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Tsitsa Falls Backpackers

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been visiting backpackers every month since May 2016 and I have enjoyed every stay. The owners are warm-hearted people with the little humans running around, making the place feel like home. Its a beautiful place to be at if you want to enjoy nature, be off the grid completely and enjoy meals cooked with love. The food is...

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Port Edward, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very special experience for us...2 geriatric road trippers 80/74! Adi & angela a delight...interesting, informative CONSCIOUS...delicious home grown food..a totally aware experience..look no further..didn't do the white water stuff...wish we could have...don't miss this

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George, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hosts, Adi and Angela, very informative, friendly and easy going and the nature is breathtaking . On arrival, my husband and I were offered to stay in the rondavel, which is very nice and private, BUT has no toilet or shower facilities. Those are on the stoep at the main house about 30-40 meters away. We compromised for a...

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Tsitsa Falls is one of those unique finds you will either fall in love with, or hate. In our case, it was a place that crept into our hearts and one we will return to in a heartbeat. This place has soul. It is completely "off the grid", so forget about electricity and Internet, it is just you and nature....

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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Perfect rejuvenation with a quick walk down and swim near the falls and family vibe - with off the grid relaxation! Comfortable and clean and appreciated the veggie meal! I'm coming back to stay longer - overnight was definitely not long enough! Thank you guys! Keep it up!

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Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife and I stayed at Tsitsa Falls backpackers for two nights (in their outdoor Rondawel). Adi and Angela were amazingly hospitable, extremely friendly, and really lovely people. We went hiking (and even took their delightful children along), which was great. We saw the waterfall, exceptional scenery, and even some bushmen paintings on the rocks. Adi is extremely knowledgable about...

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Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We spent an unforgettable night at Tsitsa. The kids did not want to leave. Its clean and well maintained. Off the grid. And the fire pit is the best place to spend an afternoon and evening with a glass of wine. Short hike will take you to river for swimming and a waterfall.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Ang and Adi are the nicest hosts and it is so interesting to see how they live out in this middle of nowhere. They have lots of dogs that are allowed everywhere. The hosts are super helpful and kind. The nature is gorgeous with the waterfall so close, you can just walk down to it in a few minutes. The...

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Coffee Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 7 February 2016

If you are looking for something really really special then we would advise you stop for a few days with AD and Angie. This is one of our favourite places to just go and hide from the world. The waterfall is amazing and we have often spent the whole day down in the rock pools and jumping off the rocks....

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Berlin
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This is a wonderful please for people who enjoy simplicity, generosity, friendship, a great landscape. This is not a place for people who seek luxury, "professional service" etc. It is in some way noncommercial. There is no electricity, so the lighting is done with paraffine lamps (the only downside - I would recommend the owners to put PV on their...

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Address: Upper Tsitsa Falls, Maclear, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Maclear
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“This is a backpackers, not a hotel. No electricity.”
 of 5 bubbles MaureenB01, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely but the little stone rondavel outside is really special.”
 of 5 bubbles HikingWildCoast, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Get a campsite overlooking the river/waterfall. You can hear it at night”
 of 5 bubbles cbova, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the family room, really awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles E7271PBdonnac, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book in advance”
 of 5 bubbles 104andyc, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
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