Green Elephant Backpackers

5 Guest Reviews
5 Customer Reviews
  • The view looking up towards the Green Elephant and Devil's Peak
  • A walk up Table Mountain with us
  • Relax next to our solar heated swimming pool
  • The shower bathroom in Lion Room
  • Another Lion's Head shot
  • Have a drink and a game of pool, but don't lose too badly - penalties apply...
  • Description
  • Facilities
We are a friendly backpackers with excellent travel information and booking office. A solar heated swimming pool complements the hot jacuzzi for great relaxing parties.

We are also leaders in Environmental awareness and have a Grey Water system, solar panels, Extensive recycling and we use the local community for as many supplies as possible.

The computer has ADSL fast internet access for guests. All double rooms have 4 poster beds and the atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable.

The managers are great and the owner himself has travelled over 50 countries around the world, so knows the backpackers needs. The old ex-tree climbing dog Defa is legendary!
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 9
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 5
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

5 Reviews on Green Elephant Backpackers

Prompt with delivery of services. Very friendily staff. The facility getting small for the no of guest that they receive there need for structural expansion.

02 February 2014

Had a great stay hey, amazing people and amazing service. From the first encounter they made us feel at home, a 1000 thanks to all the Green Elephant people!

07 October 2012

My stay at Green Elephant was great. I have stayed in a few backpackers before and Green Elephant is definitely up there with the best. Thanks guys, keep up the good work!

27 March 2008

It is such a laid back and helpful backpackers, the staff are friendly and helpful (You go Vuyani! :) Highly recommended

08 January 2007

This was a great place, with great helpful staff. I liked the concept of environmentally friendly princples adopted by the owner. I had a separate room and not the dorm for the first 3 days and this was peaceful and lovely.

06 March 2006

Room information

Private En-suite Room x 2

Includes: Room Only

This is a private en-suite room.

Private Room x 2

Includes: Room Only

This is a private room with a shared bathroom.

Six-bedded Dormitory x 1

Includes: Room Only

This is a six-sleeper dorm with a shared bathroom.

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