to Mdumbi - email@example.com; 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 South Africa)
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.
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 holiday experience.
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.
of 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 fairer Earth.