Port St John Adventures

For an off-the-beaten track location in a spectacular setting head to the coastal hamlet of Port St. John.

You will find this gem roughly halfway between East London and Kokstad on the N2, turning towards the coast from Mthatha (Umtata).

This tiny town is a traveller’s hub for the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape region. Situated at the mouth of the Umzimbuvu (Mzimvubu) River, Port St. John borders the Pondoland National Park, an area famous for its deep gorges and impenetrable…

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Adventures in Port St John
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For an off-the-beaten track location in a spectacular setting head to the coastal hamlet of Port St. John.

You will find this gem roughly halfway between East London and Kokstad on the N2, turning towards the coast from Mthatha (Umtata).

This tiny town is a traveller’s hub for the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape region. Situated at the mouth of the Umzimbuvu (Mzimvubu) River, Port St. John borders the Pondoland National Park, an area famous for its deep gorges and impenetrable forests.

Visitors come to Port St John to experience the richness of the Xhosa culture and to enjoy the beautiful beaches and the many adventure activities such as deep sea fishing, shore angling, hiking, canoe trips, horse trails and much more. Although this gem has much to offer, the out-of-the-way location will ensure that you get to enjoy this amazing setting and the many activities without the crowds!

Port St John Adventures

Boat Trips

The wild and rugged coastline of the Eastern Cape & Wild Coast is a fantastic location for a Boat Trip! A great starting point is the tiny town of Port St John. In this traveler’s hub at the mouth of the Umzimbuvu (Mzimvubu) River, you can explore the rich sea life of the Indian Ocean from...

Canoeing

Port St John is an excellent base to find a Canoeing Adventure along an unspoilt river in the Eastern Cape and Wild Coast. Choose between some of the many amazing rivers in this region. How about a trip along the Great Kei River? Once a historic frontier, this river today marks the gateway to rural...

Hiking

Get away from it all on a Hiking Adventure in Port St John, a tiny traveler’s hub on the Eastern Cape & Wild Coast. Situated in between mountains, forests, rivers and pristine beaches, this gem is a must see for hikers and nature lovers. Six kilometers south of town you will find the beautiful...

Horse Riding

Ride through the undulating hills dotted with traditional Xhosa huts on a Horse Riding Adventure in Port St John or gallop along the striking cliffs and thrashing waves of Coffee Bay. This activity is an ideal combination for those with a passion for horses, culture and nature. Port St John has a picturesque...

Whale Watching

Rugged and remote, Port St John on the Wild Coast is an adventure seekers paradise. Visitors are spoilt for choice, but one of the activities that should be on your bucket list is a Whale Watching Adventure. Head through the breakers of the Umzimvubu mouth and into the Indian Ocean for an unforgettable...