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About The Jetty

The Jetty is perfectly situated on a 14 000 m2 piece of private land on the Mzimvubu River, surrounded by lush fruit trees in a completely natural setting, bringing one closer to nature. Wake up to the sounds of fish eagles or the endangered cape parrot and a morning breeze whispering through the trees. Watch the sun gleam on the river while you enjoy breakfast on the patio.

A lazy afternoon swim in our sparkling pool and a picnic under the shade of our century-old pecan nut trees is a sure favourite among our many regular patrons. Enjoy a spectacular sunset over Mount Sullivan while preparing your evening braai, or having sundowners at our bars patio.

The Jetty offers self-catering accommodation and all rooms have an en-suite bathroom, built-in cupboards, a fridge, kettle, dish cloths, a braai, as well as cutlery and crockery. Towels are not supplied. All rooms are serviced daily by our staff and a laundry service is available. There is a jetty, so please feel free to bring your boat along and cruise the mighty Mzimvubu River.

The self-catering and Semi Self-catering Units which can accommodate two to six guests in each. All units house a kitchenette, a two-plate stove and oven, a toaster, Tupperware, a breadboard, preparation knives, pyrex dishes, as well as pots and pans. There is everything one needs for a comfortable and hassle-free stay.

Unit 3 and 4 sleeps two to three guests, Unit 5 sleeps two to four guests, Unit 6 sleeps two to six guests and Unit 7 sleeps up to two guests.

We also have three Fishermen Cottages on the property, each able to accommodate two guests. The three cottages each have braai facilities and share an ablution block.

The Jetty makes use of gas geysers and we have installed a generator, ensuring nothing will put a damper on the time you spend with us. Unfortunately we do not have camping or caravan facilities.

  • Response Rate: 58%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 50 hours
  • Minimum stay: 5 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 34
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

The Jetty Rooms

Reviews for The Jetty

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Kobus Hechter
26 March 2017

We loved the friendliness and caring attitude of the management and staff.

Frances Martin, England
05 February 2016

Great setting, lovely space to sit out and view the River. But, the room was a bit cramped for any stay longer than a couple of nights.

Jemmini pillay, South Africa
11 January 2015

Lovely place and management, however: 1. the picture shown is not of the Jetty. Jetty only has 1 room facing river, all others face backyard.2. I had planned a trip around fishing on the river, however the river had no fish as confirmed by staff due to muddy water. We were bored as there was nothing to do on the resort. Trip to fishing spot on beach required a SUV/bakkie which we didn't have. 3. We wanted to book for 3 nights but we were forced to take a minimum of 5 nights 'due to in-season time', however resort worked on a nightly basis as confirmed with other visitors who used resort as...
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Winnie Meiring, South Africa
29 March 2011

Calm and peaceful!

The Jetty Map

The Jetty is 4.7km from the centre of Port St Johns , the nearest airport 95.5km (Mthatha Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Bird's Nest Hike

(0 km from Port St Johns)

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First Beach

(1.9 km from Port St Johns)

Port St John's First Beach is a very popular fishing spot, where you are most likely to catch a good size prize on the end of your line. Not a good beach for swimming however, due to the numerous sharks that frequent the surf.