Addo Members

The Aardvark

Eco friendly self-catering accommodation offering the discerning budget traveller a comfortable and sociable stay. Stay in our en-suite dorm rooms or safari tent. Prepare your meals in the well-equipped communal kitchen or enjoy our outdoor braai facilities or enjoy a fantastic meal on the premises at Hazel's organic restaurant. ..more

Woody Cape Backpackers & Holiday Resort

Come and relax, enjoy a slice of unspoilt unadvertised nature with a friendly smile and warm welcome. We are here to make your stay special. ..more

Bulungula Members

Bulungula Lodge

Bulungula is an eco-friendly backpackers lodge run in partnership with a vibrant, traditional community. We run on solar power and wind power. ..more

Cape Town Members

33 South Boutique Backpackers

"Flashpackers" and adventure travellers - welcome to Cape Town and 33 South. ..more

A Sunflower Stop

A Sunflower Stop is a luxury backpackers offering relaxing and comfortable accommodation. Our specialist travel desk will give you the best prices for day trips and adventure tours. ..more

Atlantic Point Backpackers

Experience the cutting edge changes taking place in the backpacker's concept. Atlantic Point brings a new dimension to your expectations of adventure, hospitality and travel. ..more

Backpack & Africa Travel Centre

Voted as Lonely Planet's No 1 Top 10 Best Value Stays 2014, South Africa's original and award-winning hostel has all the facilities you can expect from a great hotel: stylish, comfortable rooms (shared or private bathrooms), private safes and in-house ATM. FREE unlimited Wi-Fi or ADSL. Swim in the pool, try our delicious food and meet like-minded international travellers in our buzzing café. Pop into our travel centre for free and friendly advice. ..more

Backpackers District Six

BP D Six is situated within the historical Castle Bar Hotel and offers a self- catering area, fridges in all rooms, two pubs, two braai/barbecue areas, a pool table, a private off-licence, bottle store and curio shop & a general provision shop. Free off street parking. ..more

Bohemian Lofts Backpackers

We are an exciting, quirky and interesting backpackers who aim to make every guests stay memorable and make our establishment a home away from home. ..more

Cape Town Deco Lodge

We offer lodgings in a pleasant and typically Capetonian atmosphere. Meet interesting local and international visitors, many of whom like it enough here to stay for awhile. ..more

Daddy Long Legs Boutique Hotel

The friendly, well-travelled team will set you on track for a hotel adventure through rooms designed by Cape Town’s artists, photographers, sculptors and writers. ..more

Green Elephant Backpackers

Camping, dorms, privates and en-suites. “I’m in my elephant!” she said as she put her bags down. Green Elephant will boost your green karma. Everything is recycled, from beer bottles to grey water. So you can have the best time, and save the planet doing it. ..more

Hout Bay Backpackers

Hout Bay Backpackers is nestled just 20m to the beach and walking distance to the shopping centre, where a variety of activities are offered. These include surfing, fishing, diving, sailing, sea kayaking, hiking trails, top restaurants, wine and township tours, and if that's not enough there's loads of live entertainment! Local Volunteer projects and language courses available. ..more

Once in Cape Town

Once in Cape Town is an all-star hotel for backpackers and travellers. EAT SLEEP and EXPLORE Cape Town from our central location. Every room is en suite. FREE: breakfast, Wi-Fi and off-street parking. ..more

Penthouse on Long Backpackers

Come and stay with us in our family run hostel. We have lovely individually decorated rooms and wonderful entertainment areas. We are near all the action but a good night's sleep is guaranteed.

Riverlodge Backpackers

Riverlodge is away from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet only ten mintues away from the city, beach and international airport. ..more

Saltycrax Backpackers

Ideal for the watersports enthusiasts. Relax on beautiful white beaches, go kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing or adrenalin junkies can come skydive, paraglide, quad-bike or sand-board. ..more

Chintsa Members

Areena Riverside Resort

Wildly peaceful and where good friends meet! ..more

Buccaneers Lodge

Buccaneers is considered by many to be the best backpackers in South Africa. If Buccaneer's doesn't get to your soul, there's something wrong with your karma. ..more

Coffee Bay Members

Coffee Shack Backpackers

Coffee Shack has a fun relaxed vibe and are partners with the Tshezi Community who are 30% shareholders. If you need to do something, join one of our 2 hour surf lessons, for only R40 (With professional instructors & equipment included), else join one of our amazing day trips. Alternatively relax in the hammocks, or head down to the beach. ..more

