A small town, centuries of rich culture and traditions, welcoming people and a divine beauty.
Picture by Walter H.
Our heritage, our people.
Remarkable, breathtaking views of the coast and unforgettable river bank experiences.
Umzimvubu River & Umzimvubu Mountains
We are n administrative area in the OR Tambo District of Eastern Cape in South Africa.
Town view from the mountains
Named after the HMS Hermes that surveyed the Pondoland coastal waters, warns passing ships of the rugged rock alcoves.
A beacon in darkness
Visitors and locals alike benefit from our large pool of knowledge about our beautiful town.
Rich cultural heritage, a glorious coastline, Port St Johns has an unusually friendly population to visitors.
Rich culture and diverse history
A warm welcome from the local municipality of Port St. Johns, known as the centre of tourism on the Wild Coast, with deep sea fishing and shore angling near three beautiful beaches.
Our community values visitors and welcomes everyone.
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Mayor Honorable Nomvuzo Mlombile-Cingo of Port St. Johns local municipality welcomes all residents and visitors to our information portal.
Port St. Johns Local Municipality is an administrative area in the O.R. Tambo District of Eastern Cape in South Africa.
My administration and I are committed to serve you and everyone at the highest level possible. First and foremost is our focus on public safety and community wellbeing. We also strive for strong neighbourhoods, a healthy and sustainable environment, and abundant adventure and recreation for all families and visitors through our well known beautiful resorts and beaches.
The municipality is largely rural/traditional in character and the main economic activities are tourism and subsistence farming. Thus we have pitch on this portal, beyond the legislative disclosures, is to represent our heritage, our people.
N. MLOMBILE CINGO
Port St. Johns town mayor
My highest priority is keeping our residents safe and prosperous to preserve our heritage, our people.
Establish and maintain strategic management systems for the municipality through responsible and accountable administration.
Strategically direct and manage the provision of financial management support services to the Municipality.
Provision of support services to the Council and its Committee, administrative services and HRM Section services.
Provision of the municipal Local Economic Development services such as tourism, arts, SMME, business and town development.
Direct service support to residents on public safety, amenities and manage resource utilization.
Provide engineering and infrastructure development for roads, housing, mechanical workshops, water and sanitation.
Below are details of our Mayor, Speaker, Chief Whip, and heads of various committees and departments. You can find more details on the about us page for councilors, traditional leaders, ward committees, and community development workers.
Mayor (ANC) – Ward 06
Speaker (ANC) – Ward 01
Head: Local Economic Development (ANC) – Ward 02
Head: Engineering Services (ANC) – Ward 18
Head: Special Programmes (ANC) – Ward 18
Executive Committee Member (CI) – Ward 08
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+27 47 564 1206
+27 47 878 2008
+27 47 954 3018
+27 47 952 1008
+27 47 606 4052
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Our residents are warm and friendly, full of adventure and lively spirit.
Port St. Johns Local Municipality is an administrative area in the OR Tambo District of Eastern Cape in South Africa.
We have a diverse and rich heritage of culture and traditions spanning generations.
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