Nothando Backpackers Lodge The Far Side bar Double en-suite Family Room Twin en-suite Garden Garden
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Welcome to Nothando Backpackers Lodge, a 5 Star Lodge sSituated in the beautiful Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route of South Africa.

Nothando Backpackers Lodge is a must visit for the discovery, adventure, beach and home away from home seeker. A luxury award winning backpackers run by the Dreyer family for over 19 years, Nothando Backpackers Lodge has established itself as the choice place to stay in the world renowned Plettenberg Bay.

Come enjoy another superb day in the Bay.

Accommodation at Nothando Backpackers Lodge:
Nothando caters for travelers seeking luxury double rooms, dorms and twin rooms. Crisp white linen and warm blankets are provided for, small luxuries like hairdryers, reading lights and guest amenities are standard at our 6 Star graded lodge.

At Nothando Backpackers Lodge our service and facilities are of the highest standard and a belief in quality, value and creature comforts are the starting point for all we have to offer.


Whale and dolphin watching - Plettenberg Bay offers fantastic boat based whale and dolphin watching. Experience the magic of encountering whales, dolphins, seals and pelagic birds in their natural habitat.

Face adrenalin - This is the ultimate thrill! Come and jump off the world's highest (commercial) bungy bridge. We secure you in a full body harness and proceed to walk along a specially designed catwalk, which is suspended beneath the road surface, which will then lead you to the top of the arch - 216 meters above the.

Monkeyland - Monkeyland has as one of its aims, to create awareness about the plight of primates and to show that with a greater understanding of our primate cousins, that we can all live in harmony.

Birds of Eden - is the largest free-flight aviary in the world. The sanctuary encompasses 2.3 ha of partly forested land, covered by a 3.2 ha mesh and criss-crossed by a 1.2 km walkway. Visitors are welcome to explore at their own pace, with the use of Birds of Eden's specialised guidebook.

Elephant Sanctuary - We offer guest and elephant driven programs where the most important part of our operation is happy elephants and satisfied guests. Our programs offer one of a kind elephant interaction and are unique to the Elephant Sanctuary.

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre - at Plettenberg Bay offers a truly unique Wildcat Experience. Guests are taken on a guided tour to meet captive-bred furry felines, living in a semi-natural environment. So close, you can hear them purr.

Dolphin Adventures - Experience the sea in a new and different way. Imagine setting sail in a specially made kayak into an impossibly blue bay, where distant mountains are outlined against the sky and dolphins arrive to join in the fun. Memories are made of this special offering in the sheltered waters of Plettenberg Bay.

Keurbooms River Ferry - Explore the Keurbooms River Nature Reserve in the comfort of one of our 30 seaters crafts. Relax and enjoy as we guide you through the history of this incredible area.

Rooms and Units Available:

Room 1
Twin with Communal Bathroom. Not a very big room, but cosy. Tea and Coffee facilty in room, plus hairdryer. Room overlooks the herb garden.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 2
Double room with Communal Bathroom. Small room, but cosy. Coffee and Tea facilty. Hairdryer. Room 2 overlooks the herb garden.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 3
Double room en-suite. Coffee and Tea Facilyty, hairdryer and TV (SABC 123). This rooms overlooks the her garden.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 4
Twin en-suite. Coffee and Tea Facilty and hairdryer. Samll TV (SABC 123). This room overlooks the Herb Garden.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 5
Double en-suite. Coffee and Tea Facility. Hairdryer. Small TV (SABC 123). This room overlooks the Herb Garden.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 6
Double en-suite. Samller that the other doubles. Coffee and Tea Facility. Hairdryer. Small TV (SABC 123).
Sleeps 2 Adults

Room 7
Family room en-suite. Sleeps 4. Coffee and Tea Facilities. TV (SABC 123) Hairdryer. 2 Single beds and a bunk bed. Big room with small patio.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Satellite TV

Cancellation Policy:

Due to the fact that we are a small establishment, the following cancellation charges will apply:
- If cancelled 45 days or more prior to arrival:- 20% of the deposit charged.
- If cancelled 20-45 days prior to arrival:- 50% of the deposit charged.
- If cancelled 10-20 days prior to arrival:- 75% of the deposit charged.
- If cancelled 10 days or less prior to arrival or in the event of a non-arrival the total deposit fee is forfeited.

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