On The Rocks Beach House’s stunning location offers accessibility to amazing leisure activities for everyone’s holiday fun! All activities are run by external service providers and we will happily connect you with them. All activities are on offer within a 2km – 15km distance.
Surfing Lessons and Coaching
We cover all your surfing needs on the East Coast and surrounding areas, you can have your perfect surf holiday! We can provide you with all the equipment you need; wetsuits, surfboards, and surf-guides. Coaching is offered at all levels by South African Surfing Champions and Provincial Representatives, with all over 70 years combined surfing knowledge ensuring you of a great experience! We offer additional services including: travel to surf spots, videography and photography to ensure we capture your epic holiday waves.
Big 5 Game Viewing Drive
Experience true tranquillity as you view the wildlife from the comfort of our 4×4 vehicles. Game viewing can be enjoyed either on a morning or afternoon game drive. The tour includes a drive through a lion reserve and a liquid refreshment stop. We can also arrange a Sunset Game Drive which offers the unique opportunity of watching the sun set over the bush and the excitement of looking for the nocturnal animals not seen during the day. (Malaria free Big 5 game area)
Our guests are taken on a journey into the world of the African Elephant and are guided through an unforgettable experience with these magnificent creatures. You will receive an educational talk about one of the world’s greatest animals in the elephant sanctuary – which is truly one of a kind. You will enjoy a close-up encounter and have the opportunity to have photographs taken with the Elephants to cherish the memories forever.
Experience a leisurely paddle down the tidal estuary towards the Glen Eden Beach. Experience canoeing like no other, starting in the neighbouring game reserve and meandering towards the beach before making your way back up the estuary to complete the course.
Guided Quad Bike Tours
Let us take you on a leisurely, yet exciting ride through the Wild Coast reserve. You will view game in their natural habitat as you tackle the off road terrain on our quad bikes. The guided quad bike trails take you through nature and are perfectly designed for those with a sense of adventure! Our local giraffe families are often viewed on these tours!
There is an amazing spot where you can get rid of your inhibitions and take up the challenge you’ve always wanted to, just jump off a cliff! This abseiling activity is managed by experienced guides with a controlled descent in a harness. If you seeking an adrenaline activity during your holidays, take up this personal challenge.
Zip Line Tour
Another great activity to get your adrenaline pumping! There are a total of 10x ziplines, the longest being 153m and the highest being 70m. This fun, thrilling and adrenaline pumping 2 hour adventure trail that will stay with you for a lifetime. The tour takes place within a private game park, overlooking the beautiful Kwelera River, Leopard Kloof and Areena Valley. Experience the true beauty and get in touch with nature. All the time your safety is our priority and you are connected via a harness and have a safety rope attached.
Imagine cantering down the beach with the ocean on one side and magnificent dunes on the other, a pod of dolphins diving through the waves… that’s what you can experience during one of these horse rides. Our trails vary from a 2 hour trail incorporating beach and bush and some of the most scenic views from above Buccaneers Backpackers at Cintsa looking back toward Morgan Bay and Kei Mouth.
Emerald Vale Brewery is a family business that shares the true Wild Coast hospitality. It is very popular with locals and visitors for its incredible ales and speciality beers. The brewery offers an authentic farm experience, and our brew tour takes you behind the scenes to show you the workings of the microbrewery and how the beer ultimately finds its way from the keg to the glass, thereafter you can have a beer tasting experience with a delicious meal.
Day Spa Treatments
Set in beautiful indigenous forest gardens, our 5* Wellness Spa presents a unique spa experience, drawing on the natural healing energy of the surroundings, featuring holistic treatments for complete physical, mental and spiritual renewal. We are dedicated to restoring balance and energy through individual treatments personalised for each of our guests by our skilled therapists. Our commitment to wellbeing focuses on green principles incorporating authentic, natural and indigenous treatments. These include a variety of massages, facials and body treatments which are complemented by the use of specially created aromatic oils, herbs, rubs and ointments, the ingredients of which are picked from the spa’s own herb garden.
Guided Rock and Surf Angling
A professional, experienced guiding service based right in the heart of the Jikeleza Route. Specialising in Shark, Kite, Rock and Surf, and Dropshot fishing. Don’t miss the opportunity of catching supper!
Olivewood offers golfers an 18-hole championship golf course to enjoy. The natural shape of the landscape was not altered during the formation of this unique course and hole locations were determined by the contours and ridges of the earth. The course utilises the Eastern Cape’s characteristic rolling hills, meadows and deep, forested gullies. From its highest point, the fairways meander down to the river plain and tidal lagoon, after which they route back up the hill to the 18th hole and our magnificent clubhouse.
The East Coast offers a variety of restaurants for your enjoyment. You can chose from gourmet establishments to casual beach cafés (should you want a night off from BBQing at the pool or cooking in our fully equipped On the Rocks Beach House kitchen). Details of these restaurants and contact details for all the above activities are in our information file in the house for your convenience.