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.

Golf Course Drive, First Beach, Port St Johns, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Umzimvubu Retreat

From Umtata
Follow the R61 from Umtata or Lusikisiki. Enter Port St. Johns (pass Tourist Information Centre). At first stop, turn left towards First Beach (Main Street). Continue until you pass Gecko Moon Pizza & Seafood Restaurant on your right. Once on gravel road, 200m on your right is entrance to Umzimvubu Retreat Guest House.

Amenities in the area

  • Laundromat (0.5 km)
  • Post Office (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Caf (1 km)
  • Airport (100 km)
  • Car Hire (100 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (100 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (100 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching

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