Port St. John’s is home to the famed Gates of St. John’s formed by the River Umzimvubu and the Sullivan and Thesiger mountains on either side. It is the center of tourism in the Wild Coast. Stunning natural sceneries and sandstone mountain peaks beautify the scenic landscapes. The diverse game species of Pondoland National Park also add to this adventure of the wild side of South Africa. Port St. John’s boasts of three natural pristine sandy beaches for shore angling, relaxation and watching frolicking dolphins and whales. The wild forests offer natural trails for hiking and game trailing. Cultural tourism also gives guests the opportunity to interact with locals as well as shop for local crafts in the nearby Pondo village.


  • Beaches


  • Umzimvubu River
  • Stunning Natural Scenery
  • High Sandstone Mountain Peaks

Places to Stay

N'taba River Lodge

Style: Lodge

N'taba River Lodge is nestled amid a lush garden by the tranquil Umzimvubu River in Port St John. Rest your head in rustic yet charming rooms featuring Indonesian teak wood furniture and en suite facilities.

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Umngazi River Bungalows

Style: Heritage

Perched on the panoramic hillside of the Umngazi River mouth, overlooking the scenic splendour of the Wild Coast.

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