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Amakaya Backpacker Hostel

15 Park Lane, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa


  • 80%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

Property Information:

Free self-help mini breakfast included in rates.

Amakaya Backpackers
As popular as ever, Amakaya means 'home', so move in and make yourself at home! A short 300m stroll gets you to Main Street, the hub of Plett's shops, restaurants and nightlife.

However, if 'life's a beach' then wind your way past Main Street down to the ever popular Central Beach.

We offer a variety of private rooms and dorms with both shared and en-suite bathrooms.

Our upstairs bar and open air veranda offers a magnificent view of the Tsitsikamma mountain range, the ocean and the bay. This is a great place to relax after a busy day or to watch the sunrise.

At night you can swop stories of your adventures while sitting around the bonfire or lazing in one of our hammocks.

Free internet is available and our WiFi connection is available anywhere on the property.

....or just lose yourself in our lounge watching one of the satellite TV channels.

Should you wish to show off your culinary skills to the other guests you are welcome to take charge of our fully equipped kitchen.

Amakaya Apartments:
5 fully equipped Apartments situated 200m from Amakaya Backpackers. Each Apartment has it's own entrance, kitchen. bathroom, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and free self-help mini breakfast.

Getting out and about:
Our Adventure centre will arrange bookings and transport to an endless number of activities. Some of those within 25km of Plett are:
Bungy jump - world's highest
Whale/dolphin watching
Eagle Encounters
Wolf Sanctuary
Snake sanctuary
Robberg Nature Reserve - enjoyable hikes and 2 beaches to relax on.
Adventure Land
Birds of Eden
Elephant Sanctuary
NEW - swim with seals/high speed boat ride
...and many more!

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

Please Note: No rooms will be held after 6pm unless an arrangement has been made for a late arrival.

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  • Latest Review

    The staff were extremely helpful with organising activities for me, it also had prime location being round the corner from the main strip and a short walk to the beach. Overall it wasn't very busy though and that made the stay not as enjoyable as it could have been
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      Anonymous, England, Female, 18-24
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  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

No rooms will be held after 6pm unless an arrangement has been made for a late arrival.�

Amakaya Backpacker Hostel Located at 15 Park Lane, , Plettenberg Bay.
Amakaya Backpacker Hostel
South Africa
Plettenberg Bay Western Cape 6600 15 Park Lane
81% 100
-34.0553438 23.3686280
Amakaya Backpacker Hostel
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