Situated within a vibrant Xhosa community overlooking a spectacular untouched beach, this is a true glimpse into rural Africa.
One of the best backpackers in South Africa
Call for directions or pre-book shuttle from Mthatha (Bas Bus, Translux) and Coffee Bay. Overlooking ivory sands and backed by green hills that swoop down to a sparkling sea, Bulungula offers intrepid travellers the opportunity to experience a slice of African paradise.
The opportunity is also a challenge - to escape preconceptions and open your eyes, mind and soul. It’s an invitation too - to experience a vibrant Xhosa community (who own 40% of the lodge) on their own terms and to share their life.
A complete eco-friendly backpackers
Overlooking ivory sands and backed by green hills that swoop down to a sparkling sea, Bulungula offers intrepid travellers the opportunity to experience a slice of African paradise.
Take a beach horse ride to the beautiful Xhora River where you can canoe upstream to the forested cliffs. Or jump onto a tube with a cold beer and let a river of kamikaze jumping fish float you home through a lush kingfisher-bright forest. As the sun sets, stroll to the mud-hut shebeen* to share a pot of Jabulani (happiness) beer.
Rates and extra's
Dorms (no bunks) R140; Doubles/Twins R350; Luxury safari tent double/twin R320; Triples R450; Camping R70.
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