Kei Mouth is a resort town on the southeast coast, situated in the Wild Coast region It is situated 94 kilometres from East London.
It is popular due to its location as the southern entry point to the Transkei Wild Coast. It is also the starting point for the challenging Imana Wild Ride and the Wild Run series events, which are held annually.
Kei Mouth has a country club with 13 hole golf course and separate tee-boxes making it a comfortable 18 hole round of golf, as well as snooker and pool tables, bar with big screen TVs, restaurant, braai places and outdoor seating. There is also a Bowls Club on the main road.
There are several sandy beaches and the following activities are offered:
a game reserve just outside of town,
several easy coastal hikes,
a surf spot,
ski-boat launch site
several bird watching spots.
Kei Mouth is also home to the ‘Pont’, one of South Africa’s two remaining car-transporting pontoon river ferry services. The Pont carries vehicles, passengers and livestock across the Great Kei on a daily basis and the trip is an unforgettable experience.
There are five restaurants and eateries in and around Kei Mouth, with menus to suit all taste buds. From Friday night braais and parties at The Shed to traditional pub fare and calamari at The Bushpig, fantastic views and food at the Country Club, to homemade delights at Die Agterplaas and the family-run atmosphere of the Green Lantern Restaurant, there’s something for everyone.
Kei Mouth and nearby Morgan Bay play host to several events during the December holidays that range from music festivals and firework shows to craft markets, golf tournaments, beach cricket and beach touch rugby tournaments.
To the North of Kei Mouth, is the ruggedly beautiful Wild Coast where one can follow in the footsteps of the shipwreck survivors, visit a local village, explore the hills on a mountain bike, canter along the beach on horseback or laze about in the calm waters of a secluded lagoon.
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