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Tsitsikamma Backpackers

Tsitsikamma Backpackers
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Address: 54 Formosa Street
Storms River Village
Eastern Cape

Tsitsikamma Backpackers is a four star backpackers situated in Stormsriver Village along the scenic Garden Route. We are a clean, neat and relaxing backpackers lodge in Stormsriver Village. We pride ourselves as the Storms River backpackers with the most friendly staff, clean and spacious rooms and the best potjiekos in town! If you are looking for backpackers accommodation in the garden route this is a perfect stopover!

We have a range of accommodation from double en-suite rooms, twin rooms, shared female / male dorm rooms and tented units placed on decks in our indigenous garden. This all at an affordable rate and group bookings welcome.

Please note we are a relaxed and tranquil backpackers, NOT a party vibe. We have a self catering kitchen, wash up area, lounge with DSTV, dining room and a bar / entertainment area that has a pool table and fooze ball table. Our bar is fully licensed so no private alcohol is allowed.Meals are provided on request and we do have a laundry service.

Meals are provided on request and we do have a laundry service. Wifi For those just wanting to relax we are on a 1 acre property with plenty of indigenous trees and relaxing spots to sit back and unwind! Tsitsikamma Backpackers is situated in the quaint little village called Storms River Village. On site we offer the super addictive Tsitsikamma Segway tours, we have a range of 1 & 2 hour guided tours.

If you stay with us and book the Segway tours you get a 10% discount. This quaint little village has a very unique and beautiful feel to it. We have a supermarket, coffee shop, Tsitsikamma Canopy tour and adventure centre, Village Inn and Oude Martha restaurant as well as the Marilyn’s Diner restaurant in the main road of the village.

There is also the Tsitsikamma Mountain Spa with the Rafters Restaurant, gallery and bistro all within a 1km walk from the backpackers. In the area we have the Tsitsikamma National Park with the Storms river mouth, Tsitsikamma Zipline Bloukrans Bungy, snorkeling and kayaking with Untouched Adventures.

There is 1 small ATM in town at the supermarket but rather draw cash beforehand if you need to, most activities accept card payment as well. Our backpackers accepts credit card payments.The supermarket is small with limited variety but is open every day from 08:00 till 17:00. Our nearest petrol station is the Tsitsikamma Petro Port which is 5km from the village.

This pristine Backpacker Lodge offers luxury double en suite, double, tented garden units and dorm accommodation in acre setting with indigenous trees. Located in the quaint Stormsriver Village where one can find various restaurants, spa, small supermarket and various activities.

We cater for the discerning traveler who wishes to relax and unwind in a beautiful setting.

Daily breakfast and dinner is served and we have vegetarian friendly options. Our bar and entertainment area is the perfect place to sit back and relax after an adventure filled day!


Hard Pear

Double en-suite room.
Double en-suite room with a double bed and en-suite bathroom.
Linen and towels provided.
Fan in room for the hotter days.
Cupboard in the room.
Room sleeps 1 to 2 persons.

Wild Pomegranite

Double room with shared communal bathroom.
This room has a king size bed that can be made into 2 single beds on request.
Room has a fan with cupboards.
Towels and linen included. 
Mountain views.
Room sleeps 1 to 2 persons.

Honey Badger

6 bed en-suite dorm room.
A 6 bedded shared dorm room with an en-suite bathroom.
Double bunk bed style dorm room with linen and bedding.
En-suite bathroom.
Lockers in the room.
Mountain views.
Please note no children under 16 in dorms unless whole room is booked.


4 bed dorm with shared bathroom.
4 bedded dorm room in double bunk bed style with shared bathroom.
Linen and bedding is provided.
Garden views.
Please note no children under 16 in dorms unless whole room is booked.


Yellowwood / Forrest Buzzard

Family en-suite room.
Both these rooms have a king size bed as well as a double bunk bed inside them.
Own entrance with patio which has table and chairs.
En-suite bathroom inside the room as well as cupboard space.
Television with selected channel inside the room.
Linen, bedding and towels are provided.
Please note the price of the room is dependent on the amount of people or children.


Family room situated upstairs with a king size bed and double bunk bed.
Forest views.
En-suite bathroom with cupboard space in room.
Television with selected channel inside the room.
Linen, bedding and towels are provided.
Please note the price of the room is dependent on the amount of people or children.


  • Free Wifi
  • Snack Vending & Coffee Machine
  • Adequate Bathroom Facilities
  • Well-equipped Communal Kitchen
  • Indoor & outdoor Barbeque
  • Outdoor Boma Area
  • DSTV in Entertainment Area & Lounge
  • TV's in Selected Family Rooms
  • Indoor Soccer Table & Arcade Machine
  • Pool Table
  • Laundry Facility
  • Licensed Bar Area
  • Sadly No Animals
  • Safe On-site Parking
  • Hammock Area


Glamping is the new camping with convenience and comfort.
These 8 tented units are a step up from camping with beds, bedding and electricity inside.
4 tented units now have queen size beds, the other 4 units have 2 single beds with its own patio and chairs situated in our garden.
There is an outdoor boma area for braais as well as communal bathrooms and toilets inside.

Also available: Twin beds with bedding, lights and electricity in our garden.

The communal kitchen as well as all the other facilities are available to all.
Each tents has an inside and outside light, international plug point as well as a coffee table.


Shuttles available from the lodge at affordable rates.
Drop off and pick ups from the local activities.
Otter trail and Tsitsikamma hiking trail transfers.
Groups or individuals.
Call Andre on 074 027 8719 to book

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Tourism Grading - 4 Stars

  • Special Categories
  • Star Graded Accommodation
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