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“Unique backpackers experience” 5 of 5 stars
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The Kraal Backpackers
Wild Coast | Mpande, Port St Johns 5121, South Africa   |  
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Sechelt, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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“Unique backpackers experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

This is a special place and if you don't mind roughing it, you are in for a treat. Dillon's place is off the grid and you feel like you have arrived at the end of the world, and it is a beautiful place to be!
Accomodation is in a dorm or rondavel and also great soft grassed tent sites. The Kraal is off the grid so all water is provided from rain cisterns. Toilets are septic. Solar power heats water and powers basic lighting. Put away your cell phone and appreciate Nature's gifts. Lovely pet dogs. It felt more as if we were guests sharing Dillon's home. He is a great guy and kept us entertained with his stories. Wood fired oven (great pizzas) and sauna. Call to the whales and dolphins and maybe they will come. Great rock pools for protected swimming.
Thanks Dillon! Come visit us one day, Bru.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Address: Wild Coast | Mpande, Port St Johns 5121, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
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Ranked #4 of 14 Specialty lodging in Port St Johns

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