Fairy Knowe Backpackers and Adventure Centre is nestled under the trees alongside the Wilderness National Park, with easy access to the Touw River Estuary. Many of the best hiking, cycling and bird watching trails can be accessed from the backpackers within minutes. It’s an ideal base providing easy access to Wilderness town centre within 20 minutes on foot or 3 minutes by car
Multiple private and ensuite room options, dormitory beds for the budget-travelers/larger groups and camping grounds for the star-gazers are all available. Braai facilities, a warm firepit and a lively bar are frequently attended anlong with regular live music, a Sunday market, games evenings and a jungle gym for the kids. Multiple adventures can be booked directly at reception such as kayaking, horse-riding, hiking, paragliding and much more
We have a full range of comfortable, excellently maintained rooms, including a Family En-Suite, Double En-Suites, Private Double Rooms, a Twin Room, Dorms, as well as ample camping space.
Fairy Knowe Backpackers has spacious grounds with lawns to play football, a big veggie garden - all surrounded by indigenous forest. The rooms are located away from the entertainment areas so you can have fun while others can get much needed sleep.
Fairy Knowe Backpackers and Adventure Centre sits on the border of the Wilderness National Park. Our team is ready to advise you on land, air and water adventures available year round! Abseiling, birdwatching, boating, canyoning, hiking, horse-riding, kayaking, paragliding and more - are available to book at reception during your stay!
Whether you're a guest or local, our weekly events are always fun and provide the perfect excuse to get out the house to mingle at Wilderness's favourite melting pot.
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