Platberg Harrismith Backpackers is located centrally in town, walking distance from the business centre 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, or just watching the local life passing by.
Platberg Harrismith Backpackers is located centrally in town, walking distance from the business centre shops, banks, post office, police station, supermarkets and more.
Lots of information available on the area!!
We have a Private Room which can be used for families, couples or singles. Two 6 bed dormitories and a 4 bed dormitory. All dormitories are shared but request can be made for same sex. Communal bathroom with hot showers available. There is also a fully equipped communal kitchen available. In the back garden an entertainment area with braai facilities are available. Tv lounge with DSTV.
We offer FREE WiFi!!! Laundry can be done at an additional costs.
Platberg Backpackers is the ideal base to do major hikes from such as the Sentinel Peak with chain ladders, the Gorge in the Royal National Park viewing the 2nd highest waterfall in the world, the Tugela Falls, Platberg Mountain (2398m), as well as day hikes in the Golden Gate Higlands. Sterkfontein Dam (3rd largest by volume in SA) is 20km from us!
It is also the ideal overnight stopover coming in from the Oliver Thambo Airport. We have lots of information on the area as well as further down towards Durban.