Colesberg Members

Toverberg Guest Houses

Excellent restaurants, a museum, shops and a supermarket are all within walking distance. We have both private units and backpacking accommodation. ..more

Drakensberg Members

Amphitheatre Backpackers

Panoramic views. For young and old. Thatched lodge, funky bar, restaurant, sauna, jacuzzi. Tours to  Tugela Falls (world's 2nd highest). Explore remote Lesotho. Rock climb. ..more

Inkosana Lodge & Trekking

We provide honest, expert advice about Drakensberg activities - hiking, riding, rafting, arts, the Boys Choir and the canopy tour. We have a garden, pool and herb garden. Rooms are fully serviced, and we offer wonderful bread and meals. ..more

Sani Lodge

A rural, laid-back retreat, owned and managed by Simone and Russell since 1992. Four-star graded. A base for Drakensberg Adventures offering 14 community-based cultural, pony-trekking and hiking tours to Lesotho plus guided hikes to caves and rock art. ..more

Durban Members

Ansteys Beach Backpackers Int.

Ansteys is owned and run by a surfing family and offers a real taste of the laid-back surfing and beach lifestyle. Come on over and become a part of the extended Ansteys family! ..more

Happy Hippo Accommodation Durban

We have been in the industry for 15 years and have achieved great accolades in all foreign guide books. We run sustainable tourism entities. ..more

Nomads Backpackers

Nomads is a friendly, homely spot that promises to provide efficient service in a welcoming atmosphere. Our travel desk has all the travel info you need. ..more

Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

We have a reputation for being festive. Music playing and chilling by the pool type stuff. You have a choice of staying right in the middle of the action or in one of our quieter more remote rooms away from the hustle and bustle. ..more

East London Members

Santa Paloma Guest Farm and Eco-Centre

Kick back, relax and replenish your soul with awesome views, farm-style living and warm hospitality. This is where friends leave as family. ..more

Sugarshack Backpackers

It is a really easy place to hang out with its exciting daytrips and great night life. We specialise in personalized attention from our friendly African staff. ..more

Ezulwini Members

Lidwala Backpacker Lodge

Our vision to be one of Africa’s leading hostels offering an amazing accommodation experience in a beautiful, convenient location with eco-friendly & socially responsible operations. ..more

George Members

Outeniqua Travel Lodge

Outeniqua Backpackers is a clean laid-back meeting place with a friendly atmosphere. ..more

Step - Aside George Conference Centre

At Step-Aside, you get that tranquil and relaxing farm feeling. Ducks greet you and a flock of geese carefully watch over us, together with Tiger, our watch dog. ..more

Hermanus Members

Zoete Inval Traveller's Lodge

Zoete Inval combines the convenience of a B & B and  the freedom of a relaxed backpackers. Try some shark viewing, whale watching, kayaking and wine tours. A "health breakfast" is free to all guests. ..more

Hogsback Members

Away With The Fairies

Hikes to waterfalls, mountains and indigenous forest. Incredible nature combines with a vibey bar and superb food.  Shuttle from Cintsa and East London. ..more


Sometime true gems are a little further off the trodden track. Terra-Khaya (Earth Home) is an eco-backpackers that runs off renewable energy, recycles everything and the innovative comfortable rooms are all built with salvaged and natural materials. ..more

Jeffreys Bay Members

Cristal Cove

Cristal Cove is excellent value for money. Clean, luxury style accommodation at budget friendly prices. We are passionate about turning your dreams into great memories. ..more

Island Vibe Jeffreys Bay

Island Vibe is a must-see destination. This is the perfect place for all. Friendly staff, loads of adventure and fun all the way. ..more

Johannesburg Members

MoAfrika Lodge

MoAfrika Lodge offers comfortable and stylish accommodation. Our rooms are spacious and decorated in a true African style. Rates include transfers to and from the airport. ..more

Knysna Members

Homebase Knysna

Come and visit us in our brand new hostel. We have wonderful beds and crispy white linen. The kitchen is well equipt with sparkling pots and pan and everything that you might need to whip us a gourmet meal. Our entertainment room has a bar, flat screen TV and pool table with comfy couches. This room leads out onto the huge pool which will cool you down on hot summer days. We serve a basic complimentary breakfast of cereal and toast. Free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee. My friendly staff will make you feel at home. ..more

Island Vibe Knysna

Island Vibe Knysna has all the smooth comforts travellers need. And awesome adventures and stunning places to visit too. ..more

Livingstone Members

Jollyboys Backpackers & Camp

The best place to base yourself for some crazy adrenalin or lazing in the hammocks under the mango trees. ..more

Lubanzi Members

Wild Lubanzi Backpackers

We are an owner-run backpackers lodge focused on community development and sustainability on the Wild Coast. ..more

Malealea Members

The Trading Post Guest House

Accommodation and facilities of a high standard. We have lived in Lesotho for many years and can advise knowledegably on travel here.


