Amakaya Backpackers Outeniqua double en-suite Kaaimans twin room Bar Outeniqua en-suite from the balcony Snoozing Bloukrans 4 bunk dorm, en-suite bathroom
  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering
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Amakaya Backpackers & Self Catering is ideally sitiated for the guest want a central base from which to visit the area from Knysna to Storms River.

A short 300m walk has you in the main street of Plettenberg Bay and 500m further you will be on the popular Central Beach.

When not out and about you can relax on the upstairs veranda with its views of the Tsitsikamma Mountains, lagoon and sea or you can laze in one of our hammocks in the garden.

At night relax around the fire or have a braai(BBQ) in one of our 2 braai areas.

Not sure what to do - our staff will point you in a direction with a list of things to do. We will also help you plan your routes for your onward trip.


Adventures and things to do within 25km of Amakaya Backpackers are:
- Whale and dolphin watching
- Eagle Encounters
- Wolf Sanctuary
- Snake Sanctuary
- Skydiving
- Robberg Nature Reserve
- Adventure Land
- Monkeyland
- Birds of Eden
- Elephant experience
- Scuba Diving
- Adventure boat rides
- Swimming with seals
- Surfing and surfing lessons
- Jet Ski
- Paddle ski
- Boat cruises
- Deep sea fishing
- Horse riding
- Bridge walk
- Paragliding
- Quad biking
and many more!

Venturing further afield:
- Bungy Jump highest in the world!
- Canopy tours ride the treetops.
- Black Water tubing ride the river
- Cango Caves
- Ostrich farms
- Catamaran cruise
- Mitchells brewery
- Train museum
- Great White Shark cage diving
- Otter Trail

Half day and full day tours are also available and can be planned to suite your requirements. Our Adventure Centre will tell you what is available and help you plan your personalised tour.

Cancellation Policy:
0-14 days before date of arrival,or no-show–forfeit 100% of deposit
15-30 days before date of arrival-forfeit 75% of deposit or 25% of full quote value
31+ days before date of arrival–forfeit 50% of deposit paid or 25% of full quote value.
A 5.0% administration fee is levied on any refunds processed.
In the event of premature departure we may charge for the full original booking.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR

Amakaya Backpackers & Self Catering is a Self-Catering in Plettenberg Bay Western Cape South Africa

To find us turn into Marine Way from the Shell garage on the N2, past the next traffic circle and then left into Park Lane. We are the last house on the right.

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Rooms and Units Available at Amakaya Backpackers & Self Catering

We offer a variety of accommodation - rooms for a bit of privacy or dorms for those who dont mind sharing.

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 TV.
-Baviaans private dorm - 2 bunk beds. Shared bathroom.
-Bloukrans dorm - 4 bunk beds, en-suite bathroom, private entrance.
-Meiringspoort dorm - 8 bunk beds, own bathroom.
-Tradouw dorm - 10 bunk beds, kitchen area, en-suite bathroom, private entrance, satellite TV.

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