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Set in Matjiesrivier at the foot of the Swartberg Mountains, Swartberg Backpackers features an outdoor swimming pool and barbecue facilities. Boasting views of the mountains and the waterfall, this property is 45 km from Oudtshoorn.

The eco-friendly accommodation at Swartberg Backpackers is equipped with a kitchen with an oven, refrigerator and barbecue facilities. Some units have a seating area where you can relax. The rooms are fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Free WiFi is featured in some rooms and one unit also has table tennis.

Swartberg Backpackers makes use of solar electricity, gas and wood fires instead of electricity. The solar electricity provides enough power to charge a laptop, cellular phone, room lights and a portable 12V fridge. Solar geysers provide warm water and there is a gas water heater for overcast or rainy days.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property and the property is pet, biker and cyclist friendly.

A range of activities are offered on site or in the surrounding area, such as a hiking trail to the waterfall and rock pool. Swimming and canoeing can be enjoyed at the dam. Nearby is Gamkaskloof, or 'The Hell', an exciting 2-hour 4x4 drive for adventurers and there is plenty of fauna and flora to experience in the surrounds.

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Offering views of the waterfall,mountains and the farm dam, this unit consists of a main bedroom with double bed and en suite bathroom which is shared with the 2nd bedroom.The other room has a bunk bed and is fitted with a gas stove with oven, a bar fridge and a dining table.

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Offering views of the waterfall,mountains and the farm dam, this two bedroom chalet is equipped with 4 sets of bunk beds in each room as well as 2 en suite bathrooms.It has an open-plan living area with a fully-equipped kitchen with gas stove, built-in BBQ, dining area and table tennis.

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Facilities of Swartberg Backpackers

General
Free parking, On-site parking, Parking, Pets allowed

Activities
Canoeing, Cycling, Hiking, Horse riding, Table tennis

Services
Free WiFi, Internet services, WiFi

Food & Drink
BBQ facilities

Pools and wellness
Outdoor pool, Outdoor pool (seasonal)

Common areas
Garden

Miscellaneous
Non-smoking rooms

Hotel Policies

Check-In
From 14:00 hours

Check-Out
Untill 10:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
Please inform Swartberg Backpackers in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions. Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions. In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size. Managed by a private host

Last updated: 5 Nov 2021 - Update now

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