Mdumbi Backpackers, Mdumbi

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Mdumbi beach was voted best beach in Southern Africa by Getaway magazine. It is a safe beach for swimming and all kinds of water sports and has a registered boat launch site. The Mdumbi river mouths into the ocean through a huge estuary that is rich in sea life and has a mangrove forest.
Mdumbi Backpackers is situated on a hill over looking Mdumbi beach. Its is part of Thsani village, a rural Xhosa community. The backpackers is involved in many projects within the community.
Accommodation is available in traditionally build Xhosa rondavels. There is a communal kitchen, toilets, hot showers and a cafe restaurant on the premises.
Many activities for old and young

Location and Contact


• We are situated on a hill in a rural Xhosa community in Eastern Cape overlooking Mdumbi Beach.
• Take the Coffee Bay road off the N2, about 5km before Coffee Bay, turn left onto a gravel road and follow the Mdumbi Backpacker signs for 23km.



Address: Tshani location, Umtata, Mdumbi, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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Website Mdumbi Backpackers Mdumbi
Phone Number: +27 834611834
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Family-Friendly Hostel

Older travelers (+50)

Party Hostel

Quiet Rest

Solo Traveller


Luggage Storage


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Airport Pickup (ZAR500)

Breakfast (ZAR35)

Dinner (ZAR55)

BBQ Grill

Book Collection/Exchange

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking


Hot Showers

Hot tub/Jacuzzi



Lounge Area

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms

Lockers in Rooms


Wheelchair Accessible

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Service Animals


Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Checkout: 11:00 (11 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 7h30-8h00

Size: Small (less than 30 beds)


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