Where can I go for a powerboat ride on the South Coast? The Riverside - Power Boating at the Wild Coast Sun. Take an exhilarating 5km round trip speed boat ride on the Mtamvuna River designed to maximize fun where you can top speeds of about 40km/h on average, this is one way of getting the blood flowing.

This trip will get the heart rate up with some high speed turns and smooth driving which is great for all members of the family. Our qualified skippers will show you what it’s like to have a safe and fun boating experience, with a scenic view. Our speed boats can take up to six passengers max.

You will get to experience the river mouth, then going under the CH Mitchell Bridge which is better known as the Umtamvuna Bridge, that connects KwaZulu-Natal to the Eastern Cape and is the largest steel suspension bridge in South Africa. From here on you will go past the Old Pont towards the gorge, this gorge and surrounding areas has found itself popular to some movie scenes as the likes of Blood Diamond.

Don’t underestimate what a boat ride can do to turn a quick frown or what seems to be a gloomy trip into a happy holiday.