"YOU HAVE TO GET LOST BEFORE YOU CAN BE FOUND."
Mkambati & Strandlooper Guided Hike
Approximately 9km flat beach and game track hike. Possibility of seeing Eland, Zebra and baboons while walking through the reserve. Visit ‘The Welomi 303’ ship wreck along the way as well as experience the magnificent ‘Mosquito Beach’. Feast your eyes on the beautiful ‘Mkambati Falls’ as they cascade into the sea and take a dip in the natural bubbling pool hidden in the cascades. Climb up into ‘Baboon Cave’ and if you are brave enough jump into the river below. Feeling adventurous? Take a swim through the ‘Strandlooper Pool’ and swim under the waterfall. ½ day hike and its recommended that guests eat lunch while out in the reserve.
R70 per person
Reserve entrance fee R33/R15
Ferry Across River R10 each way
Phushungwana Falls Hike Guided Hike
The Mtentu Gorge is spectacular. Take a hike up the side of the gorge on the Mtentu Village side of the river. The hike is approximately 13 kms round trip and is well worth the effort. Visit the viewpoint from which you can see king fish, sharks and turtles in the estuary. See where Leopards falls leaps down into the river below. The highlight of the walk is at the top of Phushungwana Falls. Hang over the edge and watch as the water falls through the crevasse onto the rocks below. On the way back take a dip in the refreshing Paradise pools and reminisce about the awesome day you have just had.
R70 per person
Also know as 'Second Waterfall Hike'
CASINO TO MTENTU HIKE
Best way to get to Mtentu by far!!! Did you know its only 24kms along the coast?
Why spend 2 hours on a bumpy dirt road when you can have the adventure of a lifetime getting to Mtentu along the coast?
Meet your guide at 'The Wild Coast Sun' just outside Port Edward. Park your car safely at the casino and even have your bags safely transferred to Mtentu by vehicle.
Hike along the beautiful Mzamba, Mphahlane and Malulweni beach exploring the ancient fossil beds and traditional villages. Untouched beaches and turquoise lagoons will accompany you as you explore Pondoland at its finest.
After an amazing 10 km beach hike we reach the small village of Nyameni.
Here guests have the option of staying the night in a traditional Pondo Homestead. This stay includes dinner, breakfast and a packed lunch for the next day.
Those not wanting to stay the night still have the opportunity to take advantage of a special local lunch cooked by the homestead. Be ready to enjoy a warm welcome and hospitality like you never have before.
Traditional Pondo lunch costs R120 per person.
After lunch your friendly guide will take you the next 14kms to Mtentu. You will explore the paradises of Nyameni, Xholobeni, and Sikombe beaches. Catch a glimpse of the enchanting Red Dessert and the unnamed shipwreck.
Casino to Mtentu Hike