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East London Backpackers


Niki-Nana is close to main beaches, buses, restaurants, pubs, clubs, banks, post office, supermarket, etc. and not far from attractions East London has to offer. Game Parks, Lion Parks, Aquarium & Dolphin look-out, hiking, kayaking (canoeing), yacht cruises, helicopter rides, horse rides, casino, surfing & wakeboarding, sand boarding and city-township and shebeen tours Look no further, you're at the right place.


Niki-Nana Backpackers is a rather alternative choice from your usual lodges. With us, you'll find quiet and tranquil surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of a busy and overcrowded resort. We are situated a mere five minutes walk from the main beachfront esplanade. Our lodge is neat, clean and restful. Your hostess, Linda Jackson, is passionate about her place and dedicated to making your stay as comfortable as possible.


4 Hillview Road,
East London

South Africa.
Contact : Lee Wallach
Cell phone: 071 263 0904
Fax: 086 648 8880

EMAIL : info@nikinana.co.za




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The Kraal Backpackers


This backpackers is not in East London but on the Wild Coast of South Africa near Port St Johns , some three hours up the coast, but if you are in the area it is an experience not to be missed.

More of a self sufficient commune than anything else, it will provide you a glimpse into the real Eastern Cape rural life not found on travel brochures or packaged tours.


The Kraal Backpackers


GPS: S:31 45' 118". E:029 22' 128"


PO Box Tombo Stores
5121 Port St Johns
South Africa

Telephone: 082 871 4964

Fax: 043 683 2098


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Peas on Earth Backpackers & Volunteer Farm

Peas on Earth Backpackers & Volunteer Farm is situated 60km from East London, on the Wild Coast. We offer a unique farm experience, with lots of activities and five-star guides. Our dorms sleep four or less and we also have double and single rooms available.


Free transfers from East London are available every Tuesday.


Our views extend over a private game reserve and into the Old Transkei. We are within easy access of the unspoilt beaches of Kei Mouth and Morgan Bay and make the best pizzas in the Eastern Cape! Free meals available in exchange for help on the farm.


EMAIL: nicky@peasonearth.co.za

TEL: +27 (0) 43 831 1666

CELL: +27 083 244 7226




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Thornycroft Camp

The camp was purpose built to accommodate large groups such as schools, churches, choirs etc, on a self-catering basis,although we can cater for you if you wish to completely relax.


It is built on the banks of the lower dam, and comprises four dormitories consisting of 10 single bunk beds each, sleeping 20 people.


In total the camp can accommodate 80 people.


Each dorm has its own ablution block, with 4 showers, 4 basins and 4 toilets. The heart of the camp is a large outdoor braai area , with shaded seating.


Adjacent to the braai area is the multi-purpose dining and function hall, with built-in tables and bench seating, a stage and two single rooms, accommodating one person each (group or tour leader, matron, etc.).


Cleared grounds surround the camp, with plenty of space for children to run around, play ball games and do what children like to do.


EMAIL: info@thornycroft.co.za

TEL: +27 (0) 43 831 1666

CELL: +27 083 244 7226




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