Welcome To Rossie's Place

Situated on the banks of the Sundays River in Colchester 35km from Port Elizabeth.
We cater for the budget orientated overnight traveller / backpacker / family and group holiday makers.

We are the only real watersport centre on the Sundays River with all the toys available on site for your
enjoyment.Enjoy the use of our cruise boats to navigate 20 km
of most pristine river in the Eastern Cape. We cater for company teambuilding / conferences up to 30 persons accommodation included.

The Sundays River is the third largest tidal-river in South Africa with 14 km of navigable waters for boating.
The river tidal flow is relatively mild compared to other large tidal rivers and is ideal for all types of watersport (incl. Jet-Ski"s).
Fishing is excellent all year round with the main species being caught Grunter and Cobb. The surf at the Sundays River mouth is well known for the Chad, and "leer vis".

Boats on hire by request

  • UNIT 1
  • UNIT 2-5
  • UNIT 6
  • UNIT 7

Our Services

  • Parasailing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Water Ski"ing
  • Wake Boarding
  • Air Chair
  • Sundowner Cruises on Ferry
  • River Birthday Parties on Ferry
  • Corporate Functions on Ferry
  • Team Building on Ferry
  • Horseback Riding
  • Quad Biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Paint Balling


Situated on the banks of the Sundays River in Colchester 35km from Port Elizabeth.
We cater for the budget orientated overnight traveller / backpacker / family and group holiday makers.


We have 7 units that caters from 5 people per unit at low prices.

We are situated right on the river bank of the beautiful Sundays River.

Unit Information
UNIT 2-5 Jacob

Sandboarding @ Sundays

Love the thrill of downhill sports? Lose your woolly socks and thermal fleece and get ready for sandboarding—arguably the coolest new way to have fun on a beach or sand dunes.

Sandboarding @ Sundays

Want to try sandboarding or sand sledding on your next getaway? A waxed snowboard or snow saucer will probably do. If your kids are up for serious careening, then you’ll want to rent boards and sleds made specifically for sand. This emerging sport is a natural fit for beach destinations.

Here at Rossie"s we offer sandboarding and ferry rides to the dunes at

R300 pp Min 4 people.

River Cruises

Come join us on an exhilarating 4 hour cruise at Sundays River.

River Cruises

We will take you on an UNFORGETTABLE trip around Sundays..We also cater for business and birthday parties or just fun parties...

R2400 for up to 12 people or

R300pp Min 4 people

Special @ R4400 for 24 people

Bird Watching

There is an unreasonable joy to be had from the observation of small birds going about their bright, oblivious business..

Bird Watching

The point of birdwatching is not the actual seeing of the birds, but the cultivation of patience, the most important quality in a birdwatcher is a willingness to stand quietly and see what comes.

We offer birdwatching for Up to 12 passengers for R2400 or

R350 pp Min 4 passengers

Quad Bike & 4x4 Adventures

Sundays River Mouth Quad Bike Adventures Clubhouse is situated 7.9 km north of the Colchester / Sundays River Mouth Village on the East Coast of South Africa approximately halfway between Cape Town and Durban and only 38 km from Port Elizabeth and only 5 Minutes off the N2 Highway.

  • Guided tours with an experienced riders is offered with the use of our brand new 300cc Aeon, 2 seater automatic Quad Bikes
  • Access is offered to adventure seekers who bring their own Quads; various routes are mapped out and clearly marked for a thrilling experience.
  • Accommodation packages together with adventure rides can be combined to the person wanting to break out and make a vacation or a mini-stay out of the occasion.
  • Serviced Accommodation is offered at selected Guesthouses in the nearby Colchester Village. There are also Caravan’s to hire at the adjoining caravan Park as well as tented sites for hire
  • Corporate Functions can be arranged using the newly renovated but “nature friendly” clubhouse as a base for “Team Building” and/or “Outdoor Conferencing”.
  • Join the Annual Quad Bike Adventure Rally and Camp in the newly built Caravan Park that lies directly across from the Clubhouse.
  • Other activities include, Horse Riding, Addo Elephant Park Trips, Marine Drive Trips, Boat Trips on the Sundays River.

The tracks used follow a natural rift valley that leads up onto a plateau from where the Indian Ocean can be viewed. Spot the whales and dolphins and in October, watch out for the two “Orca” (Killer whales) that come to our shores every year.

Park your quads and take a hike to the ocean (heavy going over sand-dunes), have a swim, walk on the deserted 38 km beach and believe the beauty that surrounds you.

For the more daring riders, take your Quad on the hectic 4X4 rout and test your skills. Not for the faint hearted!!! Situated near the sleepy holiday village of “Colchester” on the banks of the Sundays River Mouth, it is ideally suited for:

A single night sleepover for the weary guest wanting to break their journey or a guest wanting to spend some extra time to enjoy what the beautiful Sundays River Mouth and surrounding area has to offer.

It is also ideally suited for the guest wanting to visit the “Addo Elephant Park” as the Southern Entrance of the park is only 4 km’s from the guesthouse.

Contact Rossie van Rooyen at 082 956 0674, or send an email: click here

Rates and Packages

Sundays River Mouth Quad Bike Adventures offers various STANDARD adventure packages as well as CUSTOM adventure packages.

Standard Adventure package and accommodation Rates:


Standard Adventure package and accommodation Rates:

Guided adventure trail from “Club-House to “Ocean Viewpoint” and back, approximately 2 hours with 20 minute stop at viewpoint. Quad Bikes, helmets, guide is included in package.
Cost R450.00 per person single and R550.00 with passenger. Extreme Quad Ride. This ride is faster that the Standard ride, with an additional 4km Technical Section. Cost R550-00 per person single and R650-00 with passenger.

  • Self catering Accommodation is R200.00 per person per day selected guesthouses in the nearby Colchester Village, children under 12 are charged half rate at R100.00 per child.
  • Caravan at Clubhouse, sleeps up to 4 persons. Rate is R400.00 per day for hire.
  • Tented Site rate is R50.00 per person.
  • Caravan Site is R250.00 per day.
  • Bring your own Quad and explore the trails, cost R125.00 per quad per day

Standard Extended package Rates:


Standard Extended package Rates:

  • Trip through Addo Elephant Park. R250.00 per person with a minimum of 4 persons
  • River Nature and bird viewing Cruise, approximately 4 hours in large new “River Ferry”. R200.00 per person with a minimum of 4 persons.
  • Port Elizabeth site seeing trip along the beachfront and Marine Drive. R250.00 per person with a minimum of 4 persons.
  • Bring your own Quads, charged at R125.00 per Quad Bike per day for use of facilities
  • Horse riding by arranged guide.
  • “Quad Training” in nearby Sandpit
  • Paint Balling Also Available

Custom Adventure Packages:


Custom Adventure Packages:

  • Facility and “Clubhouse Hire” to clubs and organizations. Rate is R1500.00 per day with the bar takings for the account of Sundays River Quad Bike Adventures. Plus R50.00 entrance fee to the trails for all Quads and off-road vehicles.
  • Team Building and Outdoor Conference packages. Custom discounted rates on request. Please provide as much details as possible.
  • Long-Stay Adventure and Accommodation packages. Custom discounted rates on request. Please provide as much details as possible.