In the 'hood, Port St Johns as a destination

The wildness of the coast with its deep gorges and impenetrable forests, mangrove swamps and the primitive force of freak waves that caused many a shipwreck along this region of the coast, have not quite managed the attempt to tame them by colonial order, since Port St Johns inception in 1878. The setting of Port St Johns is possibly the most dramatic in the country and the drive from Umtata ... cont.

R61 Mthatha Tar Road, Port St Johns, 5120, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Port St Johns River Lodge

From the South
(East London) take the N2 to Umtata, then take the R61 to Port St Johns. You’ll find Port St Johns River Lodge about 2km from Port St Johns, just after the Pondoland Bridge on the Mthatha tar road.

From the North
(Johannesburg) take the R61 just past Kokstad, through Flagstaff and Lusikisiki. Go over the Pondoland Bridge and turn left at the stop sign. Port St Johns River Lodge is about 2km from Port St Johns, on the Mthatha tar road.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (3 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (3 km)
  • Grocery Store (3 km)
  • Internet Café (3 km)
  • Post Office (3 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (3 km)

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