Jungle Monkey Backpackers
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TravelPod Member ReviewsJungle Monkey Backpackers Port St Johns
I had the best time at this hostel! What was to be a day and a half stay turned into almost a week. An absolute beautiful place in Africa to be at a wonderful hostel! Loved the people here, the music, the animals, entertainment...you HAVE to go!!! You wont be dissapointed...I'll be back
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... and lashings of cream and jam. Digesting this gave a very brief pause before lunch was served on the terrace overlooking the river. Soon after was afternoon tea, a repeat of the morning with different cakes and then a brief pause before dinner. The breaks were to be filled with visits to the open bar.
Several of the more energetic souls rode their mountain bikes in the hectic way that only South Africans seem capable of, others took their rods to the ...
... get it up but the truck keeps slipping forward and they said all get to the back to put weight on the back so we do and then I'm getting annoyed so I put my head out and said can I get out!!! So we all get out and they said start looking for rocks to put behind the wheels so we can try and get it out...so we r tip toeing around all the mud and I reluctantly pick up a few muddy rocks, not impressed at this point at all, and then chris puts his head out and ...
There is too much to do in this hub of activity! Jungle Monkeys took us under their wing, and helped us book a hike or two. Now, we've been to a fair few waterfalls, so we were inevitably a bit disappointed when we ended up visiting the same waterfall twice! Oh well to use a cliche - T.I.A (I have just cringed writing this sentence)
Our outgoing guide Jay also took us to The Gap and Blow Hole, a ...
... leading the way and gradually being joined by the kids and lastly by the foreigners. It was a great night and a great way to expose people to the Xhosa culture and to bring money to the community from tourists. The next day I decided to move from my dorm by the bar and reception to the mini hut village across the river. Highly, highly recommended!!! It was just so peaceful and tranquil with even better views of the ocean. It's pitch black at night so don't move there if you don't have ...
... provided by the lovely John Costello. We visited fabulous backpacker bars in the evening as well as Delicious Monster, an incredible restaurant with a tiny patio set in the jungle overlooking where the river mouth meets Second Beach. We drove up to the "landing strip" which is on top of one of the "gates of Port St. John's" and overlooks the entire town, coastline and river valley for as far as your eye can see. We took a picnic and ...