Castle Street Backpackers

Address: 57 Castle St, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 57 Castle St, Cape Town, is near District Six Museum, Abseil Africa, Shark Zone, and Bo-Kaap Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Cape Town, Day 3 – on our own …

A travel blog entry by dougo on May 06, 2015

22 photos

... the bank” said the Concierge … “they’ll be cheaper than the money changers” he said. So off we went to find a bank.

The signage in the bank was hopeless … so we stood at where we thought the front of the queue was. Turns out there were tellers in behind all these little cubicles where you could shut the door behind you. Weird but true.

“I only want to ask the teller one ...

Never boring in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by sjief on Mar 09, 2015

13 photos

... miles and miles of townships along the highway, only to arrive in the Mother City with all its beauty. First thing I noticed was the table mountain lookout from the balcony of Ashanti (internship company) and I knew this was never going to be boring to look at.

It didn't take long before I got settled in this place, the relaxed atmosphere and the openess of the many guests who hang around here make it very easy to feel at home. Although its all good inside the ...

Aussie Group Fight Band of Hungry Baboons

A travel blog entry by wendy.batey on Sep 16, 2014

2 comments, 66 photos

... was ignored. We were entertained by a whale breaching as we spread our lunch. However, as soon as food appeared - we were charged by a group of baboons intent on stealing our goodies. Our intrepid guide, David, fought them off with two umbrellas, Jan tripped and fell in a valiant attempt to rescue bread, the rest of us all grabbed food and screamed at the baboons, but they were not deterred ...

Robben Island Expedition

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith on May 29, 2014

3 photos

... the mainland, which was packed, as all those working on the island who live in Cape Town must also use that service. Although the temperature had risen, the journey was far from comfortable, as the sea had become extremely rough, and it was now also dark. For almost an hour we rocked back and forth, and that was when I was very grateful for my sailing experience; everyone else felt very ill, but I quite enjoyed it! Still, reaching dry land was a huge relief!

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South Africa - Cape Town

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Dec 29, 2013

111 photos

... shark paradise. We immediately fell asleep trying to accumulate some missing energy before our so much expected New Year´s Eve starts.

It took us at least 3 hours to get from Cape Town to Gaansbai. While we were listening to some basic instructions related to shark cage diving we were invited to have a light breakfast.

Then we walked to the port and jumped on a boat that took us a little bit further from the bay. Apparently each company always uses the same ...