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Wild Spirit Lodge and Backpackers

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Wild Spirit is one of the best backpackers in South Africa. The most important thing is to hear Jenny's story, which she'll tell if enough people will listen to it. I love all her pets, especially her cat named Aslan, who likes water - funny...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't even know how to start. The atmosphere was always incredibly friendly. All of us was family, from staff to guests to owner. I woke up every single morning, came to the reception to extend my stay. It seemed impossible to leave.

Thank MalieSK
Response from WildSpiritLodge, Manager at Wild Spirit Lodge and BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Anita, Thank you so much for this review. We are happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to accommodating you again in the near future. Kindest regards, Wild Spirit Management

Reviewed 12 April 2018

The whole place is absolutely amazing. We were camping there for one night but could have easily spend more time! The people are super friendly and you can meet backpacker from everywhere - sit with them at the bar or at the bonfire. The kitchen...More

Thank Fee K
Response from WildSpiritLodge, Manager at Wild Spirit Lodge and BackpackersResponded 13 April 2018

Hi There Fee, We would like to thank you for this lovely review, and really hope you will join us again one day in the future. All the best to you, Wild Spirit Management

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Great backpackers to stay a couple of days and enjoy the beautiful nature around you. Staff is friendly, there is a great vibe around and a communal dinner every evening, making it easy to get to know some people. You can join them for breakfast...More

Thank smaatje
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

A very frustrating experience here. There are bugs everywhere. Even inside. Credit card machine doesn’t work. Tried to check in four time then on fourth time I was out to back of line. Most staff works for free and don’t know what they are doing....More

Thank frawldog
Response from WildSpiritLodge, Manager at Wild Spirit Lodge and BackpackersResponded 26 February 2018

Hi there, We are very sad to hear you had such a frustrating experience here. Regarding the "bugs everywhere" - we are in the middle of a beautiful indigenous forest and we feel very lucky to be surrounded by such diverse wildlife. Perhaps next time...More

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Hi Stephanie, Details are below. You can get there via the Baz Bus. Wild Spirit Lodge and Backpackers R102 Nature’s Valley Road, The Crags, Western Cape, South Africa Tel : 044 534 8888 Cell : 082 828 8008 Fax: 086... More
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"the rooms with en suite are awesome! the tents are just as great if you love the outdoors"
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"Prepare to be a bit cold in the tent overnight, wrap up warm!"
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"The private ensuite room had a super comfy bed."
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