About Port El Kantaoui

Port El Kantaoui is a popular tourist complex, 10 kilometres north of Sousse. It was built in 1979 as a tourist centre around a large artificial harbour, with 340 berths for luxury yachts, and hosts sporting activities from water skiing to paragliding. There are several golf courses and a 36-hole PGA-approved championship course making Port El Kantaoui a popular destination for golfing. Its dazzling architecture has been modeled on traditional building design in Tunisia, with narrow streets and arches. The line of hotels from Sousse along miles of the sparkling clean sea leads up to the harbour of Port El Kantaoui. In 2015, 39 people were killed when in a terrorist attack two hotels. This was the worst attack in the recent history of Tunisia since the Tunisian Revolution.

Must See

  • Very popular tourist complex, 10 kilometres north of Sousse city
  • It's a large artificial harbour with 340 berths for luxury yachts.
  • This complex hosts a lot of sporting activities from water skiing to paragliding, and there are several golf courses here. 
  • The 36-hole PGA-approved championship course makes it a popular destination for golfing.
  • Dazzling architecture, although modern with narrow streets and arches. 
  • Hotels line the beachfront through the sparkling clean seashore to the harbour of Port El Kantaoui.
  • The port area is designed as a white and blue Tunisian-style village with reproduced medina quarter and cobblestone streets.

How to reach

By Metro: A Metro train operates hourly between Sousse Metro Station (near the Port) and Monastir.

Noddy Train: It takes you from Sousse to Kantoui port and port to Sousse. You can see a lot on your way and can stop anywhere along the way. The train drops and picks up passengers along the way. 

By Bus: There is a direct bus departing from Sousse and arriving at Kantaoui - Hotel Riviera. Services depart every two hours and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 minutes. 

TAV Airports operate bus services from Sousse to Port El Kantaoui. It  arrives at Kantaoui - Hotel Riviera station

You can hire a taxi. The distance between Sousse and Port El Kantaoui is 9.4 km

Tips

  • Noddy Train: It takes you from the port in Kantaoui to Sousse. You can see a lot on your way and can stop anywhere. The train drops and picks up passengers along the way.
  • Aqua Palace: Nice place to go with family in Kantaoui Port. If you are with family, avoid the slides.
  • El Kantaoui Golf Course: The 36-hole PGA approved championship course makes it a popular destination for golfing.
  • Hannibal Park: A lots of rides for all ages but targeted more towards the younger market.
  • Water sports: Enjoy sporting activities from water skiing to paragliding.

Visit Time

Day                       Opening Hours                       Closing Hours

Sunday                      8am                                8pm

Monday                      8am                                 8pm

Tuesday                        8am                                 8pm

Wednesday                8am                                 8pmm

Thursday                    8am                                 8pm

Friday                      8am                                 8pm

Saturday                    8am                                 8pm
 

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1-3 hours

 

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