Buccaneers Lodge and Backpackers
Buccaneers is one of the best backpackers in South Africa, this unique backpackers is a place that most travellers will visit - check it out for yourself.
From N: N2 40km from Kei River, take Chintsa t/o. 12km to Chintsa West/Buccaneers t/o.
From S: Take Exit 1060 off N2. Cross over freeway. Go 1km to Jikeleza t/o, 16km to Chintsa West/ Buccaneers t/o.
GPS S 32° 50’ 11” E 28° 06’ 37”
South Africa's best backpackers
Built with the passion of the Price family, Buccaneers is one of the original and best loved backpackers in SA. Placed in a lush indigenous landscape, overlooking the beach and lagoon, this spacious property has funky beach-style cottages that offer simple airy dorms, gorgeous en suite doubles and family rooms, bedded safari tents on decks and a wonderful bush campsite in the valley.
The energetic Buccs team will lure you into free fun daily activities like volleyball and dune sundowners (all with free wine!) They’ll also feed you astounding food while the Skebenga Bar will get your hips hopping!
Wild ’n free, relaxed ’n casual, Buccs offers the best of both worlds.
The perfect backpackers
Buccaneers is a certified Fair Trade in South Africa establishment.
• Their African Gift Shop supports and sells local craft.
• They recycle, water harvest and plant hundreds of indigenous trees.
• Spend a morning lending a hand at the local créche.
Backpacker Rates and extras
Dorms from R130; Safari tents R280 (sleep 2); Doubles from R280 - R385; En suites from R480; Family rooms/groups - rates on request; Camping R85.
What's up at Buccaneers?
From hikes to bikes, from surf to beach horse trails, Buccs offers a huge range of activities. But if you’re adventured out, just relax and unwind in this blissful spot.
The hard to resist meals
Although self-catering is an option, Buccaneers is famous for its fantastic, freshly made meals which include full breakfasts, dinners and pizzas by the pool (in summer). There’s always a tasty veggie option.
Free breakfast on Sundays!
Buccaneers outreach programme network
Join the local kids at Bulugha School for their weekly concert. Delight in traditional Xhosa songs and support their school feeding scheme with a small donation if yo u like. Vis it the Wild Coast Schools Project (Fair Trade accredited)
The Very Famous Buccaneers Surf School.
Learn to surf on the Chintsa beach break.
Sign up and ride an elementary wave with the dolphins in the bay.
Say Molo to Mama Tofu
Grab a bike or hitch a ride to Mama T’s cultural village on this legendary half-day tour. Pop in for a beer at the new local micro-brewery.
Buccs Bush Spa.
Relax weary shoulders with a de-stressing, de-vine massage or salute the sun with an invigorating yoga session.
Chintsa Beach Horse Rides.
Canter across the stunning white Chintsa beach.
All riding levels welcome.
Experience the Big Five
Nearby Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve offers encounters with elephant and cheetah as well as Landrover and quad bike game drives (some of the cheapest in SA).
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