Welcome to McGregor Backpackers, where your hosts Geoff and Dorothy Botton along with their ‘backpacker mutts’ Gracie, Jessie and Phoebe,...
Welcome to McGregor Backpackers, where your hosts Geoff and Dorothy Botton along with their ‘backpacker mutts’ Gracie, Jessie and Phoebe, are waiting to welcome you to their little world of peace and serenity. McGregor Backpackers is situated in the heart of McGregor, surrounded by the majestic Langeberg Mountains, and just a short stroll away from all the places of interest in the village.
McGregor Backpackers offers you a complete homely experience with a fully fitted kitchen and modern gas cooking convenience. The kitchen has everything you need if you are in the mood to cook up a storm. The cosy dining room, with its Gaudi-inspired fireplace, invites you to sit and linger over a meal or a lovely glass of wine. The lounge area offers DStv, a selection of games, magazines and books. Wi-Fi is also available so you can stay in touch.
If its game time then Pooky's pub is just the right place for you to watch that important game and cheer for the home side. The braai area is made for interesting ‘around the fire’ conversations, bring your musical instruments and entertain the crowds that are sure to gather there. Braai wood can be supplied at a small fee. Weber braai facilities are also available.
There are a variety of different rooms at the backpackers. A total of 22 people can be accommodated in the backpacker’s comfortable rooms, mostly all with en suite facilities, except for two buddy rooms which would share a communal bathroom. All linen and towels are supplied.
McGregor with its beautiful climate, clean air, wonderful night skies, not to mention its friendly people, beckoned and we could not resist her call. You can visit the coffee shops, chat with the locals and allow the relaxed pace to slow your heartbeat down. There are many activities for visitors to McGregor, we have beautiful walks and hikes, the level of effort is up to you, or you can just park off and relax in the tranquillity of our beautiful gardens. There are a number of local wineries to visit for wine tasting and purchasing those lovely wines that may not be available in your local wine shop at home You can bring your mountain bike and go and explore the countryside, take the highways or the byways, you never know what you will encounter till you get there.