Must-see attractions in The Wild Coast

  • Nelson Mandela Museum

    The Wild Coast

    Set aside at least two hours for this inspiring museum right in the centre. It offers visitors a fascinating journey through the life of Nelson Mandela…

  • Hluleka Marine Protected Area coastline, Hluleka, Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Hluleka Nature Reserve

    The Wild Coast

    Approximately midway between Coffee Bay and Port St Johns, this nature reserve is known for its spectacular coastline of rocky seashores, pristine beaches…

  • Silaka Nature Reserve

    The Wild Coast

    This small reserve, 6km south of Port St Johns, is worth a visit if you want to soak up the stunning scenery. It runs from Second Beach past Third Beach…

  • Dwesa Nature Reserve

    The Wild Coast

    One of South Africa's most remote and beautiful reserves, Dwesa Nature Reserve blends lush forests, winding rivers, open grassland and rugged coastline,…

  • Mkambati Nature Reserve

    The Wild Coast

    North of Mbotyi and 30km south of Port Edward lies this breathtaking (and largely underrated) reserve, which encompasses 77 sq km of grassland, dotted…

  • Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve

    The Wild Coast

    The private Inkwenkwezi is well worth a visit (or a stay). It's beautiful, upmarket, well organised and features the Big Five (although the elephants and…

  • Second Beach

    The Wild Coast

    Second Beach is Port St Johns's heart and soul. Locals come to this idyllic stretch of sand to while away the hot days and party as the sun goes down…

  • Mt Thesiger

    The Wild Coast

    Just north of the town centre on the banks of the Mzimvubu River, a sealed road (Concrete Rd) climbs to this favourite sunset spot – a flat-topped hill…

  • Qunu

    The Wild Coast

    The roadside village of Qunu is the home town of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, who grew up here in the 1920s. The area has yet to fully capitalise on its…

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