River Lodge offers the best of both city and country living. A fantastic backpackers – self catering, clean & homely, high ceilings, wooden floors – cozy in winter, cool in summer.
In our large spacious kitchen you can indulge in your favourite pastimes, chilling at the bar, lazing by the fireplace, prepare your favourite meal while watching DSTV, or enjoy our spacious braai facilities. You can relax on the enormous stoep or climb into a quiet hammock on one of our lawns. We boast of having one of the largest in city camp sites in Cape Town, catering for vehicle and tents, safe and secure.
The Backpackers dorms are perfect for Volunteer Accommodation (60 pax), sporting groups, school groups, group stays, business and self drives -- we are regularly used by Volunteering Organizations such as Habitat For Humanity, ect.
We offer a range of accommodation: 2 bed, 4 bed, doubles and family rooms.
Configuration of sleeping facilities can be adapted to specific needs.
Bazz / Backpackers bus route pickups
Our talented, resourceful, friendly staff will ensure that both your nights and days are filled with fun activities. Get them to answer your questions and point you in the right direction. Sharkdiving anyone?
The Oude Molen Village
Need a reason to get to this happening, alternative village? Try these for starters!
It oozes Soul in its diverse, eclectic community who live on the old working farm and mill site.
It's Organic with bee-keeping courses, horse riding, organic gardens, farm stall and a wetland bird sanctuary.
It's "To-Do" list includes some unusual tidbits such as workshops (think belly dancing and art studios), volunteering options and a petting zoo.