Mdumbi Members

Mdumbi Backpackers

Just have some faith!

Mossel Bay Members

Bella Sombra Guest House

We are a 4-star guesthouse with a tranquil garden. All rooms are en suite with satellite TV. WE have closed parking, a swimming pool, bar, pool table, free coffee/tea and equipped kitchens. ..more

Mossel Bay Backpackers

We are a friendly hostel with a lovely swimming pool, and all necessary facilities available.

Mthatha Members

Mthatha Backpackers & Tours

Mthatha Backpackers caters for every aspect of the backpacking traveller with dorms, private rooms with en suite, self catering or meals on request.

Nelspruit Members

Old Vic Traveller's Inn

This well established 4 star backpackers is run by owners, Crazy Dave and Bella. They offer excellent personal service, tours and info on Mozambique and the Kruger Park. ..more

North Coast Members

Monkey Bay Backpackers

The lodge is tastefully decorated in a rustic, artistic way giving our guests the true African experience. Thanks to loads of indoor and outdoor space, nothing will cramp your style. Ballito is known for its awesome surfing conditions and we have 25 surfboards for rent from our surf shack. ..more

Plettenberg Bay Members

African Array Lodge

We strive to be the best at catering to all our guest needs. ..more

Amakaya Backpackers

A clean, up-market "home from home" with all the comforts and facilities to make your stay special. ..more

Wild Spirit Backpackers Lodge

Wild Spirit is an eco-backpackers on the edge of a nature reserve. We offer guests a homely, welcoming atmosphere and encourage environmental awareness through sustainable practices on the farm. ..more

Port Elizabeth Members

Island Vibe Port Elizabeth

Island Vibe PE is a spacious house with a lush garden, huge swimming pool and a jacuzzi for relaxing. Flashpackers will love the luxurious accommodation, in-house tours and free wifi! ..more

Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Kwantu is a Big 5 game reserve where you can experience five star hospitality. We offer 3-hour morning or afternoon game-drives. Transfers from Port Elizabeth to Kwantu available on request. ..more

Lungile Backpackers

Lungile is an upmarket beachfront backpacker lodge with a great vibe and plenty to do. It's offers good value for money and is a popular spot in PE. ..more

Port St Johns Members

Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

Amapondo offers tours to rural villages, sangoma trance dancing & drumming. The sardine run, whales, dolphins & warm Indian Ocean makes it a perfect paradise. Breathtaking waterfalls, coastal hikes & horserides (the Coffee Bay hike starts here). ..more

Jungle Monkey & The Island Backpackers

The undeveloped and traditional Xhosa villages will give you a true African experience. Come and enjoy the friendly, vibey village, while Jungle Monkey will supply your basic needs. ..more

Sedgefield Members

Afrovibe Myoli Beach

Our cabanas are equipped with private bathrooms and spacious balconies overlooking the ocean. A sun deck fitted with jacuzzi's, a cocktail bar and restaurant is available to further enhance your beach experience. ..more

South Coast Members

Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge

Blue Sky Mining is an all year round oasis with awesome 180° sea views of the Indian Ocean and unspoilt sandy beaches. Pleasant weather is guaranteed. ..more

Soweto Members

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

Unique stay in the township of Soweto! Apart from accommodation we offer interactive bicycle tours and tuk tuk tours of Soweto. We work closely with the community in various projects. Fair Trade accredited. ..more

St. Lucia Members

Budget Backpackers St. Lucia

Come visit St Lucia. See the Big 5, hippos, crocs and whales. Snorkel and surf! ..more

Struisbaai Members

Cape Agulhas Backpackers

Come and experience the place where the two oceans meet and take the most southern experience in Africa with you. ..more

Wilderness Members

The Wild Farm

The Wild Farm is situated on a hill top with awesome 360 degrees views - the perfect place to explore the Wilderness natural beauty. ..more