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About Riverlodge Backpackers

Riverlodge Backpackers offers self-catering backpacking accommodation ideal for for volunteer accommodation, individual and group bookings as well as overland tours.

The budget self-catering accommodation consists of single, double and twin rooms and we are the only backpacking lodge in Cape Town offering two campsites, for vehicles and tents, located securely within our gardens.

We also have a backpacking travel desk, and one of our friendly and knowledgeable backpacking staff will be able to assist you with planning every aspect of your trip. Our exciting Cape Town adventure tours range from, Table Mountain tours, Great White shark cage diving, whale watching, penguin kayaking tours, township tours, Wineland tours, scuba diving excursions, reef and wreck diving or diving in the astounding predator tank at the aquarium.

Some more interesting activities at Oude Molen Eco Village especially for backpackers include horse riding on the estate from the on-site stable and walking around the wetlands.


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Riverlodge Backpackers

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David Theko, South Africa
21 March 2016

The riverlodge backpacks is the right place to be during holidays, and anytime when you want to camp.

Riverlodge Backpackers Map

Riverlodge Backpackers is 8km from the centre of Cape Town , the nearest airport 12.5km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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