Bulungula

Bulungula

Deep in the heart of the Wild Coast, youíll find a village that modern life has failed to discover Ė no ugly roads, no traffic, no buzz of electricity. Little has changed in Bulungula in decades. Find this rural paradise where the Bulungula River meets the sea. Itís surrounded by lush coastal forest and was once only accessible to the most intrepid hikers.

Activities and sightseeing in the area

Xhosa culture

The Xhosa around Coffee Bay still live in the traditional tribal way. They are mostly subsistence farmers who live in mud huts without modern conveniences. They continue to consult traditional healers, have ceremonies , undergo coming-of-age rituals, drink home brews, sing and drum as in the past.
The backpackers at Bulungula is community-owned and the villagers co-ordinate the activities.