Gibela Backpackers Lodge

Address: 119 Ninth Avenue, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 119 Ninth Avenue, Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Natal Shark Board, and Nambiti Game Conservancy.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Gibela Backpackers Lodge Durban

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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    Phase 2

    A travel blog entry by antoniosmyth on Aug 27, 2014

    1 comment, 9 photos

    ... early on, but temperature gets up to 29 later in the day. Slightly slower pace today, preparing for the first excursion tomorrow.
    So a leisurely (and light!) breakfast, before setting off to change cars. Drop the ladies off at La Lucia Mall, head to the dealership. One of the real bonuses is John's association with this business, which means we get a demo Mercedes ML for this part of the trip. We're going to need a bigger bus next week...
    Luckily Younis was there, ...

    Day 1 - Jhb to Durban

    A travel blog entry by johroberts on Nov 23, 2013

    7 photos

    ... and some of the Biltong shop's billy's.

    From Mooiriver we meandered down the R103 to Nottingham Road for a hot cup of coffee at the Bear Fasl. At this point I was cold and Glen was frozen. We continued down the R103 to join up with the N3 at Howick. Still no rain. After passing through Pietermaritzburg we decided to take the road through Eston to Winkelspruit. This turned out to be a good decision, firstly because it was a nice open ride and secondly we started to get ...


    A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Jul 11, 2013

    2 comments, 13 photos

    ... br> After the boys had braved it, it was Glenn and my turn but we decided (against my nerves) to go bigger and better. We chose the 'Harness Ball' inside the ball - facing each other, we are harnessed, standing up to the side of the ball. My feet were individually strapped, a harness around my chest and my arms out stretched holding onto 2 handles. Facing each other completely strapped in, Glenn and I were ready to be sent down the Kamikaze Track! ...

    Digging Durban

    A travel blog entry by eddim on Dec 02, 2012

    2 comments, 25 photos

    ... Despite having a map and consulting it often, we somehow missed Davenport Rd and had to circle back eventually finding it but named as Helen Joesph Rd. Apparently the city of Durban began changing the street names within the last five years. And because the street naming changes are still taking place, there is no correct map to consult and locals don’t know the new names if you ask them, reference the old names when giving directions but the street signs ...

    Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief

    A travel blog entry by jesshill on Jul 06, 2012


    ... The crew member did a speech at the start of the journey, to explain the border crossings and to let us know that we should inform him if we had a 'number 2 problem' for the coach to stop. We spent the journey watching an American Christmas film and listening to gospel music. The gospel music was interesting at first and provided us with a little bemusement at our situation. This died quickly when it continued until 1am (with a long border ...