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Hole in the Wall

If you want to chill, and experience a different Culture. This is the place to go. The Transkei is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
182charmainem
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Mpumalanga, South Africa
Magnificent place

Untouched, natural beauty at its maximum. Beautiful warm ocean, dolphins jumping and whales... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dawn G
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wild coast”(11 reviews)
“low tide”(8 reviews)
“bucket list”(7 reviews)
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Transkei, Coffee Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to chill, and experience a different Culture. This is the place to go. The Transkei is beautiful!

Thank 182charmainem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Untouched, natural beauty at its maximum. Beautiful warm ocean, dolphins jumping and whales lobbing. Amaziing

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing better than a perfect windless day at "the Hole". It's an iconic South African landmark. Come and visit!

Thank cbg75a
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Unspoilt heaven for fishermen. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets with clear starlit nights. Real wild coast at its best.

Thank JohanM2223
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

It's a very bad dirt road to get there but it's totally worth it. It's the perfect private beach getaway. The pictures are beautiful but it's much better seen in person.

Thank Charlane-GW
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Hole in the wall was a bucket list experience for me.. Although the scenery is beautiful.. There was alot to be desired... On first sight, one is bombarded instantly by the people standing just out the gate.. They nag to escorts you to the Hole,...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

hidden away on the coast .worth the visit God is great peaceful and relaxing roads getting to hole in wall a bit rough . suv or bakkie preferably

Thank Razz2924
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Take your time to enjoy the amazing landscape and fill up on photos, just be aware of the 'tour guides' that try and hustle you.

Thank AndreB2102
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Beautiful place, great staff.. The room was very big and comfortable and the view was simply amazing!

Thank haddadyael
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stayed there with 2 other couples and had a wonderful holiday. From the accommodation to the staff, everything was so wonderful. Such a relaxing place to holiday - this is a real holiday in all senses. Loved it.

Thank BarbzGriffith
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ShellzC
20 February 2018|
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Response from elmien2 | Reviewed this property |
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Paul M
25 September 2017|
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Response from Laila S | Reviewed this property |
Nope, enjoy and go at low tide if you wish to enjoy a quick dip there
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Carol L
14 October 2016|
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Response from mariusb69 | Reviewed this property |
You can go look at Coffee Shack website. It is a backpackers lodge, they do regular hikes to Hole in the Wall from Coffee Bay. We did the hike last year. It is 9 KM fro Coffee Bay and the sites you see while you hike is... More
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