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.

Near Umngazi River Mouth, Port St Johns, Wild Coast, 5120, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

Umngazi is located in the heart of Pondoland; twenty kilometers south of Port St Johns. SA Airlink offers direct daily flights from OR Tambo into Mthatha which is 90 kilometers from Umngazi. Transfers can be arranged.

Alternatively drive past Kokstad & turn into the R61 (Port St Johns route).

If you driving from the Cape, get yourselves onto the N2 North & follow Port St Johns direction from Mthatha.

From Durban, follow the R61 route past the Wild Coast Sun/Bizana/Flagstaff/Lisikisiki.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (20 km)
  • Grocery Store (20 km)
  • Post Office (20 km)
  • Airport (90 km)
  • Bus Line (90 km)
  • Car Hire (90 km)
  • Shopping Mall (90 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sand boarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Waterskiing
  • Whale watching

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