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Louis at Magwa Falls

Self Catering
  • Capacity: 56 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Nolindile Road, Gwexintaba, Lusikisiki, 4850, Eastern Cape
  • All ages welcome
  • From R400 per night, for 2 ppl


Louis at Magwa Falls offers comfortable, rustic and basic off the beaten track accommodation on the Wild Coast (formerly the Transkei), situated in Gwexintaba village in the Goso Forest, which is just 20 km outside the small town of Lusikisiki. Accommodation with Louis at Magwa Falls is an adventure in itself. This is the perfect spot for making memories, whether it's a family holiday or a romantic adventure.

Accommodation is offered in the Crowned Eagle House, and the Family Rondavel.

The Crowned Eagle House is strategically positioned on the tip of the plateau ridge right next to a small waterfall and the start of the indigenous Goso State Forest, overlooking hundreds of hills. It is an idyllic spot where nature lovers and adventure seekers can hear birdsongs all day long, and crickets, tree frogs, and sometimes owls at night. The house has its own private kitchen and en-suite bathroom facilities.

The Family Rondavel has a double bed and 2 bunkbeds that has shared use of a communal kitchen area, communal ablution facilities with hot showers and a composting toilet with magnificent forest views, as well as a braai area nearby with comfortable chairs.

Camping is also available at various spots in the garden for the people who love their privacy and want to be as close to nature as possible.

As soon as you arrive at "Louis at Magwa Falls", you can settle in and enjoy the breathtaking view, the endless green rolling hills, and the ocean in the distance. There are many viewpoints nearby and a fantastic forest just a stone-throw away, for you to explore. You can also relax and enjoy the sunset while listening to the night sounds coming alive. You can spend the evening at the campfire and count shooting stars in the dark. Experience the silence of deep dark Africa. Sunrise is also not to be missed, so get up early if you can.

A vehicle with high ground clearance is needed to get to "Louis at Magwa Falls". If your vehicle isn’t suitable, a pickup in Lusikisiki can be arranged, at an additional fee. You will be spoiled by an overdose of beautiful nature as you pass through rural villages along the way. The dirt roads are surrounded by hills dotted with colourful Mpondo huts, local people, cattle, chickens, dogs, and kids playing.

Guests can enjoy tours and hikes with your host, Louis at a nominal fee. Louis can take you on a fantastic adventure to see 1, 2, 3, or more waterfalls. Tours range from easy to medium hikes and will take you across beaches, through crystal mountain pools, and lush forests. Meditation retreats and gardening workshops can also be booked.


Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Secure Parking


  • Swimming Pool
  • Braai Area
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Self Catering

Activities Onsite

  • Bird Watching
  • Guided Walk

Activities Nearby

  • Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Game Drives
  • Guided Walk
  • Swimming

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.8 out of 5from 1 review Louis at Magwa Falls
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  • Nolindile Road, Gwexintaba, Lusikisiki, 4850, Eastern Cape
  • Guests think Louis at Magwa Falls is in an excellent location
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  • Capacity: 56 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Nolindile Road, Gwexintaba, Lusikisiki, 4850, Eastern Cape
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