Welcome to George Backpackers and Tours

Discover the Heart of the Garden Route with George Backpackers and Tours, your ideal gateway to adventure in the charming town of George.

Accommodation at George Backpackers: Our backpackers' facility features a variety of accommodation options, including:

  • Private Rooms
  • Dormitory 4 sleepers
  • Dormitory 8 sleepers

For guests staying longer than one night, we can provide king-size beds. Additionally, we have two separate bathrooms—one with a shower and the other with a bath. Our common areas include a TV room with selected DSTV programs, a communal kitchen, an outdoor covered braai area, and an outdoor toilet.

New Service: George Backpackers Charters and Tours We are excited to introduce our latest offering: George Backpackers Charters and Tours. Explore the breathtaking Garden Route in style and comfort aboard our brand-new Toyota Quantum 14-seater bus. Whether you're planning a group excursion or need transportation for your travel adventures, we've got you covered.

What We Offer:

  • Guided Tours: Discover the beauty of the Garden Route with our experienced guides.
  • Charter Services: Need transportation for a group event or special occasion? We've got you covered.
  • Adventure Packages: Combine your stay with thrilling activities along the Garden Route.

Additional Amenities:

  • Secure parking for your peace of mind.
  • 5 GB of free WiFi per device per day.

Explore George and Beyond:

George is the perfect central point to kickstart your Garden Route adventures. From Oudtshoorn to Mossel Bay, Wilderness, Knysna, and Plettenberg Bay, the possibilities are endless. In George itself, there are plenty of activities to enjoy, including a visit to the George Museum, the Botanical Garden showcasing the unique Cape Floral Kingdom, and the Outeniqua Farmers Market on Saturdays.

Don't miss our George Museum and the historical woodworker track, offering a fascinating look into George's past. Throughout the year, George hosts various shows and festivals, with highlights including the Strawberry Festival during the George Heritage Festival in September and the Old Car Show on the second weekend of February.

Sports enthusiasts will find George a hub for activities such as the Outeniqua (wheel) Chair Challenge, an internationally recognized 42 km race, as well as rugby, hockey, and netball events at provincial and national levels that draw visitors from near and far.

At George Backpackers and Tours, we are dedicated to making your stay and exploration of the Garden Route an unforgettable experience. Join us and embark on a journey of discovery and adventure.

Accommodation at George Backpackers:

We offer affordable but clean accommodation in
- Private Rooms
- Dormitory 4 sleepers
- Dormitory 8 sleepers


  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans

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