Cintsa may technically be on the Wild Coast, but there’s nothing “wild” about it. In many ways, it’s the opposite of wild: a great place to relax.
Everything moves slowly on the Wild Coast, and you will too in order to appreciate the spectacular scenery on the hike between Mdubmi and Coffee Bay.
The long drive from Durban to Mdumbi is an escape from (un-)civilization into the simpler, and much more relaxed, world of the Wild Coast.
One day in Durban may not be enough to get a complete feel for the city, but it’s enough to get a (too) visceral understanding of South Africa’s inequality.
There is so much to do and explore (and eat!) at the Cathedral Peak Hotel that you’d need at least four days there. We tried to stuff it all into one.
Talking with dragons, seeing National Geographic-like sights, getting hit by an avalanche, and feasting like kings in The Drakensberg’s Cathedral Peak.