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Coffee Shack Backpackers

Explore, discover and enjoy a unique taste of rural Africa!

Coffee Shack is a backpackers tropical paradise located right on the beach at the Bomvu River mouth on the Transkei Wild Coast, a deeply traditional area of South Africa where you'll experience a way of life far removed from Western culture.

 Coffee Shack has a reputation for being a fun, good-value hostel with excellent facilities and the most amazing, friendly staff.

Most visitors rate Coffee Shack as a highlight of their SA tour...

Learn to surf at Coffee Shack with the cheapest professional surfing lessons on the planet: R50 for a 2 hour session! (That's about $3.50. "Tree fiddy")

Coffee Bay has nice point and beach breaks, and they also run day trips to Mdumbi, an amazing beach with a good point break for accomplished surfers. Dolphins are plentiful. If you're doing a surf trip, there are many other spots up and down the Wild Coast. Dave's surfed them all and is a good source of info on local conditions.

For write-ups on Wild Coast surf spots, see

Coffee Shack Backpackers
on the beach
Coffee Bay
Wild Coast
(PO Box 687, Mqanduli, 5080)
• Telephone: +27 - (0)47 - 5752048
• Guests' Telephone: +27 - (0)47 - 5752024
• Email Address: happydaysatcoffeeshack [dot] co [dot] za

"The Coffee a genuine and unaffected mecca for fun-loving travellers."- LONELY PLANET

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Bar, No pets allowed, Restaurant on site, TV Lounge
Things To Do: 
Cultural excursion, Darts, Diving, Fishing, Hiking, Horse riding, Snooker / Pool / Billiards, Surfing, View drives
Laundry, Shop, Shuttle