- Baz Bus Backpacker Bus
The Baz Bus backpacker bus is a hop-on’ hop-off backpackers bus that has a variety of routes around South Africa. It’s an easy way to get from A to B and a fun way to meet other travellers.
Culture vultures can get their fill of museums, art galleries, Anglo/Boer/Zulu/bullet slinging/spear throwing battle sites. Southern Africa’s history is flavoured by a variety of exotic influences and there’ll be something to suit everyone’s taste. Just don’t expect 1 000 year old cathedrals. This icons covers all cultural interests.
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South Africa has some fine dive sites. With a choice of oceans and conditions to choose from – not mention a huge variety of wreck and reef diving – water babies will have their hands full. This icon means it's time to pull out your fins.
- Game Parks
Africa is a wild continent and Southern Africa has fought hard to save her wildlife. A multitude of game parks pepper the area ranging from the impossibly exclusive to the downright affordable. A trip to the Kruger National Park is well worth while – although it is by no means the only game park worth visiting. This icon tells you that you're within game park visiting distance.
- Hiking Drakensberg
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.
A lot of cowboy-type mentalities live in this country – so there is no shortage of ponies to ride. Trails vary in length from an hour to seven days. The choice is yours. This icon lets you know that horseriding is available nearby.
- Nature in South Africa
There is lots of it. And most of it is protected so there are huge tracts of unspoilt loveliness that will have any nature lover coming back for more. This icon indicates naturally beautiful areas away from any major civilisation.
- Surfing South Africa
South Africa is a fantastic surf destination. With two different oceans – the icy Atlantic and the warm Indian – bordering the country, there are a large numbered of surf spots with a wide variety of waves. So no matter if you’re a beginner or if you’ve been around since Captain James Cook, you’ll find something to suit you. This icon idicates good surf stops.
- Whale watching
Southern Right whales visit in winter, and many other whales are found along our shores.
Things to do when you looking to enjoy the countryside!
For all adventure junkies, who are looking for some of the best Paragliding in South Africa. Look here for your thrill.
Jolling is a wonderful Afrikaans word for PARTYwhy-because-you-canING. And there’s lots of it in Southern Africa because the people are friendly , the beer is cheap and the nightlife whatever you want it to be. This icon tells you when to put on your dancing shoes.
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Places to Stay that offer this activity
- Afrique du Sud Backpackers
Located in the bustling heart of Sea Point with easy access to city amenities, public transport and (yippee) the Sea Point swimming pools by the sea.
- Amakaya Backpackers
This Plett backpackers is right up at the top of the Plettenberg Bay hill, with a great view.
- Ashanti Lodge
Ashanti backpackers is one of Cape Town's biggest hostels. They are a Cape Town backpackers which is busy, organised and knowledgeable and have a great building in a good location near the city centre of Cape Town.
- Carnival Court Backpackers
A grand backpacking hostel in midst of Cape Town city centre, within waltzing distance of almost everything a Cape Town Backpacker could need.
- Cat and Moose Backpackers
The Cape Town backpackers which is located at the top end of Long Street, next to the Long Street Baths and all the action.
- Green Elephant
This is the oldest lodge in Observatory and is the play ground of students....put your party shoes on!
- House on the Hill
House on the Hill offers luxurious accommodation at backpacker rates.
- Lungile Backpackers
Lungile backpackers in PE is perched on top of a hill in an attractive house overlooking the city and the ocean, Lungile is just three minutes walk from Port Elizabeth's main beach.
- St Johns Waterfront Lodge
This well established Cape Town backpackers is near the Waterfront and across the road from the World Cup Stadium.
- Tekweni Backpackers Hostel
Tekweni Backpacking hostel in Durban cooks. One can’t say anything else about this ever-buzzy hostel and its hordes of people.
- The Backpack
Cape Town's first backpacking hostel is still going strong and offers excellent facilities.
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A great backpackers to stay at if you are an independent self-drive. Awsome surf breaks nearby....
(Scarborough and Kommetjie,Cape Town)
See the 'flying' Great White Sharks above and below water.
(Simon's Town,Cape Town)
This owner run hostel has all the essentials for play mode - on the spot or out in the bush.
(Victoria Falls,Zimbabwe and Zambia)
This Stellenbosch backpackers is In the hub of town and close to all the action.
They organise volunteer projects and can book day trips and safaris.
This is Cape Town's longest running travel centre.
(Cape Town City Bowl,Cape Town)
An African themed Backpackers close to all the action in Grahamstown and its environs
(Grahamstown,Eastern Cape Inland and the Karoo)
Plett Backpackers in the newest backpackers in Plettenberg Bay. It is in the centre of town and boasts an awesome view over the Plettenberg Bay beaches.
(Plettenberg Bay,Garden Route)
Check out of the rat Race and cill-out in Parys
Swing into this jungle-side playground in the great outdoors of Limpopo.