THINGS TO DO

Whether you’re an adventure seeker or keen to learn the ways of the Xhosa people, Engcobo has an array of attractions and activities to make for a memorable experience.

CULTURAL TOURISM

HISTORY & HERITAGE

NATURAL BEAUTY

NATURAL BEAUTY

Indigenous Forests – Venture into Engcobo’s indigenous forests and journey through the rugged hiking trails. Rich in natural resources, the pristine indigenous forests are perfect for bird watching and are home to many different species of flora and fauna.

Satan’s Nek – From the peaks of the Engcobo hills can be seen a truly remarkable 16.8 kilometre tarred pass that disappears into the mountainside. As spooky as the name sounds, Satan’s Nek is a spectacle of nature and is definitely worth adding on your to do list. The mountain is also home to various terrestrial orchids and offers expansive views of the Xuka River Canyon and the farms far below.

Dramatic Mountains – The area of Engcobo is particularly well-known for its dramatic mountains leaving tourists spoilt for choice with walking and hiking trails. Enjoy stunning views of the mountain Khalinyanga and learn of the ancient ritual still performed on the Isivivane Rain Mountain.