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Mkamela Destination Guide

Discover Mkamela in South Africa

Mkamela in the region of Eastern Cape is a town located in South Africa - some 392 mi or ( 632 km ) South of Pretoria , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Mkamela

Local time in Mkamela is now 04:18 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Quthing, Qacha's Nek, Mokhotlong, Maseru, and Mafeteng. When in this area, you might want to check out Quthing . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Mkamela ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Wreck of the Grosvenor

The Wreck of the Grosvenor, an East Indiaman, occurred on 4 August 1782 on the Pondoland coast of South Africa, north of the mouth of the Umzimvubu River. The shipwreck was close to the place where the Portuguese ship, São João, had gone down more than two centuries earlier on 8 June 1552. The Grosvenor was a three-masted ship of 729 tons on her return voyage to England when she was wrecked, carrying a crew of 132 and 18 passengers (12 adults and 6 children), and a cargo valued at £75,000.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -31.37 29.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Maritime incidents in 1782, Shipwrecks of the South African Indian Ocean coast

Waterfall Bluff

Waterfall Bluff is an area of steep cliffs in Eastern Cape, South Africa, near Cathedral Rock. There are many waterfalls in the area which run directly into the Indian Ocean.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -31.43 29.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Geography of the Eastern Cape, Waterfalls of South Africa