Welcome to Kei Mouth on the Wild Coast.

Kei Mouth Guest Lodge offers comfortable BnB & self catering accommodation in the heart of the sea side village of Kei Mouth on the Wild Coast of South Africa.

Come and stay for a while between your travels and soak up the glorious splendour of the Wild Coast, its incredible nature and empty beaches.

Get sandy feet, enjoy relaxed walks, do a Fish Eagle River Cruise or paddling adventure, go deep sea fishing or experience a beach ride with Wild Coast Horse Trails. 

Kei Mouth is perfectly located for a 2 or 3 night stop over on your South African road trip. Midway between Ado Elephant Part, Port Elizabeth and the mighty Drakensberg en-route to Kruger Park - Our relaxed hospitality welcomes you.  Digital nomads are welcome - please chat to us about long stay discounted rates.    Work or study remotely and live like a local for a couple of weeks or a month or two. Our Equestrian Connection package is perfect for horse lovers. 

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Kei Mouth Guest Lodge 

18 on coral is a small and intimate guest house. The 3 lovely bedrooms are all en-suite with their own private patio. You have an option to be completely private or enjoy the company of other house guests. 

Each room if fully serviced to meet  stringent health & hygiene protocol to ensure that you stay and travel safely. 

To ensure thorough cleaning and sanitation check in is between 15.00 and 19.00 pm only and check out is by 10.00 am 

Guest staying for one or two nights are able to remain isolated from other guests as each room is self contained, with separate entrances and equipped to provide you with the basic facilities. An individual small braai is available for each room  and there is a microwave to heat up anything you have brought with you. There are several restaurants in Kei Mouth where you can get cooked breakfasts and other meals.  

All rooms have the following ...

* kettle with tea & coffee making facilities * small fridge * a light complementary breakfast snack tray * microwave* free WIFI * Netflix access * braai facility  on a private patio * access to a shared kitchen * access to shared living/dinning room * access to a large communal  braai patio*

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The Garden Room

Is a suite with king size bed (or two singles) & en-suite bathroom * Open channel TV * Private entrance & patio, 

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The Stone Room

A lovely room with double bed & en-suite bathroom * Ideal for single person or couple * Private entrance & patio

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The Coral Room

A spacious family room with twin beds and a bunk bed   * En-suite bathroom * Private entrance & Patio

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18 on Coral

3 Bedroom Holiday Home

18 on Coral is made up of 3 of the Kei Mouth Guest Lodge en suite bedrooms. Book the whole house to enjoy your holiday in Kei Mouth and have exclusive use of our lovely self catering guest house.

The entire house is available as a single unit for families and friends who want Exclusive Self Catering use of this lovely seaside village guest house. Sleeps 8 

Include The Loft and it makes a 5 bedroom house that sleeps 12. 


The Loft

A lovely 2 bedroom flat for up to 4 people, it has a private living room and kitchenet and huge balcony with views to the river and sea. A secret rooftop deck offers a 360 degree view of the village and sea, is perfect for catching the sun rise and sunsets!  Enjoy our breakfast tray or do your own catering.  The two bedrooms share a bathroom and one has a double bed and the other has twin beds. 


Nguni House

Nguni House is one of the old original village "fishing cottages" that, like the guest house, has grown and changed over the years. Newly renovated and modernised without loosing its old charm, it has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,  a farm style kitchen and an open plan living & dinning room with a sunny stoop! 

~ Sleeps 8 to 10 comfortably  ~ 1 King or twin bedroom, 2 double bedrooms & a bunk room ~ pet friendly ~ free Wi-Fi  ~ Netflix ~ secure parking ~


What to do & where to go

The most important thing to remember on the Wild Coast is to relax and kick back into African time; but for those that need to do more...

Walks & hikes around Kei Mouth, Morgan Bay and across the Kei ~ Horse riding for everyone! ~ Park Run - official course at the Country Club ~ Beach walks ~ chilling, swimming, fishing ~ Ferry crossing into Transkei ~ Kei Mouth Country Club (golf) ~ Kei Mouth Bowls Club ~ Cliffs at Morgan Bay ~ Abseiling in Morgan Bay ~paddling adventures ~ Township Tour ~ Day trips to Trennerys & Seagulls ~ Fish Eagle River Cruise ~ Deep Sea Fishing Charters ~ Hikes to Waterfalls ~ There are some awesome mountain biking and off road running tracks ~ There are several local restaurants in the village, bookings essential. 

Beach Riding 

Horse Riding

Kei Mouth is home to Wild Coast Horse Riding Adventures.  We have horse rides available to suite every level of rider from never been on a horse before to 7 night adventure trails up the coast for advanced riders.  For those just staying for a night or two we can recommend one of our half day or full day rides.  The 4 night 5 day Mini Beach Trail  and Ride & Stay package is very popular. 

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Fishing Charters

Deep Sea Fishing

Join Clint on a deep sea fishing charter to catch the big one,

River Cruise

Fish Eagle River Cruise

enjoy a leisurely cruise up the Kei River on the Fish Eagle River Barge.   

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Kei mouth on the wild coast

Where are we situated?

Kei Mouth Guest Lodge, The Loft & Nguni House is tucked away on Coral Street, just off the main road, with distant glimpses of the Kei River and Sea.  It is a comfortable walk to the river and ferry crossing, and a short drive to the main bathing beaches.  Its not on the beach, but the beach is not far away and you can hear the sea crashing!