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4 star
South Africa
Western Cape
54 Formosa St, Stormsriver Village, 6308, South Africa
Storms River
after 13h00
2 nights
50 %

Tsitsikamma Backpackers

Tsitsikamma Backpackers offers a unique Eco-friendly tranquil environment situated in Stormsriver Village. This four star backpackers is surrounded by the magnificent Tsitsikamma forest and mountains. Easily accessible just off the N2 highway, a mere 65kms from Plettenberg Bay and 110kms from Jeffrey’s Bay, on the Baz Bus route.

ACCOMMODATION RATES:- (Valid from 11th Jan 2018  till 14th December 2018


Evergreen   (4 bed , shared bathroom)             – R220.00 per person

Honey Badger  (6 bed, en suite bathroom)     –  R220 per person

Double  with shared bathrooms

Wild Pomegranate       – R620.00 per room per night

Double  en suite room

Hard Pear        – R720.00 per room per night

En suite quad rooms

Kingfisher  / Yellowwood / Forrest Buzzard

2 pax :   R720 per room per night

3 pax:  R900 per room per night

4 pax: R1100 per room per night

Twin Tented units:

Twin tented units            -R600.00 per tent

Tsitsikamma Backpackers is a 4 star Backpackers Lodge. The lodges offers comfy family and double en suite rooms, tented garden units and dorm accommodation in a relaxing garden setting with hammock chill space and indigenous trees. We cater for the discerning traveler who wishes to relax and unwind in a beautiful setting. Daily breakfast and dinner is served and we have vegetarian friendly options. Our bar and entertainment area is the perfect place to sit back and relax after an adventure filled day!

We offer the guided Segway tours onsite and there is also a coffee  and snacks vending machine.  Situated close to numerous nearby activities such as zipline tours, blackwater tubing, africanyon, horse riding, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, canopy tours, boat cruises at the Stormsriver Mouth, various hikes and the bloukrans bungy jump. Come join us for adventurous days and relaxed and fun-filled nights. Please chat to one of our friendly consultants about pre booking your activities.

Please note we are a relaxed and tranquil backpackers, NOT a party vibe. We have a self catering kitchen, wash up area, lounge with DSTV, dining room and a bar / entertainment area that has a pool table and fooze ball table. Our bar is fully licensed so no private alcohol is allowed. Meals are provided on request and we do have a laundry service.

We have a supermarket, coffee shop, Tsitsikamma Canopy tour and adventure centre, Village Inn and Oude Martha restaurant as well as the Marilyn’s Diner restaurant in the main road of the village.

There is also the Tsitsikamma Mountain Spa with the Rafters Restaurant, gallery and bistro all within a 1km walk from the backpackers. In the area we have the Tsitsikamma National Park with the Storms river mouth, Tsitsikamma Zipline Bloukrans Bungy, snorkeling and kayaking with Untouched Adventures.

There is 1 small ATM in town at the supermarket but rather draw cash beforehand if you need to, most activities accept card payment as well. Our backpackers accepts credit card payments.The supermarket is small with limited variety but is open every day from 08:00 till 17:00. Our nearest petrol station is the Tsitsikamma Petro Port which is 5km from the village.

Facilities at Tsitsikamma Backpackers

  • Adequate Bathroom facilities with solar hot water.
  • Spacious en suite family rooms, dorm rooms and tented accommodation
  • Well equipped kitchen for communal use.
  • Indoor and outdoor barbeque area
  • D.S.T.V. in both the bar area and lounge
  • Indoor soccer table
  • Pool table
  • Hammock chill space
  • Laundry facility
  • Shuttles to local activities and sites
  • Free wi fi
  • Bar area
  • Onsite parking

Meal options:

  • Dinner and breakfast served daily.
  • Fully equipped kitchen for self catering
  • We do cater for vegetarians.
  • Prices subject to change
  • Breakfast options from R60 to R70 per person
  • Breakfast is served from 08:00 till 10:00.
  • Braai pack only: R60 each
  • Dinner is from R80 – R100 per person

Bar Area

We are fully licensed

Please refrain from bringing your own alcohol


Free wi fi

Indoor Entertainment

Pool table            –              R 2.00 per game

Darts and soccer table at no charge

Laundry Facilities

Washing only       –           R80.00 per 5kg load

Lodge Accommodation | The backpackers lodge has a range of neat and clean rooms.

