About Platberg Backpackers
This family friendly establishment is the ideal stopover between Johannesburg and Durban. It is also the ideal base for hikers and travelers to explore the area from. Sentinel Peak (Chain Ladders), Golden Gate National Park, the Sterkfontein Dam and also the Royal Natal National Park can all be accessed from us. Platberg Harrismith Backpackers is located centrally in town, walking distance from the business center, shops, banks, post office, police station, supermarkets and more.It has a lovely stoep in the front where you can sit and enjoy the view of the majestic Platberg Mountain.We have rooms for families, couples or singles. There are also two 6 sleeper rooms as well as a 4 sleeper fitted with single beds. Requests are always welcome! A fully equipped communal kitchen is available for self catering purposes.Test your braai master skills in the back garden with braai facilities or chill in the TV lounge with DStv. Laundry facilities are available at an additional cost.We offer WiFi for free! Information on the area is available!!
Family friendly: We are a perfect half way stop for Families!
The rate for the Double Room is based on two people sharing. Please contact the establishment for a rate should there be additional people.
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Things to do in and around Harrismith
(1.4 km from Harrismith)
The Platberg Stadium lies at the foot of a great Eastern Free State landmark - the 9 kilometre long, 2 377 metre high Platberg Mountain. This majestic mountain range forms a stunning backdrop to the stadium.
(22.6 km from Harrismith)
The vast expanse of water which is the Sterkfontein Dam lies a few kilometres from the edge of the Drakensberg Escarpment in the topmost reaches of the Vaal Dam catchment on the Nuwejaarspruit. The cool, fresh, deep waters are ideal for trout and...
(1.2 km from Harrismith)
Type: Parkland golf course Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6529m
(27.3 km from Harrismith)
The Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve is situated 23 km from Harrismith. It has several excellent trails for visitors to meander upon. The reserve is a favorite with bird lovers, holding over 200 bird species, such as mountain reedbuck, oribi,...