Eastern Cape offers a mix of beautiful beaches, wildlife, and cultural history, making it an interesting place for travelers. However, the area has varying levels of safety. It's relatively safe during the day, especially in tourist-heavy areas where there will often be security present. But it's the off-the-beaten-track places and nighttime when extra caution is needed. Ineffective street lighting and isolated areas can make one more susceptible to crime. It's important to stay aware of your surroundings, do not flaunt valuable possessions, always lock your accommodation, and avoid less crowded or poorly lit areas, especially after dark. Joining organized tours could be very beneficial as well.