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Our list of backpackers on Facebook is below, please note that these are added as we find them and soon there will be a locations list.

Group or Page Name of Backpackers Active
Group Khotso Backpackers & Horse Trails Yes
Group Beach Camp Friends Yes
Page Karoo Soul Backpackers Yes
Page Jungle Monkey Yes
Group Jungle Monkey Yes
Page Wonky Donkey Yes
Page Tube n' Axe Yes
Group Tube n' Axe Backpackers Yes
Page Augrabies Falls Backpackers Yes
Page Hartbeespoort Eco Lodge & Boutique Backpackers Yes
Page BBI (Battlefields Backpackers International) Yes
Page Kosibay Lodge and Backpackers Yes
Group Kosibay Lodge @ Backpackers Yes
Page Jikeleza Lodge International Backpackers Yes
Group Jikeleza Yes
Page Grifters Backpackers Lodge (Swaziland) Yes
Page Kings Beach Backpackers Yes
Page 1000 Hills Backpackers Yes
Page Blue Mountain Backpackers Yes
Page Old Bridge Backpackers (Botswana) Yes
Page Abantu Backpackers Yes
Page Tekweni Backpackers Yes
Fun Group Tekweni Goes Off Yes
Page Penthouse on Long Backpackers Yes
Page Beach House, Wilderness Yes
Page Tsitsikamma Backpackers Yes
Group Tsitsikamma Backpackers Yes
Page Dijembe Backpackers Lodge Yes
Group The divinely decadent Dijembe Lodge Yes
Page Starling Village Backpackers Yes
Group Starling Village Backpackers Yes
Page Joint Ventures Yes
Group Joint Ventures Yes
Page Baz Bus Yes
Group Baz Bus Yes
Page 25 Degreez - Discovering Africa Yes
Page Cape Cruiser Shuttle Bus Yes
Group Cape Cruiser Shuttle Bus Yes
Page Home Backpackers Yes
Page Mthatha Backpackers and Tours Yes
Page Sobonana @ Mpame Backpackers Lodge and Camping Yes
Page Centre for Appropriate Alternative Energy in South Africa (Non Profit) Yes
Page Jongkinta (Non Profit) Yes
Page VISA - Volunteering in South Africa (Non Profit) Yes
Group Backpacking Southern Africa Yes
Group Volunteering Solutions Yes
Group Away with the fairies Yes
Group The Hitchhikers Guide to Southern Africa Yes
Group Natures Way Backpackers Yes
Group Moby Dicks - Plettenberg Bay (Restaurant) Yes
Group Sugar Loaf Backpackers Yes
Group Happy Hippo Backpackers Yes
Group The Wild Farm Backpackers Yes
Group Spot Backpackers Yes
Group African Knights Children's Safari Project (Non Profit) Yes
Group Carnival Court Backpackers Yes
Group Bomvu Paradise Backpackers Yes
Group Robertson Backpackers Yes
Group Africa Travel Network Yes
Fun Group Coffee Shack Backpackers Staff Present and Past Yes
Group Riverlodge Backpackers Yes
Group Salty Crax Backpackers Yes
Group Red Ivory Backpackers Yes


Wild Spirit Lodge Yes
Group Buccaneers Backpackers Appreciation Society Yes
Group Ballito Backpackers Yes
Group Kruger Inn Backpackers Yes
Group Pretoria Backpackers Yes
Group Aloha Africa Accommodation & Backpackers Yes
Group Nomads Backpackers in Durban Yes
Group Amapondo Backpackers No
Group Amapondo Backpackers Yes
Group The Backpack Yes
Group The Backpack & African Travel Centre Yes
Group Amakaya Backpackers Yes
Group Niki Nana Backpackers Yes
Group Abreakaway Backpackers Cape Town Yes
Group Abreakaway Backpackers Lodge Cape St. Francis Yes
Group I Love Ocean Blue Adventures Yes
Group Brownsugar Backpackers Lodge Yes
Group Volunteering for Joy Community Development and Starling BP Yes
Group Mossel Bay Backpackers Yes
Group We love Surf Cafe Yes
Group Sabie Backpackers & Xtreme Adventures Yes
Group Buffalo Bay Backpackers Yes
Fun Group Tekweni Goes Off Yes
Help Group Bulungula School Project - Help us get funds Yes
Fun Group I enjoyed sundowners at Coffee Shack Yes
Fun Group Island Vibe Bar Yes
Group Mozambique Backpackers No
Group Blue Mountain Backpackers Yes
Group Funky Monkeys Backpackers Yes
Group 1 Cora Terrace Backpackers Yes
Group iKhaya Stellenbosch Backpackers Yes
Group Old Gaol Backpackers - Grahamstown Yes
Group Accoustix Backpackers Yes
Group Green Elephant Backpackers Yes
Group Long Street Backpackers Yes
Group Mdumbi Backpackers Yes
Group Star Backpackers Mozambique Yes
Group Been there ... Jumped that - the world's highest Bungy Jump Yes
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We have found Facebook a very useful tool to stay in contact with other backpackers.
Please let us know if you have any other suggestions for staying in touch.
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