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Mthatha Backpackers

We have Dorms and Double Ensuite Rooms

Free pickup shuttle from Ultra City between 1pm and 4pm.

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Mthatha Backpackers is situated in the centre of the Wild Coast. It is also the only backpackers in South Africa's only African city, Mthatha.

Formally known as the capital of the Transkei, then it was named Umtata. Mthatha is also known as the home town of ex president Nelson Mandela.
Look at our tours page for full details on doing the day trips.

Other backpackers in the nearby area are at Coffee Bay - Bomvu Paradise and Coffee Shack. Mdumbi and Bulungula Back packers are further out but in the same area. Towards Port St John's you have The Kraal Back Packers and in Port St John's have Jungle Monkey and Amapondo Back Packers.

We offer a fully serviced backpackers with an entertainment area so click on Mthatha Backpackers. There are some wonderful wildlife reserves and other open drives around Mthatha so come and have a chat to us about what is around.

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