is based in the Oude Molen Eco Village, Pinelands, the closest backpacking hostel to the airport. Cape Town City center is only a 12 min drive away.
We offer a convenient on site shuttle service and we are an accredited Baz Bus stop.
Riverlodge Backpackers offers self-catering backpacking accommodation and our rooms are perfect for volunteer accommodation, individual and group bookings and overland tour organisors.
The budget self-catering accommodation consists of single, double and twin rooms. We are the only backpacking lodge in Cape Town, with two camp sites, for vehicles and tents located securely within our gardens.
We have a backpacking travel desk, and one of our friendly knowledgeable backpacking staff will be able to assist you with planning every aspect of your trip.
Accommodation at Riverlodge Backpackers:
Our clean and cosy, secure accommodation includes:
- 13 x Twin share rooms
- 2 x Double rooms
- 1x Family room(sleeps 7)
- 8 x Share dorm (Out-building)
- Camping (Please note that own tent and equipment required)
- Self-catering kitchen
- Bedlinen included
- Towels for hire
- Lamps and lockers for each bed
- Free hot showers
- Weekly B.B.Q`s
- Lounge area with DSTV and two televisions plus a big screen television
- Laundry Service
- Free Luggage storage before arrival and luggage storage while traveling elsewhere for a small fee
- No lock out or curfew
- Shuttle service to and from Cape Town city center as well as airport pick ups and drop offs from ZAR120.00
- Floodlit parking area available with security guard at night
We have a night time security guard, to ensure that you and your vehicle are safe. Ample parking for buses and overland vehicles.
Riverlodge Backpackers Activities:
We offer a range of tours such as shark diving, wineland tours, safaris, penguin kayaking and many more. In the Eco village we have a farm stall cafe, swimming pool an horse riding.
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The Lighthouse Farm Lodge & Backpackers is situated on The Oude Molen Eco Village - A Beautiful site Central Cape Town. Enjoy a taste of farm style living, with open fields and rivers and spectacular views.
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Built in 1903, this gracious Edwardian home is ideally situated for those on business or holiday, with easy access to the Cape's main attractions.