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Fairy Knowe Backpackers

Hostel | Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, 6560 Wilderness, South Africa 6560

84.8% Overall Rating

17 out of 18 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/02/2015)

Hayley Goddard thinks…

"It was in a lovely location and the staff were very helpful. The offer various activities such as kayaking. There is a licenced bar in the middle."

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  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 10.68

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Payment is to be in cash on 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.

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The Backpackers Lodge is set on the Touw River, overlooking the Wilderness National Park Lakes. The old Victorian homestead, built in 1874, is equipped with all of the necessary modern conveniences in a secure beautiful setting, nestled beneath a Milkwood Forest. Read more

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About Fairy Knowe Backpackers

Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge is nestled beneath an indigenous Milkwood Forest overlooking the lakes of the peaceful and safe Wilderness Village. It is located in the heart of the many adventure activities available in the area. Fairy Knowe is close to the local shops and offers self catering facilities of a modern full communal kitchen or enjoy a delicious “Traditional South African Meal Of The Day”.

Fairy Knowe Backpackers Lodge offers quality facilities ensuring a memorable stay:
• Travel Information Centre and Adventure Tour Bookings
• Broadband Internet
• Valuables Safe in all rooms
• Full Bar and Pool Table
• Telephone and Fax Facility
• Lounge, Library and Fire Place
• Big Screen Cinema Television, Satellite Television and DVD player
• Housekeeping and Laundry facilities
• Braai or BBQ facilities
• Outside Fire Pit
• Well positioned camping sites with seperate new ablutions
• Braai or BBQ facilities

The fabulous communal living, entertainment and outdoor area is surrounded by forest and a haven to local birdlife and a great place to meet and mingle with fellow travellers.

The Famous Healthy Energy Breakfasts are served between 8h00 and 10h00 daily.