Hard Pear

  • Double en suite room
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Fan & cupboard in the room
  • Room sleeps 1 to 2 persons

Wild Pomegranite

  • Double room with shared communal bathroom
  • This room has a king size bed that can be made into 2 single beds on request
  • Fan & cupboard in the room
  • Towels and linen included
  • Mountain views
  • Room sleeps 1 to 2 persons

Honey Badger

  • 6 Bed en suite dorm room
  • 6 bedded shared dorm room with an en suite bathroom
  • Double bunk bed style dorm room with linen and bedding
  • En suite bathroom
  • Lockers in the room. Mountain View.
  • Please note no children under 16 in dorm rooms unless whole room is booked


  • 4 bedded dorm room in double bunk bed style with shared bathroom
  • Linen and bedding is provided
  • Garden views
  • Please note no children under 16 in dorm rooms unless whole room is booked

Family Accommodation |  The family rooms provides a comfy vacation for the whole family.

Yellowwood | Forrest Buzzard

  • Family en suite
  • Both these rooms have a king size bed as well as a double bunk bed inside them
  • Own entrance with patio which has table and chairs on
  • En suite bathroom inside the room as well as cupboard space
  • Television with selected channel inside the room
  • Linen, bedding and towels are provided
  • Please note the price of the room is dependent on the amount of people or children


  • Family room situated upstairs with a King size bed and double bunk bed
  • Forest views
  • En suite bathroom with cupboard space in room
  • Television with selected channel inside the room
  • Linen, bedding and towels are provided
  • Please note the price of the room is dependent on the amount of people or children

Glamping | The new camping with convenience and comfort.

  • These 8 tented units are a step up from camping with beds, bedding and electricity inside
  • Each tented unit has 2 single beds with its own patio and chairs situated in our garden
  • There is an outdoor boma area for braais as well as communal bathrooms and toilets inside
  • Also available: Twin beds with bedding, lights and electricity in our garden
  • Glamping is the new camping with convenience and comfort
  • The communal kitchen as well as all the other facilities are available to all
  • Each tent has an inside and outside light, international plug point as well as a coffee table
  • Please note that space is limited and suitcases can be stored under the bed

Storms River Shuttles

  • Shuttles available from the lodge at affordable rates
  • Drop off and pick ups from the local activities
  • Otter trail and Tsitsikamma hiking trail transfers
  • Groups or individuals
  • Bookings essential.

Policies of Tsitsikamma Backpackers

after 13h00
Full Payment is required on confirmation. Payment can be made via bank transfer. Any bank costs from an international transfer will be covered by the traveller. Only written cancellations will be accepted. Ensure to receive an acknowledgment of cancellations from reservations. Please enquire about peak period cancellations 25% of fee is charged if cancellation less than 30 days prior to arrival 50% of fee is charged if cancellation less than 15 days prior to arrival 100% of fee is charged if cancellation less than 7 days prior to arrival Refunds, if agreed, are subject to a 10% administration fee.
Reception is open till 22h00 and check in is before 19:00. Prior arrangements will need to be made for late arrivals. We provide home cooked vegetarian friendly dinners. Please arrange before 15h00. The bar is fully licensed so no private alcohol is allowed. Meals are provided on request.

Amenities of Tsitsikamma Backpackers

Hammock Area. Outdoor Boma Area. Pool Table. Laundry Facility. Licensed Bar Area. DSTV in Entertainment Area & Lounge. Some rooms have fans.

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