Things to do

Whether you prefer long, scenic forest trails or curling up with a good book, Yellowwood Forest has something for you. Catering for all ages, from children to the elderly, our activities offer you the opportunity to get out into nature and appreciate the beauty that Morgan Bay has to offer. Simply ask at reception for any additional requests.



Rent a bicycle and explore the forest! Rentals available from the Yellowwood Forest reception area.


With over 153 different species, Yellowwood Forest offers excellent birding and birder friendly accommodation.   Read more >>

Bushbuck Trail

Let the forest recharge your soul. The Bushbuck trail is an easy 700m family walk through Indigenous coastal forest.  Read more >>



Hire your paddles from Yellowwod Forest reception and enjoy the serene settings, canoeing on our local lagoon. Particularly beautiful during sunset.

Cob Building Courses

We love the Earth! Many of Yellowwood Forest’s buildings are built of Mud. Would you like to learn HOW?  Read more >>

Gxara Village Visits

Come and get a Xhosa cultural experience in Morgan Bay with Thandi!  Read more >>


Yellowwood Forest is famous for its Saturday markets. There is ALWAYS a market on a Saturday 9am - 2pm. Traders and Shoppers WELCOME, it's family friendly. Read more >>


Morgan Bay Beach

Yellowwood Forest lies just 1.5km from the Morgan Bay beach. Bring your surf board or enjoy a leisurely walk to enjoy the seaside.


Swimming Hole

Jump off our favourite swimming hole rock and cool down, on the warmer days of the year.