Elgin Backpacker Accommodation4.5 - 6 Guest Reviews
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Great weather and a great Railway market.
Not much to do. It's more so suited for people who want to unwind.
The wine farms and Old Mac Daddy.
The peacefulness and friendliness.
The green orchards, the vineyards, the mountains.
The markets and ziplining
The wonderful cuisine available at 5 star establishments.
Walk, wine tasting, relaxing, close to cape town, but different environment.
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The Western Cape is undoubtedly South Africa’s most beautiful province with a terrific myriad of destinations that amplifies the area’s great beauty and scintillating aesthetic appeal. The Elgin Valley is one of the best examples of this. As part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site’s protected Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, the Elgin Valley has two distinct advantages – it is only an hour outside of the city of Cape Town and, more importantly, it is not as busy and crowded as other places in the Western Cape. With these benefits, it is no wonder the Elgin Valley is a popular getaway destination for those travellers that need to rejuvenate mind and body. As the Elgin Valley is located within the Kogelberg Reserve, everything here is very much dedicated to being outdoors. The list of things to do is appropriately long and endless with visitors able to enjoy mountain biking, bird watching, bass and trout fishing, kloofing, hiking... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.