Go Transkei
Go Transkei offers accommodation and experience on the Wild Coast, situated in Madakeni just outside Port st Johns. Steep rolling green hills a land of windswept cliffs, deserted white-beaches, wild seas, Umngazana River estuary mangrove forest – and shipwrecks.

Mary’s Place is a cosy cottage, beautifully situated with panoramic views of the Indian ocean and via the wooden deck stunning views across the Madakeni Valley.

One can enjoy refreshing drinks while watching the sunset and the sunrise can be seen over the Indian ocean to the front of the cottage providing perfect photo opportunities as the sun’s rays cast a kaleidoscope of colours across the beach and surrounding hills

This Perfect cottage is ideal for a family’s getaway, escape the city and immerse yourself into the wild coast.

Nature lovers, hikers, adventurists, there is something for everyone. With great fishing spots, river canoeing and hiking trails.

Accommodation at Go Transkei:
The entire cottage sleeps 8 guests in 2 bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 – Sleeps 2, 1 x Queen size bed.
Bedroom 2 – Sleeps 6, 3 x single beds, 1 x bunk bed with Queen base, single top bed.
1 bathroom – Toilet and shower with hot water.

Basic Essentials:
Towels, bed sheets, soap, and toilet paper, Hair dryer, Hangers

Kitchen with microwave, kettle, stove, Fridge freezer, chest freezer.
Breakfast counter/bar
Large Indoor/outdoor table seats 8

Someone is available 24 hours a day to let guests in and basic First Aid Kit is kept on site.


R1035.00 per unit

Sleeps: 8

Malaria Area: No

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Facilities & Services:

  • Pets only by Arrangement
  • Laundry Service
  • Other
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Other
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Other

Go Transkei Activities:

Experiences offered:
Beach combers hike
Canoeing adventure - Umngazana River estuary mangrove forest
River fishing - Umngazana River
Coffee bay and hole in the wall
Coastal Cliff top walk
Port St Johns Day trip
Traditional cultural evenings and meal at a local Xhosa family home
Trip to mpande beach
Umngazana River fishing and Picnic braai on the river bank
Waterfall tours in and around Port St John area
Visit Isinhka hot water springs

All tours are R200 pp with the exception of Coffee bay/ hole in the wall R400
Port St johns day trip R300

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