The Wild Coast is home to many beaches and extends up the eastern side of the country, it is characterised by its rural charm and unbeatable beauty. Beaches like Mdumbi Beach, found on the Wild Coast, are just that, wild and untamed. This adds to their beauty and shows the true power and intrigue of the ocean.

Located near Coffee Bay you will find Mdumbi Beach, a small, secluded beach known only to locals and avid surfers that know the superior waves found here. The local Pondo people will gladly share their culture with any visitor who are interested.

Voted best beach in Southern Africa, it is a place every tourist should visit. With world class surf and no crowds, it is a great place to catch some gnarly waves or go to relax! Its beauty will give you memories too that will last a lifetime, with whale and dolphin watching, hiking and friendly locals.

Feel free to take a kayak down the Mdumbi river or go fishing, all activities you will find here are locally owned, giving it a very homely feel and helps the community grow. Voted “favourite hidden gem” by Getaway magazine, this is a place where anyone visiting South Africa shouldn’t miss out on!

Facilities

  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Sunbathing
  • Picnics
  • Beach Games
  • Kite Flying
  • Hiking Trails
  • Whale and Dolphin Watching
  • Kayaking
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Hostel Nearby

Admission

There is no admission fee charged

Best during daylight hours

Contact Us

Mdumbi Beach
 Tourism Office

Address: Mankozi, Nyandeni Rural
Eastern CapeSouth Africa
31° 56′ 13.254″ S, 29° 12′ 57.69″ E
work: +27 43 701 9600

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