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Back Packers

With so many adventure activities in the Eastern Cape, the backpacker accommodation offering is unrivalled in its diversity for independent travellers wanting to experience the area and its activities.

Backpacker accommodation is affordable and allows visitors to experience more of what is on offer with regards to city life or outdoor activities. Rooms are usually dormitory style, with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.

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Bulungula Backpackers Lodge

On a spectacular, remote beach, in a vibrant Xhosa community, you will find a new, eco-friendly paradise known simply as BULUNGULA. If you are a traveller, looking to challenge your beliefs, to confront your our holy crazy cows, to dance round a fire on the beach until dawn, to listen to the crabs...

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Bulungula Backpackers Lodge

On a spectacular, remote beach, in a vibrant Xhosa community, you will find a new, eco-friendly paradise known simply as BULUNGULA. If you are a traveller, looking to challenge your beliefs, to confront your our holy crazy cows, to dance round a fire on the beach until dawn, to listen to the crabs play their guitars while the frogs dance, to see a world you didnt know existed - in other words to travel... then as the Lonely Planet (2004) says, dont miss it Selected by the Rough Guide in 2007 as one of the worlds Ultimate Ethical Travel Experiences.

Contact Details

Telephone: +27 (0)47 5778900
Mobile: +27 (0)83 3915525
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.bulungula.com

Address

Farm 37 Elliotdale Magisterial District

Canaan Christian Accommodation

It is a self-catering establishment - dormitory - type (Back-Packers) with a capacity of 160 beds at R30.00 per person.

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Canaan Christian Accommodation

It is a self-catering establishment - dormitory - type (Back-Packers) with a capacity of 160 beds at R30.00 per person.

Contact Details

Telephone: +27 (0)43 7369899
Mobile: +27 (0)83 9237364
Email: [email protected]

Address

Farm A - 70, Cove Ridge

Coffee Shack Backpackers Lodge

Youll find us on the Wild Coast, idyllically located on the beach, in Coffee Bay with the high tide lapping at our garden gate. Accommodation Camping R70 per person per night Dorms R120 per person per night Private R300 per room per night Ensuite R360 per room per night Additional people in the...

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Coffee Shack Backpackers Lodge

Youll find us on the Wild Coast, idyllically located on the beach, in Coffee Bay with the high tide lapping at our garden gate. Accommodation Camping R70 per person per night Dorms R120 per person per night Private R300 per room per night Ensuite R360 per room per night Additional people in the private rooms will be charged at R100 per person Meals There are 2 self-catering kitchens for those who need them, otherwise Coffee Shack provides 3 meals a day. Breakfast menu includes a choice of cooked or cold selections. Light lunches of toasted sandwiches and salads are available and a two-course evening meal (R45). Every Friday, a different local village in the area host our guests for a traditional Xhosa evening which includes dinner, singing dancing, traditional mqombothi beer and a chance to chat with the locals. Sunday nights there is a free potjie (Traditional South African Stew) for all guests. The Babalaza Bar Is a fully licensed bar, that rocks in the evenings with its free pool table. If you prefer you can enjoy the chilled-out atmosphere around the fire-pit. Ocean permitting free oysters and mussels are served on the bar before dinner. Most evenings a local choir will sing, or a group of dancers will perform traditional Tshezi (the local Xhosa tribe) dances. Tuesday nights is party nite; everyone dresses up for the theme night with lots of free punch flowing for all and sundry. Full moon parties overlooking the ocean are not to be missed. Trips and Outings Every evening, (weather permitting) we go to one of the many magnificent sundowner spots in the area to celebrate the end of another day and to enjoy a cold beer. Every day, we run a different adventure showing off the multitude of spectacular locations in the region. The day trips are all very well priced, include lunch and never leave early... 10H30 If it rains we have a variety of different activities to keep you occupied. Mpuzi Cliffs & caves R60 This short hike follows a steep goat path down to the awesome caves and other natural jewels on this wild, untouched stretch of coast. Some fun swimming and cliff jumps are available for the willing Surf Lessons and trips R40(equipment included) A variety of different combinations of beach & surf days are on offer, at either Coffee Bay or Umdumbi beach. Take some lessons from a qualified surf instructor. Hike to Hole in the Wall R60 Let us introduce you to some of the most uniquely beautiful coastline in the world, and give you a brief introduction into the traditional lifestyle of the Xhosa people. At Hole in the Wall you can take in the magnificent setting while enjoying lunch under the milk wood trees. Cultural Explorer R80 Let our local guide take you for a gentle walk though their home lallie (village), find out how many cows your girlfriend is worth Buy a hangover cure from the herbalist, grind your own maize with an ancient grindstone, and share a beer with the locals at their local Easi Falls adventure R100 (summer months only) This full day hike will be one of those days that you never forget. Adventure through some of the most remote and untouched countryside in the Transkei, ultimately swimming the last 60m until you arrive at the hidden waterfalls. Only during summer. Drum making workshops A local drum maker will assist you make your own drum, from scratch, (3-5 days) If none of the above activities tickles your fancy, relax in our garden over looking the beach or catch a little sunshine on one of the many beautiful beaches in the area. Other facilities Coffee Shack runs a daily shuttle to Mthatha to meet the Baz Bus and other mainline buses. We have a good internet connection, safe parking and a laundry service. Coffee Shack is committed to the improvement and uplifting of the greater community, through education, training, scholarships, support of local producers and suppliers and providing the community an opportunity to benefit from tourism. But at the end of the day, we offer lots of fun and more happiness than you could ever imagine. See you soon

