Sensayuma Backpackers Accommodation in Tugela

Sensayuma Backpackers

Caravan Park and/or Camping / Backpackers Accommodation / Self Catering at 55 Lobotes Road, Tugela Mouth, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About Sensayuma Backpackers

Sensayuma is set at the mouth of the mighty Tugela River, where the biggest river in KwaZulu-Natal merges its waters with the warm Indian Ocean. Perched in lush dune forest high above the river we have an awe-inspiring 180-degree view across the untouched bay, out to sea and up the river into the rolling misty hills. Sensayuma is truly a hidden gem of Zululand.


We are a luxury backpackers and are striving to give you the ultimate backpacking experience possible with spacious, comfortable and clean rooms. All of our rooms and Dorms have en-suite bathrooms with piping hot high-pressure showers and fans to keep you cool.

Double, en-suite shower and toilet

Double, en-suite shower and toilet

Sparrows Nest
Double, en-suite shower and toilet

Tree Tops
Double, en-suite shower and toilet

Sunshine Dorm
8 sleeper, en-suite shower and toilet

Forest Dorm
6 sleeper, en-suite shower and toilet

Luxury Tee Pee
2 sleeper

8 garden campsites with hot water ablution facilities


We have heaps of space with a huge open plan communal kitchen, lounge, dining area, library room, bar area, braai areas, various decks and big garden with lots of chill spots, and two pools. A separate hot water ablution facility and outdoor kitchen is available for campers.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -29.221795
Longitude: 31.501454

Closest airport(s)
King Shaka International - 100km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome under adult supevisn.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 01h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
October 2015 - No guest reviews.

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