Ballito Backpackers

Welcome to Ballito Backpackers 

Situated in the heart of Ballito with quick and easy access to the King Shaka International Airport being just 15 minutes away.We have provided affordable self-catering accommodation in Ballito, since  2009!

located right across the road from the beautiful beaches, local shops, popular night clubs & restaurants serving a variety of local and international cuisines. Ballito Backpackers offers affordable accommodation with a 24-hour front desk, free WiFi, communal lounge, kitchen and braai area.

Ballito Backpackers Kitchen
Ballito Backpackers Kitchen


The communal kitchen is fully equipped ensuring you have everything you need to prepare your meals. The kitchen offers sea views and dining tables for you and your family/friends to enjoy a meal together.




Backpackers Lounge


Our comfortable lounge area offers a space for you to relax and guests may enjoy use of the TV or simply relax on the couches with a book.







Backpackers Braai Area
Braai Area

Braai Area: Nothing beats an authentic South African Braai and our fully equipped braai area offers you everything you need to enjoy an afternoon of chilling and grilling!

With a variety of self-catering accommodation options available there is something to suite every traveler’s needs. The dorm rooms are ideal for larger groups whilst the twin and double rooms are suited to couples or friends travelling. The new premier double rooms are ideal for ultimate privacy for couples or corporate travelers.

We Cater for everyone!

As we strive to please guests, of all ages and walks of life. We are most popular amongst the youngsters who enjoy the wide range of night life, that surrounds us.

Nearby attractions include the beach, fishing, golf, bars, night clubs, shopping centers, hiking, animal farms, horse riding, safaris and a lot more! An action-packed tour can be arranged on your behalf. King-Shaka International Airport is a quick 22 km drive from the property and transfers can be arranged through our service providers.

Ballito backpackers is the place to be.

What is happening in Ballito?

What we offer…

  • Basic affordable, clean accommodation
  • Large communal kitchen / dining area
  • Big dorms, smaller rooms or premier ensuite double
  • Walk to the beach, shops, restaurants, bars & nightclubs
  • Ample showers & toilets
  • TV
  • Sleeps up to 100 people
  • Daily / monthly rates
  • Pick up and drop off facilities