Known as the traditional homeland of Xhosa people, Wild Coast has gained unparallel foothold among the prominent tourist destinations of South African sub-continent. In actual this is an old province which is the birth place of Nelson Mandela. Spread in an area of 100 square kilometers, Wild Coast is situated in the adjacent area of N2 highway which gives a healthy connectivity with major cities and airports. Its rich cultural heritage mixes with the scenic beauty initiate this coast to develop an international business center based on tourism.
Known for its sunrise and sunset views, this bay is highly accomplished by the travelers from all around the globe. This prominent beach destination is also popular for its coffee beans.
Cintsa is a coastal village is located in a nearby area of Wild Coast. Known for its historical importance and heritage, Cintsa is widely appreciated by the visitors. Besides, this village will provide you the opportunity of fishing, horse riding, canoeing and surfing lessons. Cultural village tour is another prime attraction of Cintsa. Haga Haga is another village enriched with rich cultural heritage. It is famous for its safe swimming beach. Hole in the Wall, Kei Mouth and Qolora are some more names in this arena.
Geography and climate
The temperature range is usually normal in Wild Coast. In the first half of the year, the general temperature ranges 17°C to 28°C which is tolerable by the travelers of any part of the world. The second part gives a lower temperature range which is 9°C to 21°C. Many South African rivers get connected with the sea via Wild Coast. Among them, the rivers coming from the mountain are get flooded anytime of the year which create an extra addition in the beauty. Some of rivers crossing this coastal area are Mthatha, Mzimvuba, Kei and Mbashe. These rivers are providing the source of water to the coastal forests. More than 900 species of plants are growing here in different part of the year which is multiplying the tourist attractions.
In 1994, Wild Coast joined with South Africa with the joint permission from both side. Before that it was independent from all aspects. It is the birthplace of two former presidents; Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki. Local pupils are special in their hospitality for their tourists came to visit and that ensure the safely part. So make a plan to visit Wild Coast very shortly. Wild coast is also offering exclusive opportunities of adventure. Bike and cycle races are widely popular among the travelers. A portion of visitors like to go for long drive in the coastal area while some other like to join themselves in horse riding and mountain bike race. Shipwrecks and untamable waves are two more entertaining options you are going to find out over Wild Coast. Spacious apartments offering appealing accommodations facilities in affordable budget range. The food and wine is also suitable to the people from all budget range.