Port St Johns is one of the most popular destinations on the Wild Coast. It has magnificent beaches, cliff faces, grassy mountains and forests and is home to First Beach, the beach for which this town is known and loved.

It is popular amongst fisherman who will frequently get an impressive catch that’s worthy of writing home about. It is also popular with surfers, backpackers and families enjoying the serenity of the coastal retreat this beach and town offers.

Surfers and swimmers are warned however, that these waters are home to a dangerously high population of sharks, particularly Great Whites. Swimming as well as surfing is at your own risk with numerous attacks having been reported here. The beach though is one of the best to laze on and catch a tan! Don’t forget about beach games either!

Come visit Port St Johns’ popular and wildly loved beach, bring the whole family and play loads of beach games. Don’t forget your sunscreen!

Facilities

  • Surfing
  • Sunbathing
  • Picnics
  • Beach Games
  • Kite Flying
  • Fishing
  • The Gap & Blowhole Nearby

Admission

There is no admission fee charged.

Best during daylight hours

Contact Us

First Beach
Address:
Marine Drive
5120 Port St Johns
Eastern CapeSouth Africa
31° 37′ 27.577″ S, 29° 32′ 52.256″ E

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