With Southern Africa’s abundant natural magnificence, hikers will be in their element. Trails range from short to long, easy to almost impossible, and beautiful to breath-takingly-mind-boggling. This icon points to great hiking areas.
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Ride from Khotso backpackers in the Southern Drakensberg over the mountains and into Lesotho.
A backpackers, club and restaurant all rolled into one.
(Inhambane and Tofo,Mozambique)
Located at Umkomaas Lodge, Cage Shark Dive is the only local operator to offer shark cage diving.
This Hermanus backpackers has been here forever. "Zoete Inval" means "drop in and make yourself at home" in Dutch - which is easy enough to do here.
Train to become a paraglider or just hang around groundside.
(Bulwer,Drakensberg Backpacker Hostels)
This Mossel Bay backpackers is located in a spacious 130 year old stone homestead with some wonderful woodwork and some stunning artwork.
(Mossel Bay,Garden Route)
Want to surf, drum, kayak, have fun? It's all here.
(Muizenberg and Kalk Bay,Cape Town)
Nothando is situated in the centre of Plettenberg Bay and is a five star backpackers.
(Plettenberg Bay,Garden Route)
Karaniqua Village offers backpackers accommodation just outside of Buffels Bay along the Garden Route
The experts on travel and adventure in Southern Africa, based in Vic Falls.
(Victoria Falls,Zimbabwe and Zambia)