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About Gemini Backpackers Lodge

Set a in large garden with secure parking, swimming pool, tennis court, pub and a special dorm for ladies. We provide linen and duvets, and rooms are cleaned daily. DVD library of 300. We provide tasty meals and cater for vegans. Self-contained kitchen for you to 'D.I.Y'. We arrange trips to Apartheid Museum, Soweto, Gold Reef City, Lion and Rhino Park, Kruger Park, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia. Also available are 'over-land' tours.

  • Response Rate: 43%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 13 hours
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 912
  • Check-in: 08:00
    Check-out: 20:00
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Sotho (Sesotho)
  • Swati (siSwati)
  • Tsonga (Xitsonga)
  • Tswana (Setswana)
  • Venda (Tshivenda)
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Deposit policy 100%

Gemini Backpackers Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Gemini Backpackers Lodge

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Donatus Oduopara, South Africa
04 September 2013

Gemini Backpackers Lodge is lovely. Home away from home. It is suitable for family vacation. My kids had enough areas to play around. We enjoyed tours with their cars and their self catering facilities were good. Meet Aron and his great team. Kudos guys! Sharp sharp

edzai dzwowa, South Africa
23 June 2013

Enjoyed it thanks. Only that the room I was in there was no soap and blankets but a duvet in this winter.Establishment's responseHi Edzaiz, was nice meeting at Gemini we sorry about that, if you can still remember when you check in they was a big group of 120 people were just left, so some of our blankets were still at the laundry were not dry yet, hope to see you again at Gemini Thanks kinds Regards Aaron General manager.

Anonymous, South Africa
14 June 2010

We stayed 3 nights with Gemini and loved it. The staff were incredibly helpful. It is definitely a backpackers, so don't expect the Ritz, but the atmosphere and awesome staff make up for it. Thanks! We'll definitely return next time we are in Jo'Berg.

Amy Pappajohn, Botswana
02 June 2010

We had a great one night stay at Gemini Backpackers. It was awesome how they picked us up from the bus rank for free and there was a small fee for them to take us back there the next morning. The second we walked in they helped us order pizza for dinner because we were starving. Best pizza we've had in over a year! We will definitely be going back there the next time we are in Joburg!

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Gemini Backpackers Lodge is 2.4km from the centre of Bramley , the nearest airport 14.5km (Johannesburg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling