Sunshine Coast Tourism
The 6th Wonder of our world

Eastern Cape, South Africa

Beaches and Rivers

Beaches in the Area – west to East

Fish Kraals:  south of Alexandria


Cannon Rocks:  rated as a world class kiteboarding spot, also ideal for walking and dog friendly                     

Boknesstrand to Diaz Cross


Bushmans to Kwaaihoek                                                                                                                                

Kenton-on-Sea:  Kariega Blue Flag Beach for swimming;

Shelly Bay rated as South Africa’s top beach for swimming/snorkelling;

Middle Beach for walking, swimming, fantastic for young children                                    

Port Alfred:  Kelly’s Blue Flag Beach for swimming;

East Beach rated as one of South Africa’s top surfing spots, ideal for walking or dune boarding and dog friendly


Riet River to Three Sisters


Kleinemonde – (East and West) suitable for swimming, walking and dog friendly

Rivers in the Area – West to East

Bakanas: Flows into the Boknesstrand lagoon (breaks through to the sea on occasions)                                                  

Bushmans: Navigable for 32km (second longest in SA after the Breede), game reserves on both sides


Kariega: Scenically spectacular, navigable for 18km, game reserves on both sides


Kasouga: Blind river, beautiful lagoon (breaks through to the sea on occasions)


Kowie:  Navigable for 22km


Rufanes / Riet: Blind rivers, favourite birding spots


Kleinemonde: East and West rivers, normally blind but sometimes break through, beautiful lagoon


Great Fish: 644 km from source to mouth

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