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Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge Hostel

5 Nelson Palmer Rd, Warner Beach, South Coast, Durban, South Africa

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° sea views of the Indian Ocean, un-spoilt sandy beaches and pleasant weather are guaranteed. Read more

92% Overall Rating 10 out of 10 customers would recommend this property based on 10 reviews

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 92%

Facilities 92%

Location 78%

Safety 98%

Staff 98%

Value 96%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar APM-96
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Children's Play Area"
  • Common Room
  • Cots available
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Not Included"
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
  • WiFi

Important Information

Please be advised that once a booking has been made, the client will be charged an additional 40% deposit of the total amount
In the event of a cancellation the following policy is applicable:
1) 30 to 8 days prior to arrival – 40% of the total account will be forfeited
2) 7 days or less prior to arrival – 100% of the total account will be charged
In the event of premature departure, full extent of stay as originally booked and confirmed will be charged.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Durban?

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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° sea views of the Indian Ocean, un-spoilt sandy beaches and pleasant weather are guaranteed. Read more

Shared Rooms

Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Standard 3 Bed Family Room Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 2 Bed Tent Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge

The Blue Sky Mining offers clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation to backpackers, sportsmen, holiday makers as well as business men.

Come and explore this spectacular hostel consisting of dormitories with its own showers and 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.

The incredible décor and artwork in and outside the house will be something you have never experienced in your life before. Sleeping in a F250 truck is just one of the attractions the Blue Sky Mining has got to offer.

We're looking forward to welcoming you...

IMPORTANT:

Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is a licensed establishment.
Therefore no alcohol can be consumed in the common areas and/or rooms unless purchased from the onsite bar.
Thanking you for your co-operation!

Blue Sky Mining's booking and cancellation policy:

In the event of a cancellation the following policy is applicable:

1) 31 days or more prior to arrival – 10% of the total account will be charged for administration work
2) 30 to 8 days prior to arrival – 40% of the total account will be forfeited
3) 7 days or less prior to arrival – 100% of the total account will be charged for through customer’s credit card
In the event of premature departure, full extent of stay as originally booked and confirmed, will be charged for.
In addition, if more people arrive than booked for we will try to accommodate them at a rate p. person/room.

In addition, if more people arrive than booked for we will try to accommodate them at a rate p. person/room.
Furthermore, please take notice that one of the following documents will be required on arrival: Valid ID or Passport

Thanking you for your understanding

Accommodation Information

We have got dining room area with DSTV, rock swimming-pool, pool-table, fully equipped self-catering kitchen with refrigeration and storage facilities, fireplace entertainment area and a licensed bar.

For people in need there is ADSL Internet (wireless), laundry service as well as a transport 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 visit www.margate.co.za/minicoach.htm 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 and ATM. If you are looking for some night life entertainment, the art and craft market as well as a few nightclubs are all in close proximity.

Location Information

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 which are protected by lifeguards. The usage of boogie- and surfboards is free of charge.

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, and dolphins, -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 open water 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.

Many other fun filled outdoor activities are waiting for you…

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 be missed.

Looking for something else to do? Take professional surf or kite lessons, go deep sea fishing, horse riding on the beach, visit Crocworld or go for a game drive at Tala game reserve.

Durban as a real rainbow city offers a huge variety of places of interest…
U Shaka Marine World, a unique aquarium right on Durban’s beachfront, Wilson’s Wharf with its scenic harbor views, the Botanic Gardens, the Natural Science Museum, Gateway Shopping Mall…

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.

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.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.