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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Self catering backpackers lodge built next to a dam overlooking the Swartberg Mountains
A great place to meet the many wild critters that hang out in Marloth Park.
Welcome to God's country at the Tsitsa Falls
(Hogsback,Eastern Cape Inland and the Karoo)
A Backpaker must with Safaris and close encounters of the wild kind
(Mossel Bay,Garden Route)
This Riverdal backpackers / guest house overlooks the mountains and is on the edge of town.
You can see the shark boats launch from here. From your armchair, actually.
Hard Rock Backpackers in Jeffrey's Bay is centrally located to all the major surf spots.
(Jeffreys Bay,Sunshine Coast)
A genuine opportunity to volunteer and help children in need. You don't pay anything except your own costs, there is no placement fee or any other kind of fee to be paid.
(Graaff-Reinet,Eastern Cape Inland and the Karoo)
Rush Adventures is an ‘absolute’ student-budget tour operator aimed at travellers and students.
Situated 15km from White River, Acts Backpackers is the ideal base to venture out for scenic drives to Blyde River Canyon, Sabie, Hazyview, Pilgrims Rest, and Graskop.