Fairy Knowe Backpackers
Fairy Knowe is a Wilderness backpackers which is set on an old rambling farm with masses of space, horses, dogs and birds, overlooking the wetlands.
From N2: At Caltex turn into George Road. Follow road past the Protea Hotel. Turn right. 2km to turn off.
The original Wilderness Backpackers
Escape life’s hamster wheel at this laid-back backpackers with its bush lodge vibe. It’s near both the beach and the beauty of the national park where you can blaze a trail up to a waterfall to picnic, swim or zzzzz to the sound of nature-filled silence.
For your action fix, grab a nearby paraglide, canoe or horse ride, or retire to the lawns of Fairy Knowe for a spot of volleyball, badminton, bicycling or soccer.
Once a Victorian homestead, the rooms are accordingly spacious with views overlooking the neighbouring national park. You can also set up camp under the milkwoods or choose one of two separate thatched en suites if more purrrrrivacy is your thing.
Once you’re choc-full of nature, check out the cosy DSTV lounge and free internet. Or, if you’re in the mood to jol, head for the thatched entertainment area, throw all Victorian etiquette out the window and p-p-party on.
Yum.Breakfast, lunch and supper are available.
Free shuttle to the village and local beaches.
Out and about.Day tours to Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn.
Free access to Wilderness National Park.
Rates and extras
Dorms R100; Doubles from R300; En suite doubles from R400; Camping R70. Prices increase over summer season.
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