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Wild Side Hiking Group

​​Port St Johns – Umngazi beach hike

This is a full 12km long day hike, starting at Port st. johns, Second beach and finishes at Umngazi beach, the same 5 day hiking trail that leads to Coffee bay but ending Umngazi beach & River..
This day hike takes you through Silaka Nature reserve, Sugar loaf hill parallel to the Indian Ocean , stunning sea views , rolling & green hills dotted with colorful and artistically painted round houses/Huts of Sicambeni and Vukandlule village, panoramic views of the beautiful Wild coast from hilltops. 

End the hike at Umngazi beach where our shuttle driver awaits your arrival and treat you with refreshments (cool drinks, bottled water and locally made fruit juices, wood fired Xhosa bread toasted Sandwiches. Enjoy a refreshing swim at Umngazi beach before our comfortable shuttle brings you back to your place of residence, in Port st. johns , driving through some of the most beautiful rural villages of the Eastern cape province!
Our hiking tours are all led by local Guides, also working closely with a few local businessman and woman that offer services such as Catering, Vegetable & Fruit farmers, local Fisherman etc.

Profit from our Group Discounts

We offer shuttles from any of the lodges in and around Port st. johns – Book now and pay a 50 percent deposit in order for your slot to be secured! Ask about group discounts!


​Pickup time: 8h00am
Meeting Time: 8h30am
Departure time: 9h00am
Estimated arrival time: 3h00pm
End tour at Port st. johns: 5h00pm

Hiking tour – R250 pp
Shuttle before & after the hike – R200 pp
Lunch at end destination – R130 pp

What to bring on a full day hike:

  • A small light day Pack
  • Good hiking shoes (hiking Boots or Trainers)
  • Drinking water (2 Litre)
  • Snacks (Fruites or Healthy and energizing Foods)
  • Swim Suit
  • Sun protection Cream
  • Cameras
  • Sun hat
  • a warm Sweater for late afternoon low temperatures
  • A good sense of adventure!