The Kei Mouth Pont
The Pont began operation in 1990 and has become a vital lifeline for the communities living in the Centane area. Before the Pont, it was either a dice with death in a rowing boat, or a 154km round trip via Butterworth, just to get a few hundred metres to the other side.
The Pont is in operation seven days a week, 365 days a year. They only close when the river is in flood or the tide too low. There is usually only one Pont in operation at a time, but during holidays both are in action. Each Pont can carry two vehicles at a time and the first crossing of the day is made at 7am, when people from the Transkei side make their way across to work in Kei Mouth.
The Pont can carry up to two vehicles at a time and with lots of space for passengers on either side.
Ferry Crossing Times and Fares
|1 May - 31 August||07:00 - 17:30|
|1 September - 30 April||07:00 - 18:00|
|Motor Vehicle & Trailer||R180|
|Motor Bikes (Return)||R80|
|Motor Bikes (One Way)||R40|
|Horses & Cattle (One Way)||R40|
NB: These times and fares were last updated here on 12 September 2018. We accept no responsibility for out of date information.