About Freedom O' Clock
Set in the heart of Pondoland at the mouth of the insanely beautiful Mdumbi River, Freedom O'Clock offers comfortable accommodation with commanding views of the ocean, river, mountains, and Tshani point with its perfect right-hand wave and beach breaks.
Surfing, fishing, canoeing, hiking and biking, snorkelling, bird watching and horse riding are just a few of the activities to busy your day, or just relax and take in the beautiful rural surroundings.
For those who have not yet travelled to the Wild Coast it should be pointed out that you will be travelling in an under-developed region. The variety and quality of goods and services you may be accustomed to are not always readily available.
Freedom O' Clock is set in a remote and primitive region, where even the provision of fresh water can not be taken for granted. Taking this into account we aim to achieve the highest possible standards and we feel it is best to make you aware of this.
If you prefer luxury to comfortable living then the Wild Coast may not be for you.
Freedom O' Clock Rooms
Reviews for Freedom O' Clock7 guest reviews Reviews of
4 out of 5 stars
We had a great stay, Otto and Lu were wonderful hosts, we experienced the true Wild Coast. We did not have a 4x4 vehicle and would like to warn others that I believe an off-road vehicle is required to travel the 25 odd km of dirt road.
We had eight days of immersion in a real, friendly, rural South Africa with completely amazing views, beaches, river and ocean swimming, and a memorable canoe up the river. Lu and Otto have created a rare treat of welcome, care, and connection with a local community within a stunning environment.
The place is a real gem with lovely hosts and a great setting in unspoiled nature. Would recommend to anyone who looks for something off the beaten track.
Lu and Otto were fantastic hosts, who made u feel welcome and cared for in the most rural of rural settings of the Transkei. A place were electricity and warm water are a luxury, Freedom O'Clock provided a sense of tranquility and a feeling of where time doesn't exist. A true escape from reality to people who's rural existance is often forgotten.
Great stay and getaway. Great views.
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*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Things to do in and around Mdumbi Beach
(0.3 km from Mdumbi Beach)
Mdumbi’s classic point break is voted one of the best in the world, rated as epic. When this break runs, it runs gooood!
(0.4 km from Mdumbi Beach)
Mdumbi Beach is a quiet and extremely secluded beach located on the Wild Coast of South Africa. You can catch some of the best surfing waves here and learn about the Xhosa culture from the local Pondo people. The beach is surrounded by rolling green...
(0 km from Mdumbi Beach)
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(6.8 km from Mdumbi Beach)
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