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Unspoilt heaven for fishermen. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets with clear starlit nights. Real wild... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Picture Perfect

It's a very bad dirt road to get there but it's totally worth it. It's the perfect private beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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“low tide”(8 reviews)
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Transkei, Coffee Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank JohanM2223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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1  Thank iessar208476
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
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

As a geographical site the hole in the wall is magnificent to marvel at. A beautiful place that should be preserved. I would like to go back there one day. The road there from Coffee Bay is hilly and although dirt my medium sized hatchback...More

3  Thank NormanE158
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Natural feature everything & more we had expected. Easy enough walk to view. However, as pensioners we felt a little uncomfortable when 3 -16/20 year olds decided to 'escort' us to the feature. Even when we spent a bit of time they hung around nearby....More

3  Thank Will M
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Unlike all the SA beaches and stunning to see as the sun sets. Rocky beaches and off the main roads, with some 4×4 assistance and great hiking with the best of views. During sardine run you are spoiled for whales and dolphines, the best of...More

Thank MegOldfield
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20 February 2018|
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Response from elmien2 | Reviewed this property |
Summer months
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
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