Island Lodge Backpacker

11 Horne Drive, Leisure isle, Knysna, South Africa, Distance from city centre: 3.5km

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Island Lodge Backpacker is located on Leisure Island, in the middle of the famous Knysna Estuary. Leisure Isle is a paradise and the safest place on the planet. You can walk and relax anywhere anytime with the beach only 5 min walk.

The lodge offers guests a choice of staying in a comfortable room or dormitories. The dormitories offer bunk beds that can be separated men or women alone. We have two private double rooms both with queen-size beds and shares bathroom facilities with the other units. We provide complimentary self-help mini breakfast of variety of teas and coffees, bread, butter, toast and jam. We provide linen and towels for all of the units. Guests have Wi-Fi Internet access and can make use of the barbecue facilities. Off-street parking is provided.

Dinners are available on request and the helpdesk can assist with bookings, day tours and on-site activities. A Baz Bus shuttle is available. Residents can walk safely around the island, day or night, and admire the many beautiful gardens or take a short drive and explore the rest of the area.

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Airport transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Room
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Knysna is the heart of the South African Garden Route
From this base you can explore the entire Garden Route
The Lodge has:
1. Canoe hire
2. Windsurfing
3. Snorkling
4. Scuba
5. Deep sea fishing
6. Lagoon fishing
7. Private beach
8. 100 safe area to walk or chill day and night
9. Bicycles
10. Boat trips
11. Hiking
12. Surfing
13. shark

We arrange all your:
1. Highest bungi in the world (100km)
2. Featherbed full day hike, drive, ferry & fish buffet
3. Knysna Elephant feedin

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 72h advance notice
Late cancellation or noshow – one night charge
Payment upon arrival by Credit Card or Cash
Check in is from 2pm
Check out is 11 - 11:30 am
Taxes not included
For booking in July and December, a 50% deposit will be asked to secure the booking.

No kids
No pets
No smoking inside hostel there is patio and garden designated for smokers
No extra charges by credit card
Sheets & towels free
Free wifi
Mini self help breakfast included
Reading lights
Lockable lockers on each bunk
Cell charge plug on each bed

Show Map
Hide Map

From the N2 take the George Rex turn off to the Heads
Right left onto Leisure Island
Turn left into Horne st, no 11

Located Near

Island Lodge is unique in its setting on Leisure Island.
Leisure Isle, an island in the Knysna Lagoon.
Its beauty and serenity sets it apart from any other destination in South Africa. Leisure Isle prides itself on its safety and security. Residents can walk safely around the island, day or night, with our own private beaches

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