Mazeppa Bay

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Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay is located in Eastern Cape
Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay is located in South Africa
Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay is located in Africa
Mazeppa Bay
Mazeppa Bay
 Mazeppa Bay shown within Eastern Cape
Coordinates: 32°28′41″S 28°39′04″E / 32.478°S 28.651°E / -32.478; 28.651Coordinates: 32°28′41″S 28°39′04″E / 32.478°S 28.651°E / -32.478; 28.651
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Amathole
Municipality Mnquma
 • Total 1.03 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 111
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 57.7%
 • Coloured 1.8%
 • White 36.0%
 • Other 4.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 56.0%
 • English 28.0%
 • Afrikaans 14.0%
 • Tswana 2.0%
PO box 4960

Mazeppa Bay is a town in Amathole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Holiday resort on the Wild Coast, 175 km north-east of East London. Named after the schooner Mazeppa which took the surviving Voortrekkers of Louis Trichardt's party from Delagoa Bay to Port Natal in 1839.[2]

Mazeppa Bay is known for its fishing and was featured in episode three of the first season of Extreme Fishing with Robson Green.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Mazeppa Bay". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 303. 
  3. ^ "Season 1, Episode 3". Extreme Fishing with Robson Green Episode Guide. Retrieved 25 November 2012.