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About Ballito Backpackers

Welcome to Ballito Backpackers, situated in the heart of Ballito with quick and easy access to the beautiful beaches, local shops, popular night clubs and restaurants serving a variety of local and international cuisines.

Ballito Backpackers offers affordable accommodation with a 24-hour front desk, free Wi-Fi, communal lounge, kitchen and braai area. With a variety of accommodation options available there is something to suite every traveler’s needs.

The dorm rooms are ideal for groups whilst the twin and double rooms are suited to couples or friends travelling. The new premier double rooms are ideal for ultimate privacy for couples or corporate travelers. All rooms are decorated in a minimalist style with simple furnishings.

Nearby attractions include the beach, fishing, golf, bars, night clubs, shopping centers, hiking, horse riding, safaris and so much more! An action-packed itinerary can be arranged on your behalf with all the activities booked through our offices. King-Shaka International Airport is a quick 22 km drive from the property and transfers can be arranged through our reputable service providers.

Although we strive to please guests of all ages and walks of life we are very popular amongst the youngsters who enjoy the wide range of night life that surrounds us. If it’s a more relaxed stay you looking for, you simply stroll across to the beach where you may set eyes on our local dolphins that feed along the stunning coast line. Or take a walk along our popular promenade boardwalk that stretches along our beaches. With so much on offer in Ballito, our backpackers is the place to be.

Please read imporant notice
Reservations can only be held for 48 hours upon quotation sent and be confirmed by paying a 50% deposit. The balance is due 14 days before arrival. Bookings less than 1 month before arrival requires full payment to confirm the reservation and no cancellation applies.
In line with procedures followed by global tour operators, we may identify exceptional circumstances in which we need to cancel a booking.
Cancellation policy
Please refer to the information below.The refund is based on the time frames/ notice period given by yourself. This will be considered full and final settlement of any liability of any kind, however it may arise. relating to the cancellation.
Please note that there will be an admin fee charged on all cancellations.
If you cancel your booking the following will apply.
• Cancellation received within 3 months or more prior to arrival date = 100% refund
• Cancellation received within 4 weeks or more prior to arrival date = 60% refund
• Cancellation received between 2 weeks to 4 weeks prior to arrival date = 30% refund
• Cancellation received 2 weeks or less prior to arrival date = 0% refund
• There will be no refunds for early departures or No Show.

Please note: Although information is provide on all the accommodation, if further information is required it’s the responsibility of the guest doing the enquiry to ask for further information concerning the room they have enquired about.

Please note NO Booking will be taken or confirmed via telephone call. We only accept or make alterations to the booking via email.

  • Response Rate: 96%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker, Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 55
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 30 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Beach
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Reservations can only be held for 48 hours upon quotation sent and be confirmed by paying a 50% deposit. The balance is due 10 days before arrival. Bookings less than 1 month before arrival requires full payment to confirm the reservation and no cancellation applies.

In line with procedures followed by global...
IMPORTANT NOTICE

Reservations can only be held for 48 hours upon quotation sent and be confirmed by paying a 50% deposit. The balance is due 10 days before arrival. Bookings less than 1 month before arrival requires full payment to confirm the reservation and no cancellation applies.

In line with procedures followed by global tour operators, we may identify exceptional circumstances in which we need to cancel a booking.

Cancellation policy

If this happens, all amounts received for the booking, including the deposit, will be refunded to you. This will be considered full and final settlement of any liability of any kind, however it may arise, relating to the cancellation.

Under normal circumstances, all deposits are non-refundable / non-transferable.

If you cancel your booking the following will apply.

Cancellation received within more than 4 weeks of arrival date = 60% refund
Cancellation received between 2 weeks to 4 weeks from arrival date = 30% refund
Cancellation received less than 2 weeks from arrival date = 0% refund

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Availability and pricing

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  • 1 Sleeper Dorm room Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering This room is a 1 sleeper dorm and is furnished with single bunk bed. The use of the Communal Kitchen, Lounge and Bathroo... see more
    from $18 Room rate
    • Adults
      • Standard Double Bed Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Features:  Double beds, Shared bathroom, Fan, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
        from $32 Room rate
        • Adults
          • 4 Sleeper Dormitory room Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 4 These dormitory rooms is furnished by 2 double bunks beds. There is also access to the communal lounge as well as commu... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Wi-Fi
            from $35 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults
              • 8 Sleeper Dormitory Room Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 Rooms is Dorms that sleeps 8 people. Perfect for a big group, this room is furnished with bunk beds. The use of the... see more Features:  Shower only, Shared bathroom, Upstairs, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Wi-Fi see more Shower only, Shared bathroom, Upstairs, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                from $35 For 2 guests
                • Rooms Adults
                  • Semi -Catering En-Suite Unit Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 8 Each unit is furnished with a double, king or 2 single bed and has en-suite shower and toilet, flat screen Tv with Open... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Self-catering, Air-Conditioning, Television see more Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Self-catering, Air-Conditioning, Television, Satellite TV, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                    from $46 Room rate
                    • Rooms Adults
                      • Semi Self Catering Family Room Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering This semi self catering unit within the backpackers has stunning sea view. Offer you privacy and comfort with its own... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Sea views, Upstairs, Bunk beds, Fan see more Double beds, En-suite, Sea views, Upstairs, Bunk beds, Fan, Television, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                        from $60 Room rate
                        • Adults

                          Reviews for Ballito Backpackers

                          30 guest reviews Reviews of

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                          Mmakoma Ratabane
                          27 February 2021

                          Everything was just a no to me The bed was very bad when you sit on it you go all the way down and it was making sound every time you try to move. Tv was not even working , the shower there isn’t a place where you can put your soap 🧼 the bathroom was a no no , Thank goodness the air condition was working::

                          Kundayi Bridget Mushambi
                          09 February 2020

                          I had a pleasant stay, the place was clean and tidy, the staff was very friendly, was happy to be close to everything I needed in one place, I will definitely come back

                          Anne Mays
                          08 February 2020

                          Friendly staff Comfy beds close to shopsJust ensure that everything works in the rooms example fridge

                          Melanie Murray
                          06 January 2020

                          Good location and accommodation was suitable to all our needs during the holiday.

                          Dominic Fundisi
                          06 January 2020

                          The children enjoyed the stay and it was not that bad either for me.

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                          Ballito Backpackers is 1km from the centre of Ballito , the nearest airport 13.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
                          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling