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Umhlanga Backpackers

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Room (Large Single Sleeper Unit) | Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Room (Large Single Sleeper Unit) | Soundproofing, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of Umhlanga Backpackers

Umhlanga Backpackers

2.0 star property
Hostel in Umhlanga with free parking

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
16 Herald Drive, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, 4319

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUmhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail15 min walk
  • Popular LocationUmhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve15 min walk
  • Popular LocationUmhlanga Main Beach2 min drive
  • AirportDurban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.)22 min drive

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About this area


Located in Umhlanga, Umhlanga Backpackers is near the beach. Mount Edgecombe Country Club and Beachwood Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Japanese Gardens and Big Rush Urban Adrenaline. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Moses Mabhida Stadium or Kings Park Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail - 15 min walk
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve - 15 min walk
  • Umhlanga Main Beach - 2 min drive
  • KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board - 3 min drive
  • Umhlanga Lighthouse - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 25 min drive


  • Doppio Zero - 3 min drive
  • Bellezar - 3 min drive
  • Ocean Basket - 3 min drive
  • African Roots Coffee - 3 min drive
  • Daruma Japanese Restaurant - 3 min drive

About this property

Umhlanga Backpackers

Property highlights
Umhlanga Backpackers provides amenities like a terrace and a garden. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Multilingual staff, barbecue grills, and smoke-free premises
Room features
All 12 rooms offer comforts such as air conditioning and separate dining areas, as well as thoughtful touches like free WiFi and sound-insulated walls.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee and electric kettles
  • 2 bathrooms with showers and soap
  • Separate dining areas, communal kitchens, and limited housekeeping


Afrikaans, English

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate in-room dining area
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Lockers

Guest services

  • Multilingual staff
  • One-time housekeeping


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower only
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Separate dining area
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Tea bags/instant coffee


  • Air conditioning
  • Shared accommodations
  • Soundproofed rooms

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests must contact the property for check-in information
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Property is also known as

Umhlanga Backpackers Umhlanga
Umhlanga Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Umhlanga Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Umhlanga

Frequently asked questions

Does Umhlanga Backpackers have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

Is Umhlanga Backpackers pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Umhlanga Backpackers?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Umhlanga Backpackers?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Umhlanga Backpackers?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Where is Umhlanga Backpackers located?

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail and Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve. Umhlanga Main Beach and KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board are also within 2 mi (3 km).


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