Activities in morgan bay

There are so many things to keep you entertained in Morgan Bay! We have an unspoilt mile-long beach, majestic cliffs criss-crossed by hiking and mountain bike trails, beach sports, fishing spots, horse riding, rock climbing and abseiling. Within a 15km radius you can enjoy a game reserve, a golf course, township tours and a tranquil coastal nature reserve, where you can hunt for Ming dynasty porcelain, Money Cowries and Carnelian Beads from a 17th Century Portuguese shipwreck.


The hotel sits right on the mile-long sandy beach at Morgan Bay. Popular activities include sunbathing, fishing, walking, beach cricket, touch rugby, swimming, beachcombing and kite surfing.

Bird Watching

Morgan Bay and Kei Mouth have a wide variety of birding habitats and 325 species have been recorded here. Habitats include the ocean and shores, grasslands, coastal and riverine forests, rivers, estuaries, dams and gardens.

Coastal Hikes

Enjoy a walk along the beach to the lighthouse and onwards to Kei Mouth, Signal Hill and the Pont. Alternatively, take a hike over the cliffs and along the shoreline to Double Mouth and Bead Beach.

Double Mouth Nature Reserve

The nearby Double Mouth Nature Reserve has a stunning little beach, just around the corner from the campsite. Bead Beach, or Treasure Beach as it is sometimes known, is the site of a 17th Century Portuguese shipwreck.


The Kei Mouth Country Club has a 13-hole golf course with sea views and separate tee boxes, which make it an 18-hole course. There is also a club house with change rooms, a restaurant and pub with outdoor seating.

Morgan Bay Adventures

If you feel like shooting your friends and colleagues, then come and enjoy a day of paintballing with Morgan Bay Adventures. If you’re feeling brave, then enjoy a thrilling day out, abseiling and rock climbing on the…

Great Kei Adventures

Great Kei Adventures offers guided tours, kayak rentals and transfer/shuttle services in the southern Wild Coast area. Their guided adventures include fishing, kayaking, abseiling, foraging, birding, hiking, Transkei trips and…

Horse Riding

Enjoy a leisurely ride down to the beach and gallop alongside the waters edge. A fantastic activity for the whole family to enjoy. Wild Coast Horseback Adventures also do day rides and multi day rides along the Wild Coast.

Motorcycle Museum

The Morganville Farm Private Motorcycle Museum is located just 7km from Kei Mouth and houses over 650 motorcycles, a large passenger jet, several doubledecker buses, ox-wagons, train coaches, antique wooden…

Siya's Mountain Bike Trails

Let experienced local mountain bike rider, Siyabulela Jack, take you on a guided tour of the area and experience the beauty and culture of the Eastern Cape like never before. Routes include: Double Mouth Nature…

Fish Eagle River Cruises

Relaxing cruises on the Great Kei. Watch the Fish Eagles feed and see cycads growing in the wild. Bird watchers paradise! Max. 12 passengers. Bring own refreshments and braaifleis.

Elunxwemeni Township Tours

Fancy visiting a Spaza Shop or a Shebeen? What about consulting a Traditional Healer or drinking Umqombothi? Have you seen the amaXhosa in their traditional attire, listened to their music and eaten their food?

The Morgan Bay lagoon

Young children will have great fun in the calm and shallow waters of the Morgan Bay lagoon, Hire a canoe or a stand-up paddleboard from the hotel reception and explore the upper reaches.

HagMorKei Race

14km walk/run or 22km run or 26km cycle or 45km cycle – take yor pick! The HagMorKei is held once a year, during the December school holidays, and crosses the hills, beaches and rivers between…


Morgan Bay has a right point break that produces reasonably consistent right hand barrels that funnel into the bay. Summer offers the best conditions when off shore winds are from the North West.

Morgan Bay Cliffs

The rugged Morgan Bay cliffs are popular with hikers and offer excellent photographic opportunities – it’s not surprising that so many of our newlyweds have their photos taken up there!


Morgan Bay and Double Mouth offer good rock and surf fishing options. The nearby Great Kei river is also quite productive and deep sea enthusiasts can launch their own boats through the Kei river mouth.

Bowls Clubs

There is a bowling green in the Morgan Bay Caravan Park, where members play on Thursdays and Sundays, while in Kei Mouth they play on Wednesdays and Saturdays – Everyone is welcome to join in!