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About Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge

Blue Sky Mining is a year-round oasis and a leisure lover’s paradise!

We boast one of the most breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, nestled in a beautiful subtropical garden, complete with rock pools. For sunny skies, azure waters beckoning with enthralling activities and heavenly peaceful surroundings, venture to the beautiful seaside town of Warner Beach situated just a short walk away from unspoilt sandy beaches which lay directly in front of us and mere minutes from Amanzimtoti, Durban.
Accommodation:
We have an array of unique, clean, comfortable and affordable options available to suit your accommodation needs. These range from dormitory-style rooms fitted with shower and toilet to gorgeous twin / double en-suite rooms. All rooms are serviced daily guaranteeing a relaxed stay. So, whether you’re a backpacker, sports-person, holidaymaker, volunteer or even on a business trip, we’ll have something for you.

Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge's interior decoration is bright and cheery and radiates a wonderful unpretentious vibe. Interiors and outdoors are exquisite ornate with funky artwork lending a unique appeal to the lovely establishment. Feast on a hearty breakfast in the welcoming dining area or unwind in the cosy communal lounge area and watch satellite television, order a drink from the bar and gather around the barbecue to socialize with other guests and friends.

Swim a couple of lengths in the marvellous rock swimming pool from where awesome sea views can be relished and afterwards play a game of pool with friends. Peruse the interesting art and crafts markets, dance the night away at the nightclubs in nearby Amanzimtoti, surf the waves, scuba dive or enjoy quiet time fishing from the rocks. Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is all about blissful relaxation in the midst of awe-inspiring surroundings and is truly an amazing hospitable venue for an unforgettable getaway.

Divers and volunteers who book direct are entitled to a 10% discount on accommodation.
On-Site Facilities:
Our friendly, attentive staff will welcome you and assist you with whatever you need.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast or traditional 'Durban Curry' and many more munchies in our subtropical garden surrounded by magnificent coca nut, banana and papaya trees.

Fully stocked restaurant and licensed bar
Free wi-fi
Secure parking
2 rock swimming pools
Large gardens
Sundeck
Jungle gym
Gift shop
Yoga classes
Pool table
Outdoor fire pit
Entertainment area
Books for sale
Activities:

There are numerous activities that can be organised by us and enjoyed by you locally - all year round! Along the main road we have it all...restaurants and pubs, supermarket, takeaways, laundromat, chemist, post office, video store & ATM.

Diving - Come and blow bubbles at the Aliwal Shoal, one of the top ten dive sites in the world, and experience a breathtaking underwater adventure. Stunning reefs & wrecks, raggies, zambezi and tiger sharks, abundant fish life, dolphins - all in all world class diving at its best. Dives booked directly with us receive a 10% discount off bed and free pick ups to and from the dive centre in Umkomaas!
Surfing / Bodyboarding - available for beginners or advanced surfers.
Snorkelling - Goggles and snorkels available to hire
Swimming
Fishing/Deep sea fishing - Rods
Horse riding on the beach
Paragliding
Book a game drive
Events Venue:
Blue Sky Mining is the perfect setting for functions depending on group size in a setting unlike any other.
Location:

Blue Sky Mining is situated in Warner Beach, KwaZulu Natal, just 30 km south of Durban & 60 km south of King Shaka Durban International Airport.

We are situated on the magnificent Sapphire Coast, boasting of 40 kilometres of golden beaches and lush coastal forests, interspersed with lively coastal villages. The Sapphire Coast is perfectly located - bordered by the city of Durban on one side and the unspoilt beauty of the south coast to the other, with the rolling hills of KwaZulu Natal, rich in wildlife culture and history to the West.

Durban is a modern, vibrant cosmopolitan city, it’s lifestyle architecture and culture reflect and thrive on its warm subtropical climate.

Local Highlights:

Local surf spot
African township day tours
Crocworld in Scottburgh
Go Bananaz
Unland
Amanzimtoti Flea Market
Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary
Sardine Run
Splash Waterworld
Galleria Mall
The Highland Gathering
The Night Market

Safari: We can arrange numerous options for Safaris from our travel desk.

Beach: There are two main beaches being protected by shark nets as well as watched by life guards. Plenty of ocean activities are waiting for you: Horse riding on the beach, scuba diving, surfing, kitesurfing, deep sea fishing, etc.

Spa: NA

Golf: The Amanzimtoti as well as the Umkomaas Country Club, boasting 18-hole parkland courses, are in close proximity.

Wedding Venues: We can accommodate intimate wedding functions and accommodation for up to 50 guests.

Conference Venues: The Blue Sky Mining is able to arrange small conferences as well as teambuilding if requested. Please contact us for further information.

Family friendly: Children are welcome at Blue Sky Mining. We have 2 outdoor pools and a jungle gym.

Romantic: We have a honeymoon suite available. Blue Sky Mining is the perfect venue for romantic sundowners with an ocean view.

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 7 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 41
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 33 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

IMPORTANT:

1) Please take notice that one of the following documents will be required on arrival: Valid ID, SA Driver's Licence or Passport.

2) Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is a licensed establishment.
Therefore no alcohol can be consumed in the common areas and/or rooms unless purchased from the onsite bar. Thanking...
IMPORTANT:

1) Please take notice that one of the following documents will be required on arrival: Valid ID, SA Driver's Licence or Passport.

2) Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is a licensed establishment.
Therefore no alcohol can be consumed in the common areas and/or rooms unless purchased from the onsite bar. Thanking you for your co-operation!

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Reviews for Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge

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Werner Feith
09 September 2018

satelite dish would be nice and paying with card.

Kim Steinberg
05 February 2018

One of the cleanest backpackers I've ever stayed in! Friendly staff, well organized establishment. Absolutely FANTASTIC!!!

Mandy Smith
08 January 2018

It was absolutely amazing. The place is like heaven and the staff so very friendly.We always had something fun to do without leaving the lodge. They will definitely see us again soon!

Sara Wheeler
31 July 2017

Fantastic weekend, great venue.

Suzette Potgieter
07 July 2017

The view is great, maybe just card facilities at dinner

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Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is 1km from the centre of Kingsburgh , the nearest airport 59.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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