Backpacking in the Garden Route

Garden Route on a Shoe-String Budget / Backpacking and Budget Travel in the Garden Route. Backpacking offers a great opportunity to meet and share experiences with like-minded travellers from all over the world. Over the last few years, so many hostels have opened that you can travel the length and breadth of the country staying only in backpackers hostels. From South Africa's unique backpackers bus (Baz Bus) to budget tours customised for the student traveller, South Africa is well equipped for the student or budget traveller.

Accommodation for Backpackers in the Garden Route / Hostels and Garden Route Backpackers Lodges offer excellent value for money, hospitality and a safe and friendly, laid-back environment for tourists travelling on a budget. Besides the financial "perks" of choosing a backpackers lodge, they are also a great way to meet like-minded travellers and your friendly hosts will share secrets known only to locals.

Most backpackers lodges also arrange adventure tours, group trips to the must-see attractions in their region and transport for guests, but confirm this with your chosen hostel before arrival.

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Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route Self Catering

Backpacker Apartments

Sleeps 26 people in 6 units

Located in Plettenberg Bay, Backpacker Apartments is a backpackers with a difference! Conveniently ... more

Very Good [1 verified review]

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  • 600
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Backpacker Apartments does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

George, Garden Route Backpackers Lodge

George Backpackers

Sleeps 20 people in 5 units

George Backpackers is centrally located in the CBD of George, the heart of the Garden Route. George ... more

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  • 600
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • George Backpackers does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Amakaya Backpackers

Sleeps 34 people in 10 units

Amakaya Backpackers hostel and self-catering accommodation is 300m from the shops, restaurants and ... more

Excellent [12 verified reviews]

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  • 475
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Amakaya Backpackers does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Knysna, Garden Route Self Catering

KnysnaGlampackers

Sleeps 28 people in 11 units

KnysnaGlampackers offers bed and breakfast accommodation in lovely wooden chalets in a forest garden, ... more

Excellent [14 verified reviews]

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  • 700
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • KnysnaGlampackers does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Victoria Bay, Garden Route Self Catering

Vic Bay Surfari

Sleeps 54 people in 11 units

Vic Bay Surfari Accommodation and Backpackers is situated on the small road down to the famous ... more

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  • 850
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Vic Bay Surfari does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route Backpackers Lodge

Albergo for Backpackers

Sleeps 49 people in 30 units

Albergo for Backpackers offers comfortable accommodation in Plettenberg Bay. The white sandy beach is ... more

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  • 550
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Albergo for Backpackers does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route Bed & Breakfast

Nothando Backpackers Hostel

Sleeps 20 people in 6 units

Centrally situated, Nothando Backpackers Hostel offers warm friendly hospitality. It is within ... more

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  • 500
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Nothando Backpackers Hostel does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Storms River, Garden Route Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

The Village Lodge

Sleeps 38 people in 10 rooms

The Village Lodge is situated in the centre of Storms river Village, close to all amenities and ... more

Excellent [10 verified reviews]

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  • 1100
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • The Village Lodge does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Mossel Bay, Garden Route Self Catering

Shark Shack Backpackers

Sleeps 28 people in 4 units

Shark Shack Backpackers offers comfortable accommodation in Mossel Bay, a popular holiday town and ... more

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  • 600
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Shark Shack Backpackers does not have a swimming pool
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Knysna, Garden Route Backpackers Lodge

Island Vibe Knysna

Sleeps 33 people in 8 units

The accommodation at Island Vibe Knysna is small and personal; choose between comfy en-suite doubles ... more

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  • 600
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

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