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I recently led a group of 8 students (June 2017) into Kruger, Panoramic Route, and Josy and had the privilege of staying at Gecko Backpackers for the night.
It has everything you want and need in a SA backpackers. Incredibly friendly staff, cosy and clean...More
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your kind words and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us!!
We are looking forward to see you again
We reserved a room w/ shared bathroom for New Year's Eve as we thought that the ambiance for a backpacker hostel would be great. We ended up being alone in the hostel so not much of a party ;) Anyhow, the hostel is pretty basic,...More
We were a couple from Joburg wanting to backpack around Sabie and Hazyview earlier this year close to the Easter break. We came across this property on the net and after a few email interactions with Dennis - we were all set.
On reaching we...More
Visited with a tour group and camped here
The shower and toilet facilities were pretty basic and no one enjoys see through shower curtains!
The dinner and dance we had in the evening though was really good and a great way to finish our trip....More
Thank Rachel H
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 17 October 2016
Thank you very much for your review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and especially the Cultural Dance and late night :-)
Thank you for the Tipp with the Shower Curtains! we went today and bought new, non...More
The facilities include an upscale lodge offering ensuite rooms and meals and a basic backpacker accommodation with dorm beds (R 165) and camp sites (R 100). At the backpackers is large well equipped communal kitchen, an outdoor braai area and a small bar. The biggest...More
Thank Anon N
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 23 August 2016
Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and we hope you enjoyed your stay. We do agree that the Public Transport is a problem, but we can always organise a transfer if requested! Unfortunately we as the owners / managers...More