26 Nov '13, 10am

My top 10 backpackers hostels in South Africa

My top 10 backpackers hostels in South Africa

Even though I get to stay at nice hotels a lot these days you can’t beat a backpackers for making friends and for an authentic travel experience without a hefty price tag. South Africa is a fantastic destination for backpackers, with hosts of owner-run hostels each with their own unique personality. Here are my 10 top backpacker hostels in South Africa (in order of geography - from Johannesburg to Cape Town) for the ultimate South African backpackers’ road trip. Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers – Soweto, Johannesburg The king of township backpackers, Soweto Backpackers, is located in Orlando West in Soweto. Soweto’s main attractions, Vilakazi Street and the Hector Petersen Museum are easily accessible from the backpackers. Take one of their legendary bicycle tours, or even a walking tour or a tour on a tuk-tuk. Lebo and his team guarantee a local experience. The chilled out beach...

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