This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Storms River.
Storms River, South Africa, is a village on the south coast of South Africa. It is famous for the bungee jump from Bloukrans Bridge, which is a short ride from town.
There are several hostels in Storms River, South Africa. Some of them are BazBus hostels and that makes it easy to get dropped off at the door. If you don’t have your own transport, it is difficult to get to Storms River, South Africa, so then it’s worth it to look for a hostel in Storms River, South Africa that offers pick-up from the bus station (five kilometers down the road). Same goes for activities around Storms River; if you don’t have your own transport, you will need a shuttle from your hostel in Storms River, so check if they have shuttles available. When looking for a hostel in Storms River, South Africa, it is also important to take into consideration the atmosphere in the hostel. All hostels in Storms River, South Africa, offer similar facilities, but the vibe in each hostel is different. Some hostels in Storms River, South Africa, offer dinner for little money, which can be a great way to meet new people, but these dinners often have to be booked in advance. It is a good idea to book your hostel in Storms River, South Africa, in advance during the high season (South African school holidays), as popular hostels fill up fast.
Storms River is a small town and offers only a few restaurants, a shop, and an ATM. The entrance to the Tsitsikamma National Park is close by and you can do several day hikes there. It is also the start of the popular Otter trail hike, which has to be reserved months in advance to ensure a spot. Horse riding is also popular in Storms River and there are also some hikes available outside of the national park. The bungee jump from Bloukrans Bridge is the highest bridge bungee jump in the world and is the main reason for many backpackers to visit Storms River.
Written by local enthusiast for Storms River hostelsPaulien