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    11/30 - Air conditioner for lounge and downstairs bedroom
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    22/30 - View from upstairs bedrooms 1 and 4
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    25/30 - Bedroom 4 upstairs with queen size bed with sea views
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    26/30 - Male and female Bushbuck at the house
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    27/30 - Entrance to Kidds Beach at Peter Pan parking
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Location & Contact Details
Address:847 Cardiff Avenue, Leisure Bay, Port Edward
Contact:Jan Griesel
Cell  :+27-83-6404382

Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • Sorry, Credit cards not accepted Sorry, Credit cards not accepted
Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • English
  • Afrikaans
Bed Configuration
  • Big Fish Seaside Cottage (Sleeps 10) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
    • Room 3 - queen
    • Room 4 - queen
    • Room 5 - queen
Special Categories
  • Pet Friendly Accommodation
    The following apply
     Small dogs
     Big dogs
     Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodation
    The following apply
     Quad bikes to hire

  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
     Yes

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6790 page views since 12 Dec, 2021.
Last updated on 03 Feb, 2024.
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This peace full house can accommodate up to 10 people.

Big Fish Seaside Cottage is a double-storey self-catering house ideally located in Leisure Bay just 5 minutes’ walk from the beach and offers a great view from the upstairs balcony to Port Edward with sea views. The house is about 8 km from Port Edward so there is easy access to the Spar for your groceries. Go on a bit further and cross the Mtamvuna River and you are at the Wild Coast Sun where you can enjoy a game of golf.

The house can accommodate up to 10 guests and comprises 4 bedrooms upstairs, and downstairs there are 2 bathrooms, and an open-plan kitchen, dining and living area. The first, third and fourth bedrooms each contain a queen-size bed, and the second bedroom contains 2 single beds. The first bathroom contains a bath and a shower, a toilet, and a washbasin. The second bathroom contains a shower, a toilet, and a washbasin. There is an additional guest toilet.

We provide bath and swimming towels. The kitchen is well-equipped for self-catering with 2 fridge-freezers, a stove and oven, microwave, kettle and a washing machine and dish washer and coffee machine, there is also a tumble dryer in the scullery. 1 bedroom off the living room. The lounge has ample seating and DStv. There is an Inverter for the TV and DSTV. Both the lounge and bedroom on the lower level are airconditioned.

Outside, there is a deck with seating and a built-in braai area. There is also a domestic available for cleaning, washing and ironing at an additional charge.

Covered carport parking is available on the property. This house is dog friendly so your fur kids can share your holiday.

Nature Reserves and Birding

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve
This is one of KwaZulu-Natal's most spectacular natural settings, the scenic port Shepstone. Ideal for day-excursions, Oribi offers many delightful walks and self-guided trails to scenic spots in the reserve. There are numerous idyllic picnic spots on the banks of the river. Wildlife includes leopard, baboon, small antelope and a prolific bird life (The bird list numbers 250 with five kingfisher and seven eagle species).

Mpenjati Nature Reserve
This lush little coastal reserve is less than 10 minutes’ drive north from Leisure Bay. The 60-hectare reserve comprises a system of interlinking wetlands, grasslands and dune forests. The most popular activities are birding, fishing, swimming, and hiking. Two picnic sites on each bank of the Mpenjati River have barbecue facilities, ablution blocks, and a children's playground.

Adventure Fun
The Wild Five at Oribi Gorge should not be missed. Wild Gorge Swing - is the highest swing in the world. You step off the Lehrs waterfall into the depths of the gorge. Wild water rafting - relaxed paddle or rapids on the mighty Umzimkhulu. Wild Abseiling - currently the highest natural commercial abseils in the world at 110 meters. Wild Slide - a foofy slide for the less brave; slide 120m along a steel cable 160m above the ground for a unique view of the gorge and Lehrs falls. Wild Hiking and Bike Trails.

Facilities nearby

  • Relax, unwind and enjoy seaside activities all year round.
  • Rock and surf fishing - winter months being more rewarding.
  • The spectacular sardine run is scheduled between May and August.
  • Whale spotting - Southern Right, Humpback, Minky, Orca and Bryde's - through the year.
  • Boating activities on the mighty Umtamvuna River.
  • Explore the Transkei's wild coast.
  • Adventure activities - Oribi Gorge for bungee jumping / abseiling, Golf - there are 5 superb courses within a 30-minute drive.
  • Visit the Beaver Creek coffee farm Nature and hiking trails
  • Visit the space centre Ski boat-fishing charters from Port Edward.
  • Scuba diving excursions from Shelly Beach.
  • Nearby casino for gambling and entertainment, including waterpark.
  • Farm stalls, craft studios, coffee shops, Crocodile Park etc.
  • Tennis, bowls, squash, golf - local clubs’ welcome visitors.
  • Visit the petrified forest and fossil beds at the Wild Coast.
Facilities
  • WiFi not offered
  • Washing machine in unit
  • Tumble dryer in unit
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Serviced on demand
  • Restaurants close by
  • Power Inverter
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking all onsite
  • No smoking in rooms
  • Medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • Malaria free
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Fishing onsite
  • DSTV (Hotel Bouquet)
  • DSTV
  • Dishwasher (some units)
  • Braai / Barbeque facilities
  • Boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • Beach (less than 500m)
  • Airport (34kms)
  • Air conditioning in lounge
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6790 page views since 12 Dec, 2021.
Last updated on 03 Feb, 2024.
First year listed on WhereToStay.co.za
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    8/30 - Undercover Braai area outside kitchen
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    9/30 - Lounge, inverter for TV and DSTV and 2 lights
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    10/30 - Lounge with Aircon
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    11/30 - Air conditioner for lounge and downstairs bedroom
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    12/30 - Kitchen with dishwasher, tumble dryer and washing machine
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    13/30 - Kitchen, 2 x fridge freezers
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    15/30 - Outdoor dining
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    16/30 - View from kitchen to outdoor dining.
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    17/30 - Downstairs Bathroom with bath, shower and toilet
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    18/30 - Downstairs Bathroom with shower and toilet
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    19/30 - Bedroom 5 leading off the living room ground floor and airco
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    20/30 - Stairs to top bedrooms, there are 2 staircases to bedrooms
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    21/30 - Bedroom 1 with queen size bed upstairs with sea view
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    22/30 - View from upstairs bedrooms 1 and 4
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    23/30 - Bedroom 2 upstairs with 2 x three quarter beds
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    24/30 - Bedroom 3 with queen size bed upstairs
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    25/30 - Bedroom 4 upstairs with queen size bed with sea views
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    26/30 - Male and female Bushbuck at the house
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    27/30 - Entrance to Kidds Beach at Peter Pan parking
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    28/30 - Kidds Beach
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    29/30 - View from upper deck
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    30/30 - View from lower deck
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