The area is dominated by its rich heritage that is captured in numerous graves, battle sites and forts that are included in the Frontier Wars Route. There is only one game reserve and commercially protected area the Double Drift Game Reserve, currently managed by the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency. It provides self-drive game drives and self-catering accommodation.
Along the coast is the Sunshine Coast Route is actively marketed however not all products are listed except for the two coast resorts Mpekweni and Fish River Sun.
Further inland the Frontier Country route extends into the municipality and offers huge opportunities to link into the route that could attract and extend visits in the area.
Along the coast is remarkably unspoilt beaches and natural coastal line features that’s left largely untapped. Two beach trails name the Sandy Trail and Ship wreck trail exist however are not actively maintained or marketed to visitors also lacking dedicated infrastructure.