Mdumbi Backpackers


Mdumbi Backpackers offers simple and spacious accommodation set in traditional style Xhosa huts. Level, lawn camping sites with sufficient space are available near a primed ablution block. A generous, well equipped, communal kitchen will provide for self-catering needs. Hot water showers and flushing toilets are available.

Mdumbi Café:

This is Mama Nowethu’s place where she will welcome you and satisfy your hunger needs. There is a basic food menu available for breakfast, toasted sandwiches, salads, etc. Every evening Mdumbi Backpackers offers a set menu for dinner. Please book in advance.

A selection of sweets, biscuits, sodas and crisps are for sale at Mdumbi Café.

Please note: Mdumbi Backpackers does not have a liquor license, instead we promote cultural exchange, a two minute walk up the road to the local shebeen.

Activities on offer:

All activities and secondary income opportunities at Mdumbi and are owned by local community members.

  • River canoeing;
  • Wind surfing;
  • Snorkeling;
  • Surfing;
  • Horse riding;
  • Hikes;
  • Cultural visits; and
  • Village tours.
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