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Fat Pony Backpackers

Polperro, Bokmakierie Street, Joosternberrgvlakte, Kraaifontein, Cape Town, South Africa

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Alan and Lorna warmly welcome you to our family-run backpackers - a family-, child-, backpacker- and biker-friendly farmhouse! This is both a hostel and horse-riding centre with rooms, dorms and camping in the Western Cape winelands, only 30 minutes from Cape Town.

We have dorms and double rooms as well as grassy campsites set amongst the palms and guava trees, with electricity, hot showers and ablutions. The rooms have their own entrances and each has an en suite shower. The mixed dorm also has an en suite shower. Linen and winter heating is included!

You can buy beer and wine on site and enjoy delicious home-cooked English, South African and Indian meals cooked by our resident Punjabi chef!

We have free airport shuttle and off-street parking for cars and motorcycles! There's horse-riding and bike hire available; we also run pony camps during school holidays.

Come hang out and find your home away from home in South Africa! We have very friendly free-ranging horses and ponies!

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  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Free Breakfast
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


  • Child Friendly
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 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

Check-in: 2pm. Check-out: 10am. We're flexible about these times - if you wish to remain on the farm after you've checked out, just ask! We have a 72hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations, no-shows and premature departures - full booking amount will be invoiced. Cash payment on arrival. Our building is non-smoking, please. Payments via cash and electronic funds transfer accepted. We don't accept credit or debit cards, sorry. We have a maximum stay policy of 10 nights - this can be extended at the owners' discretion.

Fat Pony Backpackers Located at Polperro, Bokmakierie Street, Joosternberrgvlakte, Kraaifontein, Cape Town.
Fat Pony Backpackers
South Africa
Cape Town 7570 Polperro, Bokmakierie Street, Joosternberrgvlakte, Kraaifontein
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-33.8311572 18.7260675
Fat Pony Backpackers
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