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Hermanus Backpackers & Budget Accommodation can  accommodate 20 people and offers plenty of communal space!

All beds are supplied with clean fresh linen, duvets and pillows.

Accommodation is serviced daily, beautifully decorated and well kept. We have a variety of room types to suit every travelers needs,
whether you’re a backpacker traveling South Africa or a budget traveler looking for quality accommodation at affordable rates. We pride ourselves on providing clean, comfortable, vibey accommodation, serviced daily by our compliment of permanent staff.


Dorm  | Private rooms  | Twin rooms  | Double (shared bathroom)  | En-suite doubles  | Self catering cottage

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Great White Shark Cage is The most thrilling and exhilarating adventure experience around!

Shark diving was first started in Hermanus in 1992. It has quickly become one of the most popular Adventure Activities with both international & local visitors to Hermanus Anybody can Shark Dive – providing you are over 5 years old (accompanied by an adult, naturally).

If you’ve never considered going Shark Cage Diving with Great White Sharks – NOW is the time! We’re here to assist with booking your Shark Cage Diving adventure, please mention when booking your budget or backpacker accommodation with us.

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Relaxed Friendly Atmosphere ||

Free Fast Internet | Free Breakfast | Pool Table | Stunning Swimming Pool | Self-catering Kitchens | satellite TV & video lounge | vending machines for cigarettes | a chill lounge |  Self Contained Self Catering Budget Accommodation  |  Helpful, Knowledgeable staff  | We Book your Activities and Adventures.

We offer a traditional Braai every evening, prepared by our tame South African staff! (Guaranteed to fill even the hungriest of feasters prior to a night out on the ‘town’! But be warned.. Hermanus sees many a visitor from many a place, so we’re used to your ‘sort’!

TV Lounge  |  FREE WIFI  |  Chill Lounge  |   Pool Table  |  Swimming Pool  |  Lapa  |  Kitchens  |  FREE Breakfast  |  Free Coffee



Hermanus and the surrounding area offers an amazing and diverse array of activities.

Whether you’re an adventurer, a foody or an art lover… You will find lots of interest in this little ‘Fishing’ Village.

Hermanus Backpackers & Budget Accommodation Staff are all here to assist you with advising on the best adventures & booking ALL your activities for you!

Boat Based Whale Watching giving you a close-up view of the Giants of the Deep. If you’re not into adventure there’s plenty of bird watching, beaches, cycling, wine tasting and more to fill your days.

Shark Cage Diving  |  Horse Riding  |  Beaches  |  Whale Watching  |  Wine Tours  |  Kayaking

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Hermanus, Overberg, Western Cape

Hermanus is commonly known as the best Land-Based Whale watching area in the world. Nestled between mountain and sea.

Hermanus also boasts Champagne Air (Great if you’re a non-smoker!) Shops, Retaurants, Bars, Art Galleries, Wine Farms, Beer Tasting, Adventure Activities (Shark Cage Diving!) Nature walks, Southern Right Whales and so much more…

Hermanus is on the Coast of the Southern Cape, one of the most beautiful areas that South Africa has to offer.

We’re just over the mountain from Cape Townen-route to Plettenberg Bay, Knysna (also known as the Garden Route)

NB Hermanus is easy 120km from Cape Town and 100km from Cape Town International Airport!

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We’re not just staff…

we don’t just work… we live, eat, sleep, drink and breathe purely for the pleasure of meeting great people & making sure our guests leave Hermanus as Friends with spectacular memories of our time together!

Hand picked for their enthusiasm, go-getter attitude, frivolity, local knowledge, interest in travel and .. most importantly of all… their ability to hold their alcohol, party all night as if there’s NO tomorrow and STILL be up and ‘at it’ before our guests!!

So… regardless of what you need, where you want to go or what you want to do… there’s always Somebody proficient in English and general Backpackers slang to ensure you have everything you need!

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Backpackers at nightTHE VIBE

Our focus is your enjoyment of your stay

Hermanus Backpackers Crew are here to ensure that your stay with us

is as enjoyable and memorable as possible!

On arrival you’ll be given a map of the town with advice on the best spots

for swimming, surfing, eating and drinking.

In the evenings the communal area lights up with most guests convening

for a braai and a game of pool.

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Shark Diving & Backpackers Special Deal

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