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Hluhluwe Backpackers

Hluhluwe Kwazulu-Natal, P.O. Box 659, Hluhluwe, South Africa


  • 47%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 53%Cleanliness
  • 53%Facilities

Property Information:

We are the closest spot (1km) to the Hluhluwe/Imfolzi National Park. For the best 4x4 open vehicle game drives, visit Hluhluwe Backpackers. We call the Big 5 our neighbours and enjoy a stunning 360 degree view onto the surrounding hills of Zululand and the mountains of the Park in the distance.  
We offer a very warm and homely atmosphere in a unique and peaceful environment. Our main house has 5 comfortable double rooms with shared bathroom facilities. The kitchen is very well-equipped with all cutlery and crockery, an electric stove, gas plates, a microwave, fridge and freezer. If you are not in the mood for cooking, we can spoil you with one of our tasty, prior arranged, 'braai' or 'potjie' meals. (These are R85.00 p/p) The large garden area with a big boma/braai (bbq) area and outside eating area, offer you ample space to relax! We do not sell alcohol on the premises, but you are welcome to bring your own and enjoy it in our pub area,where you can sit and relax and enjoy your drinks.  

Our boma/braai area is there for your use as well as our self-catering kitchen in the main house.  

We recommend you to join one of our open-vehicle game drives into the National Park, conducted by a professional Field Guide. Further information regarding the game drives are available on request. Extras include Zulu dancing, fire shows, star gazing, bird watching, trips to St Lucia Estuary (we offer a 3-day trip, information of which is also available on request.) and surrounding areas including rural Zulu Villages.

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  • Latest Review

    We loved our stay at Dave and Jennae's place. It's a fantastic backpackers hostel, very close to the Hluhluwe Imfolozi park, where you can enjoy an unforgettable full day game drive with Dave, getting very close to the Big Five. Dave is a caracter, you need to meet him and go to a game drive with him! He is a great guide. The hostel have 6 double rooms, shared bathroom et kitchen, very comfy. The atmosphere is terrific! I truly recommend this place.
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      Anonymous, France, Female, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk


  • Child Friendly
  • No Curfew
  • Pet Friendly

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).

Hluhluwe Backpackers Located at Hluhluwe Kwazulu-Natal, P.O. Box 659, Hluhluwe.
Hluhluwe Backpackers
South Africa
Hluhluwe Kwazulu-Natal 3960 Hluhluwe Kwazulu-Natal, P.O. Box 659
65% 17
-28.0565674 32.1543860
Hluhluwe Backpackers
    Rooms available     Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Twin Private Shared Bathroom
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