The Backpackers @147 on Main

Address: 147 Main Rd, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 147 Main Rd, Cape Town, is near Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and Cape Point.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Backpackers @147 on Main Cape Town

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Aussie Group Fight Band of Hungry Baboons

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

2 comments, 66 photos

... canals, theme parks, hotels and luxury apartments. We stopped for a photo shot at Table Bay before continuing through the suburbs, passing such landmarks as SA Breweries, Sporting Stadiums, Hospitals, Unis, Ronderbosch Fountain and Cecil Rhodes former estate. Southward on Paradise Road through leafy affluent suburbs, home to the rich, Royalty and diplomats.

The Table Cloth was ...

Would I Really Want To Live Here

A travel blog entry by alan.reid.7359 on May 20, 2014

Early start to meet up with Daniel (our minister) at the local Home Affairs Department to get our marriage registered and obtain a copy of the certificate to take home.

I have never seen such a disorganised chaotic set up like this before. Although we were first in the queue (and the office opened at 7.30am) our certificate wasn't ready until 7 hours later. After this it then had ...

The end of Africa...

A travel blog entry by watchnickrun on Dec 07, 2013

17 photos

... a pretty succinct week in review! Other highlights include dancing with strangers, stealing my professor’s hat and a water park visit with our staff. South Africans know how to do roller coasters, and I’ll leave it at that. Great times for all. Can’t wait for London, but also can’t imagine leaving. Who knows what’s in store next?

Cheers! ...

Freeeeee Nelson Mandelaaaa + others

A travel blog entry by lozseex on Sep 13, 2013

12 photos

... park, we drove past a troop of wild baboons near Simon's town and stopped for pictures ensuring all doors were locked as the crafty buggers can open doors and windows. They're followed around by people in cars getting people to lock doors and stuff, very weird job. We stopped at the national park for some lunch. I won't bore you of the details of what we ate** but see footnotes for a more detailed description. After lunch they whipped out the mountain bikes so we could go for ...

Cape Town day 3

A travel blog entry by tash-and-gav on Aug 10, 2013

3 photos

Woken to awful stormy weather and had to decide how to use our day wisely. It was Bec and baz's last day and we had planned to go to Robben Island to see where Nelson Mandela was impress ones but again the water was too stormy. So we asked Amy, the owner of our hostel, and se suggested we take the train to Kalk bayWhich is supposed to be a beautiful little costal town with delicious fish and chips. We went to the train station and paid £2.20 per ...

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