Aardvark Backpackers Hostel

319 Main Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa | Hostel
Prices starting from $15.00

Travel Blogs from Cape Town

All good things must come to an end...

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith

... My tour was organised by Acacia Africa, and I can't rate them highly enough if you like a bit of adventure and aren't afraid of camping! Finally, if that's not your thing, and you'd prefer being transported to Africa from the comfort of your own sofa, then Paul Theroux's "Dark Star Safari" is a fantastic read.

Thanks once again for reading!

Goodbye, Totsiens, Siya Bonga,

Charlotte X


Aquila- into the lion's den

A travel blog entry by rescignt


... late and unexpected we were not put in the bigger vehicles that were packed, but our own vehicle lead by tour guide CJ. So we branched off from the bigger tour and headed out the sun setting behind us. The first stop was the watering hole where we crossed of the herbivores of the tour. We witnessed the elephants up close, and we turn the engine off and to our right on of the elephants decides to challenge a mother rhino. Luckily I had my camera out ...

On The Road Again, Again, and Again...Oh My!

A travel blog entry by donnajimtravels

This is a top pick!

... bathing suit from deep in his pack or somewhere after a week of Jim hunting for it. However, I am appreciative of all logistics being taken care of thus releasing Jim and I from multiple daily decisions and/or negotiations which can get exhausting.

Our G Adventure continues after 'experiencing the ecstasy of flight’, with our first stop deep in the Namibian desert at a farm. I have no idea what could possibly be farmed at this place as the earth is hard and dry ...

Van Hunks vs The Devil

A travel blog entry by brehn.eichel


... although there are still a couple of mountains to climb and "curios" to buy.

When we last checked out, we were crossing the border into the Republic of South Africa in Vioolsdrif on the Orange River. There was a sudden change in the vibe as we had now entered a notably more developed country with paved roads. The scenery continued to change as we moved south but it is still a barren place. Mountains and desert continued to dominate the landscape but the towns increased ...

Finally here

A travel blog entry by samanthasherman


Finally made it to South Africa! I heard an impressive amount of languages in the London airport, I swear everyone was speaking a different one. The flights were long and despite the many movies available and complimentary wine, it was rough to sit still for so long. I sat next to a girl from Finland who was going to Cape Town to study and a lady who lives in South Africa. It was so interesting talking to both of them and the lady ...


This hostel, located in the Sea Point area of Cape Town, is near Robben Island, District Six, Slave Lodge, and City Hall.
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5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding