Guest Accommodation & Activities Association Plettenberg Bay
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3 Star Backpacker & Hostelling. Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
Amakaya Backpackers hostel & self-catering accommodation is 300 metres from Main Street, Plettenberg Bay where you will find different shops, restaurants, pubs, etc.

Our upstairs bar and open air verandah 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.

Later in the evening you can sit around the bonfire and reminisce over the days activities and plan you next days sight-seeing.

Our communal lounge area is equipped with satellite TV, and an internet station. Wi-fi internet is available anywhere on the premises.

We offer a variety of accommodation - rooms for a bit of privacy or dorms for those who don’t mind sharing.

Our rooms and dorms are named after nearby popular mountain passes.
  • Montagu twin room - 2 single beds, valuables safe, built-in cupboards. Choice of 2 shared bathrooms opposite room.
  • Kaaimans twin room - 2 single beds, valuables safe, built-in cupboards. Choice of 2 shared bathrooms opposite room.
  • Outeniqua en-suite room- double bed and 2 bunk beds. Full bathroom, private balcony, valuables safe, built-in cupboards, satellite TV.
  • Baviaans Cabin dorm- 2 bunk beds. Shared bathroom.
  • Bloukransdorm - 4 bunk beds, en-suite bathroom, private entrance.
  • Meiringspoortdorm - 8 bunk beds, shared bathroom.
  • Tradouwdorm - 10 bunk beds, kitchen area, en-suite bathroom, private entrance, satellite TV.
Breakfast and braais (BBQ’s) can be arranged on request.

We are a Baz Bus stop and bookingscentre.

Adventures and things to do within 25km of Amakaya Backpackers are:
Whale and dolphin watching
Eagle Encounters
Wolf Sanctuary
Snake Sanctuary
Robberg Nature Reserve
Adventure Land
Birds of Eden
Elephant experience
Scuba Diving
Adventure boat rides
Surfing and surfing lessons
Jet Ski
Paddle ski
Boat cruises
Deep sea fishing
Horse riding
Bridge walk
Quad biking
…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
Cango Caves
Ostrich farms
Catamaran cruise
Mitchells brewery
Train museum
Great White Shark cage diving
Otter Trail

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.

Contact Details
Office / Reservations 044 533 4010
Mobile: + 27 (0) 72 290 0821
Address: 15 Park Lane
Plettenberg Bay
GPS: S34 03.305 E23 22.120


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