Visitor Info Center
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Welcome to the Mthatha Visitor Information Center and, in particular, a special warm welcome to visitors to KSD region. In order to maintain KSD's position as the top destination region for visitors in Eastern Cape, the KSD Municipality established the Tourism Information Center in 2015. Our job is to enhance our tourism facilities and support the development of new attractions and events so that KSD remains a premier tourist destination.
Explore the King Sabata Dalinyebo Municipality. King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality was formed before the local government elections in the year 2000, when the Mqanduli and Mthatha transitional and rural councils were merged. The King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality is one of the seven Local Municipalities located within the OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape Province. Visit our website: www.ksd.gov.za
Visit the Iconic Nelson Mandela Museum - Bhunga in Umthatha. The Nelson Mandela Museum is more than a place; it is an experience that allows visitors to follow the footprints of a man whose long walk to freedom began in the foothills that rise from the banks of the Mbhashe River. His journey took him back to the village of Qunu where he put down roots and grew tall and strong. Visit our website: www.nelsonmandelamuseum.org.za
Visit the WILD side of KSD region, Wild Coast. Situated 9km from Coffee Bay and surrounded by vast stretches of unspoiled coastline, Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village offers some of the most picturesque scenery in South Africa. Situated in a secluded, tropical bay in the heart of the Wild Coast, Hole in the Wall provides the perfect base for those wanting to get away from the stresses of modern day city life. Visit our website: www.holeinthewall.co.za
Mqanduli is a town in OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Village 30 km south of Mthatha and 22 km north-east of Elliotdale. Named after a nearby hill; of Xhosa origin, the name is said to mean 'grindstone-maker', after a person living there. Mqanduli lies in the former Transkei, about 20 kilometers away from Umtata. Mqanduli has 44 villages with 8 tribal authorities.
The Xhosa people are divided into several tribes with related yet distinct heritages. The main tribes are the Mpondo, Mpondomise, Bomvana, Xesibe, and Thembu. In addition, the Bhaca and Mfengu have adopted the Xhosa language. The name "Xhosa" comes from that of a legendary leader called uXhosa.
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Welcome to our new website. We will be posting blogs about what is happening in our region.