Specials

Click here to view promotions in this area

Morgan Bay

Morgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan BayMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
Morgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan BayMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

 

Geography and History

Morgan Bay is a lovely seaside village on the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.  Morgan Bay is situated 90km (about 1 hours drive) north of  East London on the newly tarred N2 toward Mthatha.   

Morgan Bay was named in 1822 after A.F. Morgan, who was master of the royal naval survey ship Barracouta. She was part of a number of ships on an expedition, under Captain W.F.W Owen R.N, sent out by the British Admiralty to survey the coast from Maputo southwards to the mouth of the Keiskamma River.

The Cape Morgan Nature Reserve takes its name from the automatic lighthouse, which peeks out above the trees of the indigenous forest that lines the beach. The ruins of the old Titanium mine, started by Trev Miller in 1958, lie within this reserve and can be accessed from the Kei Mouth Golf Course road.

 

Activities

Activities in Morgan Bay include swimming, fishing, kite flying, body boarding, surfing, beach soccer, dog walking, sand castle building, horse riding, shell collecting and beach combing.

Morgan Bay is ideal for canoeing, wind surfing and dinghy sailing.

For surfers there is a point break that produces perfect right hand barrels that funnel into the bay. 

Anglers can catch kob, garrick, white steenbras and an array of smaller fish from the beach.  There is also an estuary at the Double Mouth Nature Reserve, 4km from Morgan Bay, which is one of the only places on the Eastern Cape where there has been a recorded catch of a river snapper. This makes the estuary a perfect place for light-tackle and saltwater fly-fishermen. Good fishing is also to be had in the Kei River, just 7km away. You can also charter a deep-sea ski boat or launch your own from the Kei River mouth.

 

Accommodation

Accommodation in Morgan Bay includes luxury guest lodges, B&B's, Self Catering and hotels.

 

Morgan Bay Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.morganbay.co.za/
Telephone: 043 701 9600
E-mail: admin@wildcoastholidays.com
Morgan BayMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South AfricaMorgan Bay, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Latest Listings - View All

Love Handmade @ vlooi.co.za

Love Handmade @ vlooi.co.za

Love Handmade @ vlooi.co.za - Online Flea Market and Gift Shop for locally produced products & gifts in South Africa At Vlooi Handmade we provide an opportu...
Read More
Info Magazine Series

Info Magazine Series

The SA Info publication range is a unique product combining print media, digital and video exposure. The publications are A4 glossy format and are also publishe...
Read More
ACTIVITIES SOUTH AFRICA DIRECTORY

ACTIVITIES SOUTH AFRICA DIRECTORY

  ACTIVITIES SOUTH AFRICA DIRECTORY   Activities South Africa Directory is a comprehensive guide to activities in all the pro...
Read More
BUSINESS -  SOUTH AFRICA

BUSINESS - SOUTH AFRICA

BUSINESS DIRECTORY - SOUTH AFRICA South Africa is one of the most sophisticated, diverse and promising rising in businesses globally,not all the other countries...
Read More
Wildshots

Wildshots

Wildshots specialises in personalised gifting products for the tourism and other markets. We have clients accross the African continent and please do not hesita...
Read More
KIDS FUN SA - TRAVEL DIRECTORY

KIDS FUN SA - TRAVEL DIRECTORY

This family guide is based on a unique concept, giving you the latest information on all things "kids". From children friendly accommodation ...
Read More

Latest Articles - View All

Top 10 Things to Do in the Eastern Cape

Top 10 Things to Do in the Eastern Cape

  Top 10 Things to Do in the Eastern Cape Enjoy an adventurous holiday in the Eastern Cape. Ranging from evergr...
Read More
How you know you’re getting a good deal on a used car

How you know you’re getting a good deal on a used car

  How you know you’re getting a good deal on a used car It can be difficult to know when to stop negotiatin...
Read More