to Mdumbi - firstname.lastname@example.org;
0834611834; 45 minutes drive North of Coffee Bay
Backpackers and lodge is located on the Wild Coast of South Africa -
situated in the once known, independent homeland - called the 'Kingdom of
Transkei' -(now incorporated into & known as the Eastern Cape region of
This region is the cultural homeland and natural habitat of the Xhosa
speaking or Pondo people. Around here, hundreds
of years of Xhosa tradition & culture are still alive.
Here you still find people living off the land sustainably, plowing their fields with oxen. Scenes of Old Xhosa
women sitting in the late afternoon sun, smoking pipes.
In the heart of this idyllic landscape lies Mdumbi Backpackers overlooking
an awesome beach, the perfect spot for a South African, Wild Coast beach
Mdumbi Backpackers was a winner in the 2014 World Responsible Tourism Awards. Read all about why we won...
Backpackers is a community driven incentive - striving to promote broad
based community involvement in sustainable eco-tourism. Their affiliated
NPO, TransCape - www.transcape.org, is
active in the area since 2004.
Mdumbi Backpackers is owned by local employees. 10% of its profits goes to a local community representing legal entity and
9% to TransCape.
keeps our Earth and future generations close to its heart. We are
continuously exploring better systems of energy generation, recycling and
economical sharing that could contribute to a more natural, equal and