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Amakaya Backpackers & Adventure Centre

Hostel | 15 Park Lane, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa 6600

88.1% Overall Rating

6 out of 6 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/12/2012)

Joseph WANG thinks…

"This place is awesome! It's literally right on a beautiful beach. Great experience!"

Read all Amakaya Backpackers & Adventure Centre reviews

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 44.33

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

No rooms will be held after 6pm unless an arrangement has been made for a late arrival.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Plettenberg Bay?

Contact us directly

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Overview

MID-YEAR WARMER:1 June - 30 September 2014
2 nights stay - less 20%
3 night stay - less 30%!

Complimentary self-help mini breakfast included.

300m from town.

Free internet and mini breakfast.

Amakaya means “home” and we welcome you to your “home away from home”.

Fully equipped and self-catering, we an upstairs bar and BBQ area, communal lounge, garden hammocks.

You can relax at our bar and large veranda with its awesome views of the Tsitsikamma Mountains, lagoon and ocean. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

2 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

2 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

Family Room Ocean View (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

Double Ocean View (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

About Amakaya Backpackers & Adventure Centre

Mid-year warmer: 1 June - 30 September 2014:
Stay for 2 nights and get 20% off standard rates!
Stay for 3 nights and get 30% off standard rates!

Complimentary self-help mini breakfast included in rates.

Amakaya Backpackers Guest House is situated 300 meters from the shops, restaurants and pubs of Main Street, Plettenberg Bay. If life is a 'beach' then only a few hundred meters further down the street you will find the ever popular Central Beach.

Leisure time can be spent at our upstairs bar and open air veranda from where you can view the Tsitsikamma mountain range and the bay. This is a great place to relax after a busy day or to watch the sunrise if you are an early bird or just chill in one of the hammocks.

At night, in addition to getting warmth from your favorite beverage, you can warm up around the fire.

Our Adventure Center will arrange your daily itinerary to get you out and about in the Garden Route area.

Swim with seals, kayak in the sea or even catch your dinner while deep sea fishing!

For the adrenalin seeker let us help you jump off the highest bungee bridge in the world (216m) or get someone to push you out of an plane (with a parachute of course!), where you can tandem your way back to earth.

....or perhaps a horseback ride in the game park, elephant experience or a stroll through Monkeyland to visit the ancestors - whatever your pleasure we will make it happen!

Accommodation Information

Our rooms and dorms are named after nearby popular mountain passes.
Montagu twin room - 2 single beds, valuables safe, built-in cupboards. Choice of 2 shared bathrooms opposite room.
Kaaimans twin room - 2 single beds, valuables safe, built-in cupboards. Choice of 2 shared bathrooms opposite room.
Outeniqua en-suite room- double bed and 2 bunk beds. Full bathroom, private balcony, valuables safe, built-in cupboards. Satellite television.
Homtini double room, shared bathroom
Baviaans private dorm - sleeps 2 in bunk beds. Shared bathroom.
Karatara private dorm - sleeps 2 in bunk beds. Shared bathroom.
Bloukrans dorm - sleeps 4 in bunk beds, en-suite bathroom, private entrance.
Groot Rivier dorm - sleeps 6 in bunk beds, en-suite bathroom, private entrance.
Meiringspoort dorm - sleeps 8 in bunk beds, shared bathroom.
Tradouw dorm - sleeps 12 in bunk beds, kitchen area, en-suite bathroom, private entrance, satellite television.

Free Wi-Fi throughout the property.

Location Information

Situated centrally and within walking distance from our main street, you'll find everything you need. From shopping malls to coffee shops, hairdresser, pubs and restaurants.

Our staff are friendly and extremely helpful with bookings and suggestions of things to do around Plettenberg Bay. Whether you want to jump out of a plane or off a bridge, want to brave the many forest and reserve walks, we have it all sorted.