Chintsa is supposedly named after the "crumbling" banks of its river during floods, the small town of Cintsa is split into two by the river and as it's one of the last towns before the Wild Coast starts, it already has some of the Wild Coast feel and beaches that run for miles and miles. We think that it's a lovely stop.
- Morgan's Bay
Morgan's Bay has some of the most dramatic high cliff scenery anywhere south of the Transkei Wild Coast.
- Hole in the Wall
The Hole in the Wall has formed through millennia of crashing waves and constant erosion.
- Coffee Bay
Unspoilt and undeveloped, Coffee Bay is a backpackers paradise with most people stopping off here on their trip up the coast. All you need is time…
- Mpande EC
Mpande is surrounded by exquisite scenery, wild walks and a warm little rural village.
- Mthatha Eastern Cape
Mthatha had a former name of Umtata, Mthatha is the Wild Coast's biggest city.Mthatha is a great place to get your shopping and banking needs if you are going to spend a bit of time on the Wild Coast.
- Port St Johns
Once a busy trading port, Port St Johns nestles on the banks of the Umzimvubu River. Many people arrive planning on spending just a few days, and end up leaving months later. It's called Pondo Fever and it's a pleasure.
A large area villages along the Transkei coast with breathtaking views
Bulngula is situated south of Coffee Bay and is the Wild Coast at its best. If you are offer the perfect holiday destination, you can't get much better than this.
This small coastal settlement boasts great surf and fishing
Lying in the Mdumbi River Valley in the heart of rural Transkei, this small coastal settlement boasts brilliant surf and great fishing. As there’s only one small shop, we suggest that self-caterers stock up before arriving.
Places to Stay
- WildRooster Backpackers
This Backpackers is perched on a hill where hutted green hills roll down to the river mouth and to the sea - an oasis of tranquillity
(randomly selected service providers from all regions)
Cape Town Tandem Paragliding offers Backpackers the unique experience of flying off Table Mountain
(Cape Town City Centre,Cape Town)
Located in the centre of the village, this thatched backpackers lodge has a pub and restaurant and is just a stones throw from the beach.
(St Francis Bay,Sunshine Coast)
This backpackers in Robertson is a friendly spot and a great base for exploring Route 62.
An exciting beach resort on a tropical island paradise with lots to do and fun to be had in the beach bar and restaurant.
This Coffee Bay backpackers is perfectly set for any mood!
(Coffee Bay,Wild Coast)
A riding centre on the edge of the winelands.
Stokkiesdraai backpackers in St Lucia is centrally situated in the main street and opposite a convenience stores, a bank and an Internet café.
These guys offer great adventure on the Garden Route.
(Nature's Valley,Garden Route)
Minutes away from the Orpen Gate.
Getting around the berg is as easy as A. B. C…
(Graskop,Drakensberg Backpacker Hostels)