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Discover Buffalo City’s latest unspoilt ecotourism offering, the newly refurbished Kiwane family resort, just 35 minutes from East London on the bank of the spectacular Kiwane Estuary.



Kiwane Resort comprises 10 duplex family units, 14 single holiday apartments and backpacker facilities for up to 10 guests.


FAMILY UNITS comprise a comfortable living room, fully fitted kitchen and dining area, downstairs bathroom and two upstairs bedrooms. The main bedroom with standard double bed features beautiful river views, while a second bedroom is equipped with two twin beds. Sleeps 4.


HOLIDAY APARTMENTS are one-bedroom units suitable for couples or single guests. Two of our apartments are wheelchair accessible. Sleeps 2.


All units have access to either private or communal braai facilities, a common, river-view garden and public children’s play area.


Our 24-hour security features include an access control main gate, guard house and secure, on-site parking.



Situated on the western bank of the wildlife-rich Kiwane Estuary and bordering the biodiverse Hamburg Nature Reserve, the resort is a nature and bird lover’s paradise.


It is in close proximity to numerous nature walks, wildlife trails and quad bike routes and birding and nature appreciation activities are encouraged. Abundant game in the lush coastal thickets surrounding the resort include bush buck, blue duiker, bush pig, dassie and monkeys.


With direct access to both the Kiwane estuary and river, as well as the pristine Kiwane beach, the resort offers unlimited opportunity for water sport activities, including angling, kayaking, surfing and windsurfing.

A new restaurant is being constructed on site, and is due to be operational by the end of October.


Take the R72 towards Port Alfred. After approximately 35km, turn left at the Kiwane signpost.

Follow the road for another 14km before arriving at your destination at the mouth of the Kiwane River.

GPS coordinates: 33°14'42.7"S 27°32'16.8"E


For bookings or more information  call 

+27 (0) 43 742 7077 or email

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