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The Wild Farm Backpakers

Whites Road, Erf 291, Uitsig, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
The Wild Farm Backpakers
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I stayed here and the first thing that greets you after trekking up that bumpy road is one of the most beautiful views you will ever see. The staff were friendly and helpful . the breakfast is also quite nice with a large selection of things. The bar area is also cozy . the kitchen area is... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stayed at this backpackers when me and a mate were doing the Garden Route and I really did find it super special. The backpackers is beautiful and has such a good vibe! We were camping and there were lots of different spots to pitch our tent so you can make sure you wake up to a really crazy view!... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A place different from all backpackers i've seen in southern Africa. A 360 view from on top of a hill with great campground firepit/braai available, but you should have your own equipment. The kitchen was poorly equipped with few pots and pans, but it is clean and spacious with dstv available, bar with a breakfast that doesn't stand out but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Hard to reach this place, steep hill and long drive but it's worth it. Very friendly people and lovely location to have a guesthouse. Stayed in a log/chalet, the matrass in the bunk bed was totally worn out. WiFi available only in reception. Sanitary facilities are scarce and shower won't get hot very well. Kitchen is quite dirty and old.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We tent-camped here just one night in December, during peak Christmas vacation time. Arriving late in the day, we still found many tenting options with unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean. Flat out gorgeous. Tents may be pitched where ever there is space - no delegated sites, so campers left comfortable space between the tents. Some tents were pitched in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The roof was leaking badly, there was no hot water for shower, the toilet didn't flush, the room was cold, the owner was living in one of the dorms beside us and smoked in his room, making the entire dorm area reek of cigarette smoke. I told him he is polluting the area and he told me: ' you are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This location offers amazing views and a tranquil setting. But come night time, it becomes a different place. The bar is run early into the morning almost every night and trance music from the well equipped speaker system can be heard in every room in the establishment. The only way you will get some sleep is to drink 10 tequila... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Did not ono what to expect here. But was met by PJ and Ashley in town, transported me, my bicycle and my panniers to the Backpackers. Tracy meet and greet was professional and friendly. Lay out of backpackers roomy with entertainment areas open and airy. Backpackers kitchen large and stocked with open plan lounge / dining area and DSTV. Constant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The views down on to the ocean and the Wilderness National Park is hard to beat. Staff is friendly and welcoming. The facilities are clean. One evening we ate at the restaurant there. They served nice pasta with a great salad. The other nights we cooked our own meals in the community kitchen which was also adequate equipped. I found... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Easily one of the more unique places of any kind that I've ever stayed at. I stayed at the Wild Farm for two nights while doing a Garden Route road trip with friends. The peaceful, open property nestled atop the hills offered 360 degrees views of the ocean and surrounding area. Activities in the area were easily accessible and the... More 

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