The historical town of Swellendam is the 3rd oldest town in South Africa and is rich in heritage and remains a popular stop over, allowing travellers the opportunity to relax, reflect, recharge and enjoy the many attractions and activities.
Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge
is an official Baz Bus stop and the hop-on hop-off backpackers bus service is a convenient, flexible and safe way to visit Swellendam and will drop you off at our front door.
Whether it’s sipping a glass of Robertson Wine around the fire, lazing in a hammock with a favourite book or enjoying one of the many hiking, mountain biking and horse riding trails you are after... you’ll find all of this and more at Swellendam Backpacking Hostel
Accommodation at Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge
Swellendam Backpackers features large rooms and a variety of accommodation options. There is a dorm room and four double wooden cabins in the large tree covered garden as well as a family or self catering cottage which has a full en-suite bathroom.
The hostel offers self catering facilities from a communal kitchen which features all the modern conveniences or you can enjoy the evening steak, fish or chicken braai (BBQ) which is served at 19h00.
Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge is within easy walking distance of the local shops, banks and a variety of restaurants or you can make use of one of the Mountain Bikes for hire.
- Travel and Tour Information Centre and Bookings
- Valuables Safe
- In-house Bar Facility (specialising in local wine and beers)
- Telephone and Fax Facility
- Lounge and Fireplace
- Broadband Internet
- Linen Supplied
- Housekeeping facilities
- Outdoor Braai or BBQ facilities
- No Curfew
- Large Garden and Picnic Areas
- Indoor Fire place for the cooler winter evenings
- Coffee Station
- Laundry Facilities
- Credit Card Facilities
Facilities & Services:
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Dining room
- Bar on the Premises
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Communal Television
- Horse Riding
- Communal Satellite TV
Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge Activities: Adventure Trips
- Horse Trails - mornings and afternoons, booking is essential.
- Bontebok National Park - self drive
- Cape Agulhas Southern Most Tip Of Africa - self drive
- De Hoop Nature Reserve - self drive
- Robertson Wine Route - self drive
- Klein Karoo Hotsprings - self drive
- Barrydale Wine and Brandy Cellars
- Bontebok National Park
- Buffelsjagsdam Sundowner Cruise
- Whale Watching at Cape Infanta
- Drostdy Museum Complex
- Hermitage Youngberry Farms
- Malgas Ferry
- Marloth Nature Reserve
- Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
- Stormsvlei Dried Flowers
- Swellendam Arts and Crafts
- Swellendam Historic Walk
- Sulina Faery Sanctuary
- Suurbraak Crafters
- Tradouw Pass
Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge Map:
Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge Guest Review
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 1
Lovely, neat and clean. The hostess was welcoming and helpful. We had a great time and would recommend it to anyone!
Rating: Reviewed by Chloe Marillier on 3 January 2017
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