Amakaya Backpackers - essential service accommodation provider during lockdown period. No contact check-in, private rooms, no sharing necessary.
Located a 300m walk from Main Street shops and restaurants and 800m from Central Beach, our upstairs dining area and balcony offers magnificent views of the Tsitsikamma mountain range, the lagoon and the bay. This is a great place to relax after a busy day's activities or for the early risers to watch the sunrise. Our internet station is also located in this area.
Enter the main building through our lounge and bar area. The lounge is equipped with satellite TV.
Wi-fi internet is available anywhere on the premises.
We have a fully equipped kitchen and braai (BBQ) area where you can practice your cooking skills. Complimentary tea/coffee and wi-fi.
All rooms offer no contact check-in and check-out. After making payment you will be sent the gate code and key-box code allowing you to access your room without the need of time spent at reception to check in. When you leave, simply lock the room and leave the key in the key-box.
Select any drinks and/or snacks from our extras list and we will ensure the room fridge is stocked for you.
Located 200m from Amakaya Backpackers and 100m from Main Street. Consists of 5 self-catering Apartments (flats) each with their own entrance, kitchen, bathroom, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.
3 private Apartments and 2 dorm style Apartments.
In Room Facilities:
We offer a variety of accommodation - rooms for a bit of privacy or bunkless dorms for those who don't mind sharing.
Our rooms and dorms are named after nearby popular mountain passes.
Tradouw en-suite family room - Consists of a double bed and bunk beds for 2.
Maximum 4 guests, kitchen area, en-suite bathroom, private entrance and garden, satellite TV, wi-fi, fan.
Outeniqua family room - double bed and 2 bunk beds. Full bathroom, private balcony, valuables safe, TV in room, bar fridge, wi-fi, fan/heater. Towels provided.
Homtini en-suite double room - double bed, bathroom, valuables safe, TV in room, bar fridge, wi-fi, fan/heater. Towels provided.
Montagu twin room - 2 single beds,valuables safe, TV in room, bar fridge, wi-fi, fan/heater. Towels provided. Shared bathrooms opposite the room.
Kaaimans twin room - 2 single beds, valuables safe, TV in room, wi-fi, Fan/heater. Towels provided. Shared bathroom.
Rooiberg twin room - 2 single beds, TV in room, wi-fi, fan/heater. Towels provided. Room has bathroom with toilet and wash basin en-suite. Showers are in shared bathroom next door to the room.
Karatara private dorm - sleeps 2 in bunk beds, shared bathroom, wi-fi. Towels not provided.
Groot Rivier en-suite dorm - sleeps 2, en-suite bathroom, wi-fi, fridge, fan. Towels not provided.
Meiringspoort dorm - sleeps 4, shared bathroom, wi-fi. Towels not provided.
Backpacker Apartments - all apartments have own bathroom, kitchen, tea/coffee, satellite TV and wi-fi. Towels are provided for private apartments but not for dorm apartments.
Apartment 1: 2 bedrooms, one sleeping 4 guest in bunk beds and the second sleeps 2 guests - total of 6 guests, lounge, balcony.
Apartment 2: Double bed.
Apartment 3: Double bed and 2 bunk beds (maximum 4 guests), balcony.
Apartment 4: Sleeps 8 guests in bunk beds.
Apartment 5: Double bed and 2 bunk beds (maximum 4 guests).
Nearby Amenities within reasonable travelling time. (+- 10 km)
Town / City Outskirts
Near Golf Course
Town / City Centre
Airport Nearby - Plett airport 8km, George 100km
Satellite TV in the lounge and private rooms (7 channels including 2 movie and one sport channel), fully equipped kitchen, outside braai(BBQ), free internet station and free wireless internet, free tea/coffee available in kitchen.
Baz Bus stop and bookings.
All Apartments have their own entrance, self-catering kitchen, bathroom, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and tea/coffee.
Adventures and things to do within 25km of Amakaya Backpackers are:
Plett Wine Tours - visit the winelands. Ideal for the cold days in Plett.
Whale and dolphin watching
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden
Adventure boat rides
Surfing and surfing lessons
Deep sea fishing
Swimming with seals
?and many more!
Venturing further afield:
All available 25km+ from Plettenberg Bay!
Bungy Jump - highest in the world!
Canopy tours - ride the treetops.
Black Water tubing - ride the river
Great White Shark cage diving
Half day and full day tours are also available and can be planned to suite your requirements. Our Adventure Centre will tell you what is available and help you plan your personalised tour.