Swellendam Backpackers is within easy walking distance of the local shops, banks restaurants, or you can make use of one of the mountain bikes for hire.

The hostel offers self-catering facilities, like the communal kitchen that features all the modern conveniences, or you can enjoy the evening steak, fish or chicken braai (BBQ), which is served at 19h00.


Swellendam Backpackers is situated in the lovely and safe town of Swellendam, and is centrally located close to all of the adventure activities of the Overberg. After a full day of adventure, you can relax, refresh and recharge in the large garden overlooking the Langeberg Mountains, or around the fire.

Swellendam Backpackers features quality facilities, ensuring a memorable stay:

  • Travel and Tour Information Centre and Bookings
  • Valuables Safe
  • In-house Bar Facility (specialising in local wine and beers)
  • Telephone and Fax Facility
  • Lounge and Fire Place
  • Broadband Internet
  • Linen Supplied
  • Housekeeping facilities
  • Outdoor Braai or BBQ facilities
  • No Curfew
  • Large Garden and Picnic Areas
  • Indoor Fire place for the cooler winter evenings
  • Coffee Station
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Credit Card Facilities

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