Contact Details

Telephone: +27 (0)47 5752048
Mobile: +27 (0)83 6564350
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.coffeeshack.co.za

Address

On The Beach; Coffee Bay, Wild Coast

Cristal Cove

Luxury self catering apartments on the beach at the famous and within walking distance of the other excellent surfing spots.

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Cristal Cove

Luxury self catering apartments on the beach at the famous and within walking distance of the other excellent surfing spots.

Contact Details

Telephone: +27 (0)42 2932101
Mobile: +27 (0)79 4751193
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.cristalcove.co.za

Address

49 Flame Crescent , Jeffreys Bay

Dijembe Backpackers Lodge

Dijembe Backpackers Lodge offers backpacker accommodation with excellent service, clean fresh rooms with guaranteed hot water and delicious home cooked meals around a roaring bonfire. Situated in the heart of the Garden route in Stormsriver Village, Tsitsikamma. A tranquil gem nestled between...

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Dijembe Backpackers Lodge

Dijembe Backpackers Lodge offers backpacker accommodation with excellent service, clean fresh rooms with guaranteed hot water and delicious home cooked meals around a roaring bonfire. Situated in the heart of the Garden route in Stormsriver Village, Tsitsikamma. A tranquil gem nestled between forests with perfect mountain views and a short drive to the Tsitsikamma National Park. Daily horse trails are run from the backpackers, 2 hour rides into the Tsitsikamma forest. Mountain bikes are available to rent, 22km Storms River Cycle Route through the old Elephant Pass up to the viewpoint at the Stormsriver Mouth with breathtaking views. The forest dorm beds are hand carved and a must to try out Private rooms with en suite rooms, queen size beds and rock showers are the perfect haven after a fun filled day. They have camping facilities and a communal kitchen for all to use with BBQ facilities. Try the upper deck Jacuzzi with spectacular mountain views, with a cocktail in hand from the cosy bar. At Dijembe drums and didgeridoo playing with shooting stars above will transport you to another world. Healthy breakfast is served daily in a tranquil garden setting with fresh filter coffee.

Contact Details

Telephone: 042 2811 842
Mobile: 071 438 4781
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.dijembebackpackers.com

Address

59 Formosa Street

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