbruck
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Dolphin Dance Lodge
27 reviews
21.46 km away
The Hub Boutique Hotel
154 reviews
26.02 km away
Hacklewood Hill Country House
350 reviews
26.50 km away
The King Edward Hotel
38 reviews
26.98 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 18 nearby restaurants
Chit Chat Coffee Shop
31 reviews
3.24 km away
The Sjiek Shack Coffee
6 reviews
4.33 km away
Thai Asian Cafe
16 reviews
3.38 km away
Nice 'n Fishy
13 reviews
2.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 9 nearby attractions
Hogsback Adventures
71 reviews
16.87 km away
Drostdy museum
7 reviews
2.29 km away
The Cuyler Manor Museum
5 reviews
3.98 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Kennedi M
May 23, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from VisagieL | Reviewed this property |
ALL THIS INFO is on the home page of their website! Just Google Volkswagen Auto Pavilion. Open weekdays 8h30 -16h00, and every first Saturday of the month from 10h00 - 13h00. Closed all other weekends & public... More
0
Votes