Things to do

Yellowwood Forest is a perfect base from which to explore the area: You choose - Abseiling, surfing, hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, horse riding, cultural exchange /rural homestay, golf ....or do nothing an hang out in a hammock and read.



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.

Eco Brick & 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 >>

Thandi's Khaya - Gxara Village

Visit Tandi's Khaya for an authentic 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.