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Backpackers Garden Route

Garden Route accommodation

The Garden Route is a great travel tip. It takes you along the East Coast of South Africa with many great accommodation options along the way. If you would like to travel along the Garden Route, meet new people and have great fun, we recommend using Backpackers and hostels.

Garden Route backpackers and activities

The Garden Route and Overberg is one of the most popular holiday routes in South Africa. It has many spectacular beaches, famous nature reserves and activities for everyone.  Some of the most famous things to see and do along the Garden Route:

  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Boat chartering
  • Ostrich show farms
  • Ado Elephant Park
  • Cango Caves
  • Monkey Land
  • Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours
  • Bunjee Jumping Bloukrans
  • Hiking Trails
  • Houseboat tours
  • Overland tours

Information Centres for the different areas along the Garden Route

Cape Town - Overberg - Garden Route  accommodation

We have listed a few backpackers, which can find on route to Knysna. We have tried to list them as you travel from Cape Town to Knysna. We are currently unable to link the sites to Cape Intern but this will be done in the near future.
If you do have any other recommendation on other backpackers please let us know so we can add them to the list. 

Overberg accommodation and backpackers

Name 
Website Area 
 Bayside Beach House www.bettysbaybackpackers.co.za   Betty´s Bay
 Fisherhaven Traveller´s Lodge www.ftlodge.com
 Fishhaven
 Hermanus Backpackers
www.hermanusbackpackers.co.za  Hermanus
 Gansbaai Backpackers www.gansbaybackpackers.com  GansBaai
 The Suntouched Inn
www.suntouchedinn.co.za
 Napier
 Cape Agulhas backpackers
www.capeagulhasbackpackers.com
 Struisbaai
 Swellendam Backpackers
www.swellendambackpackers.co.za
 Swellendam
 Barry´s Holliday accommodation www.witsand.co.za  Witsand

Garden Route accommodation and backpackers

Name
Website
 Area
Mossel Bay Backpackers www.mosselbayhostel.co.za Mossel Bay
Little Brak Beach House www.littlebrakbeachhouse.co.za
Brak River
Backpackers Paradise & Joyrides  www.backpackersparadise.net oudtshoorn
Backpackers Oasis Shanti
www.oasisshanti.com
Oudtshoorn
Amber Lagoon www.amberlagoon.co.za
Oudsthoorn
Afrovibe Lodge
www.afrovibes.co.za George
Beach House Backpackers www.wildernessbeachhouse.com Wilderness
The Wild Farm www.wildfarm.co.za
Wilderness
Buffalo Bay Backpackers
www.buffalobaybackpackers.co.za Knysna
Knysna Backpackers
www.knysnabackpackers.co.za Knysna
Albergo for Backpackers
www.albergo.co.za Plettenberg Bay
Wild Spirit Lodge
www.wildspiritlodge.co.za The Crags
Bloukrans Backpackers Lodge
www.tsitsikamma.org.za Storms River

Garden Route Map and locations

Please click on the link to make use of our Interactive Cape Town Map including the Garden Route with useful locations.

Recommodations for others to see

The Garden Route has so many great things to see and experience. We have added a comment section to the bottom of the page for anybody who would like to share his or her experience with others. Please take the time to make comments, which will help others.

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