• Agricultural Potential

    Agricultural Potential

    Ngqushwa Local Municipality is primarily a subsistence farming agricultural area with some commercial beef, pineapple and vegetable farming projects. The municipality has land that is highly suited to the production of pineapples and citrus – a high value cash crop. read more

  • Agricultural Potential

    Agricultural Potential

    Ngqushwa Local Municipality is primarily a subsistence farming agricultural area with some commercial beef, pineapple and vegetable farming projects. The municipality has land that is highly suited to the production of pineapples and citrus – a high value cash crop. read more

  • Emthonjeni Arts

    Emthonjeni Arts

    A world class artist residency in Hamburg that seeks to promote arts & culture as well as attracting investment opportunities for the economic benefit of local community.

  • Picnic Site

    Picnic Site

    Picnic site with chalets at Pikoli, a starting point for Uhambo loxolo hiking trail.


Welcome to Ngqushwa Local Municipality


Ngqushwa Local Municipality, located in the Eastern Cape,is bounded on the East by the Fish River and on the South by the Indian Ocean.The municipality is an amalgamation of two towns namely, Hamburg and Peddie. It is one of the eight municipalities that fall under the Amathole District Municipality. With its natural beauty and character (especially in the coastal areas), Ngqushwa is a wonderful tourist attraction that prides itself in its rich history and heritage.

There are various heritage sites you can visit as well as other attractions. »read more