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Tsitsikamma Backpackers

180km from Port Elizabeth
605km from Cape Town
Rustic backpacker lodge with a range of accommodation options - in Stormsriver Village

Rate Guide

From R190 nightly per person, depending on number of guests and unit.

Budget Getaways Review

Tsitsikamma Backpackers is not your run-of-the-mill backpackers lodge. In other words, what you WONT find here are grimy bathrooms, musty mattresses or dingy, faux-leather lounge suites with their springs exposed.

What you WILL find at Tsitsikamma Backpackers is clean and cozy accommodation with stylish decor and comfortable furniture, circled by a lush garden.

Like all backpackers, the ktichen and livng areas are communal. Feeding off these is a range of accommodation types: a single-bed dorm room that sleeps six, a double room with a shared bathroom, an ensuite King room with an extra double bunk bed, a twin room with shared bathroom, and one or two unusual but pretty nice twin tented units in the garden.

While you generally get what you pay for at a backpackers, looking at the overall standard here, Tsitsikamma Backpackers definitely offers more bang for buck. The rooms are light and airy, the staff are super friendly and the location is on point for anyone wanting to explore the Tsitsikamma National Park's every nook and cranny.

A good spot to call home for a day or three. 

Quick Facts

Where
in Stormsriver Village
GPS
S 33°58'18''
E 23°53'08''
Sleeps
42 total in a choice of dorm-style, double, king, twin and outdoor tented rooms
Equipped
Yes
Linen
Yes
Towels
No
Fireplace
Yes
Braai
Yes
Meals
Several restaurants within walking distance
Pet-Friendly
No
Activities
birdwatching, blackwater tubing, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kloofing, mountain biking, restaurants, stargazing, swimming, walking, watersports, zip-lining
Guest Reviews

"This was another great experience, great rooms and well equipped, lots of young guys. Thank you. "

"The Tsitsikamma Backpackers was a not only a great starting point for the many actvities in the Tsitsikamma National Park but also a wonderful, clean and very friendly place to come home after an exhausting day. Full recommendation!"

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Getaway Map
GPS: S -33.9716   E 23.8857
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