Kokstad is a small town, but there is an abundance of Accommodation in Kokstad as it is conveniently located between the evergreen provinces of KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape. Nestled in between mountains and beautiful countryside, Kokstad is widely known for its stock farming.
Perfect for an outdoor getaway
This is the perfect little town to escape to if you are looking for time in nature, featuring an abundance of dams and rivers that present wonderful opportunities for trout fishing. Boating enthusiasts can enjoy and play in the Crystal Spring Dam, the main water supply to Kokstad.
Bird lovers will be spoilt in spotting over 210 different species of birds, whilst picnicking in any of the nature reserves. These include Mountain Lake Nature Reserve, Wilfred Bauer and Mount Currie.
A town full of historical heritage
Kokstad displays a number of historical landmarks, reflecting the fascinating origins of South Africa’s story. Noteworthy are the Old Town Hall, Cape Mounted Rifles Monument, Boy Scouts Monument, Kokstad Bandstand, the Adam Hoek Monument and Adam Kok’s laager.
Stop over made easy with accommodation in Kokstad
For leisure or business travelers passing through the beautiful countryside, Kokstad is the ideal stop over, offering a well established and bustling town with a hive of activity. This thriving town, rich in culture, history, and natural beauty, is also the home of Oprah Winfrey’s humanitarian outreach program – Oprahs Angel Network. This funded and established The Seven Fountains School, which aims to educate impoverished South Africans. This is the second of her schools in South Africa, fulfilling a promise she made to the late President Nelson Mandela.
A must-see town offering a diverse experience
In summary, although Kokstad is small, it packs a punch in terms of offering a diverse South African experience. A must-see on your journey! And if you are looking for somewhere to feel you have gone off the grid, look no further than Ingeli Forest Lodge – offering holiday makers and passersby lavish accommodation in a beautiful forest setting. Looking to eat-out? Here is ‘Trip Advisors’ top 5 restuarants to visit while in Kokstad.