Bushmans River Mouth

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Geography and History

The beautiful holiday resort of Bushman's River Mouth is situated on the Sunshine Coast, along the Eastern coast of South Africa, approximately 125km East of Port Elizabeth and 175km West of East London. It is located on the Western bank and at the mouth of the Bushmans River.  Other nearby towns include Alexandria (25km), Port Alfred (30km) and Grahamstown (58km) and the holiday resort of Kenton-on-Sea, situated directly across the river from Bushmans River Mouth.

Bushman's River Mouth was established in 1897 when farmers from nearby rural towns such as Paterson, Cookhouse, Somerset East and Cradock, in the interior, were granted permission by the Department of Forestry, who owned the land, to camp along the banks of the river during the Christmas holiday season. The farmers would trek to this remote area in numbers, with their ox wagons fully laden with food, livestock and water, all congregating at the mouth of the Bushmans River.

 

Activities

Gallop through salt water and over never ending sand dunes. Visit the wreck of the Volo. Guided tour. Suitable for experienced as well as inexperienced riders.

Take off in a Robinson R44 helicopter at break neck speed, fly up the Bushmans River, down the Kowie, to Port Alfred or skim the waves along the beach. 10, 15, 20 & 30 minute flips available.

Paddle up one of the longest estuaries in Southern Africa at sunrise, through pristine tangle wood forest. Listen for the calls of Knysna Loerie, Fish Eagle or the rare Barred Owl. Overnighting facilities can be arranged.

Guided game viewing tour through the wild Eastern Cape bush, with its original animal kingdom. Includes either a morning or afternoon drive, superb lunch or dinner and selected drink beverages.

Catch the salty sea breeze at sundown while the Hadydahs return noisily to their nesting sites in the euphorbias along the river bank. If you're lucky you may even spot a Bushbuck or two browsing along the river bank. Guided tour.

 

Accommodation

Bushman's River Mouth offers visitors various accommodation options in the area, including hotel, B&B, self-catering, caravan and camping.

Bushmans River Mouth Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.kenton.co.za/
Telephone: +27 (0)46 648 2411
E-mail: tourism@kenton.co.za
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