Tiripanu Backpackers, Hostel in Gordon's Bay

Plot 101 Firlands Hector Holdings Gordonsbay, Gordon's Bay, South Africa

About Tiripanu Backpackers

The property was designed for travellers on a budget, looking to experience a rustic, creative, nature, warm feel and can have a good night sleep and feel at home.
Being animal lovers and having an appreciation for nature, they also utilise the space for animals in need through fostering and rehabilitating of wild, farm and domestic animals when they can. Once you enter, if you have 2 legs or 4, their aim is to make you feel at home. Aiming to build to a sustainable environment.

Tiripanu Backpackers is the perfect accommodation for nature lovers who are travelling on a budget and is looking for a calm and peaceful place to stay!

Accommodation info

Check-infrom 14:00 to 23:00
Check-outbefore 10:00
CurfewNo curfew
Room lockoutNo lockout
Receptionfrom 8 to 17

Room types

Rustic 3x5m wooden cabins on stilts with beds and bedding.
1: 1 single and 1 bunk bed.
2: Dorm (2 bunk beds) sleeps 4.
3: Double bed and 1 bunk bed.
4: Double bed NOT AVAILABLE
5: Double bed and 1 bunk bed
Spacious communal Showers and toilets.

Location and surroundings

Surrounded by the Helderberg mountains and small holdings but only 5km from the closest shops and beach. Activities in the area includes Blue Rock 1 km away with wake boarding, skiing, etc. Loads of activities in the area that include surfing, kayaking, cheetah outreach, monkey town, hikes, Beuty spa, wine tasting, occasional festival/transparty at Koggelbay (20 min drive) Smack in the middle of all the hot spots less than an hours drive from Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Hermanus, Betties Bay, etc.

Services and facilities


Braai/BBQ areas
Communal kitchen & lounge
Showers and toilets
Big garden with dams.
Outside parking

Home cooked meals on request ( set menu dinner and breakfast)
Petting Zoo ( our farm animal section where most have been rescued) feeding extra

Please enquire if traveling with your pets.

Breakfast35.00 ZAR per guest, per night
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Important to know

Animals policyPlease enquire before pets are allowed.
Children policyChildren can stay for free in parents' bed/s if younger than 2 years.
Private rooms age restrictionat least 16 years old
Dorms age restrictionNo restrictions
Smoking policyAll rooms are non smoking, smoking allowed only on dedicated areas
Wheelchair accessNo wheelchair access

Terms and conditions

Cancellation policyFree cancellation at least 24 hours before arrival date, first night of stay fee for late cancellation or no show
Accepted PaymentsThis property accepts only cash payments for balance. Credit/Debit Cards NOT accepted
Pre authorizationThe property reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival
TaxesTaxes included