Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge
- In pursuit of a brighter tomorrow -
The Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is an all year round oasis being conveniently situated in a spacious home in Warner Beach, KwaZulu Natal, just 30 km south of Durban & 65km south of 'King Shaka' Durban International Airport.
Awesome 180 degree sea views of the Indian Ocean, unspoilt sandy beaches and pleasant weather are guaranteed.
The Blue Sky Mining offers clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation to backpackers, sportsmen, holidaymakers as well as business men.
Come and explore this spectacular hostel consisting of dormitories with its own showers & toilets, en suite double/twin rooms as well as camping facilities. All accommodation (except camping) gets serviced on a daily basis to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. All in all, the Blue Sky Mining can accommodate up to 50 people (excl. camping).
The incredible decor and artwork in- and outside the house will be something you have never experienced in your life before. Sleeping over in a F250 truck is just one of the attractions the Blue Sky Mining has got to offer.
We have got a cosy communal lounge with DSTV, dining room area, rock swimming-pool, pool-table, fully equipped self-catering kitchen with refrigeration and storage facilities, braai & fireplace entertainment area as well as a licenced bar.
For those in need there is high speed ADSL internet (wireless) as well as a laundry service available. Lucky you, pick ups from Amanzimtoti 'Post Office' and 'Total Garage' are free of charge within 8am to 6pm (shuttle service to be booked in advance, minimum of 2 nights required).
For those who are arriving at the new King Shaka Airport please contact us to get some more information on how to get to Blue Sky Mining using a reliable, safe and reasonable form of transportation.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast in our subtropical garden being surrounded by magnificent coca nut, banana and papaya trees.
Along the main road we have it all...restaurants and pubs, supermarket, takeaways, chemist, post office, video store & ATM. Looking for some nightlife entertainment? The art and craft market as well as a few nightclubs are all in close proximity.
The Blue Sky Mining is ideally situated for those who would like to catch a wave at some of the best surfing spots along the South Coast. We are just a stone's throw away from three subtropical beaches protected by lifeguards. The usage of Boogie- and Surfboards is free of charge.
Many other fun filled outdoor activities are waiting for youâ€¦
Go scuba diving at the Aliwal Shoal, one of the top ten dive sites in the world, and experience a breathtaking underwater adventure. Stunning reefs & wrecks, raggies, zambezi and tiger sharks, abundant fish life, dolphins, â€¦ - all in all world class diving at its best.
The helpful and friendly staff will gladly assist you in booking anything from introductional dive or openwater PADI to shark diving. How to get there? There is a shuttle service available at a cost of R 35.00 p.p./one way.
Experience the amazing Sardine Run, taking place in between mid June and mid July. Millions of tiny silverfish make their way up along the coast attracting game fish as well as sharks - a natural phenomenon not to be missed.
Looking for something else to do? Take a professional surf/kite lessons, go deep sea fishing, horseriding on the beach, visit Crocworld or go for a game drive at Tala Game Reserve.
The area is also known for its excellent golf courses all along the beautiful coastline of KwaZulu Natal as well as famous events like the Comrades, the Dusi Canoe Marathon and the A1 Grand Prix.
Durban as a real rainbow city offers a huge variety of places of interestâ€¦
U Shaka Marine World, a unique aquarium right on Durban's beachfront, Wilson's Wharf with its scenic harbour views, the Botanic Gardens, the Natural Science Museum, Gateway Shopping Mall, â€¦
Unforgettable trips into the Drakensberg, the Valley of Thousand Hills with its popular Zulu Village Tours, Sodwana Bay, the Wild Coast and many, many more can be arranged at our travel desk.
We're looking forward to welcoming you...
- air conditioner (some units)
- bar/cocktail lounge
- beach (less than 500m)
- boat trips (less than 5km)
- braai / barbecue - communal
- braai / barbecue - onsite
- canoeing (less than 5km)
- car hire (less than 20km)
- DSTV in communal area
- exercise facilities (less than 5km)
- fishing (less than 3km)
- golf (less than 5km)
- horse riding (less than 5km)
- ice skating (less than 5km)
- internet facilities
- kitchen communal
- laundry facilities (less than 2km)
- laundry facilities onsite
- live entertainment (less than 3km)
- medical facilities (less than 5km)
- movies / cinema (less than 5km)
- outdoor pool
- parking all onsite
- reptile park (less than 20km)
- restaurant (less than 5km)
- restaurant onsite
- scuba diving (less than 10km)
- television in communal area
- tennis court (less than 5km)
- whale watching (less than 10km)
- wi-fi / hotspot
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