Breathtaking views of the Robberg Peninsula Views of farmlands and dam Health breakfast Braai Buzzard room
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No one can feel more gratefully the charm of noble scenery, or refreshment of escape into the unspoiled solitude`s of nature and this is what African Array Backpackers Lodge has to offer.

With the perfect location in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route of South Africa, we offer our travelers the most unique views of farmlands, mountains, dams, golf courses, and ocean, with great food and an abundance of adventure and activities.

African Array Backpackers Lodge are rated one of the top backpacking lodges in the South Africa and pride ourselves on the accommodation and great service we have to offer. Our welcoming and intimate lifestyle attracts travelers from all over to the world to African Array Backpackers Lodge.

Shuttles and transport from local cab companies can be offered on a daily basis to our guests.

Accommodation at African Array Backpackers Lodge:
Lodge Accommodation
This is the main house with 2 luxurious en-suite bedrooms, 2 comfortable double rooms and a dorm. Easily accommodating 30 guests, with a scenic stretch of Jakkels kraal, Roodefontein dam, Piesang Valley Golf Course, Stud farms, Indian Ocean and the Robberg Peninsula.

Backpackers Accommodation
This is the old garden cottage that has been renovated with 3 private rooms and a dorm accommodating 22 guests, surrounded with indigenous forest.

Rejuvenate your spirit, survivalists are welcome to visit with their own tents or recreational vehicles.


- Kloofing
- Bungy jump
- Cheetah views
- Cheetah walks
- Deep sea fishing
- Diving
- Diving courses
- Elephant rides
- Elephant walks
- Elephant feeding
- Game Drives
- Hiking
- Horse riding
- Monkey viewing
- Bird viewing
- Mountain Biking
- Paintball
- Quad biking
- Reptiles and Snakes
- Sea Kayaking
- Skydiving
- Swimming with seals
- Surf lessons
- Surf equipment hire
- Township tours
- Whale watching
- Wine tasting

Rooms and Units Available:

Dainty Sugarbush room 6 sleeper
Dainty Sugarbush room is in the lodge and sleeps 6 guests on a king size bed and 2 bunk beds with full en-suite bathroom
Sleeps 2 Adults

Fynbos room double
Fynbos room is in the Lodge and is a double room that sleeps 2 guests on a queen size bed with shared bathroom facilities
Sleeps 2 Adults

King Protea dorm
The King Protea dorm is in the lodge and sleeps 16 guests on bunk beds with shared shower facilities
Sleeps 2 Adults

Protea room
Protea room is the only room upstairs and sleeps 4 guests on a queen size bed and bunk bed with full en-suite and private balcony to enjoy the beautiful views
Sleeps 2 Adults

Suikerbos room double
The Suikerbos room is in the Lodge and is a double room that sleeps 2 guests on a queen size bed with shared bathroom facilities
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Other Language
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Games Room

Cancellation Policy:

- In the event of a premature departure or a later arrival the full extent of the stay, as originally booked and confirmed, will be charged.
- No refunds will be made should you shorten your stay.
- Refunds of deposits/prepayments for booking are at the discretion of management and are dependent on the ability to re-let the room/s or dorms.
- Any cancellation 100% of deposits will be forfeited.
- Cancellation will not be accepted 60 days prior to arrival.
- Check in time is from 13h00 to 18h00 unless otherwise arranged, no rooms will be held after 18h00. Check out time is 10h00.
- When a group booking is made, the person responsible for the booking is liable for the full contract irrespective of the number of people who arrive to fill the rooms or beds.


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  • Accommodation Type: Youth Hostel